Lars Anderson was born and raised in Iowa. As a child, he sketched imaginary industrial landscapes and drafted architectural plans for buildings that would never exist. He moved to Cincinnati, Ohio in 2006 and began photographing the industrial realms of the Ohio and Mississippi river valleys in 2007. His current work explores the unexpected visual interest that can be found in manufacturing spaces. His work has been the subject of several solo exhibitions, and has been included in various juried group shows and an award-winning publication.