Alyssa Meadows grew up in the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania, and studied photography at the University of Miami and Penn State University - she currently works as a Photographer in New York City. She also freelances as a Photo Editor for Shutterstock, and was previously a Photo Editor with People Magazine. She serves on the ASMP Board for the NYC chapter, and has recently revitalized the Young Photographer's Alliance summer mentorship program and is now part of its Advisory Board. Her body of work is predominantly photojournalistic in one sense or another, ranging from artistic nudes and portraits to film stills and narratives. Alyssa’s other passions include social activism, exploring nature, and experiencing new places, which she often combines with her art.