Alison Hamil is currently a working artist in her hometown of Atlanta, Georgia. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Georgia State University in 2010 with a concentration in Drawing and Painting. She is a member of the Dunwoody Fine Art Association, and she is also a featured artist on the Arts and Healing Network website.
Alison has a diverse body of work including watercolor, oils, mixed media, and graphic design, which incorporate bold colors and patterns. Alison works with both abstract and representational images, most of which are inspired by organic forms found in nature. She specializes in studying and painting various wild local mushrooms, and she is currently a member of the Mushroom Club of Georgia.
Alison has exhibited in Mason Murer Gallery, The Granite Room, MOCA GA, MINT Gallery and Gallery 1526, and she has been a part of several art showcases in Atlanta, including the 2013 Hambidge Art Auction and Performance Gala at the Goat Farm Arts Center, and Solstice 2012 presented by RAW: Natural Born Artists at Terminal West in the King Plow Arts Center. Alison has been awarded several scholarships, and was named Best Emerging Visual Artist in Creative Loafing’s Best of Atlanta 2013. In 2009, she collaborated on a mural at Universidad Nacional in Heredia, Costa Rica. She is also a poi fire dancer, and has performed on several occasions with the Atlanta-based rock band, Soylent Red.