Allison Renshaw lives and works in Encinitas, California. She was born and raised in Orange County and received a BA degree in economics from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. She received an MFA degree from Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland. She has exhibited extensively at museums and galleries across the country. Allison is an associate faculty member at LUX Art Institute in Encinitas, California. In her free time she enjoys all outdoor activities with her husband, Rich Williams and their son Atticus.