Alison Jardine is a British artist and author living and working in Cincinnati, OH. Her work crosses the boundary where painting becomes sculpture, and utilizes a broad range of materials, from oil paints to pixels, concrete and plaster. The artistâ€™s sculptural concrete works were featured in New American Paintings, Issue 126, West edition, and she was named a Finalist for the 2016 Hunting Art Prize for Painting & Drawing. Her digital immersive environments were featured in Dallasâ€™s Aurora festival in both 2013 and 2015. She is a Fellow of the Hambidge Center of Arts & Science, in Georgia, USA. In 2013, she founded the Dallas Arboretum Artist in Residence program. In 2019, she was awarded a full fellowship for a month’s residency at the Vermont Studio Center, and in May 2020 will be an artist-in-residence, at Arte Ventura in Seville, Spain.
In 2017, her book Make Great Art on Your iPad was published worldwide (Ilex Press, NY; Octopus Publishing, London), and in 2018 a French language edition was published. A second, updated edition will be published in March 2020.
Her artwork has been collected worldwide, and she has exhibited across widely across the US, including Dallas, New York, San Francisco, Connecticut and Georgia, and internationally, including recently in Kiev, Ukraine. She studied at the University of London (Bachelor of Arts), graduate studies in digital arts and technology at the University of Texas at Dallas (ATEC), and in 2017 graduated from the College of Visual Art & Design at the University of North Texas with an MFA in Studio Art (Painting and Drawing).