Susan Hagen

Susan Hagen
photo of Susan Hagen
  • Associate Professor, Arts, Visual Arts
  • Academic Credentials: BFA, Minneapolis College of Art and Design; MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art
  • Office: 201
    Phone: (215) 968-8421 Ext: 8421
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Courses Taught

  • VAFA100:
  • VAFA102:
  • VAFA105:
  • VAFA111:
  • VAFA202:


Susan Hagen received a BFA in sculpture from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and an MFA in sculpture from the Cranbrook Academy of Art. Her recent sculptural projects include The Tree Carpet Project, an installation of 60 carved-wood sculptures based interpretively on a Persian tree carpet, Animalia Rarissima, a series of sculptures of endangered animals, and The Lost Army, a small monument to American soldiers in Iraq. Her work is represented by the Schmidt Dean Gallery in Philadelphia and the Center of the Earth Gallery in Charlotte, NC, and has been included in exhibitions at museums and galleries around the US, such as the World Tattoo Gallery in Chicago, del Mano Gallery in Los Angeles, Todd Capp Gallery in New York, and the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art in Boulder, CO. Ms. Hagen has received fellowships from the George Sugarman Foundation, the Leeway Foundation, and the Independence Fellowships in the Arts. She has lectured extensively about contemporary sculpture and crafts, and has written articles for Woodwork magazine, Hand Papermaking, and over 150 art reviews and articles for the Philadelphia City Paper.

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