Justin Hayworth has been the photographer at Grinnell College for three years. Prior to that he spent 15 years as an award winning newspaper photojournalist in Kansas, Arkansas, South Dakota, New York, Minnesota and Iowa. Hayworth was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas, and graduated from Kansas State University with a print journalism degree. In addition to working at Grinnell he currently teaches photo classes at Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny and is a freelance photographer regularly working for the Associated Press and other commercial and editorial clients in the midwest. Justin printed the first three images on paper handmade from prairie plant materials.