Avalon is an editorial and fine art photographer exploring themes of the human body, states of mind and mental health.
Born and raised in New Jersey, Avalon received her BFA from Ringling College of Art and Design with a concentration in Photography. Her work is often influenced by pop culture and media. Constantly referencing the concept of time, growth and mentality.
She specializes in still and moving images along with analog photographic techniques such as 35mm film, instant film and alternative processes.
2021 Senior Thesis Exhibition, Lois and David Stulberg Gallery, This is Me Trying, Sarasota, FL, 2021
Interact; interrelate, DebraM. Cooley Photography Center, Selected Works, Sarasota, FL
Earth Mother/Mother Earth, dont-smile.com, Anthropocene, Sarasota, FL, 2020
PI Student Show, Exhibition Hall, Black out Days, Sarasota, FL
P&I, Stulberg Gallery, Lasata series, Sarasota, FL
Beyond Measure, DebraM. Cooley Photography Center, Lasata series, Sarasota, FL
Adulting, Urbanite theatre, Dans Le Noir series, Sarasota, FL
Chroma, Debra M. Cooley Photography Center, Gloves series, Sarasota, FL, 2019
Mise En Scene, Debra M. Cooley Photography Center, Selected works, Sarasota, FL
“Part of making work is making it really close to me but then giving it away. I’m totally detached from it. It doesn’t feel like mine anymore. It feels like I’m kind of mourning my work, but mourning means there’s space for something new”
— Olivia Bee