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Joel Allen

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Steamboat Springs, CO 80487, U.S.A.
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URL: http://joel-allen.squarespace.com

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Education

 

M.F.A. 2001 Sculpture/Installation Art (Minor in Ceramics) Washington State University

 

B.F.A. 1999 Sculpture (with Honors) Montana State University

 

*Extended Studies 2004-2005 Sociology, Montana State University

 

 

Professional Experience

 

Present, Full-Time Artist; Adjunct Art Instructor, Colorado Mountain College, Steamboat Springs, Colorado teaching Art in the Environment, Sculpture and 3D Design.

 

2007-2012, Crystal Growth Engineer, Scientific Materials Inc., Bozeman, Montana

 

2009, Adjunct Instructor, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana

3D Design

 

2006-2007, Adjunct Instructor, Colorado Mountain College, Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Art in the Environment, 3D Design, Sculpture 1, and Mixed Media

 

2002-2003, Artist-in-Residence, Great Falls Public School District, Great Falls, Montana

One year residency working with K-12 art students throughout the school district

 

2003, Adjunct Instructor, University of Great Falls, Great Falls, Montana

Studio Art – 3D Fundamentals

 

2002, Sabbatical Replacement Lecturer, Montana State University, Billings, Montana

Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced Sculpture, 3D Design, Introduction to Pottery and Careers in Art

 

1999-2001, Instructor of Record and Sabbatical Replacement Lecturer, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington

3D Design, Beginning/Intermediate/Advanced Sculpture

 

1999, Teaching Assistant, Pilchuck Glass Art School, Seattle, Washington

Neon glass and mixed media

 

1997-1999, Studio Technician, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana

 

Selected Exhibitions 

 

Group Exhibtion: State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now

2014-2015, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR

 

Solo Exhibition: Hooked on Svelte

2014, the Jessie Wilbur Gallery, Bozeman, MT

 

Solo Exhibition: Acrylic Wall Art

2014, the Emerson Center for Arts and Culture Lobby, Bozeman, MT

 

Group Exhibition: The Art of No

2013, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA

 

Group Exhibition: Members Exhibit 2013, Steamboat Springs Arts Council

2013, the Art Depot, Steamboat Springs, CO

 

Group Exhibition: Montana Triennial 2012

2012, Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT

 

Gallery Exhibition: Left Brain Right Brain

2011, 406 Brewery Gallery, Bozeman, MT

 

Solo Exhibition: Left Brain Right Brain

2010, Northwest College, Powell, WY

 

Environmental Installation: Pharma-Illogical: Medicine Wheel

2009, Lindley Park, Bozeman, MT

 

Environmental Installation: Pharma-Illogical: Wishing Well 1

2008, Water Treatment Plant, Powell, WY

 

Gallery Exhibition: Art & Ecology

2008, Magaza Gallery, Bitola, Macedonia

 

Gallery Exhibition and Cultural Exchange Seminar: Art & Ecology

2008, Ohrid Gallery “Dom na Kulturata – Grigor Prlicev”, Ohrid, Macedonia

 

Environmental Installation: Pharma-Illogical: Toxic Flow

as part of “Plains, Frames and Land Use Ideals,” ARTPOSIUM, Colorado Art Ranch, Steamboat Springs, CO, 2008

 

Group Exhibition: Visually Literate

2008, K. Saari Gallery, Steamboat Springs, CO

 

Gallery Exhibition: Pharma-Illogical: Can You Swallow This? (Installation)

2008, K. Saari Gallery, Steamboat Springs, CO

 

Solo Exhibition: Why I Won’t Do Cliques, Clubs, Cults or Carnivals (Installation)

2006, Exit Gallery, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

 

Solo Exhibition: Pharma-Illogical: Can You Swallow This? (Installation)

2006, Beall Park Art Center, Bozeman, MT

 

Solo Exhibition: Hooked on Svelte in the Swing Time Garden (Installation)

2005, Black Hills State University, Spearfish, SD

 

Solo Exhibition: Chummin’ For Suckers – Sister Overboard (Installation)

2003, Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, Great Falls, MT

 

Solo Exhibition: Wrapsody (Installation)

2003, University of Great Falls, MT

 

Group Exhibition: Selections

2001, Tri-Cities Gallery, Richland, WA

 

Pend Oreille Arts Council Group Exhibition

2001, Powerhouse Gallery, Sandpoint, ID

 

Group Exhibition:  Pilchuck Gallery

1999, Pilchuck Glass Art School, Seattle, WA

 

Residencies

 

Artist-In-Residence, UCROSS Foundation, UCross, WY

April 15 – May 17, 2013

 

Artist-In-Residence, Brush Creek Arts Foundation, Saratoga, WY

March 4 – March 29, 2013

 

International Residency: Nizo Pole Artist Colony, Bitola, Macedonia, July 2008.

Two week residency working with artists from Macedonia, Bulgaria, Serbia,

Croatia and Turkey.

 

Artist-In-Residence, Great Falls, Montana Public School District, 2002-2003.

Amazing one year artist residency working with K-12 art students throughout the Great Falls, Montana Public School system.

 

Seminars/Workshops/Speaking Engagements

 

Workshop: Installation Art, Amnesty International Club

Colorado Mountain College, Steamboat Springs, CO

November, 2013

 

Speaker: ACTUALLY, Art & Sustainability Presentation

Colorado Mountain College, Steamboat Springs, CO

November, 2013

 

 

Speaker: Pharma-Illogical, Art & Sustainability Presentation

Colorado Mountain College, Steamboat Springs, CO

September, 2013

 

Workshop Presenter and Speaker: Northwest College, Powell, WY

Invited presenter of a week-long workshop including multiple speaking engagements at venues throughout the community. September, 2010.

 

Speaker: Mr. Miscellaneous, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT.

Lecture presented to all foundation classes encouraging exploration of diverse materials and processes in art making. January 29, 2010.

 

Workshop Presenter: Prescott College, Prescott, AZ, March 2009.

Pharma-Ecological: Toxic Flow.  Three-day conversation about

pharmaceuticals in the environment.

 

Presenter: Seminar and workshop entitled, Art & Ecology, Ohrid and Bitola, Macedonia, July, 2008. Artist exchange program organized through the not-for-profit organization, Multilingual and Multicultural Harmony.

 

Presenter: Flipping the Funnel: Seeing and Creating Art in Nature, an outdoor workshop as part of “Plains, Frames and Land Use Ideals,” ARTPOSIUM, Colorado Art Ranch, Steamboat Springs, CO, May 16-18, 2008.

 

Speaker: How to Talk about Contemporary and Challenging Art Work for Museum Docents, Depot Art Center, Steamboat Springs, CO; spring – 2007.

 

Panelist: Pharmaceuticals and Society, Community Panel Discussion with doctors, therapists, school administrators, and a guest art critic, in conjunction with my exhibit, Pharma-Illogical: Can You Swallow This, Beall Park Art Center, Bozeman, MT; January 2006