Alison A. Smith is a photographer who is interested in the built environment — particularly the suburban landscape — including domestic spaces and arranged still life. Using a hybrid workflow process, her photographs are captured using a 4×5 large format view camera and outputted digitally.
Alison earned an MFA in Studio Art – Photography with Distinction from the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia in 2010. She earned a BFA in Studio Art – Photography with a minor in Women’s Studies from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio in 2006. Her work has been exhibited in national photography galleries, centers, university galleries and museums including most recently: Midwest Center for Photography – Wichita, KS, The Center for Fine Art Photography – Fort Collins, CO, The Hite Institute, Schneider Hall Galleries at the University of Louisville, and the Fort Wayne Museum of Art – Fort Wayne, IN.
Alison is currently serving as a senior lecturer and photography lab manager at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, in the Department of Cinema & Photography, College of Communication and Media Arts.