Alison Pullen's signature paintings of interiors are created in situ to maximise her experience of a room. Her sophisticated practice explores in depth the medium of collage. Alison's strength is to seek out a place in each room that has a special interest, focusing either on its history, the architecture or light. Her first experience of a room is paramount, she needs it to be fresh to her mind before she begin to work. The brush work has a lightness of touch and is instantly recoganisable as hers, allowing the collage below to shine through. The result is an ethereal, semi-abstracted work which seems to melt together, the details of the room emerging with each viewing, as if we are travelling through it ourselves.
Alison Pullen studied at the Royal College of Art and her work has taken her to residencies at Osterley Park House in West London, Christchurch College and the Bodleian in Oxford, as well as the Royal Hospital Chelsea. She has completed numerous commissions, including one for the HRH The Queen who commissioned paintings of The Throne Room at Buckingham Palace. Alison's paintings are represented in collections in the UK and internationally. She has exhibited at Sarah Wiseman Gallery since 2006 and has had two solo exhibitions at the gallery during that time.