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Artist Biography

Award wining artist Alison Light’s paintings have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and cultural centers, including the Selby Library in Sarasota, Florida, the Morean Arts Center in St. Petersburg, Florida, IAG Galleries in Naples, Florida, and Pik-Nik Gallery in Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts.

Alison Light was born in Burnely, England in 1972. She received her B.A. in Visual Arts from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida.



Artist’s Statement

My paintings are an abstraction of my thoughts on the human experience, both physical and spiritual. The intermingling and undulating layers of energetic vibrations of the etheric body, physical body, and the soul create a rich, deep, and meaningful vision of wholeness for me. In my art, I explore the idea that each individual is an encapsulated habitat —a separate, yet interconnected microcosm of our community.

My process is manipulative and tactile, often using my fingers deliberately and intently to massage the medium into the canvas. This produces a textured surface upon which I portray the palpable, mechanical, and intangible forces that reflect our deepest nature. Each painting has an individual idea, or “thought”, that when put together shows the complicated and multifaceted nature of being.


Contact the Artist

146 Island Circle
Sarasota, FL 34242

[email protected]

phone: 941.346.5114
fax: 941.346.3869