Alison Claire LaMons



1998 – 2015   Homeschool Educator, leader and artist - Lakeland, FL

2006 –   Polk Museum of Art
Continuing Education  - Lakeland, FL

1996 - 1997    University of Georgia
Master Gardener Program  -  Atlanta, GA


  1987 – 1991    Columbia International University 

Bachelor of Science Degree -  Columbia, SC

 1987    Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation - Peggy Guggenheim Collection 

Student Internship -  VeniceItaly


               1984    Parson’s School of Design w/ Musee Des Arts

Architectural History and European Decorative Arts - Paris, France

 1979 – 1983    Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale

Associate of Science Degree -  Fort LauderdaleFL



 The Artful Heart-Fine Art Portraiture, Decorative Painting - Owner - Fort Lauderdale

  Cobb & Associates Architects    Drafting, Design, Architectural Illustration -  Atlanta, GA

       Lima & Associates Architects - Architectural Designer - Fort Lauderdale, FL


      Brewer and Company Realtors,  Associate -  Fort Lauderdale, FL


       The Great Frame Up, custom framing  -  Fort Lauderdale, FL




 Winner “Best Portfolio Award” Upon Graduation - AIFL


     38’ Ketch “Sailing Yacht Freedom-Honolulu,” trans-Pacific crossing       


Editor In Chief of “Finial,” CIU  -  ColumbiaSC


Two Years of study and travel abroad in Europe, 

as well as extensive travel in South & Central America and Hawaii


          Wife and home school mother to three young daughters  -  LakelandFL 

Lakelander Magazine,  Alison's art featured,  Sept-Oct 2014 - Lakeland, FL

  Award of Merit – International Design Conference  - AspenCO

           Mayfaire-By-The-Lake 2014, "People's Choice Award"  - Lakeland, FL

Mayfaire-By-The-Lake 2015 "Award of Merit"  - Lakeland, FL

          Atlanta Arts Festival 2014, "Best Of Watercolor/Pastel"  -  Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Arts Festival 2015, "Best Of Watercolor/Pastel"  -  Atlanta, GA

BEALLS Florida - "Artist of the Year 2015"

Coconut Grove Art Festival 2016 "3rd Place Ribbon - Watercolor-Pastel" - Miami, FL

80th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival 2016 "Best Of Watercolor/Pastel" 

Feature Artist/Poster Artist Mainsail Art Festival 2016 - St. Petersburg, FL

Feature Artist/Poster Artist Mayfaire-By-The-Lake 2016 - Lakeland, FL 
Awarded "Honorable Mention"

Solo Exhibition at the Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland FL
Dec 2016-March 2017