Alison OK Frost is an Oakland, CA-based artist. Born in Los Angeles, CA, she received a BA in Fine Art from UCLA and an MFA in Fine Art from the School of Visual Arts in New York. Alison is best known for delicate and disturbing watercolors of current events as pictured in the media or her own photography, manipulated and stripped down to create an eerie post apocalyptic landscape. She had a 2017 and upcoming 2019 solo shows at Fourth Wall Gallery in Oakland.
Since moving to the Bay Area, she has gotten extensive exposure through non-profit art organizations, through a fellowship and shows at Kala Art Institute, exhibitions at the Headlands Center for the Arts, the David Brower Center, Pro-Arts and the Sanchez Art Center. She has also shown work at Chandra Cerrito Gallery. In 2018, she exhibited work at Galery 200 at Minnesota Street Projects.
Alison was featured in New American Painting in 2014. Her work has also appeared (in review or interview) in the Oakland Magazine, Alameda Magazine, East Bay Express, Tikkun Weekly, 7x7, SFAQ, the Berkeley Times and Oakland North. She currently teaches through the Continuing Education department at City College of San Francisco and at Saint Mary’s College High School in Berkeley.