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Anna Lawrence

Anna is a longtime volunteer in the Knoxville Arts community, serving on the Board of A1LabArts since 2016, as a Founding Board Member of the Knoxville Community Darkroom, and as the Co-Founder of The Big Camera. 


She has a passion for Landscape Photography, but has focused on teaching and creating alternative works using historic processes for the past decade. She works in Marketing and Design, and fills her time with her family - traveling, hiking and enjoying live music. She is a contributing photographer for Hellbender Press, a 2022 Bailey Grant recipient, and just received an Artist Merit Scholarship to photograph Big Ears Music Festival.



Austin Peay State University: Bachelor of Science, Professional Studies, 2008

Pellissippi State: Associate of Arts, Graphic Design & Photography, 2006


Selected Publications, Exhibitions and Projects:

  • “Wild Things: A Big Ears Experience” - Time Based Media Projection

Broadway Gallery: wild life, Knoxville, Tennessee, May 2022

  • “The Rainbow Bridge” - Large Format Outdoor Mural Design

    Commissioned by Small Breed Rescue of East TN, November 2021

  • “You Will Never Be Happy” - Altered Digital Portrait

RedLine Art Center: Three Acts: A Survey of Shame, Emotion and Oblivion, Curated by Mark Sink, Denver, Colorado, March 2021

  • “Wet Plate #3” - Wet Plate Collodion Photogram

The Pigeon Parade Quarterly: Good, Curated by Paris Woodhull, March 2021

  • “Luminosity #2” - Ultra Large Format Lumen Print and Chemogram

The Pigeon Parade Quarterly: Exploration, Curated by Rhea Carmon, December 2020

  • “Luminosity” and “Ascending” - Large Format Alternative Photography

The End, Joint Show with John Allen and Donna Moore: October 2020

  • “Every Woman Vote” - Lead Photographer and Mural Installation

Funded in part by Knox County and Wide Lens Media, September 2020

  • “Peony” and “Night Blooming Cereus” - Lumen Prints

Obscura II, Presented by A1LabArts & The Big Camera, January 2020

  • “Community Faces” - Lead Photographer and Mural Installation

Arts Build Communities Grant with Donna Moore for A1LabArts, May 2019

  • “She Dances” - Cyanotype on Paper

Connections, Curated by Katie Hargrave, January 2019

  • “The Human Element in Black and White” - Ilford 35mm Film Portrait

    Knoxville Photography Project, Second Place by Viewer’s Choice, April 2018

  • “I Love You” - Cyanotype 

PhotoNOLA: Hands Around the World, New Orleans, Louisiana, September 2017

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