Sant Khalsa is an artist, educator, and curator whose photographic works are widely exhibited, published and collected by museums including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, Nevada Museum of Art, UCR/California Museum of Photography, and others. Her artworks develop from her inquiry into the nature of place and the complex environmental and societal issues present and visible in the landscape of the American West. Khalsa is recipient of prestigious fellowships, awards and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, California Arts Council, California Council for the Humanities, Arts Foundation of San Bernardino County, Center for Photographic Art in Carmel, and others. In March 2012 she was honored as the first recipient of the SPE Insight Award from the Board of Directors of the Society for Photographic Education for her significant contributions to the field of photography as an artist, educator, and mentor. Her artworks are published in numerous books including "Seismic Shift" (UCR California Museum of Photography and The Getty, 2011), "Altered Landscapes: Photographs of a Changing Environment" ((Skira/Rizzoli, New York, 2011), "Art in Action: Nature, Creativity and Our Collective Future" (Natural World Museum and Earth Aware Editions, 2007), "The Altered Landscape" (University of Nevada Press, 1999), and "Fotofest H2O 04: Celebrating Water" (Fotofest, 2004). Articles and critical reviews regarding her artwork can be found in Art in America, Artforum, Art Ltd., Afterimage, Exposure, European Photography, British Journal of Photography, LA Weekly, New Art Examiner, Coagula Art Journal, ArtScene, Los Angeles Times, Artweek, Visions Art Quarterly, and PDN/Photo District News. Khalsa frequently lectures at professional conferences, art venues, and universities including The Getty Center, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, MOCA, Society for Photographic Education, Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Claremont Graduate University, Arizona State University, Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). She is Professor of Art, Emerita at California State University, San Bernardino where she has been teaching photography since 1988 and is a founder of the Water Resources Center and formerly Art Department Chair (2003-2012). Khalsa resides in San Bernardino and Joshua Tree, California and is represented by Kopeikin Gallery in Los Angeles.