Alison Jane Rice is an award-winning, master degree-qualified educator, artist, author and illustrator based in New South Wales Australia. Her global achievements include a World Health Organization Healthy Cities Award for contributions to Youth, Arts & Environment, and recognition from the Business for Peace Foundation in Oslo Norway. Inspired by natural beauty, ancient cultures and her travel experiences, Alison continues to support authentic art and conservation initiatives worldwide.
Currently, her artist edition picture books and limited edition prints are for sale exclusively through HRH Prince of Wales Duchy of Cornwall Estate shop in Lostwithiel England.
In 2018, Alison conducted botanical surveys in the United Kingdom which informed her recent National Trust of Australia exhibition BOTANICAL THEATRE: Garden of Heavenly Delights. Showcasing an intimate suite of pressed flower characters:The Royal Court of The Imperial Flower Kingdom, the exhibition sold out. Its primary intention was to raise awareness of the significant loss of wildflower meadows and their endangered status. The artist is currently working on her book about the Imperial Flower Kingdom realm due for international release in 2020.