Susannah Biondo-Gemmell holds degrees from Washington University, School of Art (BFA), and New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University (MFA). She currently resides in Mt. Vernon, Iowa, where she is an Assistant Professor of Art at Cornell College and teaches a variety of art disciplines, including ceramics, casting, installation, and time-based art. Her work has been featured in the publication 500 Sculptures and exhibited nationally, as well as internationally in the Ceramica Multiplex: International Ceramics Exhibition, Kerameikon, Croatia. She says of her work, “I use ceramic materials to make visible the metaphysical nature of energy exchange. I retain 'fire' through the form of electricity, as a means to demonstrate, rather than illustrate, energy exchange. Electricity is 'fire' made contemporary.”