Traer Scott is an award winning fine art and commercial photographer and author of eight books including Shelter Dogs and Nocturne: Creatures of the Night. Her work is exhibited around the world and has been featured in National Geographic, Life, Vogue, People, O, on the NY Times Lens Blog and dozens of other national and international print and online publications. Her first solo museum show Natural History was exhibited at the University of Maine Museum of Art in 2015. Traer was the recipient of the 2010 Rhode Island State Council for the Arts Photography Fellowship Grant and the 2008 Helen Woodward Humane Award for animal welfare activism. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island with her husband, daughter and adopted dog.