Susan kae Grant is an inventive and influential artist, mentor, and educator. Her innovative studio practice and distinct personal vision represent one of the mediums more sustained and recognizable contributions to fabricated photography and book art. She has lectured and exhibited throughout the United States and internationally, from Spain to Japan.
Public collections representing her work include George Eastman Museum; J. Paul Getty Museum; Minneapolis Institute of Art; Tokyo Photographic Museum; Victoria & Albert National Art Library; Center for Creative Photography; and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Conduit Gallery, Dallas, Texas represents her work.
Grant holds an MFA and BS in photography and book arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and teaches workshops at The International Center of Photography, Los Angeles Center for Photography; La Luz Workshops; and Santa Fe Workshops. From 1981-2017 she served as Head of Photography & Book Arts at Texas Woman’s University and was named Cornaro Professor of Art Emerita in 2018. Selected teaching awards include: Honored Educator Award, Society for Photographic Education (2014); Honored Educator Award, SPE South Central Region (2007); and “The Excellence in Photographic Teaching Award”, Center (2003).