John-David Richardson is an artist and photographer from Russellville, AL. He received his MFA from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and his BFA from Northern Kentucky University. Recently, he was named the Grand Prize Winner of PDN’s 2018 Student Photo Contest, Second Place Winner in the 2018 Lenscratch Student Prize, and a 2018 SPE Student Award Winner for Innovations in Imaging. His work has been shown nationally, internationally, and featured online including in VICE, Feature Shoot, FotoRoom, PHOTO–EMPHASIS, and PDNedu, among others. Through his work, John-David addresses the emotional, financial, and psychological burden of poverty.