A. Louise Perrett was born in Chicago Illinois. She studied art with John Carlson at the Art Institute of Chicago. She occupied a studio in Wilmington in 1905 and presumably attended John Pyle's lectures. Perrett was a member of the Chicago Society of Art and the Oak Park, River Forrest, and Austin Art League in Illinoise. She later became an instructor at the Art Institute of Chicago.
In a letter to Gertrude Brinckle in July of 1920, she writes: "Through Mr. Pyle's stories I have been able to create great love and admiration for him in my small nephew. I only regret that I am unable to do great things and be a real credit to him."
Two paintings, Mother and Child and Resting, were exhibited in Chicago.