Susan McWhinney is a lens-based artist and researcher. Her recent work addresses relationships between image and data in cognitive, networked environments within a documentary / narrative practice. She completed a BFA and an MFA at California Institute of the Arts where she developed video and lens-based installations. She later moved to NYC where she worked as an editorial photographer. Susan has taught at Rochester Institute of Technology in the Advertising Photography program and is an adjunct professor at Rockland Community College. Currently a PhD candidate at SUNY Buffalo in the Media Study program she will defend her dissertation in spring 2020. Her work has been exhibited and published nationally and internationally.
She lives in the Hudson River Valley with her partner and Staffordshire Terrier, Asha.
Susan's photography work can currently be be viewed on this site and her new media work will be here shortly.