Susan Gilbert Harvey

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Website

http://www.susanharvey.com

Social Networks

Specialties

writing and visual arts

Categories

Visual, and Literary

Affiliations:

Georgia Writers Association

About the artist

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.