Susana Raab was born in Lima, Peru and raised throughout the United States. She is a fine-art and documentary photographer working in Washington, DC, and recently began working for the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum, documenting the East of the River communities in Washington, DC. Susana’s work has been exhibited internationally and nationally, at venues including the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo in Madrid, the Pingyao, Lodz, Poland, and Noorderlicht Fotofestivals, and the Art Museum of the Americas.
Susana has been the recipient of the White House News Photographers' Project Grant, a DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Artist Fellowship, several Honorable Mentions in Center’s Project Competition and Curator’s Choice Awards, and a Puffin Grant. Her work is held in the collection of Smithsonian Institution's Museum of American History, The Library of Congress, and the Art Museum of the Americas.