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ARTIST

Documentary photographer and fine art, abstract-expressionist painter.

Archived and nationally collected.

An Atlanta native, Alli lives and works locally.

Hello and Welcome. In this House, you’ll find examples of the array of art forms I engage in, as well as information regarding the art-based services I offer my clients.  

The House is where I create my work. But, like any house, it has various rooms that showcase my artistic endeavors: 

  • I am a Multimedia, MultiFaceted Artist. Photographer, Mixed Media Artist, and Shape Shifter. 

  • I've been honing my craft for over 25 years. In that time, I have exhibited and sold hundreds of works nationally and internationally. 

 
Photography, particularly documentary work, is an avid passion for me. After 25 years behind a camera, capturing significant moments, I see the world through a multi-angled lens. This vision drives me to cover every aspect of a space, to push myself to capture a variation of perspectives that tell the whole story. As I wait for that perfect moment to take the shot, I never find myself quite as deeply immersed in any experience as I am with my camera in hand.  

Photographing people—working to pinpoint the moment that gives a glimpse into who they are and what they are about—is some of my favorite work. I’ve been fortunate to have the opportunity to photograph a wide array of people over the years: chefs, DJs, artists, lawyers, doctors, and families. If you are interested in setting up a session, reach out here. 

During the 1990s and 2000s, I accumulated a wealth of documentary work. Those photographs, which primarily focus on the social and political aspects of Atlanta’s LGBTQ community and Atlanta’s thriving arts scene, are permanently archived at The Stuart A. Rose Library of Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books of Emory University. 

 

Drawing and Painting - I began experimenting with paint in 1997, while getting my Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography at Georgia State University. Abstract Expressionism is my forte. But I also gravitate toward drawing abstract faces. My medium typically consists of acrylics and pencil on canvas, wood, or paper.  

Why the House of Sobolovitz?  Sobolovitz was my family’s last name, before cultural assimilation demanded its change to Soble decades ago. At its very heart, my family has always been supportive, encouraging, and inspiring. They gave me a great gift: the freedom to express myself even as a very young child. That freedom and support has shaped me—as an artist and a human. In the House of Sobolovitz, I thank, honor, and pay homage to my family legacy. 

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