Alison Bur is a Fine Art photographer based in Frederick, MD. She recently graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Art from Saginaw Valley State University in Saginaw, MI. She has had her work published in Cardinal Sins, Photographer’s Forum Best of College and High School Photography 2014, and Photographer's Forum Best of Photography 2015. She has also had her work featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions. She currently teaches film and digital photography at Frederick Community College.
To work towards her goal of creating a non profit arts center she is attending American University as a fellow, starting August 2019 to pursue a master’s degree in Arts Management.
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SELECTED ARTIST STATEMENT
My images focus strongly on the overall narrative. I want them to reveal something, examine a concept and tell a story. They are based strongly on initial feelings and ideas I find very important. Photography is an act of release for my thoughts, things I’ve been thinking about get placed in front of the camera and I compose to show my point of view. I am interested by many topics and am inspired by what is currently happening in my life and the emotions and perceptions attached. Some reoccurring themes that dominate my work are vulnerability, transience, and the natural landscape. My goal is to always gain a new perspective by reevaluation through the lens. The camera provides a focused reality that points my view in a different direction and allows me to think and perceive differently. This is my goal in all of my work, both creative and professional.