Alexis Pike is a sixth generation Idahoan calling on the geography of her genes while focusing on the American West. Pike received her BFA from Boise State University and her MFA from the University of Iowa. She’s been a Top 50 finalist for Critical Mass and has exhibited widely, at venues including Blue Sky Gallery in Portland, Missoula Art Museum, Photoville, Guate Photo Festival, and Aperture Foundation. Her work’s been featured in Photo District News, Harper’s, LensCulture, and Wired.com and has two monographs—Color Me Lucky published by Aint-Bad in 2019 and Claimed: Landscape published by Blue Sky Books in 2014. Currently she lives in Bozeman, Montana with her four children, two dogs, and one cat. When she’s not being a photographer or a mom, she’s an Associate Professor of Photography at Montana State University.