Samantha Lyn Aasen
Samantha Lyn Aasenis an artist adapting to the southwest, as she holds on to her Midwestern mentalitites. Her suburban upbringing has her questioning female relationships and societal standard on sexuality. Aasen identifies herself as a feminist artist. She uses her art as an exploration of desire and repulsion embedded in girlhood and American consumer culture. Samantha has had exhibitions in Indiana, Arizona, Illinois, Nebraska, Maryland, and the UK. She holds a Bachlor's of Fine Art in Photography from Herron School of Art and Design at Indiana University and a Studio Art MFA with an emphasis in Intermedia from Arizona State University. Recently she attended the Femenist Conference Residency in Toronto, Canada. Currently she teaches at Phoenix College and volunteers with Girls Rok! Phoenix.