Laci Coppins is a photographic, mixed media, and installation artist working primarily with themes related to faith, family, and inter-generational connections. Born in Tucson, Arizona she received her BA from Fisk University in English, a Post Baccalaureate in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Photography from Studio Art Centers International, and both a Masters and Doctorate in Education from Trevecca Nazarene University. In conjunction with special programs, Coppins has participated as a guest artist and lecturer with Alverno College, the Milwaukee Art Museum, Marquette University and Northwestern University. She was an artist in residence with REDLine, Milwaukee and most recently was named the 2014 Robert S Duncanson Artist in Residence at the Taft Museum of Art. Coppins has exhibited in multiple cities across the United States and Italy. Coppins’ work is in several public collections including Fisk University, REDLine, Milwaukee, the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and numerous private collections.