About the Artist


Elle Olivia Andersen is a photographic artist, scientist and bookmaker residing in Columbia, South Carolina. She is currently studying Sociology and Biology with a minor in Studio Art focus in Photography at the University of South Carolina. Her current projects explore the culture and identity of the people who live in the American South. Elle focuses on using the image to bridge the gap between art and social science, with the goal of providing a unique perspective into the social fabric of the people of the southern landscape. Her process includes both digital and large format film. She is originally from Miami, Florida.

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Prints of images featured on this site are sold in limited editions. For pricing information, please email the artist.



Elle is available for assignments and commissioned work. Will travel worldwide.
Please send all inquiries to info@elleolivia.com.


Academic Research Interests : Conservation, Environmental Biology, Collective Activism, Altruism, Empathy and Morality, Bacteriology, Epidemiology and Toxicology.


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