"I believe that the photograph can be a means of awakening personal sensibilities and awarenesses of the things that are most meaningful and important. Ideally the photographic image then becomes a means of sharing individual perception with others."
Suzanne Camp Crosby is an award-winning, Tampa Bay-area photographer with New York representation (Julie Saul Gallery) and national and international exhibitions. She attended the University of Florida for her undergraduate work, studying under Jerry Uelsmann, and obtained a MFA at the University of South Florida.
Over the years, Ms. Crosby has shared her passion with thousands of students as a teacher of photography. In addition to the critical success of her work, it is the contributions of these individuals whom she has mentored that will be her ultimate legacy. Currently, she teaches courses in beginning and advanced photography at the Ybor City campus of Hillsborough Community College.
Further, Ms. Crosby is an active participant in the art community of the Tampa Bay Area. In addition to continually producing new work, jurying shows, and supporting her students and colleagues work at openings and exhibitions, she also serves on various boards and organizing committees, most notably that of the annual Gasparilla Arts Festival. Notably, she was recognized in 2004 as the City of Tampa Photo Laureate in 2004 and documented the place she calls home in her signature visual style.
Ms. Crosby resides in South Tampa with her husband, John, and her miniature dachshund, Belle. She is the proud mother of three sons, who have grown up and gone on to do great things.