Allyson Ross (b. 1981) is a visual artist based in Brooklyn, NY. She received a MFA in Photography, Video and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts in New York and a BFA in Metals and Jewelry from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, GA. Her work draws attention to our limited and predictable experience of natural monuments that are know to us primarily through iconic photographs. She has shown her work throughout New York and Georgia and recently completed the Artist in the Marketplace program at the Bronx Museum of Art.
Cathedral Rock 2009, Paper, 36” x 54” x 2” -This relief sits on the wall. The components are cut out of Eadweard Muybridge’s 1868 photograph of Cathedral Rock and turned around so that the white of the paper is shown. Bridal Veil Falls 2011, Paper, foam, spackle, paint, wood, LED lights, 30” x 36” x 24”
Bridal Veil Falls (detail of interior)