Polly Gaillard has taught photography classes and workshops for more than ten years. For the past four years, she has been a Lecturer of Art in Photography at Anderson University in South Carolina. Gaillard also taught photography at Furman University in 2012. In Summer 2013, she was faculty for the University of Georgia in Cortona, Italy and in 2012 for University of New Orleans in Prague, Czech Republic. She received a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts from Vermont College of Fine Arts in 2010. Polly has exhibited her fine art photographs nationally and has recently finished her first book, Pressure Points, with a forward by Jamie Lee Curtis. In January 2013, Polly's work is included in a fundraising exhibition entitled "My Aim Is True," in Santa Monica, CA, curated by Jamie Lee Curtis and also included work from Cindy Sherman, Andy Warhol, Sally Mann, Mary Ellen Mark, and William Eggleston. Polly's photographic skills traverse contemporary art, documentary, portrait and traditional photographic practices. She lives in Greenville, SC with her daughter Abby.