Susan Luss, (b. El Paso, Texas) is a transdisciplinary artist living in New York City, maintaining a studio in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Luss works with a range of found and other materials. She intermixes and assembles these, creating site responsive, yet adaptable works, which incorporate the architecture of space, the outside environment, and changing light.
Luss received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts, New York, and her BFA in Studio Arts Painting from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn. Luss has exhibited her work at various venues in the New York area and beyond, including Lowe Mill in Huntsville, AL, Chashama in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition, The Knockdown Center and Sideshow Gallery in Brooklyn, The Hole in NYC, Haverstraw RiverArts in Haverstraw, NY, Garner Arts Center in Garner, NY, Westbeth Gallery and The Painting Center in NYC, among others. Luss has curated exhibitions at Pratt Institute, Westbeth Gallery, and Aaron Davis Hall, City College of New York. She serves as an advisory board member of ArtShape Mammoth, a non-profit organization with the mission to cultivate arts research, education, and dialogue by supporting the development of artists and connecting them with new communities. Luss’s work is held in public and private collections including Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, and LaTable des Artists, Paris, among others. She recently completed an artist residency at Acumen in Brooklyn sponsored by COPE NYC.