Susan Wides is an artist/photographer based in New York City and Catskill, NY She grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio; she attended Kenyon College and Indiana University, where she studied with the influential New Bauhaus photographer, Henry Holmes Smith. Her photographs have been featured in eighteen one-person shows and over sixty group exhibitions in the US and Europe.
Wides has had solo exhibitions at The Center For Creative Photography, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, Art in General, Urbi et Orbi Galerie and PS122. Her work resides is in the institutional collections of the International Center of Photography, Princeton University Art Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Bibliotheque Nationale and The Center for Creative Photography, Norton Museum, The New School and Museum of the City of New York, among others. Articles about her work have appeared in Art in America, Artforum, NewYork Times, New Yorker, Village Voice and many catalogues. Her photographs will be featured in both an Abrams Book and a Rizzoli International anthology on contemporary color photography of New York; both books will be published in 2011.
Wides contributes to magazines such as New York and Harper’s. She exhibits her work regularly at Kim Foster Gallery in New York City. A thirteen year survey of her urban, rural and suburban landscape work will be exhibited at the Hudson River Museum in the summer of 2011.