Susan Malone


Susan Malone is a Baltimore artist and Executive Director of Wide Angle Youth Media, where she has been employed since 2003. Her passion lies in Wide Angle’s mission to amplify voices of Baltimore youth to engage audiences across generational, cultural, and social divides —inspiring creativity and instilling confidence in young people and empowering them with skills to navigate school, career, and life.  Through her dedication and leadership, she has steadily instituted program and revenue growth, and has shared her student’s digital media projects across the globe. Susan is a firm believer in systemic equity and the power of youth voice, and is driven to help build the next creative class of civic leaders through innovative workforce development initiatives. A graduate of Maryland Institute College of Art, Susan previously served as the Gallery Director for the seminal Photo Works lab. She also participated in the Media Arts Leadership Institute and is certified in Advancing Youth Development. In addition to her work at Wide Angle, Susan shares her years of expertise as a guest lecturer, strategic advisor for nonprofits and businesses, and has served on a variety of community and grants panels including four years of service as a Maryland State Arts Council Grants Panelist.