Brooklyn-based artist, Theresa Ortolani, received a BFA in Sculpture from Boston University. She has developed photography programs in conjunction with the Ansel Adams Center, the San Francisco Art Institute, and New York University. Two-time New York Photo Festival winner, and recipient of seven PDN awards, her first monograph, Endurance (2010, powerHouse Books), was selected as "Best Book" by PDN. Her forthcoming monograph, BOUND, and her first film, SAUDADE, are currently in production. Theresa is a 2016 MFA candidate in the ICP-Bard program in Advanced Photographic Studies.