Suzanne E. Szucs is an artist, writer and educator living and working in Rochester, MN. A recipient of numerous grants and awards, including an Illinois Arts Council Individual Fellowship and two Minnesota State Arts Board Individual Artist Grants, she has shown her work widely. Szucs has a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and a MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She writes critical articles for Afterimage and has recently lectured about her work at SPE, College Art Association, Arizona State University and Hartwick College. She is currently an Instructor of Art, Photography at Rochester Community and Technical College. Working in photo, digital imaging and video, her work primarily deals with the body and the landscape and never ending issues of identity. Her 15-year Polaroid self-portrait project, Journal, In Progress, was part of the Lifeloggers exhibition in 2014. Her current work includes projects that explore water – Breathing in Place and Superficies – and the Sketch 4 I.D. series, which explores aging and deterioration through digital montages of trees, skin and text.