BA, Davidson College, Studio Arts, Davidson, NC, 2002
Allison Elkins has been drawing and painting since she was a child. She was awarded the James Pepper Art Scholarship at Davidson College and completed an independent study with Herb Jackson, one of North Carolina’s world-renowned artists. She spent a semester abroad studying art history in London and Paris.
In 2009-2010 Allison worked at the UNHCR Bangkok, Thailand Refugee Center's school teaching art to children from Laos, Vietnam, China, Sri Lanka, The Congo, Iraq, Ghana and Pakistan.