Highlighting ROAM Gallery Artist
Rocio Graham is a photographer currently based in Calgary. Born in Mexico, she emigrated to Canada in 2002, studying art at Emily Carr University and the Alberta College of Art + Design, where she recently obtained a Bachelor of Design in Photography. Her still lives are influenced by her cultural heritage, experiences as a woman and mother and reflections on life cycles. Rocio grows plants and flowers from seed that are later used in her still lives and compositions. Her garden is her studio.
Rocio's work has been collected by Sask Fifth Ave and was selected as a finalist in the Womankind photographers award in Australia. After graduation, she was nominated for the BMO 1st Art invitational competition and has received various scholarships and grants.
Rocio is an active member of the arts in Calgary where she is part of the Board of directors for Elephant Artist Relief , the co-founded Blind Spot a yearly photo based art exhibition and currently is a mentor for the ACADSA Hear/d Art Residency. She is equally passionate for her art practice and her community work in the arts.
ROAM Gallery - Nov/Dec, 2018 - view here
ROAM Gallery - Sept/Oct, 2017 - view here
Womankind Magazine - Australia
Photographers Award X - Nature
Published Summer, 2017
Womankind Magazine (Australia)
Photographers Award X Published Summer/2017
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