Sue Montoya examines how the built-environment is apportioned, utilized, and perceived. The geopolitics and history of places emerge throughout her work in the form of photographs, sculptures, videos, and zines. Her research draws on architecture, feminism, ecology, labor (physical and emotional) as a means to investigate systems of power and the production of space. She aims to reveal the economic, political, and historical factors that contribute to the exploitation, allocation, and perception of land and space.
Sue Montoya was born in Los Angeles, California and raised between Tegucigalpa, Honduras and Miami, Florida. She received a BFA from New World School of the Arts in Visual Arts in 2014. She received her MFA from the University of Florida in May 2018. In August 2018, she will begin her one-year residency at 4Most gallery in Gainesville, FL where she will begin her curatorial practice and adjunct for the University.