BA, 1983, Indiana University, Bloomington, Journalism and Political Science; SAIC, 1987–1990, Art History, Theory and Criticism. Co-Editor, ARTMargins Online. Publications: Art in America, Art and Auction, Art Papers, C Magazine, Dialogue, New Art Examiner, Sculpture, Textile: The Journal of Cloth and Culture. Managing Editor: Industry of the Ordinary: Sic Transit Gloria Mundi; Anne Wilson: Wind/Rewind/Weave; Barbara Crane: Challenging a Vision; The Object of Labor: Art, Cloth and Cultural Production; WhiteWalls: A Journal of Language and Art. Curatorial: Ken Isaacs: The Knowledge Box; In Between: Art from Poland, 1945–2000.

Personal Statement

Susan Snodgrass is a Senior Lecturer at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. As a critic, much of her writing is devoted to alternative models of critical practice and art making, whether exploring new genres of public art or the construction of cultural infrastructure in post-communist Europe. Her blog, In/Site: Reflections on the Art of Place, explores art and urbanism. She has written for both print and online publications, most notably for Art in America, for which she served as a Corresponding Editor (1994–2013), and ARTMargins Online, for which she is co-editor. She has contributed articles to numerous other periodicals, and is the editor of several books and catalogs. Since 2010, she has served as a mentor for the AICA-Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writing Workshop. Her current curatorial projects focus on the architecture of Ken Isaacs. 


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