Collin Avery was born in the small town of Adams, Massachusetts. He is currently finishing up his Bachelor of Arts degree in Photography at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana. His work has been exhibited nationally and has received recognition on photoblogs including Lenscratch, Actual Colors May Vary, Problemata Physica, and the LA Camera Club. Most recently, Collin was invited to become a member of the Art Photo Index through Photoeye gallery. Collin is also an advocate for making and collecting independently published photography books.