Lemia Monét Bodden hails from the San Francisco Bay Area. She received her BFA, with honors, from New York University in Film Production. A photographer since she was 12 years old, Lemia has had  her work in over 40 exhibitions, including The United Nations, Momenta Art, New York Photo Festival, DUMBO Arts Festival, MPLS Photo Center, Freies Museum Berlin, Vox Populi, Root Division, ACUD Galerie, and Ferencvarosi Gallery in Budapest, Hungary. After a ten year stint in New York City, a two year stint in San Francisco, she currently resides in Berlin, Germany.