Allison French

Bio

Art has always been a big part of my life. I enjoyed crafts as a kid and pursued art throughout high school, eventually earning my BA in Ceramics from the University of Wyoming. In May, 2014 my husband and I felt led to Santa Fe, where we moved our family and became the new owners of Mountain Trails Fine Art. I believe the greatest artist of all is God. No one creates anything quite as amazing as what He’s done, and I try to represent the landscapes that I find most beautiful. I grew up visiting Oregon every summer, so the ocean has always been important to me. I could never get enough of the cool water skimming over the sand or the crashing waves and tranquil colors reflecting off the water at sunrise and sunset. Sculpture has been my new adventure. I greatly enjoy it and am working towards more wildlife representation with a creative twist. All creation is wonderful in its own way, and I feel lucky that, as an artist, I get to show what matters most to me and how I view the beauty all around me. As they say, "Earth without art is just Eh," and I think the Earth is the most spectacular work of art there is!

Accolades

  • Women Artist of the West Show Santa Fe, New Mexico 2016
  • University of Wyoming Purchase Award, Permanent Collection 2008
  • Buffalo Bill Art Show and Sale, Gilly Fales Award 2010
  • Wyoming Watercolor Society Award 2011

Artwork

Beartooth Glow
Pier Reflection
Tranquility
Starboard Glow
Sea Foam
Wyoming Filly
At Peace SOLD
Starlit Night SOLD
Sunset Glow SOLD