Lena is a native of Warren, Ohio. She has been expressing herself through photographs since childhood, starting with a Polaroid camera never leaving her hands. This resulted in an emotional attachment to physical images of her family. Being faced with hardships and loss as a teenager, music has been a coping mechanism for her since she was thirteen years old. She seeks to show the correlation between music and photography and the intimacy that it brings from musician to the fan. She currently resides in Cleveland, Ohio and attends Cleveland State University. She is working towards her Bachelor’s degree of fine art photography. She recently has been put on official assignments to photograph bands professionally in support of the music blog I Am Tuned Up. By exploring her passions, she faces challenges head on to overcome obstacles in order to grow as an artist.