Dawn Marie West is a Contemporary Photographer born in New York, NY on March 16, 1989. She was raised in the Borough of Queens. From an early age, Dawn Marie was exposed to contemporary art and influenced by fashion. By her adolescence,she became increasingly interested in gallery exhibitions and the art world. She graduated from the Academy of Art University with an BFA in Fine Art Photography. Her work is highly influenced by minimalism, mysticism and explores the facets of symbolism. She explores the idyllic natural world to unknown complexities of the spiritual realm. Her work is generally printed large format, 30 x 60 inches and larger, as an all encompassing invitation to explore the work meditatively and contemplate the identity the work manifests in the details.
Dawn Marie currently works at The International Center of Photography in the Lower East Side.