Anne Louise Allen
                       
Anne Allen

Exhibition History
Solo Exhibitions
Artist’s Eye, (artist’s talk) Kimbell Art Museum, December 5, 2015
From the Back Seat, Over Water and On Foot, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, May-June, 2015
Skin Game, Lakeview Gallery, Tarrant County College NW Campus, January 19 – February 16, 2013
Alchemy, The Old Jail Art Center, Cell Series, Albany, TX, February 5- May 22, 2011
Laureate, Lawndale Art Center, Project Space, March 12 – April 17, 2010
Diadem, Fort Worth Community Art Center, July, 2009
Deft Touch, Mighty Fine Arts Gallery, Dallas, TX, February 21- March 22, 2009 (with Luke Sides)
Openwork, Studio 832, Dallas, TX, March 15-April 26, 2008
Enduring Pattern: Anne Allen and Elaine Taylor, Gallery 414, Fort Worth, TX, Dec-Jan, 2005-06
Diagramming Myth: Works on Paper by Anne Allen, Gallery at Rivendell, February, 1999
Three of Four Large Drawings, Gallery at Rivendell, February, 1998
Floribunda, MFA Thesis, College Art Gallery, State University of New York, New Paltz, NY,1995
 
 
Select Group Exhibitions
Hunting Art Prize, Houston, TX, 2016
On Your Mark: Opus I, Cris Worley Fine Art, 2014
Fine Lines, Gallery 76102, Curated by Rebecca Lawton, spring, 2013
A Group Show of Guest and Gallery Artists, Cris Worley Fine Arts,  Dallas, TX, January 17-February 18, 2013
Plant Planet, Botanical Research Institute of Texas, Fort Worth, TX, June 16-August 18, 2012
Texas Draws II, Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, TX, March 1 – April 29, 2012
Studio Visit 1-1: A Group Show of Guest and Gallery Artists, Cris Worley Fine Arts,  Dallas, TX, January 7-February 11, 2012
String Theory, Connecting Lines, Art Corridor II Gallery, Tarrant County College Southeast, Arlington, TX, October 13-November 12, 2011
Hunting Art Prize, Houston, TX, April 30, 2011
Unconscious Desires, Art360 Gallery, San Antonio, TX, March 19-April 16, 2011
Paintings, Prints, and Presents
, Artspace 111, Fort Worth, TX, December 10, 2009 - January 14, 2010
An Artist's Christmas, Camp Fire Fund of North Texas, Fort Worth, TX, November, 2009
Preservation Is the Art of the City, Historic Fort Worth, Fort Worth Community Art Center, September, 2009
Hunting Art Prize, Houston, TX, May 2, 2009
Preservation Is the Art of the City, Historic Fort Worth, Fort Worth Community Art Center, September, 2008
Methodical Markings, Artspace 111, Curator Margery Graella, Fort Worth, TX, May 23—July 3, 2008
The Drawing Room, Galveston Arts Center, Curator Clint Willour, Galveston, TX, May 24—June 29, 2008
Best of the Biennial, Fort Worth Community Art Center, Fort Worth, TX, April 2008
Friends of EASL, Fort Worth Community Art Center, Fort Worth, TX, April 2008
Hunting Art Prize, Houston, TX, April, 2008
The Office, Fort Worth Community Art Center, Fort Worth, 2007
Commentary, Fort Worth Public Library, curated by Anitra Blayton, March, 2007
Hunting Art Prize, finalist, Houston, TX, April, 2007
New Texas Talent, Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, TX, summer, 2006, juror Clint Willour
Shine: Fire and Ice, Arlington Museum of Art Annual Art Auction Exhibition, January, 2006
Shine: Moonglow, Arlington Museum of Art Annual Art Auction Exhibition, January, 2005
An Artist's Christmas, Camp Fire Fund of North Texas, Fort Worth, TX, November, 2004
Shine, Arlington Museum of Art Annual Art Auction Exhibition, January, 2004
Schema: A Drawing Show, Carrillon Gallery, Tarrant County College South, February, 2003
Sunny Side Up, Arlington Museum of Art Annual Art Auction Exhibition, January, 2003
Big, NRH Gallery, November, 2002
Small, NRH Gallery, September, 2002
Diverse Work, NRH Gallery, Nov. 30 – February 2, 2002
Home Sweet Home, Arlington Museum of Art Annual Art Auction Exhibition, 2002
Blue Skies, Arlington Museum of Art Annual Art Auction Exhibition, January, 2001
An Artist's Christmas, Camp Fire Fund of North Texas, Fort Worth, TX, 1997
An Artist's Christmas, Camp Fire Fund of North Texas, Fort Worth, TX, 1996
Artists in Residence Exhibition, Hoffman Gallery, Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, Portland, OR, 1996
Invitational Print Show, Rachel Harris Gallery, Fort Worth, TX, 1996
Annual Hudson Valley Regional Summer Exhibition, College Art Gallery, SUNY, New Paltz, NY, 1996
Chain Gang, the Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA, 1996
One Of A Kind Plus One, The Wetsman Collection, Birmingham, MI, November 1995- January, 1996
Crafts National 95, Zoller Gallery, School of Visual Arts, Pennsylvania State University, 1995
Student Enamel Exhibition, The Enamelist Society, Taylor Art Center, Hampton, VA, 1995
MVC Invitational Exhibition, Mountain View College, Dallas, TX, 1984
Tenth Annual Texas College Art Show, Mountain View College, Dallas, TX, 1983
Breaking the Bindings: American Book Art Now, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1983
 
Corporate and Private Collections
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
 
Gerard Bartolino, Houston, TX
Libby Black, and Jennifer Lovvorn, Berkeley, CA
Kathy Cherry, Brooklyn, NY
Cheri and Allen Cetto, Fort Worth, TX
George Sellers, Dallas, TX
Ivy and Barry Berman, New York, NY
Bruce and Beverly Jones, Arlington, TX
Marti DeRaud, Arlington, TX
Nancy Whitenack, Dallas, TX
Carol Arutian, Woodland Hills, CA
Linda Stewart Ball, Plano, TX
Bill and Jean Barter, Arlington, TX
Kathy Cherry, Brooklyn, NY
Armand Conine and Caroline Roland-Levy, Gardiner, NY
Lucy Darden, Fort Worth, TX
Pat Flynn, High Falls, NY
Mary Ann Frericks, Topanga, CA
Patrick and Amy Kelly, Albany, TX
Pat McGrew, Grapevine, TX
Cas Milner, Dallas, TX
Ken and Myra Mimlitch Gray, Stoneridge, NY
John Perri, Plano, TX
Sharon Portelance, Portland, ME
Michael Toole, Fort Worth, TX
Jonathan Wall, Brooklyn, NY
Nora Wolin, Studio City, CA
 
Education and Awards
Education
Master of Fine Arts in Metal, State University of New York at New Paltz, 1995
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art, University of Texas at Austin, 1983
 
Awards
Finalist, Hunting Art Prize, Houston, TX 2009, 2008, 2007
Nominee, Ellen Battell Stoeckel Yale Summer Fellowship, 1982
Ford Foundation Scholarship, Studio Art, University of Texas at Austin, 1979, 1980, 1981
First Place Portfolio, Fort Worth Public Schools Art Contest, 1979
Outstanding Artist, Fort Worth Public Schools Art Contest, 1979
 
Administrative Experience
Arts Administration
Project Manager, Fort Worth Public Art, April 2007-Present
Director, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX, February 2001-March 2007
Acting Director & Museum Manager, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX, August 2000-Jan. 2001.
Executive Director, The Old Jail Art Center, Albany, TX, 1999-2000
Consulting Director, The Gallery at Rivendell, Rivendell Winery, New Paltz, NY, 1996-1999.
 
Responsible for all aspects of Project Management for the Fort Worth Public Art Program, including artist selection process, contract and budget negotiation, implementation, installation and public relations.
Responsible overseeing all day-to-day operations including finances, staff, programs, fundraising and development, exhibition planning and public relations as Director of the Arlington Museum of Art, a non-collecting museum dedicated to showcasing and celebrating Texas contemporary art

Oversaw 1 million dollar facility expansion and renovation, 2002-2003
Completed Museum Assessment Program, Public Assessment aspect, AMA, 2003-2004

Experience writing successful state and federal grants, including Texas Commission on the Arts grants and IMLS and National Endowment for the Arts grants
 
Business Administration
Managing Associate, Working Solo, Inc., New Paltz, NY, 1995-99.
 
Oversaw all day-to-day operations for Working Solo, Inc., (WSI), a leading small business strategy consulting firm based in New Paltz, NY
Responsible for a percentage of Working Solo, Inc.’s new business development
Secured sponsorship for the 1999 SOHO (Small Office/Home Office) Summit, the inaugural executive small business conference, produced by Working Solo, Inc.
Projects completed at Working Solo, Inc. include planning and redesign of the WSI Web site, design and implementation of multiple direct mail campaigns, and execution of a strategic Web-based survey project for a Fortune 500 client
 
Sales & Marketing                       
Pallas Textiles, Los Angeles, CA, 1990 - 1993.
Guilford of Maine, Los Angeles, CA, 1987 - 1990.
SunarHauserman, Dallas, TX, 1984 - 1987.
 
Nine years experience as a contract textile sales representative within the Interior Design industry, with responsibility for large territories and substantial sales figures
Responsible for the largest dollar-volume territory at Pallas Textiles, with an active account list of over 400 and annual sales of over $600,000
 
 
 
Related Experience
Curating
Trinity Perspectives: Views of An Urban River, Streams and Valleys, Inc., Fort Worth Community Art Center, September, 2009
 
Texas Paint, Part Two: Out Of Abstraction, Arlington Museum of Art, September 30-December 16, 2006
 
Arlington Collects: The Pokrifcsaks, Arlington Museum of Art, September 30-December 9, 2006
 
Rock, Paper, Scissors: An Exhibition of Sculpture, Arlington Museum of Art,
September 17- December 10, 2005
 
Texas Paint, Part One: More True Stories, Arlington Museum of Art, Fall, 2004
 
Visual Art Advisory Panel, Founding Member, Fort Worth Community Art Center, 2003
 
Mark Making: A Drawing Show, Arlington Museum of Art, Fall, 2003
 
Domestic: Artists Transforming the Everyday, Arlington Museum of Art, Fall, 2002
 
Sublime: The Landscape Re-Envisioned, Arlington Museum of Art, Winter, 2001
 
Domestic Policies, College Art Gallery, SUNY, New Paltz, July - August, 1995.
Developed the curatorial concept and title for 1995's annual Hudson Valley Artist exhibition
 
Community and Board Service
VP of Development, Texas Association of Museums, 2009-2013
Council Member, Texas Association of Museums, 2006-2009
Board Member, Fort Worth Runners Club, 2006-Present
Trustee, Arlington Arts Alliance, May 2006-2007
Trustee, Arlington Sculpture Park, 2004-2007
Steering Committee, Business for the Arts, Arlington Chamber of Commerce, 2005-06
Leadership Arts Graduate, Class of 2006, Dallas Business and Culture for the Arts
Leadership Arlington, Graduate, Class of 2002
Arlington Rotary, Member, Downtown Club, Fall 2002-Present
Advisory Board, Junior League of Arlington, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Member, White Settlement, TX, Fall 2002-Present
Society of North American Goldsmiths, Member, 1993-1997
 
Juror
Nominating committee, Inaugural Arthouse Texas Prize
Visiting Artist, International Arts Festival, Fort Worth Country Day School, April, 2003
Juror, University of Texas at Dallas, First Annual Undergraduate Student Exhibition, Spring, 2003
Juror, Texas Christian University, “Cross Talk”, Student Exhibition, March, 2003
Juror, Arlington Visual Art Association, Annual Open Exhibition, February, 2003
Juror, An Artist’s Christmas, Camp Fire Fund Annual Juried Exhibition and Auction, December 2002
 
Panels
Byers Green, Fort Worth Public Art project  review panel, 2005
Chair, Artist Selection Committee, Arlington Rotary Sculpture Park, 2004-05
Grants Review Panelist, Visual Arts, Texas Commission on the Arts, 2001-2002
Grants Review Panelist, Arts Council of Fort Worth and Tarrant County, 2002
Program Planning Committee, Texas Association of Museums, 2004, 2006, 2007 Annual Meetings
 
Publications
Anne Allen and Elaine Taylor, review by Elizabeth Delaney, Artlies, Volume 49, Winter, 2006
Cover art, Analecta, University of Texas, Austin, TX, 1981
Florbunda, illustation in Fundamentals of Metalsmithing, Second Edition, Tim McCreight, 1996
 
Residencies
Artist-In-Residence, Oregon College of Arts and Crafts, 1996           
                        
Teaching
Head of Studio, Metals, Horizon School of Arts, Summer, 1995
Graduate Assistant, College Art Gallery, SUNY, New Paltz, Fall and Spring, 1995 - 1995. 
Graduate Technical Assistant, Metals and Printmaking Departments, SUNY, New Paltz, 1993 - 1994.
 
Writing & Editing
Western Heritage Parking Garage, ARTicle magazine, Spring, 2009
North Park YMCA, ARTicle magazine, Winter, 2008
Invitational essay for Artlies, a Texas Art Journal, Spring 2002
Ruudt Peters, review for Metalsmith, 1997
A Penchant for Pendants, review for Metalsmith, 1996
Assistant Editor of eNews, the monthly electronic newsletter for Working Solo, Inc., and the SOHO Snapshot, a quarterly print publication for the media
 
 

  
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