Alison was born in Montreal in 1969. She grew up in Niagara Falls, Pembroke and North Bay, before moving to Toronto to attend the Ontario College of Art and Design. After 15 years in the city, she moved to Collingwood in 2005. Artistic expression has always been a significant part of Alison’s life. From flora and fauna to man made objects and structures, the diversity of colours, textures, shapes and patterns found in these forms have always been a source to translate through an artistic medium. Travel has always been key, and she wants to see all that Canada has to offer. This exploration is a perpetual journey – the infinite subtleties of pattern and colour; the changing effects of light on different surfaces; the diverse array of textures and shapes created by nature and man. Translating these experiences onto canvas is what inspires her, and the revelations are endless.
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