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Susan Seubert


Susan Seubert received her B.F.A. in photography from the Pacific Northwest College of Art in 1992. After receiving her degree with studio focuses in both photography and printmaking, Susan started shooting for magazines and quickly became recognized as one of the country's top editorial photographers. In 1999, Columbia University's Journalism Department awarded her Life Magazine's Alfred Eisenstaedt Award and recently Susan has twice been recognized with awards from the North American Travel Journalists Association. Currently she shoots assignments throughout the world and is a regular contributor to National Geographic and The New York Times, among others. She is also a photography expert for National Geographic Expeditions. Exacting in her preparation and printing, she is a master with the antiquated techniques of silver gelatin and platinum processes, tintype and wet plate collodion, and is also well versed in digital photography. Her provocative imagery has earned her critical acclaim with inclusion in the Portland Art Museum's 1999 and 2001 Biennials, the 2009 Tacoma Art Museum Biennial, and Portland 2012’s Biennial of Northwest Art. Seubert was included in the Venice Biennale in 2017 at the European Cultural Center located at the prestigeous Palazzo Bembo.