Tarrah Krajnak was born in Lima, Peru in 1979. She received her MFA from the University of Notre Dame in 2004. Krajnak is currently an Assistant Professor of Photography at Pitzer College in Claremont, CA. She taught previously at the University of Vermont and Cornell University. She has exhibited nationally and internationally at: Art13 London, Art Basel Miami, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Center for Photography Woodstock, SF Camerawork, Newspace Center for Photography, Columbus Museum of Art, The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, metropcs gallery LA, and Ampersand Gallery among others. She received grants from the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Vermont Council for the Arts, The Vermont Community Foundation, and the Arizona Commission on the Arts. Her work has appeared in the LA Review of Books, Nueva Luz, Camerawork, and Killing the Buddha.