Joshua Brinlee is an interdisciplinary visual artist and educator. He was born in Morgan City, Louisiana, and raised in Franklin, Tennessee. He received his M.F.A. in 2012 from Memphis College of Art, in Memphis, TN, and holds the position of Assistant Professor Foundations Coordinator in the Art and Art History Department at The University of Mississippi. Brinlee utilizes photography, image scans, collage, and other digital processes to construct images that investigate appropriation, originality, gender, identity, and sexuality. His research interests are varied but often focus on the discourse surrounding queerness in the South. More of his work can be viewed at joshuabrinlee.com.