Alayna N Pernell

Master of Fine Arts in Studio, Photography

Alayna N. Pernell (b. 1996) is an alumna of The University of Alabama where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art with a concentration in Photography and a minor in African American Studies. She is currently an MFA Photography candidate at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Pernell’s interdisciplinary practice considers the gravity of the mental wellbeing of Black people in relation to the spaces they inhabit.