Roxann Murray is an Emmy award-winning neurodivergent photographer and graphic designer based in Tacoma, Washington. She specializes in documenting community, nature, and travel. A few organizations she has collaborated with are the Tacoma Arts Commission, hitRECord, Save Elephant Foundation, and the City of Seattle’s Office of Arts and Culture. In 2009, she received her B.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences with a certificate of high scholarship from UW Tacoma.
Roxann is a known biophiliac; since she was a child, she has had a strong connection with the natural world. Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, Roxann developed an affection for wildlife, trees, ferns, and the seashore. The majority of her photographs focus on pattern and color. While photographing people and community, she prefers shooting candidly rather than have the subjects pose; that way, she captures who they really are. Since Roxann is Nakota and Dakota on her father’s side, she tries to view the world through a decolonized perspective and live in a way that she hopes make her ancestors proud. When she’s not making art,
Roxann is reading, exploring, gardening, or planning her next adventure.
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