Alison Farrell has lived in five states and one city abroad.  She currently resides in Portland Oregon, where she rides bikes everywhere.   

Alison has a BA in Painting from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design and an MSE from the College of Saint Rose in Art Education. 

Her debut picture book, Cycle City, will be published by Chronicle in the spring of 2018.

 

Awards:

2016

Don Freeman Work in Progress Grant

Portfolio Award at the national Society of Children's Book Authors and Illustrators conference in Los Angeles, CA

Mentorship Award at the national Society of Children's Book Authors and Illustrators conference in Los Angeles, CA

2015

Portfolio Grand Prize at the Society of Children's Book Authors and Illustrators conference in Oregon