Susan Hamburger was born in Boston, Massachusetts and lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. She holds a BA in Fine Art from Brandeis University, an MFA in Visual Art from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University and an MA in Art Education from The City College of New York, CUNY. She has received of a number of awards, including fellowships from Dieu Donné Papermill,The Wassaic Project Print Studio, Abbey Mural Workshop and Aljira; residencies at Ucross Foundation, Jentel Foundation, Saltonstall Foundation and Millay Colony; and New York studio residencies at PS122, Abrons Art Center and Chashama. She has had solo exhibitions and projects at The Wild Bird Fund, The Wassaic Project, Roger Smith Hotel, Auxiliary Projects, Schroeder Romero & Shredder, The Gallery at 1GAP, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Tomasulo Gallery at Union County College, and Cheryl McGinnis Gallery. Group exhibition venues have included Urban Glass, Mixed Greens, Pierogi Gallery, 601Artspace, Pelham Art Center and No Longer Empty. Her work has been featured in American Craft Magazine and Cultural Politics (Duke University Press) and has been reviewed and/ or reproduced in numerous publications, among them, The New York Times, The Village Voice, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Better Homes & Gardens, Apartment Therapy, The James Kalm Report, ArtFCity.com and hyperallergic.com. From 1996-2002 she was the contributing art editor for the neighborhood publication, Waterfront Week, covering Williamsburg’s nascent art scene.