Susan Gilbert Harvey
Name: Susan Gilbert Harvey
Specialties: writing and visual arts
Affiliations: Georgia Writers Association
Website: Go to Website
Artist categories: Literary, and Visual
Susan Gilbert Harvey is a visual artist and writer from Rome, Georgia. She graduated from Hollins College and studied advanced design with Virginia Dudley at Shorter College. From 1979 to 1999, Harvey exhibited her sculpture nationally and presented "Rôle Call", a visual narrative, at over 50 colleges and art centers in the U.S. and Great Britain. In 1985, Harvey was one of the founders of Standing Ovation, the Spring Equinox Egg Stand in Rome. In 1986, she was one of the first readers at RACA's Poetry Night in Schroeder's Courtyard. In 1997, the Georgia Commission on Women named Harvey one of the Georgia Women in the Visual Arts. In 2005, Harvey founded Golden Apple Press to publish her first book, "Tea with Sister Anna: a Paris journal." This book received a Georgia Author of the Year Award in 2006. "Postmarks: the summers of '98", was a GAYA finalist in 2010. RACA presented Harvey with a Lifetime Achievement in the Arts Award in 2007. Susan and David Harvey received the Heart of the Community Board of Governors' Award in 2009. They live and work in historic downtown Rome, Georgia.