Artist and daughter Lotte in 1994 in New York
About the Author
William Allen is a poet and painter who is currently interested in place names and taxonomies of all kinds, especially those with scientific agencies doing the naming. He teaches writing at UMass Lowell online, and has taught at RISD, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Art, the School of Visual Arts, and in the English department at New York University.
This year he is working on a book of poems that speak to Albert Pinkham Ryder paintings and has work in the upcoming Providence Library show, the Shadow Show at Real Artways in Hartford, Ct., as well as a late-2007 or early 2008 exhibition at Clay Street Press Gallery with Birgit Jensen, Jochen Saueracker, and Barbara Westermann.
He has shown his artwork widely, including the E|AB art fair in NYC in the fall of 2006 and 2007, P.S. 1 Institute for Art & Urban Resources, the Museum of Modern Art, East West Cultural Connections, Momenta Art, in New York, Clay Street Press and Michael Solway gallery in Cincinnati, OH, Wheeler Gallery, Providence Art Club, White Electric Coffee in Providence, RI, and at Williams College, the Newark Art Museum and Aljiri Arts Center of NJ, and the Norton Sculpture Gardens in West Palm Beach, FL.
His word-art multiples are available from:
His first book, The Man on the Moon, is available from New York University and Persea Press.
Sevastopol: On Photographs of War was published by Xenos Books
He's interested to meet especially any poets who work with images, or visual artists who work with words. Comments from all readers would be appreciated.
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