Beverly Poppe grew up in a small town in rural Nebraska and received her BFA at the Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, CA. She made a career move to Las Vegas in 2006, first as a staff photographer for Greenspun Media Group, and then, in 2010, went out on her own as a freelance photographer. In late 2013, she moved to Grand Forks, ND with her significant other to raise their two children. In May 2018, Beverly earned her MFA in Mixed Media with an emphasis in photography from the University of North Dakota. During her graduate program, she taught classes such as color photography, black and white photography, and advanced technical photography. Within the last three years Beverly has had her fine art work shown in galleries in New York, Colorado, Illinois, Rhode Island, and Cagliari, Italy. Her 2017 solo exhibition, “TransNodak”, was shown at the Rourke Gallery in Minnesota. Her commercial work and fine art work has appeared in The New York Times, Bon Appétit, Mental Floss, Food Network Magazine, The Hand Magazine, and many others. Currently, Beverly teaches photography courses at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC such as studio, editorial, video production, and beginning photography. She continues to work as a freelance photographer in both commercial and fine art photography and grow her clientele nationwide.