Allison Sommers

Country United States

Allison Sommers is a visual artist working primarily in gouache. She creates complicated, intricate, sometimes uncomfortable worlds of meat, vegetation, and birds and beasts of various sizes. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a BA in History.

Current and Previous Works by Allison Sommers

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  • “The Cost of Someone Else’s Business”

    (2019)
    $1,800
    Available
    Gouache with mixed media on panel-mounted paper
    14" × 14"
    36 × 36 cm
  • “There But For…”

    (2020)
    $1,350
    Available
    Gouache on paper
    Professionally Framed to 12x12" (dimensions are of artwork only)
    10" × 10"
    25 × 25 cm
  • “Necropolis”

    (2021)
    Price Upon Request
    Available
    Mixed media sculpture installation
    24" × 24"
    61 × 61 cm
  • “I Could Not Decide Between Pleasure and Pain”

    (2021)
    $2,400
    Available
    Graphite, collage and mixed media on paper
    Framed to 24x24"
    20" × 20"
    51 × 51 cm
  • “Old Grey Mare”

    (2019)
    $1,500
    Available
    Gouache and mixed media on paper mounted to wood panel
    12" × 12"
    30 × 30 cm

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  • “Zwei Kultfiguren”

    (2019)
    $1,500
    Sold
    Gouache and mixed media on paper mounted to panel
    12" × 12"
    30 × 30 cm
  • “The Starving Time”

    (2008)
    $600
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board
    7.5" × 12"
    19 × 30 cm
  • “Neighbors”

    (2008)
    $350
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board
    7" × 5"
    18 × 13 cm
  • “Death Came”

    (2009)
    $700
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    7" × 12"
    18 × 30 cm
  • “A Longer Than Expected Journey”

    (2008)
    $200
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board
    4.5" × 3"
    11 × 8 cm
  • “Lost”

    (2009)
    $200
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    4.5" × 3"
    11 × 8 cm
  • “The Long-Retired Mariner”

    (2008)
    $300
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board
    3" × 5"
    8 × 13 cm
  • “Wet Nurse”

    (2008)
    $300
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board
    5" × 7"
    13 × 18 cm
  • “That Old Time Religion”

    (2009)
    $600
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    8" × 10"
    20 × 25 cm
  • “Tasty Bits”

    (2010)
    $550
    Sold
    Mixed media sculpture
    Comes in a glass dome case
    5" × 3"
    13 × 8 cm
  • “The Baker”

    (2009)
    $80
    Butcher/Baker/Candle Set $200
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board
    1.5" × 2.5"
    4 × 6 cm
  • “The Birders”

    (2009)
    $550
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    10" × 8"
    25 × 20 cm
  • “The Butcher”

    (2009)
    $80
    Butcher/Baker/Candle Set $200
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board
    1.5" × 2.5"
    4 × 6 cm
  • “Cash Corn”

    (2013)
    $350
    Sold
    Mixed Media on paper
    8" × 8"
    20 × 20 cm
  • “The Candlestick Maker”

    (2009)
    $80
    Butcher/Baker/Candle Set $200
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board
    1.5" × 2.5"
    4 × 6 cm
  • “Habemus Papam”

    (2013)
    $350
    Sold
    Mixed Media on paper
    8" × 8"
    20 × 20 cm
  • “Ex Vivo”

    (2014)
    $350
    Sold
    Gouache and graphite on paper mounted on birch panel
    6" × 6"
    15 × 15 cm

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  • “The Horder”

    (2009)
    $550
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    10" × 8"
    25 × 20 cm
  • “Im Wald Und Auf Der Heide”

    (2013)
    $800
    Sold
    Graphite on paper
    16.5" × 14"
    42 × 36 cm
  • “Wieder Jagdzeit”

    (2009)
    $700
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    8" × 10"
    20 × 25 cm
  • “Work II”

    (2014)
    $2,800
    Sold
    Gouache, blood, and mixed media on illustration board in birch wood
    Custom altar piece
    32" × 16"
    81 × 41 cm
  • “Work III”

    (2014)
    $1,000
    Sold
    Gouache, blood, and mixed media on hardwood-mounted paper
    5.75" × 13"
    15 × 33 cm
  • “Work IV”

    (2014)
    $600
    Sold
    Gouache, blood, and mixed media on illustration board in birch wood.
    5" × 7"
    13 × 18 cm
  • “Work VI”

    (2014)
    $1,000
    Sold
    Gouache, blood, and mixed media on illustration board in birch wood.
    Custom altar piece
    16" × 10"
    41 × 25 cm
  • “Deo Volente”

    (2013)
    $125
    Sold
    Gouache and mixed media on illustration board in antique tube
    1" × 2.75"
    3 × 7 cm
  • “Work VIII”

    (2014)
    $350
    Sold
    Gouache, blood, and mixed media on hardwood-mounted paper
    Custom altar piece
    6" × 3"
    15 × 8 cm
  • “Cheapeake”

    (2018)
    $900
    Sold
    Gouache with mixed media and collage on paper mounted to birch panel
    9" × 12"
    23 × 30 cm
  • “All Wounds Are Superficial”

    (2014)
    $1,100
    Sold
    Graphite on paper pinned to hand painted birch altarpiece
    12" × 12"
    30 × 30 cm
  • “Armistice Day”

    (2011)
    $175
    Sold
    Gouache on paper in antique matchbox
    7.5" × 1.4"
    19 × 4 cm
  • “A Slight Chill”

    (2011)
    $175
    Sold
    Gouache on paper in antique matchbox
    0.75" × 1.4"
    2 × 4 cm
  • “Monument”

    (2019)
    $2,200
    Sold
    Mixed media on paper with found objects and fabric, mounted to wood panel
    16.5" × 16.5"
    42 × 42 cm
  • “A Brave Voyage Ends”

    (2008)
    $315
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    Gouche on illustration board (framed)
    3" × 4.5"
    8 × 11 cm

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  • “A Nomad, A Seafarer”

    (2008)
    $330
    Sold
    Gouche on illustration board (framed)
    3.5" × 5.5"
    9 × 14 cm

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  • “Crowded Waters (The Crabshell Boat)”

    (2008)
    $420
    Sold
    Gouche on illustration board (framed)
    2" × 4.5"
    5 × 11 cm

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  • “Brass Tacks”

    (2011)
    $175
    Sold
    Gouache on paper in antique matchbox
    0.75" × 1.4"
    2 × 4 cm
  • “Arms Dealer”

    (2008)
    $360
    Sold
    Gouche on illustration board (framed)
    4.5" × 3"
    11 × 8 cm

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  • “Brothers At Arms”

    (2011)
    $175
    Sold
    Gouache on paper in antique matchbox
    0.75" × 1.4"
    2 × 4 cm
  • “The Arrival”

    (2008)
    $2,400
    Sold
    Gouche on illustration board (framed)
    11" × 14"
    28 × 36 cm

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  • “Dickin”

    (2011)
    $175
    Sold
    Gouache on paper in antique matchbox
    0.75" × 1.4"
    2 × 4 cm
  • “In Nomine Patris”

    (2011)
    $175
    Sold
    Gouache on paper in antique matchbox
    0.75" × 1.4"
    2 × 4 cm
  • “Chewing is Unnecessary”

    (2013)
    $250
    Sold
    Gouache on paper in vintage tin
    Diptych
    4.5" × 2.75"
    11 × 7 cm
  • “But Who Knows Why A Man…”

    (2013)
    $1,300
    Sold
    Mixed media on paper mounted to wood panel
    12" × 12"
    30 × 30 cm
  • “Ecce Homo II”

    (2019)
    $1,500
    Sold
    Gouache and mixed media on paper adhered to wood panel
    12" × 12"
    30 × 30 cm
  • “Coitus More Ferarum”

    (2013)
    $700
    Sold
    Gouache, pencil, charcoal, and blood on paper, mounted on cradled panel, with blood vial
    8" × 8"
    20 × 20 cm
  • “Sleepwalker (ii)”

    (2008)
    $550
    Sold
    Gouche on illustration board (framed)

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  • “The Expulsion”

    (2008)
    $900
    Sold
    Gouche and graphite on illustration board
    8" × 10"
    20 × 25 cm
  • “Honeysuckle”

    (2013)
    $80
    Sold
    Graphite on paper in vintage matchbox
    0.75" × 1.5"
    2 × 4 cm
  • “Perennials”

    (2011)
    $175
    Sold
    Gouache on paper in antique matchbox
    0.75" × 1.4"
    2 × 4 cm
  • “I Had Not Thought Death Had Undone So Many”

    (2013)
    $550
    Sold
    Acrylic on paper
    Diptych
    4" × 6"
    10 × 15 cm
  • “Birth Of A Nation”

    (2010)
    $500
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    5" × 6.5"
    13 × 17 cm
  • “Trophy”

    (2013)
    $140
    Sold
    Gouache on board in vintage matchbox
    Two individual works
    0.75" × 1.5"
    2 × 4 cm
  • “Schlachtengemalde”

    (2011)
    $4,800
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board - diptych (framed)
    40" × 30"
    102 × 76 cm
  • “Sepp”

    (2011)
    $175
    Sold
    Gouache on paper in antique matchbox
    0.75" × 1.4"
    2 × 4 cm
  • “Will It Get Some Wind For The Sailboat”

    (2013)
    $700
    Sold
    Graphite on paper
    (framed)
    8" × 11"
    20 × 28 cm
  • “Sisyphus”

    (2011)
    $175
    Sold
    Gouache on paper in antique matchbox
    0.75" × 1.4"
    2 × 4 cm
  • “The Power And The Glory”

    (2011)
    $175
    Sold
    Gouache on paper in antique matchbox
    0.75" × 1.4"
    2 × 4 cm
  • “Thy Will Be Done”

    (2011)
    $175
    Sold
    Gouache on paper in antique matchbox
    0.75" × 1.4"
    2 × 4 cm
  • “Unser Taeglich Brot”

    (2011)
    $175
    Sold
    Gouache on paper in antique matchbox
    0.75" × 1.4"
    2 × 4 cm
  • “Teekuchen”

    (2009)
    $750
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    9" × 9"
    23 × 23 cm
  • “The Yanks Are Coming”

    (2011)
    $1,600
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    19" × 6.5"
    48 × 17 cm
  • “Bonbon”

    (2010)
    $800
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    8" × 8.5"
    20 × 22 cm
  • “Cormorant”

    (2010)
    $2,700
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    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    14" × 18"
    36 × 46 cm
  • “Pyre”

    (2010)
    $600
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    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    Circular work framed as square with mat
    6" × 6"
    15 × 15 cm
  • “Sabine”

    (2012)
    $500
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    Gouache on illustration board
    Framed
    6" × 6.5"
    15 × 17 cm

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  • “Quarry”

    (2010)
    $1,600
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    7.75" × 17.5"
    20 × 44 cm
  • “Suppertime”

    (2010)
    $1,000
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    8.5" × 11"
    22 × 28 cm
  • “Temple Monkeys”

    (2010)
    $1,200
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    7.5" × 14"
    19 × 36 cm
  • “The Common Man”

    (2010)
    $250
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    Circular work framed as square with mat
    2.5" × 2.5"
    6 × 6 cm
  • “The Sudden Picnic in the Succulent Grove”

    (2010)
    $800
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    9" × 8"
    23 × 20 cm
  • “The Wages Of Sin”

    (2010)
    $375
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    oval work framed with mat
    3" × 4.5"
    8 × 11 cm
  • “Child’s Play”

    (2010)
    $275
    Sold
    Graphite on paper drawing (framed)
    7" × 7"
    18 × 18 cm
  • “One Theory On John Henry”

    (2013)
    $1,600
    Sold
    Graphite and charcoal on paper
    Framed
    19.5" × 24"
    50 × 61 cm

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  • “Depot”

    (2010)
    $2,500
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board
    16" × 18"
    41 × 46 cm
  • “Gargle”

    (2013)
    $200
    Sold
    Gouache and mixed media on illustration board in antique tin
  • “Finders, Keepers”

    (2010)
    $550
    Sold
    Mixed media sculpture
    Comes in a glass dome case
    3" × 5"
    8 × 13 cm
  • “Rexall”

    (2013)
    $250
    Sold
    Gouache and mixed media on illustration board in antique tin
  • “The Harvest King”

    (2008)
    $200
    Sold
    Watercolor & graphite on paper in viintage paper frame
    3" × 4.5"
    8 × 11 cm
  • “Little Diedrich”

    (2010)
    $600
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    Mixed media sculpture
    Cakes included and comes in glass dome case
    2.5" × 5"
    6 × 13 cm
  • “The Long Grieving”

    (2008)
    $250
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    Watercolor & graphite on paper
    4.5" × 6.5"
    11 × 17 cm
  • “The Little Yeoman”

    (2008)
    $400
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    Watercolor & graphite on paper
    8" × 10"
    20 × 25 cm
  • “Things I’m Fortunate For”

    (2008)
    $80
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    Watercolor & graphite on paper
    3.5" × 3.5"
    9 × 9 cm
  • “A Last-Ditch Effort”

    (2008)
    $180
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    Watercolor & graphite on paper
    5" × 5"
    13 × 13 cm
  • “Best”

    (2013)
    $175
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    Gouache and mixed media on paper in antique matchbox
  • “I Will Be A Home”

    (2008)
    $400
    Sold
    Watercolor & graphite on paper
    13" × 9"
    33 × 23 cm
  • “A Diagram Of My Failings”

    (2016)
    $1,500
    Sold
    Graphite with gouache on paper with cotton stitching
    Framed (dimensions are of artwork only)
    14" × 14"
    36 × 36 cm
  • “Cain and Abel”

    (2012)
    $400
    Sold
    Gouache, watercolor pencil, and graphite on illustration board
    8" × 6"
    20 × 15 cm
  • “I’m Saving Them For Later”

    (2008)
    $300
    Sold
    Watercolor & graphite on paper
    9/1/2002" × 6/1/2002"
    23 × 15 cm
  • “Landed Aristocracy”

    (2008)
    $150
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    Watercolor & graphite on paper
    3" × 4"
    8 × 10 cm
  • “Sleepwalker”

    (2008)
    $700
    Sold
    Watercolor & graphite on paper
    13" × 14.5"
    33 × 37 cm
  • “Companion”

    (2013)
    $175
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    Gouache and mixed media on paper in antique matchbox
  • “Quarry”

    (2012)
    $50
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    Archival giclee print on Museo Portfolio Rag paper
    Edition of 13 prints (plus 4AP + 1PP)
    8.5" × 1"
    22 × 3 cm
  • “Preflight”

    (2012)
    $50
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    Giclee print on Hahnemuhle Museum Etching paper
    Edition of 30 prints (plus 6AP)
    8" × 10"
    20 × 25 cm
  • “Mother”

    (2016)
    $500
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    Gouache on paper in vintage cigarette tin with antique cup shard, antique specimen slide, stamp, and nosebleed
    Framed (dimensions are of artwork only)
    3.25" × 6"
    8 × 15 cm
  • “Larval Stage”

    (2010)
    $375
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    oval work framed with mat
    3" × 4.5"
    8 × 11 cm
  • “1066”

    (2009)
    $550
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    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    10" × 8"
    25 × 20 cm
  • “Plenty”

    (2010)
    $425
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    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    Framed with a half moon mat
    5.5" × 4.5"
    14 × 11 cm
  • “Junior Legion”

    (2016)
    $400
    Sold
    Gouache on paper, paperclay, antique thimble in antique first aid kit
    Framed (dimensions are of artwork only)
    4.25" × 2.75"
    11 × 7 cm
  • “First Mate”

    (2009)
    $450
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    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    4.75" × 6.75"
    12 × 17 cm
  • “Fly Tipping”

    (2009)
    $400
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    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    6.5" × 4.5"
    17 × 11 cm
  • “H & G In The Garden”

    (2009)
    $1,800
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    14" × 11"
    36 × 28 cm
  • “Ice Fishing”

    (2009)
    $400
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    5" × 6.5"
    13 × 17 cm
  • “In Ictu Oculi”

    (2009)
    $600
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    3.5" × 9"
    9 × 23 cm
  • “Last Dew, First Frost”

    (2015)
    $900
    Sold
    gouache with mixed media and blood on paper
    8" × 8"
    20 × 20 cm
  • “In Nomine Filii”

    (2009)
    $550
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    8" × 10"
    20 × 25 cm
  • “Jager”

    (2009)
    $700
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    Gouache on illustration board (framed)
    8" × 10"
    20 × 25 cm
  • “Preflight”

    (2008)
    $550
    Sold
    Gouache on illustration board
    6.5" × 8.5"
    17 × 22 cm
  • “Ligatures: ‘Gottfried’”

    (2009)
    $400
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    Gouache on paper clay
  • “Johan”

    (2013)
    $900
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    Mixed media on paper
    Framed (dimensions are of art only)
    8" × 10"
    20 × 25 cm

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  • “Walkies”

    (2008)
    $250
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    Gouache on illustration board
    7" × 5"
    18 × 13 cm