Alison Lewis was born in Zimbabwe and educated in South Africa. She travelled to London in the 1950’s to study at the Byam Shaw School of Art under acclaimed artists such as Bernard Dunstan RA and Sir Kyffin Williams RA. The artist is best known for her landscape, portrait and still life works using oil on canvas. She is based in Adelaide, South Australia and has held solo exhibitions at a number of eminent local galleries including Greenhill Galleries, Tynte Gallery and Kensington Gallery. Alison Lewis is also illustrator and co-founder of the popular Heritage Cookbook series.