Raised in Florence, New Jersey, Erin Nowak (b. 1976) is a project based photographer. She earned her MGA from the Fels Institute of Government, University of Pennsylvania and her BA from St. Elizabeth University. Nowak’s work is centered on the Mid-Atlantic topographical and cultural landscapes. In 2019, she was awarded Third Place for self-published book by the International Photography Awards as well as two Honorable Mentions for Taking Flight. She is an internationally exhibited photographer and her work resides in private collections across the country. Erin Nowak received a 2021 Individual Artist Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.