Photographer Susan Silas (August 2013) is a dual American and Hungarian national, born in New York City. She completed her graduate studies at Cal Arts in 1983. Soon afterwards, she began exhibiting her work in group exhibitions including White Columns, New York and New Langton Arts, San Francisco. Her occasional essays have been published in The New York Times, Exquisite Corpse, thirteen.org REEL 13, Frog, and Podium. She is the co-editor of the art blog MOMMY, an interview format appreciation of mid-career women artists. Silas has been awarded residential fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, The Corporation of Yaddo, VCCA and the Ucross Foundation. Silas received her BA in History at Reed College in Portland, Oregon and her MFA in Fine Art at California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, California. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.