Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg is a DC based artist founder of Flash Sideways Studio. She has served on the board of the Washington Sculptors Group and is also a member of Washington Project for the Arts and Mid-City Artists. Her drawings, stone carvings, and bronze sculptures have been exhibited coast-to-coast. Locally, she has given artist talks at the Smithsonian Castle and the Katzen Art Center where she exhibited 10,752 paper airplanes folded from the Congressional Record. In 2016, she organized the installation of forty-six student-created totem poles at the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro station. Ms. Firstenberg joined fellow sculptor, Tatyana Schremko, in representing the United States in the 2016 International Ice and Snow sculpting competition in Harbin, China, where they were awarded the Creativity Prize. She has been named the Bloedel Reserve Resident Artist for March 2017, on Bainbridge Island, Washington state.