Allyson Monson, ‘It's Going Down’, 2016, Elisa Contemporary

Elisa Contemporary Art is pleased to now represent emerging photographer Allyson Monson. Her creative vision transforms color and ordinary objects into painterly images.

According to Allyson, "Don’t adjust your eyes, this is how I see it. My formal training in interior design has led me down a path that I can not stray from, which is why my work evokes light, texture and color. Interestingly movement has snuck up on me in my work. It keeps me guessing and on my toes. I am always trying to perfect something that requires no perfection.

I see everyday objects differently, beyond the naked eye. My work varies. Some images are clean and crisp and yet I have created depth with the ordinary layers of life. And then very often my images are quite complex, leaving the guesswork up to the observer.

When I am behind the lens I am dissecting. I love to manipulate the camera in nonconventional ways. Very often I am not seeing the final image until I load it. It is those moments that my heart skips a beat, full of joy with what I have created."

Allyson lives in Connecticut, with her husband, two children and dog named Ella.

CURRENT
AFFORDABLE ART SHOW, NYC - MARCH 29, - APRIL 2, 2017

UPCOMING
RIDGEFIELD PLAYHOUSE, JAZZ, WINE AND ART SERIES APRIL 19, 2017
ELISA CONTEMPORARY ART, FAIRFIELD, CT- MAY 17, 2017

PAST
CAMERA WORKS, RIDGEFIELD GUILD OF ARTISTS, RIDGEFIELD, CT - February 25 – March 26, 2017, HONORABLE MENTION COMING DOWN no.1
HOT AND COLD EXTREMES, RIDGEFIELD GUILD OF ARTISTS, RIDGEFIELD, CT - JANUARY 21- FEBRUARY 12 2017
OUT OF THE BOX, RIDGEFIELD GUILD OF ARTISTS, RIDGEFIELD, CT - JANUARY 23- FEBRUARY 14 2016
ART WALK, SHINE SALON RIDGEFIELD CT AUGUST 19 -SEPTEMBER 11, 2016
WALK ON DOWN, RIDGEFIELD GUILD OF ARTISTS, RIDGEFIELD CT AUGUST 19 -SEPTEMBER 11, 2016

About Allyson Monson