Want to know more about fine fiber art by Susan Hensel? Have questions about Susan or her work? Susan is also available for mentoring, collaborating, or other opportunities. Contact Susan Hensel Projects for more information.
Susan Hensel received her BFA from the University of Michigan in 1972. Additionally, she also double majored in painting and sculpture and a concentration in ceramics. With a history, to date, of over 200 exhibitions, more than 30 of them solo, twenty garnering awards. Above all, Hensel’s desire to also communicate stories through art continues to be a powerful motivator.
Hensel’s artwork is also known and collected nationwide. They are represented in collecting libraries and museums as disparate as the Museum of Modern Art in New York and The Getty Research Institute. There are also major holdings at Minnesota Center for Book Arts, University of Washington, Baylor University, and the University of Colorado at Boulder. Additionally, archives pertaining to her artist’s books are also available for study at the University of Washington Libraries in Seattle.