A Portland, Maine photographer who studied with Emmet Gowin at Princeton University in the late 1980s. Stop Here. This is the Place is a recent collaboration with Susan Conley, published by Down East Books, which documents a year in "Motherland" by the two Portland neighbors. Valerie Vevais, together with Jock Sturges, just published a Werkdruck of her work. She was a 2015 PDN Photo Annual Winner and her work has recently been featured in Slate, PDN, American Photography, and ProPhoto Daily.