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Kim Foster Gallery (New York, NY), "this: seasons" 2017
'T' Space (Rhinebeck, NY), 2016
Kim Foster Gallery (New York, NY), "All the Worlds" 2013
Hudson River Museum (Yonkers, New York), "From Mannahatta to Kaaterskill" 2011
Madelyn Jordon Fine Art (Scarsdale, New York) 2011
Kim Foster Gallery (New York, NY) "Art & Entertainment " 2010
Kim Foster Gallery (New York, NY) "Mannahatta" 2007
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art (New Paltz, NY) "Hudson River Landscape" 2006
Kim Foster Gallery (New York, NY) "Kaaterskill" 2005
Kim Foster Gallery (New York, NY) "Arachnoid" 2003
Kim Foster Gallery (New York, NY) "Fresh Kills" 2001
Center of Creative Photography (Tucson, AZ) "Name of the Rose" 2000
Barry Singer Gallery (Petaluma, CA) 1999
Kim Foster Gallery (New York, NY) "Mobile Views" 1998
Kim Foster Gallery (New York, NY) "Signs, flowers and other memories" 1996
John Jay College Gallery (New York, NY) "You'll Be History" 1996
Metropolitan Transit Authority Arts for Transit Exhibition (New York, NY) "The Name of the Rose" 1993
Art in General (New York, NY) "Past & Present" 1991
Urbi et Orbi Gallery (Paris, France) "World of Wax" 1990
PS122 (New York, NY) "Femme Fatality" 1990
Hudson River Museum (Yonkers, NY) "Emerald City & Strange Love" 1990
Visual Studies Workshop (Rochester, NY) "World of Wax" 1990


Studio 10 (Brooklyn, NY) 'Somewhere, Somehow' Artists: Gary Stephan, Steel Stillman, Susan Wides 2018
Wayne State University Gallery (Detroit, MI) 'Human Nature' 2018
Haifa Museum of Art (Haifa, Israel) 'Wax Museum' curated by Revital Silverman Grun 2017
Transmitter (Brooklyn, NY) 'Portals' curated by Ashely Garret & Anna Ortiz 2017
Athens Cultural Center (Athens, NY) 'A Declaration of Sentiments' curated by Carrie Feder 2017
Madelyn Jordon Fine Art (Scarsdale, NY) 'In the Country, By the Sea' 2016
Art in Embassies Exhibition & Program US Dept. of State (Ankara, Turkey) 2015 - 2017
The Hewitt Gallery, Marymount Manhattan College (New York, NY) 2015
"Study Abroad: The Artist as Immigrant" curated by Hallie Cohen
Athens Cultural Center "Taking Root: Caniskek and the Meeting of Two Worlds" 2015
CR!O (Hudson, NY) 'Heavy Equipment' 2014
Eastern Standard (Catskill, NY) 'Indirect Lines to the Hudson River School' 2014
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY) 'Recent Acquisitions' 2013
Scenic Hudson 50 Anniversary Exhibit (Hudson Opera House, Grand Central Station and other locations along the Hudson) 'Of Time & Place' 2013
Howard Greenberg Gallery (New York, NY) 'New York in Color' 2012
Islip Art Museum (Islip, NY) 'Urban/Suburban'' 2012
Westport Art Center (Westport, CT) 'Toy Story'' 2012
Tremaine Gallery, Hotchkiss School, CT 'Fabricated' 2012
Prographica (Seattle, WA) 'Landscape, Urban & Rural'' 2012
Athens Cultural Center (Athens, NY) 'Constant Gardeners' 2011
Brik Gallery (New York, NY) 'Cowgirls of the Hudson' (Catskill, NY) 2011
Alan Klotz Gallery (New York, NY) 'Coming of Spring' 2010
The Center for Photography (Woodstock, NY) 'PQ100' 2009
Tang Teaching Museum (Saratoga, NY) 'Hudson River' 2009
Alan Klotz Gallery (New York, NY) 'Seeing the Hudson' 2009
The Center for Photography (Woodstock, NY) 'Triennial 2008'
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art (New Paltz, NY) Defining Art: New Acquisitions 2005- 2007'
Cornell Fine Art Museum (Winter Park, FL) 'Revising Arcadia: The Landscape in Contemporary Art' 2006
Kleinert James Art Center (Woodstock, NY) 'Unexpected Catskills' 2006
New Jersey Center for Visual Arts (Summit, NJ) 'Among the Trees' 2005
Cooper Classics Collection (New York, NY) 'Colorscapes' 2004
Kim Foster Gallery (New York, NY) 'Terrain' 2003
'Here is New York: A Democracy of Photographs,' worldwide traveling exhibit, 2002
New Gallery at University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL) 'Land' 2002
Municipal Arts Society (New York, NY) 'Fresh Kills: to the closure. The Photographs' Travelled to Snug Harbor Cultural Center (Staten Island, NY) 2001
Museum of Contemporary Art (Baltimore, MD) 'Snapshot' 2001
Karen McCready Gallery (New York, NY) 'My Girlfriend Iris'
Center for Creative Photography (Tucson, AZ) 'Recent Acquisitions' 2000
Museum of the City of New York 'New York Now' Artists: Epstein, Lutter, Morrell, Moore, Wides, et al. 2000
Middlebury College Museum of Art (Middlebury, VT) 'After Eden:Garden Varieties in Contemporary Art'. Artists: Beuys, Campus, Goldsworthy, Graham, Holzer, Marshall, Wides, et al. 2000
Herbert Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University (Syracuse, NY) 'One man's eye: photographs from the Alan Siegel collection.' 2000
Guild Hall Museum (East Hampton, NY) 'Souveniers: Collecting, Memory and Material Culture' 1999
Wessel O'Connor Gallery (New York, NY) 'Women, curated by Vince Aletti' 1999
Pingree Gallery (East Hampton, NY) 'Landscape: Three Views' 1999
Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle (New Rochelle, NY) 'Psychological Realism' 1999
Troyer Fitzpatrick Lassman (Washington, DC) 1998
Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford (Hartford, CT) 'Beyond the Label' 1998
High Museum of Art (Atlanta, GA) 'Museum Studies' Artists: Höfer, Koenig, Struth, Sugimoto, Wides, Wilson, et al. 1997
Ronald Feldman Fine Art (New York, NY) 1995
Princeton University Art Museum (Princeton, NJ) 'Apples & Oranges: Contemporary Artists and the Emerson. Rejlander Debate' 1994
Princeton University Art Museum (Princeton, NJ) 'Recent Acquisitions: Contemporary Photography' 1993. Artists: Barney, Heineken, Parr, Simpson, Wides, et al.
Julie Saul Gallery (New York, NY) 'Foreign Ferns: Botanical Studies from Talbot to the Present' 1993
SF Camerawork (San Francisco, CA) 'Paradise Lost' 1993
Jersey City Museum (Jersey City, NJ) 'Contacts/ Proofs' 1993
Marymount Manhattan College Gallery (New York, NY) 1993
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Los Angeles, CA) 1992
The Center for Photography (Woodstock, NY) 'The Surrogate Figure: Intercepted Identities in Contemporary Photography'. Artists: Barrette, Bieber, Ellis, Ross, Simmons, Wides. Travelled to Rosa Esman Gallery (New York, NY) Cooley Memorial Art Gallery (Portland, OR) 1992
The New York Public Library (New York, NY) 'Selections from the Collection' 1992
Deson Saunders Gallery (Chicago, IL) 'Artforms' 1992
The Bronx Museum of the Arts (Bronx, NY) 1992
Pierre Bernard Gallery (Nice, France) 'Sphinx: Bill Henson, Thomas Ruff, Susan Wides' 1991
Coup de Grace Gallery (New York, NY) 1991
Herron Gallery, Indianapolis Center Contemporary Art (Indianapolis, IN) 1991
Soho Center of Visual Arts (New York, NY) 'Made in Photography' 1990
Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, NY) 'Recent Acquisitions' 1989
Squibb Gallery (Princeton, NJ) 'Fictive Strategies: Actuality & Originality in Contemporary Art' 1989. Artists: Casebere, Lawler, Levinthal, Samaras, Sherman, Simmons, Wides, et al.
The Burden Gallery, Aperture Foundation (New York, NY) "Suitable for Display: Museum, Spectacle, History' Artists: Faust, Ladda, Neumaier, Ross, Wides 1988


La Bibliothèque nationale de France
The Brooklyn Museum
Center for Creative Photography
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College
Haifa Museum of Art
Indiana University Museum
International Center for Photography
JP Morgan Chase
Kenyon College
Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Museum of the City of New York
New School for Social Research
The New York Public Library
Norton Museum of Art
Princeton University Art Museum
Reader's Digest
Samuel Dorsky Museum


Brooklyn, A Photographer's City. Published by Rizzoli 2018. Kennedy, Marla Hamburg
Seeing Seen. Catalogue for Kim Foster Gallery exhibition 2017. Ratcliff, Carter
All the Worlds. Catalogue for Kim Foster Gallery exhibition 2013. Holl, Jim
New York in Color. Published by Abrams 2011. Shamis, Robert
Susan Wides: Hudson - Mannahatta to Kaaterskill. Published by the Hudson River Museum 2011. Bland, Bartholomew; Panetta, Roger
New York, A Photographer's City. Published by Rizzoli 2011. Kennedy, Marla Hamburg
Lives of the Hudson. Published by Prestel 2010. Lewis, Tom; Berry, Ian
FotoFest 2010 Biennial Contemporary US Photography. Co-published by Schilt Publishing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Catalogue for the exhibition 2010.
Focus, Contrast, History: Susan Wides and the Cultural Landscape. Catalogue to the exhibition at The Samuel Dorsky Museum, New Paltz, NY 2006. Wolf, Reva [PDF]
Among the Trees. Catalogue to the exhibition at The New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NY 2006. Marrero, Kimberly
Alive and Looking. Catalogue for gallery exhibition 2005. Rexer, Lyle
Here is New York: A Democracy of Photographs. Scalo 2002. George, Alice Rose; Peress, Gilles; Shuland, Michael and Traub, Charles.
One man's eye: Photographs from the Alan Siegel Collection. Harry N. Abrams 2000. Sobieszek, Robert A.and Siegel, Alan
The Perception of Perception. Catalogue for gallery exhibition 2000. Handy, Ellen [PDF]
Paradise Lost, The Garden in Art. Catalog to the exhibition at Middlebury College Museum of Art, VT 1998. Heartney, Eleanor
Mobile Views. Catalogue for gallery exhibition,1998. Frank, Madelyn
signs, flowers and other memories. Catalogue for gallery exhibition, 1996. Ballerini, Julia
Foreign Ferns. Essay for gallery exhibition. 1993. Fineman, Mia
The Surrogate Figure. Catalogue to the travelling exhibition originating at The Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY. 1992. Ballerini, Julia
World of Wax. Catalogue for gallery exhibition, Paris, France. 1990. Dusein, Gilles [PDF]
Suitable for Display: Museum, Spectacle, History. Essay for gallery exhibition 1988. Samore, Sam and Dietz, Steve


The Brooklyn Rail, 'Susan Wides: this:seasons at Kim Foster Gallery' February 2018. Pardee, Hearne
DART, 'Interview with Susan Wides' December 2017. Roalf, Peggy
Critical Studies in Fashion and Beauty, 'Review: Wax Museum at the Haifa Museum' Vol. 8 No. 1, 2017. Myzelev, Alla
Harper's Magazine, 'Monday Gallery: Susan Wides' March 27, 2017. Clarkson, Stacey
imby, 'Review: Susan Wides at 'T' Space'' January 2016. Isaacs, John
DART, 'Interview with Susan Wides' July 2014. Roalf, Peggy
ARTnews, 'Reviews: Susan Wides at Kim Foster' September 2013. Robertson, Rebecca
HYPERALLERGIC, 'Susan Wides turns NYC into a Stage for Humanity.' April 4, 2013. Brill, Marietta
Art in America Online, 'Susan Wides.' April 3, 2013. Ebony, David
AI_AP/DART, 'Susan Wides: On Top of the Rock.' November 26, 2013. Roalf, Peggy
Harper's Magazine, 'Witnessing the birth of Occupy Wall Street.' February 2012. Schneider, Nathan
The Guardian, 'New York in Color.' March 9, 2012 Conrad, Peter
Chronogram, 'On the Cover: Susan Wides.' September 2012. Gutman, Jennifer (video interview)
The New York Times, 'Perspectives Along the Urban-Rural Spectrum.' July 22, 2011. Hodara, Susan
The New York Times, 'LENS: Rediscovering the Urban Palette.' September 30, 2011. Gonzalez, David
AI_AP/DART, 'Susan Wides: Hudson.' August 18, 2011. Roalf, Peggy
The New Yorker, 'Susan Wides at Kim Foster.' June 7, 2010. Aletti, Vince
ARTnews, Reviews: Susan Wides at Kim Foster September 2010
Harper's Magazine, 'The General Electric superfraud: Why the Hudson River will never run clean' December 2009. Gargill, David
Big, Red and Shiny, 'A Conversation with Susan Wides.' February 2008. Issue 76. Dugan, Jess
Photography Quarterly, 'The Camera Always Lies.' PQ #99, Summer 2008. Wilson, Beth E.
Chronogram, 'Arts & Culture. Portfolio: Susan Wides.' December 2007. Wilson, Beth E.
The New Yorker, 'Susan Wides at Kim Foster.' December 12, 2007. Aletti, Vince
The Village Voice, 'Recommendation: Susan Wides' Mannahatta.' December 12, 2007. Baker, RC
Art in America, 'Susan Wides at Kim Foster.' June-July 2006. Ebony, David
New York Magazine, 'Because, Well, Look Around.' December 26 2005. Bonanos, Christopher
This Week in New York, 'Susan Wides: Kaaterskill.' September 28, 2005
Hampton Magazine, 'Susan Wides' August 2004. Gifford, Helen
The Village Voice, 'Critic's Short List : Susan Wides.' March 3 2003. Aletti, Vince [PDF]
The New York Times, 'Susan Wides at Kim Foster Gallery.' February 28, 2003. Johnson, Ken
2wice journal, 'Glow: Downtown.' Vol.6 No.2 2003. Miller, J. Abbott [PDF]
Photo Insider, 'Susan Wides: From Landfills to Wax Museums.' July/August 2001. Pollack, Barbara
Doubletake, 'Mobile Views: Fresh Kills.' Summer 2001 [PDF]
Architecture, 'Talking Trash.' June 2001. Bernstein, Fred [PDF]
Harper's Magazine, 'Readings.' reproduction of 'Fresh Kills 1.' June 2001 [PDF]
The Southampton Press, 'The Transformational Power of Film.' June 14, 2001. Cummings, Mary
New York Magazine,' They Love Trash.' reproduction of 'Fresh Kills 5.' May 2001
The New York Times, ' What Makes New York 'the' City and Not 'a' City.' August 25, 2000. Goldberg, Vicki
The Village Voice, 'Voice Choices' May 20, 2000. Aletti, Vince
Art in America, 'Downtown.' September 2000, Lebowitz, Cathy
The New York Times,'' Up-To-Date Ideas From Emerging Talents", Sunday May 2, 2000. Braff, Phyllis
The East Hampton Star, 'Subterranean Collaborators,: James Holl & Susan Wides." 8/15/99. Watson, Sasha
The Village Voice, 'Voice Choices.' April 17-May 25, 1998.Aletti, Vince [Wides-Village Voice Choices.pdf]
The Washington Post, 'Shooting Rules.' February 5,1998. Smith, Watson
The Press Democrat, 'Photographer's Celebrity Illusions.' 12/30/98 [PDF]
Atlanta Journal/Constitution,' Photos at Museums' Cabinets of Curiosities.' May 30,1997. Cullum, Jerry [PDF]
The Object as Subject. 'Recasting Ancestry: Statuettes as Imaged by Three Inventors of Photography.' 1996 Ballerini, Julia
Camerawork, 'Genius loci, Ingenious Locations, and Landscape Photography Today.' 1996 Handy, Ellen
The Village Voice, 'Critic's Short List : Susan Wides.' April 2, 1996. Aletti, Vince [PDF]
ARTFORUM, 'The Magic Kingdom of the Museum.' April 1992. Kuspit, Donald
The New York Times, ' How to Warm a Post Modernist's Heart.' February 9, 1992. Goldberg, Vicki [PDF]
The Oregonian, February 9, 1992. Gragg, Randy
Harvard Magazine, 'Visual Communications Award. July-August, 1991 [PDF]
Afterimage, 'Waxing Profound.' Review of solo exhibition at Hudson River Museum. 1/91. Shattuc, Jane [PDF]
Le Monde, 'Fausses Realities.' May 29,1990. Roegiers, Patrick
Le Monde, 'Guide Arts et Scpectacles: Susan Wides,' May 24, 1990. Beuve Mery, Hubert
Gannet Westchester Papers, 'Hudson River Museum offers Fascinating Night Gallery,' 9/21/90. Gouveia, G.
The New York Times,' In Yonkers, Art with a River View.' October 14, 1990
The New York Times,' Photographic Works of Fantasy.' December 3, 1989. Raynor, Vivian
Cliches Magazine, 'Gilles Dusein: Galeriste, Acrobate, Collectionneur.' Issue #56, 1989
Selected Photographs from the Collection1989 The Brooklyn Museum. Reproduction of 'Hidden Agenda' on Exhibition Poster
The New York Observer 'Photographs Deconstruct Museums' Hallowed Halls.' 11/7/88. Coleman, A.D.
New York Daily News, 'Musee to Wax Anew.' January 16, 1987. Farrell, Bill
The Village Voice,'The End of the World in Wax. 4/15/85. Trebay, Guy


Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, NY 2012. Panel with Joel Meyerowitz, Marvin Newman & Amani Willet
The New School, New York, NY 2010
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2008
International Center for Photography, New York, NY 2008
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY 2008
Catskill Community Center, Catskill, NY 2008
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY 2007
The Thomas Cole House at Cedar Grove, Catskill, NY, 2007
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY 2006
New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts, Summit, NJ 2006
Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY 2000
Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 2000
Barry Singer Gallery, Petaluma, CA 1999
Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, NY 1999
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY 1998
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 1992
Galerie Urbi et Orbi, Paris, France 1990
State University of New York, Purchase, NY 1989


Kenyon College
Indiana University (BA)
Studied with Henry Holmes Smith