Annmarie Suglio is a lens-based artist, educator, and curator. Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, she currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin with a recent Master of Fine Art degree in Photography/Studio Arts at The University of Wisconsin-Madison. She holds two Bachelor of Fine Art degrees in Fiber + Material Studies and Sculpture from the Cleveland Institute of Art. Her research is rooted in investigating the past in respects to her Italian lineage. The work utilizes photography, textiles, sculptures, and printmaking to address the themes of identity and culture.
Her work has been recognized regionally and nationally. In 2023, Suglio won the Society of Photographic Education Student Award for Innovations in Imaging, Unique Perspective through Technology Award at the Center for Visual Arts in Wausau, Wisconsin, and Juror’s Favorite for the TMA Contemporary Exhibition at the Trout Museum of Art. She has attended Praxis Fiber Workshop's Digital Weaving Residency (2022 & 2023) and has been awarded scholarships to attend workshops at Anderson Ranch, Ox-bow School of Art, and Penland School of Crafts.
Suglio was formally Gallery Director of Praxis Fiber Workshop, Assistant Director of Admissions for the Cleveland Institute of Art, and Administrative Assistant for FRONT International: Cleveland’s first art triennial. As an educator, she teaches beginner and intermediate digital photography, foundational art, and fiber processes such as weaving, spinning, and dyeing textiles. She is currently a Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Photo by: Alvin Conor, 2023