Studied at Leek and Coventry Schools of Art graduating in 1984. Has exhibited with Jill George Gallery since 1995 with regular solo shows from 1997.
Public collections include the Victoria & Albert Museum, the British Museum and Pallant House in Britain and the Minneapolis Institute of Art in Minnesota, USA. In 2013/14 her drawing was included in ‘British Drawings: 1600 to the Present Day’ at the Victoria & Albert Museum.
From 2009 Alison has been working with monotypes, which are now form an integral part of her work.
Three monologues have been published on her work: ‘The Human Image’, in 2002, ‘Emotion and Expression’, in 2005 and ‘Face to Face’ in 2008. An exhibition catalogue, ‘Human Presences’ was published in 2015.