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Kathleen Robbins was born in Washington DC and raised in the Mississippi Delta. Robbins received her MFA from the University of New Mexico in 2001. Her photographs have been exhibited in galleries and museums including The New Orleans Photo Alliance, The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, The Light Factory Museum of Contemporary Photography & Film, The Weatherspoon Museum, John Michael Kohler Art Center, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Addison Gallery of American Art, and The Southeast Museum of Photography. Robbins' work has also been featured by Fraction Magazine, Flak Photo, Conscientious, Lenscratch, Humble Arts New York, NPR’s Picture Show, CNN, PDN’s Photo of the Day, Oxford American, and Garden and Gun. She is represented by the Rebekah Jacob Gallery in Charleston. In 2012, she was part of the Critical Mass top 50 and she was the recipient of the 2011 PhotoNOLA Review Prize. She currently resides in Columbia, SC with her husband Ben and their son Asher, where she is an associate professor of art, coordinator of the photography program, and affiliate faculty of southern studies at the University of South Carolina.