Susan R. Ressler is an author, educator and image-maker who has been a creative fine-art and documentary photographer for over 40 years. She has more than 100 exhibitions, national and international, to her credit, and her photographs are housed in the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Library and Archives Canada, and many other important collections. Born in Philadelphia, PA and Professor Emerita at Purdue University, Ressler received her MFA from the University of New Mexico in 1986 and has lived in Taos, NM for many years, her "base camp" for hiking, travel and photography.
Ressler's most recent works depict consumerism in America ("High End") and the complexities of Israel ("Encountering Israel") which can be previewed here: http://www.susanresslerphoto.com. A selection of her Israel photographs was recently awarded a bronze medal in the 2015 Prix de la Photographie Paris and exhibited in Houston, TX in 2016. In Spring 2018, Daylight Books will publish Ressler's first monograph: "Executive Order: Images of 1970s Corporate America." This work was selected in 2017 for Photolucida's Critical Mass Top 50.