Born in Denver, Colorado Mara Gross will receive her BFA at the University of Colorado Denver in spring 2018 with a thesis at the Red Line Gallery in Denver. Her work was featured in the Black Box photography exhibition Color Photography in December of 2017. Her work concerns a new perspective on ordinary life after being involved in a car accident. She came across photography while in middle school and attended the Monroe Gallery of Fine Art. Her influences are William Eggleston to Wolfgang Tillmans due to the spontaneous yet ordinary subject matter.