Jamee Crusan was born and raised in Indiana, Pennsylvania and has spent the last 10 years living in Cleveland, Ohio. Crusan received her BA in Media Communications from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a BFA in Photography and a BFA in Communication Design both at the Cleveland Institute of Art.
Crusan’s primary focus is within the realm of photography and the medium in which she mainly works. Her focus continues to be on women’s issues, race, gender and the paradoxes between them. She is highly influenced by media, propaganda the the contradictions they have on our daily lives.
Some are works retained in the permeant collection of the Jack, Joseph and Mort Mandel Foundation and the Oatey Wing Gallery. Publications include the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Cleveland Scene. Crusan also has a photographic design studio, Sisu-Studios in Cleveland.
She is a second year dual masters candidate at California College of the Arts in the Masters of Fine Art Social practice program and Visual and Critical Studies.