Colleen Stavrakos is a proud US Army veteran. She has lived all over the country and traveled all over the world. Her colorful portraits and vibrant landscapes portray her love for diverse walks of life.  Her work is marked by her ability to capture the surreal as she documents the world around her in a dreamlike narrative. Originally from Milwaukee, WI, (Go Packers!) She currently lives in Los Angeles, CA, where she studied both at New York Film Academy and The Art Institute of Hollywood.  Her work has been featured in the EyeEm/Getty Images gallery showcase in New York City, NY, featured at The Bergamot Station, Shomburg Gallery in Santa Monica, CA and has been published in The Payson Roundup and Santa Monica Daily Press. Her images continue to be used commercially and editorially through her collaboration with Getty Images.