"Socially, her content, the narrative of her work, is as current as this morning’s AP wires, though she brings a Zen-like equanimity to the volatile issue of the country’s waning industrial strength. She declines to blame or editorialize; still she doesn’t eschew the impact or the sobering ramifications of her subject. For all that, these images are beautiful ... Susan Mikula’s art is one part interpretive and nine parts generative. She understands history but she is making news."
July 2010 interview "On Air With Tony Sweet" in which Susan discusses the "American Device" and "American Vale" series.