Allison Barnes is a large format photographer, curator and writer. She received her B.F.A. from the School of Visual Arts and her M.F.A. from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Her photographs and articles have been the feature of numerous publications such as Aint-Bad Magazine, American Oxford, Der Greif, Lenscratch, One One Thousand, and Ticka Arts. Barnes has exhibited in solo* and group shows throughout the United States and internationally, including Autobiogeography*, Neither For Me Honey Nor the Honey Bee*, Geography Lessons*, and Personal Portraits, curated by the National Portrait Gallery. She is the recipient of a National Park Artist Residency, was chosen as one of 30 Under 30 Women Photographers 2012 by Photo Boite, and received honorable mention in Flash Forward Emerging Photographers 2013 by the Magenta Foundation. Barnes’ work is included in New Directions at the Detroit Center For Contemporary Photography, and her work is part of Catherine Edelman’s, The Chicago Project. She is the co-founder of Great Northern Labs, a darkroom based in Chicago.