About Alise

Alise King is an American photographer based in Paris, France. She graduated in 2019 with her BFA in photography at Utah State University then moved to Paris to further her education at Paris College of Art. She will receive her MA in Fashion Film and Photography and is expected to graduate spring of 2021. 

 

During her time at Utah State University, she was awarded Outstanding Senior of Art + Design, the Richard Patrick Memorial scholarship at the National Student Show and Conference in Dallas, Texas, received differential tuition travel grants, academic opportunity funds, and participated in the Positive/Negative 34th National Juried Art Exhibition in Tennessee, America, The World Juried Exhibition in Pennsylvania, Photo Utah EDU Conference in Salt Lake City, and multiple exhibitions at Utah State University. 

 

After graduation, she presented a research poster at the CCA Undergraduate Research Poster Session for Art and Art History in Chicago, Illinois, and the Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research, in Logan, Utah where she received the first-place award in the Utah Woman, Past Present & Future exhibition. 

 

Her Photography concentrates on utilizing high fashion lighting and posting, discussing injustices relating to social, gender, and ethnic inequalities. She works with ordinary elements and enhance them with unique lighting techniques and poses, creating drama and elegance within each photograph.