A life-long photographer, Zinn has always been enchanted with the idea of making pictures that transcend their modest subjects. Her recent fascination focuses on the recycle bin. “I have used packing bubbles, security envelopes, shredded paper and magazines, and most recently plastic shopping bags. Whereas many of the goods were recyclable, the plastic bags are not. Bright, shiny and alluring, they are dangerous to wildlife.”
Alysia Klein’s mixed media artwork is heavily concept driven as it explore issues of privilege and poverty; “Inequality and oppression are keywords that play through my head as I create and attempt to approach these issues in a sincere manner.” She is currently a MFA candidate in Painting and Drawing at Kent State University.
View the full list of 2018-2019 artists in residence, recently announced in June. Out of 70 applicants, the AST Selection Committee chose 13 local and regional artists for residencies ranging in visual, written and performing arts. Background art by past fellow Michelle Droll.