Gracie Baer is an artist from Jacksonville, Florida. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida, majoring in photography and minoring in creative writing, in 2018. She is currently a MA/MFA candidate at the University of Iowa, focusing on Sculpture and Intermedia. Gracie works with topics of permanence, ecological collaborations, and researching the likeness between animals and evolutionary adaptations to protect oneself. Growing up on a small farm led to Baer’s interest in the perception of human and animal relations.