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1982
       
     
1982

Glenn Suokko graduates with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, MA.

1984
       
     
1984

As art director at CW Communications, a computer magazine publishing company in Peterborough, NH, he interviews Andy Warhol at the artist’s studio in New York and works with him to create a digital self-portrait for AmigaWorld magazine. The interview has since been translated into several languages and in 2004 was reissued in I’ll be Your Mirror: The Selected Andy Warhol Interviews: 1962–1987 (Carroll & Graf, New York).

1988
       
     
1988

Graduates with a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, MI.

1988
       
     
1988

As senior designer at Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, MN, overseeing the center’s publications, graphic, and exhibition signage design, he is also art director of Design Quarterly, co-published with The MIT Press. He is actively involved in the creation of the landmark exhibition Graphic Design in America: A Visual Language History, as well as the exhibition design and catalogue for the show. Other exhibitions include Jasper Johns: Printed Symbols and Art into Life: Russian Constructivism.

1991
       
     
1991

Marries Ann Billings.

Moves to Woodstock, Vermont, establishes Glenn Suokko Design, a creative studio.

Over the next twenty six years he designs and produces art books and exhibition catalogues for publishers such Rizzoli, New York, and for museums and galleries such as the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, PA; Harvard University Art Museums in Cambridge, MA; List Visual Arts Center, MIT, in Cambridge, MA; the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, in Hanover, NH; and the Detroit Institute of Art in Detroit, MI; and over forty exhibition catalogues for the Studio Art Exhibition Program at Dartmouth College to accompany the program’s series of artist residencies and shows.

1994
       
     
1994

Daughter, Gertrude Sofia Suokko, is born.

1996
       
     
1996

Son, Alden Southworth Curtis Suokko, is born.

1999
       
     
1999

Paints his first canvases in oils.

2000
       
     
2000

Over the next eighteen years he designs a series of catalogue raisonnés composed in three languages—Chinese, French, and English—as part of the Archives of Modern Chinese Art, a project initiated by The Li-Ching Cultural and Educational Foundation in Taipei, Taiwan.

2003
       
     
2003

Shows his paintings publicly for the first time at the North Pomfret, Vermont town hall.

2005
       
     
2005

With Ann Suokko, creates Pastoral, a journal that features the individuals, organizations, processes, and products inspired by the fertile and creative environments in Vermont.

2009
       
     
2009

Coauthor, photographer, and designer of A Way of Living (Simon Pearce, 2009). He serves Simon Pearce in Windsor, Vermont, as an independent graphic designer, art director, and creative director until 2013.

2009
       
     
2009

With Ann Suokko, he opens the Art Gallery at Simon Pearce, in partnership with glassmaker Simon Pearce, in Quechee, Vermont, to show his paintings and the work of artists he represents, as well as the books and journals he creates.

2015
       
     
2015

Author, photographer, and designer of Simon Pearce: Design for Living (Rizzoli, 2016) and Shelburne Farms: House, Gardens, Farm, and Barns (Rizzoli, 2017).

2017
       
     
2017

Establishes Valise Print Artisans to create, publish, and sell books on art, design, and lifestyle.

With Ann Suokko, reintroduces Pastoral as A New Pastoral, a quarterly food journal.

2018
       
     
2018

Devotes full attention to painting, his art gallery, and creating his own books.