Geri Kinnaman, Illinois Member Since November 2010 Artist Statement Born in Wisconsin, raised in Illinois. I am a teacher of nature, Always a student of nature. My JRT is one of my besties! I am compelled to share the beauty I see, whether an amazing sky, beautiful flower, interesting bird, fascinating insect or some woods secret. The feelings of awe, peace, and love I feel when these scenes are shown to me is something I strive to share in my photography.