Sant Khalsa is an artist, educator and activist whose artworks 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 ideas develop from her inquiry into the nature of place and complex environmental and societal issues. 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, National Environmental Protection Agency, 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). 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 Joshua Tree, California and is represented by Kopeikin Gallery in Los Angeles.