Francine Douaihy is a professional photographer from Scranton, Pennsylania, U.S.A. She received B.S. and M.S. degrees in Art Education from Wilkes University and the Unversity of Scranton, respectively. She has recently been an adjunct professor in Marywood University's Art Education department.A retired art teacher of 33 years, Ms. Douaihy has widely exhibited her photography in the United States and recently received a Gold Medal for her photograph, "Rainy Sunday in New York" in the 2009 Color Magazine for Collectors of Fine Photography 's Single Image Contest.Douaihy specializes in cityscapes, animal and human portraiture,and surrealism.She is a passionate animal,children's and women's rights advocate and incorporates these views in her photography. Her work is in private collections in Mexico City, London, New York City, New Orleans and other cities throughout the United States.She is also working on a book of her photography.