Justin Allen

EXHIBITIONS

Selected Solo and Joint Exhibitions

Small Spaces: The Paintings of Justin Allen and Joan Nelson, J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville FL., November 12-January 28, 2010/11
Justin Allen Turquoise Afternoon, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY, May 12-June 12, 2010
Justin Allen and Roland Hicks, Eleven Fine Art, London England, June 2010
Justin Allen Weekly Summer Showcase, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY, September 2009.
Basement Afterlife, MFA Thesis Show, Hunter Times Square Gallery, December 2008
The Next: Invitational Exhibit of Emerging Art, Chicago, IL April 2008, Featured artist of Robert Miller Gallery, NY.

Selected Group Shows

Inflection-Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill NY, Spring 2010.
Christmas Salon, Elevin Fine Art, London England, December 2009.
Small Works, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, August 2009.
All Too Human, Young American Painters, Schuebbe Projects,Dusseldorf Germany, January 30th-March 2009.
HVCCA Benefit Auction, at Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York, NY October 2008.
Basement Afterlife, MFA Thesis show, Hunter College December 2007.
Size Matters, Recent Small Scale Paintings,  Hudson Valley Center of Contemporary Art, Peekskill NY, Summer 2007.  Show travelling to Knoxville Museum of Art, March through August 2008.
The Grass is Greener on the Other Side, Leo Fortuna Gallery, Hudson NY,  Summer 2007.
First Look II, Hudson Valley Center of Contemporary Art, Peekskill NY, a survey selection of 16 MFA students from over 800 studios, February 2007.

PUBLICATIONS

Arbus Magazine, December-January 2010/1, Volume 16, Page 72, Wesley Grissom, Small Spaces.
Jefferson City Magazine, November-December 2010, Page 76,  Lauren Sable Freiman, Small Scale Big Talent.
Oxford American, No 68, Page 87, Art Editor, Carol Ann Fitzgerald.
New American Paintings, Juried exhibition in print, Northeast edition, Vol. 74,  Curated by William Stover, Assistant Curator of  Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Knoxville TN, Knoxville News, March 23, 2008, Doug Mason, "Exhibit Showcases extra-small powerful works of art."
Lower Hudson Valley NY, The Journal News, September 14, 2007, Georgette Gouveia, "Why size matters in New art Exhibits."
Lower Hudson Valley NY, The Journal News, April 5, 2007, Georgette Gouveia "Modern Muses."
New York NY, New York Times, February 25, 2007, Catherine Spaeth, "Giving New Artists a Place to be Noticed."
New York NY, Artnet.com, Mark Kostobi, Ask Mark Kostobi,  Spring 2005

EXPERIENCE

Hunter College-Teacher Assistant, 2006
Advanced Drawing—Life study of model. Assist in running of class and instruction.

Pratt Institute-Graduate Assistant, Spring, 2002
Life Study I and II, Assist professor as needed in Oil Painting class, working from the live model in five week poses. 

Printing Assistant—Klass Photographics, Brooklyn New York, 2003-2005.
Printing Black and White, Fine Art photography for galleries and collectors under Master Printer Robert Klass.

EDUCATION

Hunter College, New York—MFA program, Painting emphasis, 2005-2007.
Webster University, St. Louis, Mo.—BA,1999.
Art Students League of New York—Life Study 2004-2006