SUSAN MAY TELL: Photographs of Space, Silence & Solitude

Selected recent Artist Talks, Articles, Exhibitions, Interviews, and more


        Nightwalk, Greenwich Village and Spirit Light, Night, PhotoSC, curated by Bill Schwab, October 6 - 22

Guest Portfolio Reviewer, BILD EXPO, B&H's 50th Anniversary, BILD means Image in Yiddish, September 6 and 7

Requiem 05, Forgotten, SouthEast Center for Photography, curated by Paula Tognarelli, September 

Life-Affirming 07, Julia Margaret Cameron Awards, WINNER for Fine Art Single, Nature, as well many Honorable Mentions, curated by Elizabeth Avedon (Chair), Ann Jastrab and Elizabeth Krist, online from July as well as its exhibition, Barcelona, April 2024

Life-Affirming 07, 2023 Photo Review Competition, curated by Deborah Willis, online July/August

Eritrean Fighter In Trench, Light, SouthEast Center for Photography, curated by Douglas Beasley, July

Life-Affirming 42 and Hanging Out, Ripple and Roar: The Wonder of Water, View Art Center in Old Forge NY, curated by Sandy Gellis, June/July

Gone Fishing and Looking Out, Southern Landscapes : Southern Light, SxSE Gallery, curated by Molly Roberts, June/July

Life-Affirming 66, COLOR, SouthEast Center for Photography (SEC4P), curated by Fran Forman, May 5 - 27

        Picasso and Kertész, Atelier 811 Gallery, April 15 - August 30

Life-Affirming Studio, Where We Live, SxSE Gallery, curated by Nancy McCrary, April - May

Anthony Bourdain, Meatpacking District, 1999, Benefit Auction for APAG, American Photograpy Archives Group, Artsy, March 30 - April 7

Never Forget, Americans and the Holocaust, Christopher Art Gallery, Prairie State College, curated by Beth Shadur
In conjunction with Americans and the Holocaust, the traveling exhibition organized by the USHMM and the American Library Association, April 24 - May 17

Life-Affirming 07, Together Again|Stanton Street Projects, Through August 30

Picasso, Lautrec and Kertész, Two portraits, Atelier 811 Gallery, Through March 30

Juror, Members Competition, Park West Camera Club, January 9


Life-Affirming 07, Together Again|Stanton Street Projects, December 15 - April 15 2023

AQUA ART MIAMI, curated by Pamela Jean Tinnen, November 30 - December 4 2022

Works by Picasso, Lautrec and Kertész, Two portraits, Atelier 811 Gallery, October 14 2022 - March 30 2023

Derek Jeter and Dad, ESPN's Docuseries The Captain, August 4 and streaming

Nighttime Mystery, Yaddo, Trees, PhotoPlace Gallery, curated by Wendi Schneider, July - August

Life-Affirming Series, Projections Live Event, curated by Frank Meo, June 8

Woman Clutches Bank Book and Dog, It's A Dog's Life, SxSE Gallery, curated by Elizabeth Avedon, June - July

South [x] Southeast Photomagazine, Susan May Tell: In Nature, Nancy McCrary, January


Nighttime Mystery, Yaddo, Flora and Fauna, SxSE Gallery, curated by Nancy McCrary, December - January

l'Oeil de la PhotographieSusan May Tell : A Requiem : Tribute to the Spiritual Space at Auschwitz, November

Columbus Dispatch, Visual arts: 'Tribute to the Spiritual Space at Auschwitz' exhibit a haunting reminder, Review, Nancy Gilson, October

A Requiem: Tribute to the Spiritual Space at Auschwitz, Schumacher Gallery, Capital University, September 7 - December 10

Slow Exposures 2020/2021, Group Show, curated by Alan Rothschild and Paula Tognarelli, September 

Mama's Kitchen, The Southern Landscape, SxSE Gallery, curated by Director Nancy McCrary in honor of SxSE's 10th Anniversary, May - July

Juror, Members Competition, Park West Camera Club, March 7

Requiem 16, International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Website Portal and Office TV's, Developmental Disabilities Institute, January 27


Requiem 2Portals: Windows, Mirrors and Doors Group Show, PhotoPlace Gallery curated by Elizabeth Avedon, November 26 - December 26

City Winery, New York City's Best Outdoor Dining, New York Post, Photo Editor Maria Collazo, six reproductions, November 25

Susan May Tell's Photographs of Space, Silence & Solitude, Sunday Open Studios,  Jewish Art Salon, May, Watch the Presentation!!

Photographers on Photography, Photo Chat Chat, Griffin Museum of Photography, May

In Search of the American Dream, High Priestess Project, curated by Pamela Jean Tinnen, Online, May - Current

Children's Protector?, 1997, New York Post, Photo Editor Evelyn Cordon, July 5

New Yorkers Being Alone Together, 1985, New York Times, Photo Editor Editor Jessie Wender, April 19    

Replica, The Southern Landscape, Group Show, SxSE Photo Gallery, curated by James Pearson, January 1 - February 28


Water, Group Show, PhotoPlace Gallery curated by Elizabeth Avedon, July 18 - August 10

Americana, Group Show, The Photography Show, presented by AIPAD, American Society of Media Photographers, April 3 - 8

ARTSY, Group Show, The Photography Show, presented by AIPAD, March 


A Requiem: Tribute to the Spiritual Space at Auschwitz, ProPhoto Daily, selected by Midori Yamamura, October 5

Hope, Group Show, ASMP New York, Photoville, curated by Alexander Cohn, Frances Jakubek & Marcel Saba, September 13 - 23

Anthony BourdainEnvironmental Portraits, Group Show, PhotoPlace Gallery curated by Elizabeth Avedon, August 1 - September 1

Dog Wants Cookie featured on, July 29

Women Seen By Women, The Photography Gala Awards, Honorable Mention, January

"Best of the Best" Fine Art Photography Artists 2017, BW Gallerist, January 4


Portraits, Group Show, SxSE Photo Gallery, curated by Elizabeth Avedon, November 1 - December 15

Identity, Group Show, The Curated Fridge, Gallery Kayafas, curated by Brian Paul Clamp, October 18 - 27

Judge, Members Competition, Park West Camera Club, Soho Photo, October 

Studio Visit by MacDowell Colony patrons led by Executive Director Cheryl Young, June 11

Portfolio Reviewer, Fashion Institute of Technology, May 12

Structured Moments, 1976 - 2012, Photographs by Susan May Tell, Red Filter Fine Art Photography Gallery, April 1 - 30

Artist in Residence, Yaddo, January 2017


Selected the Evelyn Stefansson Nef Fellow for 2015-2016, The MacDowell Colony

André Kertész, with camera, chez lui, 1983, Atelier 811 Gallery, December 8 - January 30

22nd Annual Juried Show, Griffin Museum of Photography, Elizabeth Avedon, Juror, Honorable Mention, July 14 - August 28

WeAmericans, Group Show, Station Independent Projects, curated by Ruben Natal-San Miguel and Leah Oates, July 7 - August 7    

Fellowship, The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, February 2016

Susan May Tell, Poet with a Camera, Adorama, Interview, February 15, 2016 


fossils of time + light, book curated and designed by Elizabeth Avedon for the Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography

I/THOU, Group Show, Kimmel Galleries, New York University, curated by Pamela Jean Tinnen, September 9 - October 16

Artist in Residence, The MacDowell Colony, Summer 2015  

Appalachia Photographs, Fusion, Group Show, Central Booking Gallery, April 16 - May 10

Appalachia, L'Oeil de la Photographie, selected by Marina Hadley, gallery owner, MZUrbanArt


Appalachia and the Rust Belt, Elizabeth Avedon 

Art Work and Catalog of Works acquired by Columbia University's Academic Commons Center for Digital Research and Scholarship

Article in L'Oeil de la Photographie about producing ASMPNY Fine Art Portfolio Review

SEEN AND FELT: APPALACHIA, 2012, The Picture Professional Magazine, Introduction by Jenny Respress


Preview: André Kertész at Madelyn Jordon Fine Art, BWGallerist

Susan May Tell: André Kertész, Elizabeth Avedon

André Kertész, with camera, chez lui, 1983, André Kertész & Theodore Fried Exhibition, Madelyn Jordon Gallery, November 12 - December 28

Looking at Appalachia | SEEN AND FELT: Appalachia, 2012, Walk Your Camera, Essay and Photographs, November 9

Panel Discussion, Stovall Gallery, Kimmel Center, New York University, October 1, 6 - 8pm

Best of ASMP 2013, SEEN AND FELT: Appalachia, 2012Interview and Magazine

ART CART Exhibition, Stovall Gallery, Kimmel Center, New York University, September 5 - October 20  

Holidays, Le Journal de la Photographie

PDN Magazine - Five Photographs, No Words, selection by David Carol

Opening Reception, PAI Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, May 8 

Juror, Exhibition, Soho Gallery for Digitial Art, April 14 - 19

Produce Fine Art Portfolio Review, ASMPNY, February 5

Juror, SOHOPHOTO 2013, 16th Annual Members' Juried Exhibition, January 2 - February 2. Juror Statement -  Press Release


One of 10 NYC artists selected, ART CART: SAVING THE LEGACY, Research Center for Arts & Culture, National Center for Creative Aging   

10 West Village Artists, Exhibition, New York Public Library, Hudson Park Branch, November 13 - December 28

Presentation at the Salmagundi Club to PAI (Photography and Imaging). Download PAI's Imagist Magazine for more info

interviewed by NY1 TV about the Alice Austen House Museum

John A. Bennette's, hanging with mrbennette, A Story No Wods : chapter 5

John A. Bennette's, hanging with mrbennette, A Story No Words : chapter 4

Portfolio Reviewer, Park West Camera Club, Soho Photo

AIPAD 2012 (Part 2), Monroe Gallery of Photography

AIPAD 2012 (Part 2) PHOTO/arts Magazine

AIPAD 2012, The Armory, NYC, Elizabeth Avedon

Interview in Honor of Women's History Month, Elizabeth Avedon

Susan May Tell / Lilo Raymond. Interview by Catherine Kirkpatrick, Professional Women Photographers

Produce Fine Art Portfolio Review, ASMPNY

Artist Talk, Professional Women Photographers, Approaching Event on Mary Virgina Swanson


Borders, SlideLuck Potshow Berlin (Germany), A Requiem: Tribute to the Spiritual Space at Auschwitz, music by Sagardía

Portfolio Reviewer, Young Photographers Alliance 

2001-2011: A Decade of Photographs in the Aftermath of 9/11, Photo Gallerino, Curated by Ruben Natal-San Miguel

A Requiem: Tribute to the Spiritual Space at Auschwitz, Le Journal de la Photographie

Holidays, Le Journal de la Photographie