Natalie Gruppuso was born in Providence, Rhode Island in 1979 and raised in nearby Seekonk, Massachusetts. She received her BFA in photography from Parsons School of Design in 2003. In 2011, Natalie was awarded a fellowship at the Camera Club of New York. Her series, Love and Equality: The Faces of Same-Sex Marriage, was exhibited at the Yellow Peril Gallery in Providence, RI in the summer of 2012. Natalie lives with her husband and daughter in New York City.