Rana Young is an artist and educator based in Lincoln, Nebraska. Rana holds an MFA in Studio Art from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln where she was an Othmer Fellow and a BFA in Studio Art from Portland State University. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, as well as published online by Hyperallergic, British Journal of Photography, Strange Fire Collective, and Aint-Bad Magazine, among others. Through her photographs, she investigates such concepts as loss, intimacy, identity, and voyeurism. Recently, Rana was selected as a winner of LensCulture's 2017 Emerging Talent Awards.