Kat Kiernan is the Owner and Director of The Kiernan Gallery in Lexington, Virginia. As the gallery's Director she has designed and managed numerous thematic exhibitions, curating both solo exhibitions and pop-up shows. She recently founded Don’t Take Pictures, a biannual publication focused on highlighting emerging fine art photographers. Her critical writings have been published in Big, Red, and Shiny and Art New England. Kat holds a BFA in photography and continues to shoot professionally. Her work has been exhibited throughout the East Coast and appeared in various publications.