One Face, One Story

In this project, I was tasked with highlighting newsworthy individuals in my community. Through portraits, I had to tell a story. Here are some of my favorite images.


Meta, 18, gets ready for a the Kourtesans PRIDE Extravanganza on Sept. 28, 2019 in Athens, Georgia. Originally from Marietta, Georgia, Meta started performing in drag shows during their sophomore year at the University of Georgia as a double major in theatre and entertainment media studies. The show on Sept. 28 marked Meta’s first time performing since June. (©Sofia Gratas,

Morgan Rossi

Morgan Rossi, 21, practices a silks routine at the University of Georgia Department of Dance on Oct. 3, 2019 in Athens, Georgia. Rossi has been practicing silks and contortion for 12 years, and has performed with several companies in Atlanta and Athens. She will graduate in May 2020 with a major in dietetics
(©Sofia Gratas,

Noelle Fuller

Noelle Fuller, 30, pick holy basil and plants calendula sprouts at the UGArden in Athens, Georgia on Oct. 7, 2019. Fuller is a first-year PhD student and the manager of the Herbs Program at the garden, where she has worked for six years. Her research focuses on the medicinal effects of holy basil, or tulsi. (©Sofia Gratas,

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