Myra Greene uses diverse photographic practices to explore representations of race. In her project My White Friends, Greene photographed friends, peers and mentors in order to visually ponder if photography can capture and describe the nuances of whiteness. She is currently working on a body of work that uses African textiles as a material and pattern to explore her own relationship to culture, lineage and heritage. Greene was born in New York City, received her BFA from Washington University in St. Louis, and her MFA in photography from the University of New Mexico. She is currently Associate Professor of Photography at Columbia College Chicago.