Alana Rios


Alana Rios is an artist using historical and contemporary photographic processes to explore the relationship between landscape images, gender, and power. Her exhibition Postpicturesque includes three bodies of work, Superbloom & Cut Flowers, The Calendar Project, and Vista Points: Overview & Time-Lapse. Her work has been exhibited at Root Division, Embark Gallery, and Joshua Tree National Park Council for the Arts. In 2019, she co-moderated a panel discussion at the SPE West Regional Conference titled, A Feminist View of the Landscape: An Intimate, Political and Emotional Relationship to the Land. She earned a BA in photography and printmaking from Bennington College in VT and an MFA in photography from San José State University. She is currently a lecturer in photography at San José State University and resides in Oakland, CA.

alana.rios@sjsu.eduDucan Hall 401A


Course Offerings:

Spring 2024:
PHOT 115 – Intermediate Digital Imaging
PHOT 40 – Beginning Photography

Fall 2024: