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Allison Kathleen Arnold

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Class of 2018


Associates (Art) Brookhaven Community College 2011, B.F.A. School of the Art Institute of Chicago 2017, Graduate Certificate (Science Illustration) CSU-Monterey Bay 2018


Allison Arnold was born in Dallas, TX in 1989. She received her Associates of Art degree at Brookhaven Community College in Dallas and was recruited by The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, SAIC, in 2015. She moved to Chicago to attend SAIC and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in May, 2017. Her medium for her specialized technique is mostly in pen and ink involving stippling and short strokes. Her passion for science illustration was realized as she studied under Peggy Macnamara, sole Resident Artist for The Field Museum. She recently graduated from California State University, Monterey Bay, CSUMB, and received a Graduate Certificate in Science Illustration. Allison is currently working as a freelance science illustrator who now specializes in traditional and digital media.