About Alison Lapper

Alison Lapper is a member of the Mouth and Foot Painting Artists. In 2005, she was the subject of the famous Marc Quinn sculpture ‘Alison Lapper pregnant’ which was displayed in London’s Trafalgar Square. She graduated in Fine Art from the University of Brighton and in 2003 was awarded an MBE. Sadly, in 2019, Alison’s son Parys died at the age of 19, but despite several difficult years she is determined to celebrate life. Alison would like to credit her assistant Bella Grainger who helped paint Shaun.

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