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Lisa C Allen

Cumberland, ME 04021



BFA in Painting, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Phi Kappa Phi

MFA in Printmaking (Lithography), University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana


Grants and Awards:

Maine State Individual Artist Award

Percent for Art Competition, University of Southern Maine Library,

       4th floor, 5 Paintings on Paper, Portland, ME

Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program, 6 month Grant, Roswell, NM

Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program, 1 year Grant, Roswell, NM

National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Artist Grant


Solo Exhibitions:

Greenhut Gallery, Portland, ME, Lisa Allen: Paintings on Paper

Gray Art Gallery, East Carolina State University, Greenville, NC, Lisa Allen:

       Works on Paper

Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM, Lisa Allen: Paintings

Frick Gallery, Belfast, Maine

Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME, Perspectives: Lisa Allen

University of Maine at Orono, Orono, ME Lisa Allen: Paintings

Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL, Move # 2


Group Exhibitions:

The Portland Show, Greenhut Gallery, Portland, ME

Maine State Fellows, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME

Art in Embassies Program, US Embassy in Chile

What's Going on Now, Frick Gallery, Belfast, ME

Group Show, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick, ME

On the Edge, Forty Years of Maine Painting, Maine Coast Artists,

Rockport, ME and the Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME

Celebrating the Fifth Season, Frick Gallery, Belfast, ME

A Fly-By, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM

Ten Years After, Yuma Art Center, AZ

The Landscape, Real and Imagined, Stephen Rosenberg Gallery, New York, NY

Soho Comes to Bethesda, Partners Gallery, Bethesda, MD

Abstract Painting, Maine Coast Artists Gallery, Rockport, ME

Eighteen/Twelve, Five Exhibition, Yuma Art Center, Yuma, AZ

Invitational Exhibition, The Barn Gallery, Ogunquit, ME

New England Now, Contemporary Art From Six States, traveling exhibition

       throughout New England: Decordova and Dana Museum, Lincoln, MA;

       Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI; Fleming Museum,

       University of VT, Burlington, New Britain Museum of Art, CT; Bowdoin

       College of Art, Brunswick, ME

Maine Artists, New Visions Gallery, Ithaca, NY

New Talent, Stephen Rosenberg Gallery, New York, NY

Maine Drawing Biennial, Portland Museum of Art, ME

Maine Biennial Invitational, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME

Fall Invitational, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM

Maine Women in the Arts, Spectra 2, University of Maine at Orono, ME

78th Exhibition by Artists of Chicago and Vicinity, The Art Institute of Chicago, IL


Teacher and Visiting Artist:

Taught at MECA (then Portland School of Art)  in the Printmaking Department, 1981-1988.


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