Miranda Barnes was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1994. She received her B.A. in Humanities and Justice from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in spring 2018. A participant of The New York Portfolio Review in 2017, Barnes has garnered attention to her work, focusing on race, politics and the notions surrounding American culture. Her work has been shown in group exhibitions at FotoFocus Biennial (Kentucky) and at A-Type Gallery (New York). Her previous clients include The New York Times, TIME, Vice, and ‘The Undefeated’ by ESPN. Additionally, her work has also been featured on Art News, The Huffington Post, Nylon Magazine, i-D, and Buzzfeed. Currently, she resides and works in Brooklyn.