Sant Khalsa is an artist, educator, curator and activist whose work develops from her inquiry into the nature of place and the complex environmental and societal issues present and visible in the landscape of the American West. Her work is widely exhibited and has been acquired by permanent museum collections including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, Nevada Museum of Art, and UCR/California Museum of Photography in addition to private and corporate collections in the U.S. and Europe. Khalsa’s artwork has been acknowledged with prestigious fellowships, awards and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, California Arts Council, California Council for the Humanities, Center for Photographic Art in Carmel, and Society for Photographic Education (as the first SPE Insight Award recipient). Her artworks are published in many books including Altered Landscape: Photographs of a Changing Environment (Skira/Rizzoli, 2011), Seismic Shift (University of California Riverside, California Museum of Photography, 2011), Backyard Oasis (Palm Springs Art Museum and DelMonico Books, 2012), Art in Action: Nature, Creativity and Our Collective Future (Natural World Museum and Earth Aware Editions, 2007), and H2O 04: Celebrating Water (Fotofest, 2004). Articles and critical reviews regarding her artwork can be found in Art in America, Artforum, Art Ltd., Artillery, KCET Artbound, Afterimage, Exposure, European Photography, LA Weekly, ArtScene, Los Angeles Times, Artweek, PDN/Photo District News, and other periodicals and journals. Additionally, she is often invited to curate and jury exhibitions and lecture at art venues including the Getty Center, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Art Center College of Design and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). She is a Professor of Art, Emeritus at California State University, San Bernardino and resides in Joshua Tree, California. Her work is represented by Kopeikin Gallery in Los Angeles.