Petra Collins, 20, is a Toronto-born artist. She is the founder and curator of The Ardorous, an online art collective showcasing works of emerging female artists. Collins has been practicing photography since the age of 15 (exclusively shooting on film). Her photographs are provocative, raw portraits that deal with female sexuality. She is a staff photographer for Rookie Mag, a casting director for Richard Kern, and her work has been featured in publications like VICE, Rolling Stone, Oyster, Vogue Italia, GARAGE, and others. Collins is in her third year at OCAD University studying Criticism and Curatorial Practices.