Alison Nicholson Artist and Illustrator BA (Hons) ATD. My first 7 years were spent in Edinburgh until my father's job took us down to the south east of England. I graduated from Norwich School of Art and Liverpool University with a BA (Hons) and an ATD. Having spent my working life as an Art tutor in Schools, Art College and University, I came home to Scotland and now live in the East Lothian town of Dunbar. As a painter, I have exhibited at The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours, Pastel Society, Royal Society of British Artists.