Lauren is a Photographer from Baltimore, Maryland. She works as the Director of Photographic Services for the Marketing & Communications Department at Towson University. Castellana has been with TU for over seven years and has shaped the photographic identity of the university with award-winning work. Castellana’s love of lighting and cinema shapes her art, creating meticulous environmental portraits that tell complex stories. She has earned a BFA and MFa in fine art photography and also has a passion for teaching lighting classes and workshops, internationally and locally at MICA and Towson.