Kalee Appleton is a photography-based artist living in Dallas, Texas. Originally from Hobbs, New Mexico, she attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock and received a B.F.A. (2005) in photography. Shortly after graduation she worked as a corporate and aviation photographer, and she later attended Texas Woman’s University in Denton, where she received a M.F.A. (2014) in art. Appleton’s work deals with digital technologies and their effects on society, as well as with the nature of photography, specifically landscape photography. Appleton is currently president of the oldest art collective in Texas, 500X. She has had her work highlighted in various print and online forums including DMagazine, Glasstire, Aint-Bad Magazine, Plates to Pixels, Lens Culture and F-Stop Magazine. Appleton exhibits her work regionally at Erin Cluley Gallery in Dallas and has exhibited nationally at Filter Photo, Chicago, Illinois; Artsphere, Washington DC; Fotofest, Houston, Texas; and Houston Center for Photography.