Caitlin Alderfer was born and raised in Arlington, Virginia, less than half a mile outside Washington, DC. It is there she grew to love city life and all the vibrancy and culture it brings. Along with these loves art has been another constant passion in her life, as well as fashion. This manifested itself in a variety of mediums through high school, however her current passions for oil painting and found-photography based collage have grown since her time in college, as well as her love of fashion and design. Caitlin graduated in May from Sewanee: The University of the South with an honors BA in Studio Art and a minor in Psychology. Both subjects allowed her to focus her academic energies on two life long interests, art and people. She is now hoping to find a job in New York City related to the arts and fashion as well as continuing to pursue her career as an artist.