Meredith Heuer grew up in Detroit and spent a decade in New York City. Her work has taken her around the world for publications such as Fortune and Gourmet. Meredith was chosen as one of Photo District News' 30 emerging artists in 2001 and has received numerous awards for her photography including, most recently, a grant for her Beacon Portrait Project from the New York State Council for the Arts. She currently lives in Beacon, NY with her husband, two sons and a couple of chickens.