Leif Carlson (b. 1977, United States) received an M.F.A. in photography from The Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA in 2016, and an M.A. in religious studies/peace and justice from Earlham School of Religion, Richmond, IN in 2005.  He has exhibited his work in solo and group exhibitions.  His first solo exhibition was in 2016 at the Welmont Gallery in Savannah, GA.  He has also taught courses in conflict resolution and the arts in the United States, Palestine, and the Philippines.  Carlson is currently working in Savannah, GA on several projects.