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ROBERTA ALLEN


Website: www.rallenart.com, email:info@rallenart.com

EDUCATION

Fifth Year Certificate in Studio Arts, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Four Year Diploma in Studio Arts and Art History, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
B.S. Art Education; Tufts University, Medford, MA

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2011 Entangle, Threshold Gallery, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
2005 Almost Infinity, Paul Whitney Larson Gallery, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
2004 Mixed Media Assemblages, Class of 1925 Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Madison WI
2001 Alchemy, Amulets, and Altars, The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI
2000 Lives Imagined, Gage Gallery, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN
1999 Environmental Issues, Murphy Gallery, College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN
1997 Assemblages, Circa Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

2011 North of the 45th, Devos Art Museum, Marquette, MI
2008 The Printed Image II, Washburn Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, KS
2008 Prints in Time: Contemplating the Multiple, Flaten Art Museum, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
2007 Looking Closer: Printmakers Inspired by the Beauty of the Sonoran Desert, The Desert Museum, Tucson, AZ
2006 50th Annual National Juried Print Exhibition, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ
2005 Minnesota Biennial 2D II, Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN
2004 Art on the Plains #7, Regional Exhibit, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND
2002 Tzedakah Box: The Art of Giving, The Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020 Natural Impressions, North Carolina Arboretum, Asheville, NC
In Praise of Shadows, Asheville Area Arts Council, Asheville, NC
2019 Show Me Your ID, Upstairs Artspace, Tryon, NC
2017 Grain, Asheville Bookworks, Asheville, NC
2016 New Ink, Madison County Arts Council, Marshall, NC
On The Other Hand, Owen Gallery, University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC
Unframed II, Blackbird Gallery and Framing, Asheville, NC
2015 Unframed I, Blackbird Gallery and Framing, Asheville, NC
2014 Prints on Ice, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
From Beyond The Window, Katherine Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2013 Hot Off the Press, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
Prints on Ice, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
2012 Proof of Purchase, Samson Gallery, Boston, MA
New Year, New Artists, Groveland Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Twenty: Celebrating 10 Years of Highpoint Center for the Arts, Winona Arts Center, Winona, MN
2011 Art Perchance, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
New Impressions, Northfield Arts Guild Gallery, Northfield, MN
Hot Off the Press, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
2010 New Prints 2010/Winter, IPCNY (International Print Center New York), NY, NY
Philagrafika 2010, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
National Printmaking and Photography Exhibition 2010, Artspace, Richmond, VA
Select Impressions, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
Stop the Presses, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota
Prints in 3-D, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN
2009 Print America 2009, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT
Winter Invitational Exhibit, Anderson Center, Red Wing, MN
Prints on Ice, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
2008 Highwater Mark: Highpoint Center Artists Exhibit, Winona Art Center, Winona, MN
Collage, University of Wisconsin, Lacrosse, WI
Prints on Ice, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
2007 Proof of Purchase Exhibit, RHYS Gallery, Boston, MA
Summer Invitational Exhibit, Anderson Center, Red Wing, MN
Hot Off the Press, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
2006 Highpoint: Five Years of Printmaking, The Minneapolis Foundation, Minneapolis, MN
The Transferred Image, National Printmaking Exhibit, Zhou B. Center, Collective 33 Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Printed Image: The First Biennial Midwestern Graphics Exhibit, Alice C. Sabatini Gallery, Topeka, KS
National Printmakers Exhibit, Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Minnetonka, MN
Prints on Ice, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
2005 Hot off the Press, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
2004 Thirteen Printmakers Invitational, Ripple River Gallery, Deerwood, MN
Midwest Print and Drawing Exhibit, Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Minnetonka, MN
Group Exhibit, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
2003 Midwest Biennial Exhibit, Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Minnetonka, MN
Group Exhibit, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
2002 Visual Arts Fellowship Recipient in Sculpture, The Minnesota State Arts Board, St. Paul, MN
2001 150 Year Anniversary Alumni Exhibit, Aidekman Art Center, Tufts University, Medford, MA
A Question of Faith, UNI Gallery of Art, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
Space Available, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2000 Foot in the Door, The Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
Mixed Media Assemblages, The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI
1999 Tenth Anniversary Show, Circa Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1997 Artful Living, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1996 Circa Gallery Artists, Humanities Fine Arts Center, University of Minnesota, Morris, MN
Women’s Art Registry of Minnesota, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

GRANTS & HONORS

2019 Curator for Point of View, Artists Curate Artists Exhibition Program, Asheville Area Arts Council
2016 Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, Winter Residency
2012 Fine Arts Exhibition, Minnesota State Fair, First Prize for Printmaking
2009 Vermont Studio Center Fellowship and Residency
2008 Fine Arts Exhibition, Minnesota State Fair, First Prize for Printmaking
2006 Macalester College, St. Paul, MN Visiting Artist
St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN Visiting Artist
2005 Fine Arts Department of the Minnesota State Fair, Honorable Mention Printmaking Category
2002 The Minnesota State Arts Board, St. Paul, MN Artist Assistance Visual Art Fellowship in Sculpture
2001 Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN Mentor for M.F.A. Candidates
1994 Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MA Selected Medici Society Artist
1984 South Shore Community Arts Center, Cohasset, MA Awarded First Prize Painting Category
1980 Massachusetts Council for the Arts, Boston, MA Finalist in Drawing Category


PUBLICATIONS

2016 The Laurel Of Asheville, Asheville, NC
2011 Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minneapolis, MN Review by Mary Abbe, December, 16, 2011, pg. 16
2004 The Capital Times Wisconsin State Journal, Review by Jacob Stockinger, July 1, 2004, pg. 22
2007 Art Matters, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, pg. 12
2000 The Pulse, Minneapolis, MN Review , Feb. 11, 2000
1997 Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minneapolis, MN, Review by Mary Abbe, May 2, 1997
1980 The Boston Globe, Review by Robert Taylor, April 15,1980
Sojourner, Boston, MA, Review by Vicki Bier, May,1980