Erica Palmieri is a 21 year old photographer living in New York City. At 12 years old she picked up her mom's Nikon DSLR and instantly fell in love. From there, Erica has won multiple awards from National Geographic and was awarded an Honorable Mention in Photojournalism by International Photographer of the Year. Additionally, she has had her images displayed in Vice President Joe Biden's home. Since graduating from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts for Photography and Imaging, Erica continues to create photography series that are a reflection of herself and the world around her.