Allison Sommers is a Brooklyn-based, self-taught artist. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a BA in History and a concentration in early Medieval England.Interview with ALLISON SOMMERS: Your childhood ambition: Marine biologist or veterinarian. Something you treasure: My fire safe full of sketchbooks. Your worst habit: Interrupting people. The aspect of your work that’s most important to you: Evolution. Your first job: Stablehand at a large animal vet’s stable. Someone whose work you highly recommend: George Grosz. See more of Allison’s work here.