I use is the language of shape. I have discovered,
through years of teaching and application, that
sculptural expression takes its root in the symbolism
of geometric form. Each of us responds to shapes
based on our personal experience of them."
While Allison's relationship with art dates back
to her childhood when art was constantly discussed
and debated by her father, a writer, and her mother,
a painter, she is predominately a self-taught artist.
Allison's formal education was at American University,
Washington D.C. and the Massachusetts College of
Art and The Art Institute both of Boston, MA.
and what she calls "down
right stubbornness" have yielded Allison's
current success. Over the last thirteen years,
Allison has worked in bronze, stone and steel.
Commissioned works can be seen in schools, churches,
museums and government buildings across the country.
Allison is currently represented by renowned galleries
in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Ojai, California and Middleburg,
In the past year, she installed a major public
work for the town of Clinton, Oklahoma, was nominated
as president of the board of the New Mexico Sculptors
Guild and received two awards of excellence for her
innovative work in steel. Most recently, Allison
was awarded first place in sculpture at the Riverwalk
Fine Art Festival.
Bronze 12"h x 3"w x 3"d