Lisa Hornak is an independent photographer and art educator currently based in South Kingstown, RI. She received a BA in English with a concentration in photojournalism from Boston University in 2005. She has worked as a photojournalist for various newspapers and agencies, and also as a staff photographer for the Boston Herald. She has covered the Olympics, the Super Bowl, several presidents and the Pope, but she most enjoys working on documentary projects and human-interest stories. Her photos have won numerous prizes including first place honors for the New England Associated Press News Association and the Boston Press Photographers Association. Lisa's photographs have appeared in USA Today, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Time, Le Figaro, The Boston Globe, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Cambodia Daily, and many other publications. Lisa teaches photography for National Geographic and has led their student expedition programs to Costa Rica, Tanzania, Maine, Alaska, India, Cambodia, Prague, and Fiji. While living in Hawaii, she was honored as the Juror's Prize recipient in the Contemporary Photography in Hawaii exhibition in 2013 and was chosen to show her work in a two-person show at the Lama Library in Honolulu in 2014. Lisa is also a certified yoga instructor. In her spare time, you can find her surfing, rock climbing, hiking, practicing yoga, and hanging out with her husband Matt and their adventure dog, Bodhi.