Krista Steinke is a lensbased artist who has exhibited in museums and galleries across the country, as well as internationally. She has received several awards for her work, including a Pennsylvania Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, a grant from the Puffin Foundation, an Artist Residency at Light Work, an Image Award from CENTER, Santa Fe, and a Promise Award from the Sustainable Arts Foundation. Her works are represented in public and private collections, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Woodmere Museum in Philadelphia, the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Brauer Museum of Art, Johnson & Johnson Corporation, and Fidelity Investments, among others.  Her photographs have been featured in Square Magazine, The Photo Review, Contact Sheet, EXITDiffusion Magazine, Monthly Photography, Le Journal de la Photographie, Feature Shoot, HYPERtext, and on the covers of the The Literary Review and The Oxford American.

Krista received a BA in Art and the Advanced Humanities from Valparaiso University, a BFA in Studio Art from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a MFA in Photography and Digital Imaging from The Maryland Institute, College of Art. She has lived all over Texas, in New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Seattle, and Chicago, among other places.  Currently, she resides in Houston and upstate New York with her husband and two children and teaches in the Visualization Department at Texas A&M University.