Susie Fitzhugh (b.1942) is a self-taught documentary photographer of
education, social issues, children and families. Over the course of her
career, she worked with foundations and nonprofits concerned with
education, healthcare, the effects of poverty, and of society in general.
Her later work focuses on education in Seattle’s public schools and
on the natural world around her present home on Vashon Island,
Exhibitions of her photography have been shown in Maryland,
Washington, D.C., and Seattle in such venues as the Maryland State
Arts Council, the Cloisters Children’s Museum, the Maryland Hall of
Records, and the Seattle City Hall Galleries. Her work is also in the
collections of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Abell
Foundation, both in Baltimore; and the Casey Family Programs,
Pyramid Communications, the Seattle Foundation, and the
University of Washington Medical Center, in Seattle.
Fitzhugh’s editorial work has been published in Life, People, Pacific
Northwest, and Maryland magazines, among others, and has illustrated
the books Dooryard Garden, Changes Everywhere, and Raising a Happy
Child. Her work has been included in the books The Family of Children,
Time-Life Books’ Photographing Children, LIFE Classic Photographs, The
Story of Mothers & Daughters and many others.
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