Britta Manges is an artist and photographer living and working in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Born and raised in western Pennsylvania, she earned a Bachelor of Arts from Shippensburg University and an Art Education Certification from Carlow University. As an undergraduate she was awarded two grants by Shippensburg University to create large scale works, partnering with the local high school to present in the classroom and share the creative process. Britta has been teaching digital photography, film photography. darkroom and graphic design in a public school district for eighteen years, an experience that has strongly impacted her visual perspective. The photographs she makes study the ever changing light and color within environments, industries that are rarely photographed and subjects that conjure a connection.