I am broadly concerned with human relationships and connections. More specifically, I attempt to make visible the physical, psychogenic, and material interchanges between social institutions and personhood. My work often expands beyond straight photography into interdisciplinary, multimedia projects, including installation and storytelling. I think and create using the full range of language and tools learned throughout my prolonged study of the humanities in combination with technical and fine art photography. I use photographic processes to stop motion, allowing for an endless amount of time to reflect on deeply ingrained, learned, social constructs, and the institutions that uphold these constructs, from my female perspective. My research is directed by such questions as: How are institutions processed through individual human beings? How do they intersect and permeate human bodies? What is the effect of institutions on the individual, and how is the individual able to influence social structures?
I hold an MFA from the Ohio State University; an MHum from Wright State University; a BA from Antioch McGregor University; and an AAS from the Ohio Institute of Photography. Currently I am the Visiting Assistant Professor of Photography for Murray State University in Murray, KY.