Born in Chicago, Allison Stewart has lived and worked in New Orleans for more than thirty years. She holds a B.S. from Spring Hill College in Mobile, AL and an M.F.A. from the University of New Orleans. Stewart has exhibited extensively throughout the United States. Her paintings are included in numerous public, private and corporate collections including the U.S. Department of State Art in Embassies Program and the New Orleans Museum of Art. She has exhibited at the Arthur Roger Gallery since 1980.