Allison V. Smith worked as a photojournalist for 7 newspapers over 15 years after graduating from SMU with a degree in journalism. In 2004, Allison left the Dallas Morning News to pursue freelance photography for editorial clients and fine art photography. Some of Allison’s clients include: Texas Monthly, The New York Times, Al Jazeera America, Nasher Sculpture Center and Le Monde Magazine. Her fine art projects include exploring the landscape and personality of Marfa, Texas and Rockport, Maine. Allison is in the permanent collection at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Dallas Museum of Art and Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. She is represented by the Barry Whistler Gallery in Dallas and Hiram Butler Gallery in Houston. In addition to photography, Allison and her mother published a book of Stanley Marcus’s photography in 2008 called Reflection of a Man.