Kristen is an interdisciplinary artist, writer, curator and educator originally from Texas, currently residing in Brooklyn, NY. She studied photography at the International Center for Photography as a full scholarship recipient. Her work has been exhibited nationally and featured in numerous journals and magazines. She also runs a NYC-based critique collective and has developed several creativity generating workshops for both teens and adults. Kristen joined Usdan as a lead art teacher in 2019. She looks forward to the summer at Usdan where she learns as much from the students as they do from her.