lives and works in New Orleans. She uses poetry as the genesis of her work. Among her most important influences she lists Rilke, Baudelaire, Pedro Salinas, Vincente Huiobro, and Juan Rulfo. Recent solo exhibitions include Catherine Edleman Gallery, Chicago (2003); John Stevenson Gallery, New York, (2005); Stephanie Hoppen Gallery, London, UK (2005). Her work is in collections at Art Institute of Chicago, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, George Eastman House, Library of Congress, Maison Europeanne de la Photographie, Paris Bibliotheque Nationale, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, among others.