Allyson was born in Lancashire in 1968 and studied Fine Art at Leicester Polytechnic and Les Ecole des Beaux Artes in Strasbourg, France. She began her career by going into teaching at colleges in Luton and Newbury and left teaching in 1997 to set up her own studio in Oxford. She completed her MA at Cheltenham College of Art and on secondment in Rome. She now lives and works as a professional artist in Oxford, with regular exhibitions and commissions in both the U.K. and abroad.


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