Kristin Skees was raised in Birmingham, Alabama. She has a BFA from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, a MFA from the University of Arizona, and a MLIS from the University of Alabama. She works in a variety of media, including photography, experimental fibers, digital video and installation, and shows her work nationally and internationally. Her photographs are found in various private and public collections, including the Cohen Family Collection, the Candela Collection, the Huntsville Museum of Art and the Mobile Museum of Art. Kristin teaches in the Department of Fine Art and Art History at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia.