Alison Rushing

Self-employed photographer looking for independent contractor work, such as doing photobooths at comic conventions, photographing events, and portrait photoshoots.


Bunny Malkavian Photography, Memphis, TN — self-employed

 July 2021 - present

I am a photographer who specializes in cosplay portraits. I work as a vendor doing cosplay photoshoots at comic conventions such as Clarksvillecon and Memphis Comic and Fantasy Convention.

Arrow Creative, Memphis, TN — Intern Photographer

January 2020 - May 2020

Documented the designer’s progress for the Emerging Memphis Designers Project in conjunction with Memphis Fashion Week.

The Daily Helmsman, The University of Memphis — Staff Photographer

January 2018 - May 2018

Took pictures and wrote cutlines for news stories for the University of Memphis newspaper. I am published as a photographer and writer.


The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN — Bachelor of Liberal Studies

Class of 2019

Interdisciplinary studies in journalism and art. I took three fine art classes in photography including film.

Palomar College, San Marcos, CA — Associate of Arts

Class of 2010

University studies with a concentration in social sciences. I competed in the women’s cross country and track and field teams as a student-athlete.


  • Digital photography

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Camera Raw

  • Cosplay

  • Portrait

  • Fine art

  • News writing



  • Lolita Fashion Trends Translated Between the East and West, Senior Thesis, 2019

  • Memphis Comics and Fantasy Convention Moves to Graceland, news article

Personal blog,