Ashley Kauschinger is a photographer and educator whose work focuses on social structures and female identity. She received a BFA from Savannah College of Art and Design and an MFA from Texas Woman's University. Her work has been exhibited at venues including The Light Factory, in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Thailand’s Chiang Mai Art Museum; it can also be found in the collections of Vanderbilt University and Sir Elton John. She has been featured in PDN Photo Annual, Chinese Photography Magazine, and Lenscratch, among other publications. The founding editor of the online magazine Light Leaked, Ashley teaches photography at the University of South Carolina.