About Alicia Keenon
Alicia Keenon is a photographer who creates unique and emotive imagery, interpreting the world from a different point of view and in part with focus on socially relevant issues. Her technical expertise is paired with artistic methods of digital manipulation to produce visually compelling and emotive photographic art.
Alicia started in the 1980’s as a 35mm photographer in Germany. She focused on photojournalism, and her work was published in local papers (Stattzeitung Kassel and Hessische Allgemeine) as well as in national magazines (Der Stern and Emma). In addition, she created photographs highlighting social issues, such as violence against women, eating disorders, and prescription drug abuse. Some of Alicia’s work was part of an exhibition – Gewalt gegen Frauen - that was shown in 15 cities in Germany in the 1980’s and 1990’s. Alicia also exhibited in galleries in Kassel, Germany, including Aradia Buchladen, Frauenzentrum Kassel, and Die Orangerie.
After moving to the US in 1990, Alicia started working with digital photography. She has shown her photographic art in Phoenix, Arizona at Purple Wall Studios, and participated in Art Detour and First Fridays in downtown Phoenix. She was also the event photographer for the Arizona Opera. Alicia as successfully participated in many photographic contests.
Since moving to the Daytona Beach Area in 2011, Alicia has shown work at the Arts on Stage event and Hot Shots exhibition at the Peabody Auditorium, in Orlando at the World Bromeliad Conference Art Show, the Daytona International Wellness Center, Cinematique of Daytona, and Sweet Marlay’s Coffee Shop. She is a juried artist with the Art Consortium of Volusia County, and as such shows her work regularly in the Daytona Beach area. Her work has also been presented at several private salons.
Alicia collaborates with several operatic singers and musicians to pair photographic imagery with music. The synthesis of music and visual imagery creates a deep, emotional and cultural experience for audiences. Alicia is expanding on these collaborations to reach more audiences with both art forms.
Alicia Keenon was born in Cincinnati, Ohio to an opera singer father and a classical pianist mother. Alicia and her family moved to Germany when she was a small child. She was educated in Germany and received a MA in Linguistics and MS in Political Science from Universitaet Kassel. Alicia currently resides in Port Orange, Florida where she works as a contracted writer and freelance photographer. She available to create artistically compelling wedding and event photographs, portraits and head shots, as well as art photographs.
Alicia Keenon continually pursues her artistic vision through new work and expressions.