Susan Danko (b.1961)
Susan Danko has been creating and exhibiting her artwork since receiving a bachelor of fine arts in painting from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 1998. As a student, she received honors including the Joseph McCullough painting award and the Ellen Battell Stoeckel painting fellowship from Yale University. Danko is a 2013 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award recipient, and she was awarded the Fine Arts Work Center/OAC collaborative residency in Provincetown, Massachusetts, during the summer of 2013.
Danko has shown her work in solo, group, and invitational exhibitions at a variety of venues, including the Cleveland Botanical Gardens, the Butler Museum of American Art, the Rockford Art Museum, and SPACES gallery in Cleveland. Her exhibitions have been reviewed in various publications, including The Cleveland Plain Dealer, and the Akron Beacon Journal. Her artwork has also been published in the CAN Journal, Studio Visit magazine, and Angle magazine. Her paintings have been included in prominent public and private art collections, including those of the Cleveland Clinic, the Ohio Arts Council, Cleveland State University, and Nordson Corporation. She is represented by Bonfoey Gallery in Cleveland.