Susan Giles is an artist working in sculpture and video. She teaches in the Department of Art, Media and Design at DePaul University in Chicago. She has a MA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a MFA from Northwestern University. Giles’ work has shown at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, The Renaissance Society in Chicago, Santa Monica Museum of Art in California, and Kunsthalle Goeppingen in Germany, among others. She has received several grants, including a 2009 Illinois Arts Council Fellowship Award for Visual Arts, a 2005 Louis Comfort Tiffany Award and a 1998 Fulbright Grant to Indonesia to conduct research on the intersection of tourism and culture in Bali.