Photographic artist Marilyn Szabo

Marilyn SzaboMarilyn Szabo

Photographic artist explores diverse subjects with a trained eye.

By Nicole Royse

Marilyn Szabo is a talented and seasoned photographer who’s spent 25 years fueled by her love of history and photography traveling the world to capture striking imagery. Her exquisite photography is approachable, yet intimate, and explores a variety of diverse subjects including architecture, landscapes, and people.

Szabo was traditionally trained in photography and received her bachelor of arts from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her work can be found in many public and private collections throughout the United States. Szabo’s artwork has also been featured in numerous publications including Black and White, Focus, Sun Magazine, Phoenix New Times, and Java Magazine.

A respected local artist, Szabo recently worked on a large curatorial project for Alliance Bank that included extensive research and the selection of over 300 images for exhibition in Alliance Bank’s 10 locations throughout the state. The work culminated in the publication of a beautiful book, At Work in Arizona: The First 100 Years, a pictorial history of the state’s economy from Alliance Bank of Arizona’s bank-wide photographic exhibition. The book is available for purchase at

Szabo has exhibited extensively both nationally and internationally, garnering numerous awards and grants. Currently represented by Scottsdale’s Tilt Gallery, she recently exhibited a selection of photographs from her At Work in Arizona: The First 100 Years series at Tilt, along with contributing to a group invitational, Feminism Today at the monOrchid. The latter showcased three large black and white photographs from Szabo’s Maria Callas series, capturing the pure essence of the opera diva and an intimate look at the artist’s view of feminism.

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