Photography has long been a passion of mine, but it is not my sole interest. Compassion for all the animals on our earth and the art of the written word play into who I am as a person and as an artist. "No Admittance: Employees Only" is my first book. I invite the viewer on a behind-the-scenes look at a public library and an animal hospital. The longer I worked on this project, the more obvious the parallels between these two very different places became.
Kathleen Colyer, a native of Northern New Jersey, is currently a Junior at William Paterson University of New Jersey, where she is a Bachelor of Fine Arts major, concentrating in photography and printmaking. A lover of words and animals, she is a vegan who has spent the past several years working in public libraries. She resides in Hawthorne, New Jersey with her fiancé, Brian, and their rescued shelter cat, Noah.