Susan Berkowitz is a Fine Artist whose artistic process focuses on alternative photography methods, Dry Polaroid/Fuji Transfers, Polaroid/Fuji Emulsion Lift Off Transfers, and Gel Transfers.
Originally from the East Coast, Berkowitz recently relocated to Los Angeles, California. Prior to her move to Los Angeles, Berkowitz resided in several states throughout the country as well as Florence, Italy. During her travels she completed her studies, explored other cultures, worked with children with special needs, and created and exhibited her art.
Berkowitz's degrees are the following: The Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC Bachelor of Fine Arts/Photography- 1995, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond Virginia and Lorenzo Di' Medici School of Art, Florence, Italy: Master of Fine Art/ Photography-1999, Rio Salado College, Tempe, Arizona-2005 certification in special education-cross category.
Berkowitz has been the recipient of several fellowships, grants and awards both nationally and internationally such as, but not limited to: Arteles Creative Center, Hameenkyro, Finland (Grant and Residency January 2011 and this June, 2012, Art Inn Jaipur, (Residency and Fellowship)Jaipur, India , March 2013, The Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont (Full fellowship and residency), The Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Red Wing, Minnesota (Full fellowship and residency) and The Mary Anderson Center for the Arts, Mount St. Francis, Indiana (Partial fellowship and residency).
Berkowitz's artwork has been and is in several publications and collections (public and private) both nationally and internationally).
Berkowitz is represented by Laguna Gallery of Contemporary Art, Laguna Beach, CA and ARTBARCS, Chicago, IL.