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Gallery Ehva features contemporary and early Provincetown art and offers 2-week long off-season residency program. EhvaLAB is our hands-on art making by gallery artists and friends.

Art Is Good

Ewa Nogiec, Director
508 487-0011
art@galleryehva.com

HOURS:
Noon to 6pm, closed Wednesdays

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Artists represented by Gallery Ehva:

Tracey Anderson
Bill Barrell
Carmen Cicero
Arthur Cohen
Didier Corallo
James Doherty
Miriam Freidin
Salvatore Fiumara
Joanna Gabler
Fred Garbers
Wendelin Glatzel
Irén Handschuh
Myrna Harrison
Fred Hemley
Alicia Henry
Ken Horii
Jenny Humphreys

Elise Kaufman
René Lamadrid
Bill Liebeskind
Susan Lyman
Ewa Nogiec
David Paulson
Muffin Ray
Janice Redman
Christina Schlesinger
Richard E. Smith
Rob Westerberg
Cyndi Wish

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Gallery Ehva
74 Shank Painter Road
P.O. Box 1426
Provincetown, MA 02657
508 487-0011
© 2009-2014 Gallery Ehva
All rights reserved.

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Susan Lyman

 

Susan Lyman, Provincetown artist

 

Susan Lyman is a sculptor and painter who has lived year-round in Provincetown since 1981 when she was awarded a Visual Arts Fellowship at the Fine Arts Work Center. She is also the recipient of grants from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, and the Artists' Foundation of Boston.

Lyman has exhibited her work in numerous solo and group exhibitions for over 30 years in the United States, Japan, and New Zealand. Her work is held in corporate and museum collections including Champion International Paper, Saks Fifth Avenue, Arkansas Art Center and Museum, Nelson Fine Art Museum in Tempe, AZ, and Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM). In 2009 Lyman's work was featured in the exhibition "Second Nature: Vico Fabbris, Susan Lyman, Michael Mazur, Nathalie Miebach" at PAAM.

Lyman has taught at RISD, Massachusetts College of Art, Hamilton College, Fine Arts Work Center, Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, and University of Michigan School of Art, where she received her BFA and MFA. Presently she teaches sculpture, drawing, and three-dimensional design at Providence College.

In Boston Susan Lyman is represented by Boston Sculptors Gallery.

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2014

Susan Lyman, FAWC 2014 Summer Workshops poster

Susan's Lyman art on FAWC Summer Workshops 2014 poster... congratulations Susan!
Susan will be teaching "Tourists in Our Natural Habitat: Drawing in and from Nature", June 22-29, 2014

 

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2013

Sculpture by Susan Lyman

Susan Lyman, Fruit Basket, 2013

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Sculpture by Susan Lyman

Susan Lyman, Google Blue (detail), 57 h x 11 w x 4.75 d, 2013

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Sculpture by Susan Lyman

Susan Lyman, Yoga For Sculptors, 2013

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Sculpture by Susan Lyman

Susan Lyman, Washashore, 69 h x 24 w x 3 d, 2013

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Susan Lyman, Green Man, 2013

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Sculpture by Susan Lyman

Susan Lyman, Envy, 2013

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2012

 

Work by Susan Lyman

Susan Lyman, Botanical Theater #17, birch, poplar, pine root, wood dyes, varnish, 18 x 8.5 x 8, 1992-2012

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Work by Susan Lyman

Susan Lyman, Mirrabelle, cypress, cedar, poplar, permanent inks, acrylics, 10 x 7 x 7.5, 2013

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Painting by Susan Lyman

Susan Lyman, Iris Cove, graphite, oil on wood, 11 x 11, 2003

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Kiss by Susan Lyman

Susan Lyman, Kiss, graphite, oil on wood, 10.5 x 9.25, 2010

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Work by Susan Lyman

Susan Lyman, Woo, graphite, oil on wood, 11 x 11, 2010

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Work by Susan Lyman

Susan Lyman, The Amateur Gardener, graphite, oil on wood, 11 x 11, 2003

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Work by Susan Lyman

Susan Lyman, Chayote, graphite, oil on wood, 11 x 11, 2005

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Sculpture by Susan Lyman

Susan Lyman, Just Dessert, wood, paint

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Susan Lyman

Susan Lyman, Bookshelf (Moby Dick), pine root, graphite, 15.5 x 27 x 15, 1994-2012

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Sculptures by Susan Lyman

Susan Lyman, Grace, oak, poplar, wood dyes, oil, 38 x 11 x 20, 2012 (on the right)
Susan Lyman, Voyeur, pine and sugar pine, acrylic paint, 14.5 x 12 x 7.5, 2012 (on the left)

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Sculpture by Susan Lyman, Head

Susan Lyman, Head, maple, 14.5 x 4.75 x 5.5, 2012

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Susan Lyman

Susan Lyman, Bedfellows

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Susan Lyman

Susan Lyman, Scribe

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Susan Lyman

Susan Lyman, House

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Susan Lyman

Susan Lyman, Apple

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Susan Lyman

Susan Lyman, Seduction

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Susan Lyman

Susan Lyman, Revelator

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Susan Lyman, Collage, 2012

Susan Lyman, Collage #1, 2012

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Susan Lyman, Collage, 2012

Susan Lyman, Collage #4, 2012

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Susan Lyman, Collage, 2012

Susan Lyman, Collage #5, 2012

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Susan Lyman, oil painting 2011

Susan Lyman, Swimmer, oil and graphite on wood panel, 12 x 24, 2011

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Provincetown Artist Registry

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The Cape Cod landscape has been a source of materials and inspiration in my sculpture and painting since 1984. I scavenge for my materials at the beach, in the woods, at local tree dumps or curbside, gathering fallen wood with an eye for a dense root mass, the sinuous beech limb, cedar with its characteristic ridged surfaces, a graceful balsam Christmas tree ready for repurpose, even weathered wash-a-shore beach detritus from fires whose embers have long died out.

British essayist John Fowles so aptly described the woods of his native land in his delightful ramble, The Tree, "....there is certainly something erotic in them". I laminate, carve, construct and deconstruct these animated materials into sensuous hybrid relationships, often punctuated with color, that mimic the sensuality, the imperfections, the frailties of the human body.
-- Susan Lyman