Caterina Maina (b. 1998) is a Fine Arts photographer with a BFA in Photography from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design and holds a minor in Sustainability. Working primarily with a 4x5 Large Format View Camera, her photographs range from examining close relationships between her family and friends, to examining the natural world and the connection one has to it through landscape and portraiture work. Her photographs delve into the power of human relationships and one's connectivity with their environment while exploring the tensions that exist in society today. The child of an Italian immigrant, she was raised with a love for understanding and exploring the unknown. She is greatly influenced by her personal connections, political issues of her time period, and natural history. Caterina was born and raised in Rhode Island, and currently resides and works in Providence, RI.