Allison is an emerging Canadian artist and educator based in San Francisco and Toronto. Her public space interventions, sculptures and installations playfully employ scientific methodologies and research to interrogate human relationships to the natural environment. Allison has most recently exhibited her artwork at the 2010 Subtle Technologies Festival in Toronto, the 2009 inaugural Ghetto Biennale in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and across Canadian Crown Land in 2008. She recently graduated with a Master of Fine Art in Social Practice at California College of the Arts.
A native of Salinas, California, Amy is a printmaker and visual artist. She received her BA in Art, with a concentration in Printmaking from Yale University, and her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). She also received a collegiate teaching certificate from Brown University. Amy has taught at RISD and with Opera Piccola (in Oakland), where she also worked as an after school program coordinator. Before graduated school, Amy spent time volunteering and silkscreening at the Mission Gráfica of the Mission Cultural Center. Amy exhibits her work locally and nation-wide. She was awarded a residency at the Djerassi Resident Artist Program in the Spring of 2010, and will be a resident artist at the Luggage Store Gallery Annex this Fall. Amy is bilingual in English and Spanish.