Ashley Kauschinger is an artist and educator living in Columbia, SC where she is a professor at the University of South Carolina. She received her BFA from Savannah College of Art and Design and her MFA fromTexas Woman's University. Her photographs have been exhibited nationally in venues such as the Light Factory and the Griffin Museum of Photography. She has been published in the PDN Photo Annual, the South Atlantic Review, and Lenscratch, among others. Her work is in the collections of Vanderbilt University and the Sir Elton John Collection. Ashley is also the Founding Editor of Light Leaked, an online photography magazine that creates dialogue and community.