Bio Information: Victoria Veenstra is Associate Professor of Photography and a photographic visual artist in the School of Communications. Professor Veenstra's interests evolve around synchronous imagery that captures tension between the static and the momentary which emerges in her explorations within photographic installations, non-traditional photo media, pinhole chromogenic images, and the bookarts. She worked in New York as a photographer and artist, taught at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, University of Toledo, OH and College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI before joining the faculty at Grand Valley State University. Her award winning photographic art is exhibited nationally and internationally. She is actively engaged in the arts community, through lecturer presentations at GRAM, Muskegon Museum of Art, West Shore Graphic Arts Society and other venues. She volunteers for UICA, Urban Lights and Society for Photographic Education regionally and nationally. And has taught photographic and book arts workshops in St. Joseph, Benton Harbor and Newaygo for middle, high school and frequently juries exhibitions in the Midwest region.