Joyce P. Lopez, born in Chicago, has lived in Chicago, Copenhagen, Tanzania and now Florida. Lopez's photography work concerns itself with environmental issues. Much of her work is landscape often composited. Other work includes birds and botanicals. Her work is in many collections and she has exhibited extensively in the US as well as internationally. She loves being a part of the national/international community of artists and dialoguing with many on the international stage. She has received many prestigious awards for her fine art photography in many international and national exhibitions such as SOHO National Competition, Polllux Awards, Julia Margaret Cameron Awards, Griffin Museum, Tokyo International Foto Awards, A. Smith Gallery, PX3, Florida Museum of Photography, International Color Awards, Martha Schneider Gallery, etc. She is published and has completed the Ragdale Artists Residency.