Susan Mikula

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Full Name Susan Mikula
Age 62 Years Old
Nick Name Susan
Gender Female
Birth Date March 7th, 1958
Birth Place New Jersey

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About Susan Mikula

Susan Mikula is an American artist and photographer. She is well known as the longtime partner of tv news program host and political commentator, Rachel Maddow. Mikula has been working in the art industry for a long time. She had her first solo photography exhibition in 1998. She still uses older technologies in her work. She is also an author and has published several landscape series related to the art industry. 

Her partner Maddow is the first openly lesbian anchor to host a major prime-time news program in the United States. She hosts The Rachel Maddow Show. Mikula and Maddow have been together since 1999.

Susan Mikula was born on 7 March 1958. Her birth place is in New Jersey in the United States. Her nationality is American. She belongs to white ethnicity and her religion is Christianity. Her zodiac sign is Pisces. The detailed information about her parents and siblings are not available at present. Her family moved to New Hampshire when Mikula was very young. She grew up along with her younger sister. Her sister is also in photography who works as a medical photographer in Hampshire. Mikula grew interests in art and photography very early. She eventually joined Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. She graduated from Hampshire College in 1976. 

Mikula stands at a height of 1.68 m i.e. 5 feet and 6 inches tall. She has a body weight of 154 lbs i.e. 70 kg. She has an average body build. Her eye color is blue and her hair color is blonde. 

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Susan Mikula Career

  • Susan Mikula is one of the prominent names in the art and photography industry. She has made her name in the industry using older technology to date. She uses older technologies to produce her photographs. 
  • She uses pinhole cameras and Polaroid cameras to capture images. 
  • She has stated that she finds inspiration from painters. She is influenced by artists Julian Schnabel, Cy Twombly, Joan Mitchell, Agnes Martin, and Gerhard Richter. 
  • Her local influences include Charlie Hunter, Maggie Mailer, Ward Schumaker, and TJ Walton. 
  • Alongside art industry, she had a stint on an art jury.
  • Her talent and skills landed her solo exhibition in 1998.
  • To date, she has published her photography collections in several solo and group exhibitions. 
  • Her collections have been displayed in New York City, Miami, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. 
  • In 2007, she exhibited "large-scale digital Duraflex prints" at the New York State House. 
  • In 2008, she opened her first show in New York. 
  • In 2009, she had an exhibition at the TJ Walton Gallery in Provincetown. 
  • In 2010, she had her first photography show, American Device Recent Photographs in San Francisco. 
  • In 2011, he released a three-part industrial landscape series, American Bond. The series contained images of America from Texas to California to Massachusetts.
  • She released another series, u.X in 2013, which was inspired by the Lascaux cave paintings.
  • In 2015, She released a series of psychologically enigmatic pigment prints titled Photo Book.
  • In 2017, she published a landscape series, Kilo. 
  • She has been a part of the Art in Embassies program for United States Consulate in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico since 2017. 
  • The United States Embassy Art in Embassies (Nuevo Laredo Mexico) has purchased some of her works for their Permanent Collections.

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Susan Mikula Partner

Susan Mikula is not married. However, she is not single. Her sexual orientation is lesbian and she has been dating MSNBC commentator Rachel Maddow for a long time. The Rachel Maddow Show host and Mikula met in 1999. They first met while Maddow was working on her doctoral dissertation. They eventually went on their first date at the "Ladies Day on the Range" event hosted by the National Rifle Association. Since then, the couple has been living a blissful life now for over 20 years. The couple lives in a pre-Civil War farmhouse in Western Massachusetts. They also have an apartment in the West Village, Manhattan.

She tested positive for COVID-19 during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Her partner Maddow revealed in November 2020 that Mikula almost died from the virus. 

Susan Mikula Net Worth

Susan Mikula has made quite a fortune from her professional career as a photographer. Having grown a passion for photography since her childhood, she eventually pursued a professional career in art and photography. Through her photography skills, she established her name in the photography industry and is one of the renowned photographers who still use old technologies. Her income comes from photography contracts and exhibitions. She has also published several art and photography related landscape series which has added some income to her wealth. At present, her net worth is estimated at around $5 million.