Rob McDonald’s photographs have been exhibited widely and are included several university and major museum collections, including the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and the Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth. The recipient of a 2013 fellowship in the visual arts from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, he has published several books, including Birdhouses and, with Sally Mann and Even Rogers, Cy’s Rollei. In 2015, he published Native Ground (one), presenting images from an ongoing photographic exploration of the personal spaces and landscapes of notable writers from the American South. His most recent book is Carolina Writers at Home. Rob is a Professor of English and Fine Arts and Associate Dean of the Faculty at Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia, USA.