Strange Beautiful explores a spectrum and world of emotion and logic intertwined with love and madness. Something natural perfumed in something unnatural. A showcase of beauty in a carnival of strange mirrors. Showcasing at The State Fair Fine Arts building August 28, photographing live work in an exhibition StudioHERE. New work will be displayed at Sebastian Joe’s in uptown Sept 26-October.

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Will be auctioning off photography at Art Incognito September 18 at MUSE in Minneapolis 6pm.

Visit website for tickets to event.

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Visit National Geographic.com to view the strange beautiful project as advisors pick for a chance at a world expedition. 

Follow the collection.

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 “Strange Beautiful by Shanna Allyn is Eerily Thought-Provoking”

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“Allyn’s photographs are not the kind we typically see here at National Geographic, but they certainly stopped us in our tracks by daring to be different. We love the quirk and the way these made us furrow our brows. They are truly strange, and truly beautiful.” -National Geographic

link to article

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“Her photos convince the viewer of vulnerability through spectacles of gallows humor or black comedy. Whimsical, energetic, revealing, and at times, distraught.”  — Spyhouse Cafe

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