"Art is my connection to God and Spirituality." -Susan Spangenberg


Fountain House Gallery 20th Anniversary Show 7/20/2020-9/20/2020

Art In Quarantine Group Show

Fountain House Gallery, NYC. Artist talk and virtual celebration of our first online-only exhibit 5/28/2020-7/8/2020

Susan at Fountain House Gallery, NYC

Mad About Art & Small Works Annual Shows:

'Mad About Art' Fountain House's Annual Benefit & Auction, Metropolitan West, NYC 2019-2015

'Small Works' Annual Holiday Show Fountain House Gallery 2019 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 

Fountain House Gallery has six art exhibits a year, curated by well known outside curators. Since Susan joined Fountain House Gallery in 2015, she has exhibited in every single show, except one when she was hospitalized for psychiatric reasons in 2018 at NY State Psychiatric Institute.

Susan's Full Resume on Artsy

Highlight Exhibitions with Fountain House Gallery have included featured artwork on the postcard in 'The Written Word' 2017, a twelve foot painting in 'Heavy Sauce' 2019, being the first artist in residence at Fountain House Studio LIC NY, as well as facilitating it's first inaugural art class for other member artists. Susan participated in two collaborations with Fountain House Gallery. The first with MoMA Education Building in 'MIXTAPE' Exhibit at MoMA 2018, and the second with American Folk Art Museum in 'A Kingdom In Pieces' Exhibit at Citigroup Building in Long Island City, NY. She has spoken about her artwork at several group exhibitions, as well as outside panels and events representing the artists at Fountain House Gallery with former director, Ariel Willmott. 2015-2020

Overall career highlights include exhibiting in the first European Outsider Art Fair 2008 and NYC Outsider Art Fair 2018


(Outside Fountain House Gallery)


Susan's video 'NYC Life' screening in 'Life Interrupted' Mojo Film Festival about mental health and the Covid -19 experience. World Schizophrenia Day, Sunday, 5/24/2020 at 7:30pm Screenings. Mojo is a project of Schizy Inc. and is the only public event for schizophrenia pride in Australia. Online

ART Break OUT Presents 'Unbound: Authentic Visions and Voices' Art Exhibition curated by Bonnie Astor and Lois Stavsky

The Local NY Long Island City, NY

(postcard lead image) News Link

Watch video from Shyla Idris YouTube Channel)


The Perspective Project at Rural Enterprise East, Otley College, Suffolk, UK

'Stigma' Exhibition Pop Brixton, London, UK

with The Perspective Project. Curated by Davina Morgan, Tara Rai, Creative Voices Mind and Mark Anscombe   FB Link / London Art News

'The Perfect Image' photography exhibition, The Local Hostel, Long Island City, NY curated by Carolina Penafiel and John Baber

'Goliath', Off The Margins, One Art Space, NYC curated by Jason Branch

'Inside/Outside', Plaxall Gallery, LIC, NY curated by Nancy Bruno

'Transgression', Hudson Guild Gallery, Chelsea, NYC curated by Jim Furlong and Rick Krieger

'LOVE/HATE', Local Project Art Space, Long Island City, NY curated by John Baber


'ARTS TO END VIOLENCE' Exhibition Ron Taylor Gallery, Brooklyn NY curated by Edward McWilliams

'ONWARD' Exhibition New York Outsider Arts Fair, Booth P5 (In honor of the one year anniversary of The Women's March) Andrew Edlin Gallery, Metropolitan Pavilion, NYC


'Et Tu, Art Brut?' Exhibition, Andrew Edlin Gallery, Gallery 2, Bowery, NYC curated by Jamie Sterns

'Me, My Selfie and I' exhibition, Hudson Guild Gallery, NYC curated by Jim Furlong and Rick Krieger

'BtheChangeWI Auction', with ArtLifting, Madison, Wisconsin

Screening of Art Videos, 'U TAKE IT' and 'Obituary Landscapes 1' in Mojo Mental Health Short Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia, curated by Heidi Everett.

Screening of Art Video, 'U TAKE IT'  in 'Survivors Stories, LOONIES FEST', London, United Kingdom, curated by Nat Fonnesu

'Selfies for Survival' A-Space Anarchist Community Center Philadelphia, PA

curated by Eva Wo

ArtLifting at Leesa Dream Gallery, SoHo NYC

'Animalia' exhibition Local Project Art Space, LIC, NY curated by Julian Calderon


ArtLifting at Leesa Dream Gallery, SoHo NYC

'Elements Of Whimsey', ArtLifting Online Exhibition, Boston, MA

'A Journey: Loneliness, Hope and Resilience' exhibition at the Institute of Mental Health, City Arts, Nottingham, United Kingdom 

(marking the first time pieces by an artist working outside the UK were selected for inclusion)

'Crossroads' LIC Arts Open Group Exhibition curated by Elisa Montesinos & a live interactive art piece, 'Persona Non Grata' by Susan Spangenberg The Falchi Building, Long Island City, NY

'Artists for Soup' Benefit at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

'Art For Animals', Greenhill Humane Society, Eugene, Oregon

'Small Works for Big Change' Benefit, Sylvia Rivera Law Project,Cooper Gallery at Cooper Union NYC curated by Ethan Lin

Photography published online at Broken Light Collective


'Yourself', exhibition Local Project Art Space, LIC, NY

'Over The Bridge', Local Project Art Space, LIC, NY


2008 First European Outsider Art Fair Osterreichische Nationalbibeliothek, Vienna, Austria

2000 'The Living Museum at The Dabora Gallery', Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY

1999 'A Moment Out Of Time', Federal Plaza, NYC

1998 'The Living Museum Open House', Creedmoor Psychiatric Center, Queens Village, NY

1995-2001, 2016 Mural/Installation 'Inside Outside' at The Living Museum , Building 75 ground floor black room alcove, located on the grounds of Creedmoor Psychiatric Center, NYC.

(Susan was a member artist of The Living Museum Collective, Queens Village, NY from 1995-2001 as an inpatient and outpatient)




Susan's art books on  Blurb Books

 LINK 1  & LINK 2

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