Edie Bresler looks at American communities through the lens of state-run lotteries. Her photo-based practice includes text, sound and installation. As artist-in-residence at The Boston Center for the Arts, she created an alternative economy based on photography, trust and trade exchange in spring 2013. Her projects have been featured on the PBS show Greater Boston with Emily Rooney, Business Insider, Lenscratch and Photo District News. Solo exhibitions include the Griffin Museum, Visual Studies Workshop and CEPA with numerous group exhibitions in the United States, Canada and Israel. A 2013 recipient of a Berkshire Taconic ART grant, Bresler also received funding from the Somerville Arts Council, the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the New York Foundation for the Arts. She writes regularly about photography exhibits in the Boston area for Photograph Magazine and is on faculty at Simmons College in Boston.