Ashley Kauschinger is an artist that explores female identity, social structures, and women's voices. She received her BFA from Savannah College of Art and Design and her MFA from Texas Woman's University. Her photographs have been exhibited nationally and internationally in venues such as the Light Factory and the Chiang Mai Art Museum. She has been published in Chinese Photography Magazine, PDN Photo Annual, and Lenscratch, among others. Her work is in the collections of Vanderbilt University and the Sir Elton John Collection. Ashley is also the Founding Editor of Light Leaked, an online photography magazine that creates community and dialogue. Ashley lives in Columbia, SC where she teaches at the University of South Carolina.