Heather Braxton is a Baltimore-based artist, teacher, and activist. She earned her Bachelors of Art in Photography, Graphic Design, and Fine Arts from Western Connecticut State University. In 2016, she earned her Masters of Fine Arts in Photographic and Electronic Media from Maryland Institute College of Art. She currently teaches photography at Loyola University Maryland, Maryland Institute College of Art, and Oldfields School. Largely her work focuses on social, political and/or personal boundaries and takes form in photography, video, text, printmaking, book, and installation. She co-directs Qu-Zine Baltimore with collaborator Beth Yashnyk.