Toronto specializing in contemporary photography

Susana Reisman

Susana Reisman

born 1977, Venezuela

Toronto-based Susana Reisman was born in Caracas, Venezuela, has lived in Mexico City, and studied in the United States. She received an BA in Economics from Wellesley College (Boston) and an MFA in Photography from the Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY), where she also taught for a number of years.

Reisman is a visual artist interested in the ways we interpret, construct, classify, and experience the world around us. Working primarily in photography and sculpture she creates diverse bodies of work that address ideas of transformation and standardization.

Recent group and solo exhibitions include Standardizing Nature: Trees, Wood, Lumber (Gallery 44, Toronto), More Than Two curated by Micah Lexier (Power Plant, Toronto), Like-Minded (Plug In ICA, Winnipeg), Selective Affinities (Peak Gallery, Toronto), On the Scale of History (Artcite, Windsor), Photodimensional (Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago), A Sense of Departure (Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock NY), Feria Iberoamericana de Arte: XI Salon CANTV (Galeria CorpBanca, Caracas), and PRC/POV: Photography Now and the Next 30 Years (PRC Gallery, Boston). Her work is held in public and private collections including the Donovan Collection, University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto; the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago; and at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY.

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Curriculum Vitae (CV)


Susana Reisman CV [PDF]