Bent is an artist living in Seattle, Washington. She received her Master of Fine Arts from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2012. Her work focuses on how the movement of the body influences conceptions of disability and identity. Bent’s work has been exhibited widely across the United States in exhibitions at the Rayko Photo Center in San Francisco; The Dairy Center for the Arts in Boulder, Colorado; The Arts at Marks Garage in Honolulu, Hawaii; The Mighty Tieton Warehouse in Tieton, Washington; and the Piedmont Council for the Arts & The Bridge PAI in Charlottesville, Virginia. Bent has been an artist in residence at the Honolulu Museum of Art and McGuffey Art Center in Virginia, and she has been a featured community exhibitor in the Look3 Festival of the Photograph in Charlottesville.