Mieke is a portrait and documentary photographer who looks for the simple, uncomplicated essence of humanity in her subjects. She has worked in locations ranging from San Francisco, California, to the heart of Botswana in sub-Saharan Africa. Mieke studied photography at the Rhode Island School of Design while completing a bachelor’s degree with honors in Visual Arts at Brown University. In addition, she holds master’s degrees in both Art History (U.C.S.B.) and Architecture (U.C. Berkeley).