The Desert Light November/December 2018 - Page 4

Kathleen Fischer Artist-in-Residence “Mojave: Life Finds A Way” By: Tom Lowe Starting at the age of 17, Kathleen Fischer ( has grown into a world-renowned black and white photographer. “I wasn’t an outstanding student, and one day I was given a Nikon. From the moment I had it in my hand, it was like lightning struck. This whole magical world opened up in front of me, and I remember saying to myself, ‘This what I want to do for the rest of my life.’” 4 THE DESERT LIGHT | Nov/Dec 2018