Susan Carr is a Chicago based photographer. Her photographs are included in corporate and private collections, most notably the Pfizer Corporation and the Museum of Contemporary Photography.
A past president of the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP), Susan has long been dedicated to the advocacy and education of fellow photographers. Susan organizes and manages the highly successful ASMP Strictly Business conferences and currently serves as Education Director at ASMP. Susan is the editor of the latest ASMP Professional Business Practices in Photography (2008) and author of her own book, The Art and Business of Photography released in February 2011, both published by Allworth Press a division of Skyhorse Publishing.
Gary Cialdella was born in Chicago and raised in nearby Blue Island, Illinois. He earned his MFA in photography from the University of Notre Dame and holds an MA in history from Western Michigan University. Cialdella is a photographer working in the social landscape tradition, a professional architectural photographer, and an educator. He chaired the photography program at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts from 1977 to 1984 and has taught photography and photographic history at various universities, including Western Michigan University and the University of Notre Dame. He most recently taught the course “Topics in Photography: A Sense of Place” at Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
His work has been represented in the Museum of Contemporary Photography’s Midwest Photographers Archive and is included in many corporate and private collections, such including Bank of America, The Pfizer Corporation, the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, and the Brauer Museum of Art.