Lia Rich is a commercial and editorial photographer based in Nashville, TN. Lia started her career as a photojournalist freelancing with publications in Middle and Southern Tennessee. After attending Nōssi College of Art, Lia decided to shift her focus to commercial arts, before majoring in fine arts at Watkins College of Art. This enabled Lia to not only understand the technical side of photography, but also bring an artistic style to her work. Lia has strived to bring more diversity to her industry over span of her career thus far. Branding herself as "That Queer Photographer" in hopes her fellow queer and marginalized peers, could find expectance and visibility.