Susanna W. Gold, Ph.D.
Photo © Bill Ecklund
Susanna Gold has been active as an independent curator, scholar, and educator in the Philadelphia area for over 20 years. She served on the Art History faculty at Temple University’s Tyler School of Art for nearly a decade, and has also taught at the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned her Ph.D. She has curated academic and community-based exhibitions for institutions such as Woodmere Art Museum, InLiquid, Drexel University’s Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, and Temple University's Tyler School of Art, and has curated several contemporary exhibitions as the Director of NoBA Artspaces in Bala Cynwyd. She continues to work with private, corporate, and institutional clients to build their collections.
Honors and awards associated with her work include several Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts/Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance project grants; a fellowship at the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture; a Mellon Regional Faculty Research Fellowship for the Penn Humanities Forum, University of Pennsylvania; and a Knight Arts Challenge Grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation with matching grant from H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest. She has presented papers and delivered lectures at professional conferences and museums internationally, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Barnes Foundation, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Her published work has appeared in many scholarly journals, and she recently published the book, The Unfinished Exhibition: Visualizing Myth, Memory, and the Shadow of the Civil War in Centennial America (Routledge, 2017).