Alison Hand is an artist graduated from the Royal College of Art with an MA in Painting. Hand's painting and drawing practice explores the representation of architecture and landscape, and her research interests include site specific painting; regeneration and the politics of place; and illusion, materiality, and fragmentation in painting, drawing, and architecture. Hand’s work has won numerous awards, including the Basil Alkazzi Scholarship Award; the Gordon Luton Award from the Painters’ and Stainers’ Guild; and the Stevenson Harwood Award.
Currently, Hand lectures in fine art and is Deputy BA Programme Leader at The Art Academy, London.
Hand is a published art writer, and previously was a board director for Cumbrian arts and research organisation Artgene, who specialise in landscape and regeneration projects. www.art-gene.co.uk. Hand has also undertaken doctoral research into relationships between art and architecture at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL.