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Susan May Tell is an award-winning fine art and editorial photographer whose solo exhibitions have been showcased at such venues as the Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale, Griffin Museum of Photography, University of California | San Francisco, and the Avenue B Gallery.

Her photographs are in the Smithsonian Museum's Samuel Wagstaff Collection and have been featured in many group exhibitions including the Hudson River, Monmouth and Phoenix Art Museums, the Salmagundi Club and New York University. Malcolm Daniel, the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Chief Curator of Photographs, awarded Tell's photo, Witness Katrina, First Place in an exhibition he juried for the Barrett Art Center in Poughkeepsie, NY. Her project "Appalachia: 2012" was recently selected "Best of ASMP 2013."

Tell also had a successful career as a photojournalist, spending 4 years based in Cairo and 4 years in Paris, working for clients including the New York Times, LIFE, and TIME Magazines. This was followed by 10 years as a staff photographer for the New York Post.

Tell has an etensive editorial archive of people, politics, events, lifestyle, scenics: New York City, France, Auschwitz, Middle-East: Algeria, Egypt, Eritrea, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kurdistan, Kuwait, Libya, Morocco, Saharawi, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria.

She is the Fine Art Chair of ASMP's New York Chapter.

Production Skills & Specialities

Documentary, Nature, Portrait, Still Photography