Alison has always been curious about the landscape she encounters. She has studied the natural landscape, assessed humans impact upon it and sought to protect the water within. Now she spends many hours wandering and wondering about it and creates landscape arts inspired by her experience.
2017 – 2018 Bridge House Art, Ullapool, Portfolio Course (16 week full time course) http://www.bridgehouseart.co.uk
2017 – 2018 Open College of the Arts, Creative Arts Today (part time distance learning) https://www.oca.ac.uk/creative-arts-degrees/
2016 Life Drawing (part time evening classes)
2014 Leeds College of Art Experimental Drawing (one week course)
2009 Printmaking, West Yorkshire Print Workshop & Leeds City College (part time evening classes)
2009 St Martins College, Expressive Painting (one week course)
2002 York College, Willow weaving (part time evening class)
1999-2002 The Leeds College of Art & Design, Jewellery (part time evening classes)
And lots of other part time course over weekends and evenings such as metal sculpture, creative writing, painting and drawing, willow basketry and green wood turning.
1998 The University of Newcastle, MSc Environmental Biogeochemistry
1996 BTCV, Cumbria, NVQ Level II Forestry
1995 The University of Leeds, BSc Geological Science