Cart Search

2018 Annual Conference


March 01-04, 2018

submit Remember my login

2018 SPE Annual Conference: Uncertain Times: Borders, Refuge, Community, Nationhood / Hosted by The University of the Arts

Looking for a chapter event?

Past SPE Annual Conferences

Renee  Romero

SPE Member since 2017
Member Chapter: Mid-Atlantic


Spouses, is a series of environmental portraits that explore the daily lives of women married to military members, and my own identification as a spouse.

After marrying a Marine when I was twenty, I continued to struggle with identifying who I was and where I fit into the life of a dependent spouse, especially with how I was supposed to fit into the societal expectations that were put upon me as a Marine wife.

To better understand and Identity with this community, I began photographing women married to military members. I create environmental portraits of these women to understand the struggles, sacrifices, and stigma that is associated with being a military spouse. Placing them in their personal spaces that give a glimpse into who they are, and their importance within the world they inhabit.



Email Sign Up

SPE email updates contain resources, news, and more!

About this piece

Comments about this piece

Dialogue and critique are important to the SPE mission.
Please join the conversation.

Exit Full Screen Mode