Drake launched her photography career in
2001 after working for many years as a multimedia
editor and designer in New York. She currently
lives in Kyiv, where is freelancing and
working on an independent project documenting
cultural change in post-soviet Ukraine.
She works regulary for clients as National
Geographic, The Nature Conservancy, The
Palm Beach Post, Adbusters, America 24/7,
DIGIfoto, Ogden Museum of Southern Art.
Awards and Grants
PDNs 30 2006
US Fulbright grant to Ukraine 2006
National Geographic Masters of Photography
public lecture on "The Lubavitchers"
Awards from the Society of News Design,
NPPA, Florida SND, and POYi for "There's
no Place like Suburbia" 2006
POYi, Community Awareness Award for "The
Eddie Adams Workshop, White House Award
Research Grant for "The Lubavitchers,"
Ohio University 2004
Photo Development Grant for "The Lubavitchers,"
National Geographic 2003
2002-2004 MA in Viscom, Ohio University
2001-2002 International Center of Photography
1994 BA, Brown University