ITEM 13: "Maia, Seven Sisters of the Pleiades" by Suda House
Maia, from the Seven Sisters of the Pleiades, 2023 Artist ProofSuda House Media: Archival Pigment Print on Hanhemuhle Photo Rag Metallic Glossy Print Size: 27"x9" Framed 39"x13" Valued: N/A Starting Bid: $100
Artist Bio: Suda House is a photographer of national and international reputation living and working in San Diego, California. She is currently a Professor of Art and Photography at Grossmont College. During the past forty-five years, her photographs have been widely exhibited. In 1983, Suda was one of six California photographers selected by former MOPA Director Arthur Ollman to use the Polaroid 20x24 in the galleries of the Museum. In 1993, her earlier work was included in a retrospective of artists and photographers working in Los Angeles during the 1960's to 1980's entitled Proof, which was recently showcased in Aperture Magazine’s “Los Angeles”. In 2012, Suda’s work was included in an exhibit titled Then and Now, which was part of the year long Getty’s Pacific Standard Time: LA 1945 - 1980. From 2013 to 2022, she collaborated with fellow photographers from Los Angeles in the Museum Project by donating, a select group of her Aqueous Myths to over 70 museum collections throughout the United States and Europe. Her earlier alternative photographic images from the 1970’s have been included in select exhibitions at Pier 24 (2017) and for the past year up until May, a camera-less fabric piece is on exhibit at SFMOMA, Sightlines (2022-2023). Two series of work, the Aqueous Myths and Saving Grace, Photographs of the Seven Sisters of the Pleiades are presently on view at the Museum of Photographic Arts as The Water Holds Me, in Balboa Park, San Diego, until October 15, 2023.