Award-winning international photographer Patricia Houghton Clarke is based in California. Her work has been featured in many exhibitions and publications in the United States and Europe. With a background in painting and drawing, as a self-taught photographer she is particularly interested in culture, history and human nature. A large portfolio of her Obama images (2007-2008) is archived in the Barack Obama Presidential Library. She won the Halla Grand Prize in Prague for her series "Erasing LInes," Honorable Mentions in the 12th and 15th Julia Margaret Cameron Awards; Honorable Mention in the International Photography Awards in 2018; a Merit Award in BLACK + WHITE Magazine's 2014 Portfolio Contest; Honorable Mention in Photographer's Forum Magazine; extensive feature on her "Correspondences" series in Inspired Eye Magazine. She is currently working a a multi-year international portrait series titled "Facing Ourselves."