Jane Grace Hatcher was born in Valdosta, Georgia; she grew up in Nairobi, Kenya and Nicosia, Cyprus. During the start of her artistic career her photographic work was awarded 2nd place for the Island of Cyprus in the Heritage Foundation for the European Union. She also received the Ralph Waldo Emerson Award of Perseverance from the American International School Cyprus. She received her A.A.S degree in Photographic Technology from Pensacola State College.She will complete her Bachelors of Fine Arts from the University of West Florida. Her creativity is actualized by virtue of her boundless curiosity, inner light and creative spirit. She loves light, film, wire fibers and gardening. She is inspired by the work of Heather Ackroyd & Dan Harvey, Shana & Robert Parkeharrison, and Binh Danh. She is currently teaching at the Creative Learning Academy in Pensacola Florida, Pre-Primary to Middle School Students. She has just installed her Exit Show at the University of West Florida.