Alma Allen
September 14October 29, 2016
Installation View
January 10February 28, 2015

Alma Allen

Born in Heber City, Utah, 1970

Education
Self-taught

Lives and works in Joshua Tree, CA

One-Person Exhibitions

2016
Blum & Poe, New York, NY
Shane Campbell Gallery (South Loop), Chicago, IL

2015
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

2009
Heath Ceramics, Los Angeles, CA
Hoodoos by Alma Allen, Play Mountain, Tokyo, Japan

2008
Sucking the Universe, Anthony Greaney Gallery, Boston, MA

1996
Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago, IL

1994
Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago, IL

1991
Cordell Taylor Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

Group Exhibitions

2016
Gold Rush, de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA
First Hand: Architects, Artists, and Designers from the L.J. Cella Collection, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA 

2015
Small Sculpture
, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL 

2014
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

2012
Function Dysfunction: Alma Allen, Ani Kasten, Adam Silverman, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2010
Alma + Adam + Commune + This Show, Heath Ceramics, Los Angeles, CA

2005
Pearce, Los Angeles, CA

2004
Pearce, Los Angeles, CA

2003
Pearce, Los Angeles, CA

2002
Pearce, Los Angeles, CA

1997
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Articles and Reviews

2016
Dorn, Fairfax. "#TheList: 11 Art Exhibits to See This Fall." Harper's Bazaar, September 15, 2016.
Potts, Emily. "Design Links: Laura Fischer, Alma Allen, & Erika Lynne Hanson." How Design (blog), October 12, 2016.Sherman, Julia. "Alma and Su's Cilantro Salad." Salad for President (blog), July 2016.  

2015 
Berardini, Andrew. "Alma Allen." Artforum.com, viewed January 19, 2015.
Browne, Alix. "Alma Allen Has Come a Long Way." W Magazine, January 12, 2015.
Griffin, Jonathan. "The Quiet Life: Artists and the Freedom of the Desert." Frieze, no. 168 (January-February 2015): 11.
Haskell, Rob. "Earthly Delights." Architectural Digest 72, no. 3 (March 2015): 56.
Miranda, Carolina. "Alma Allen's Abstract Sculptures Channel Nature's Power at Blum & Poe." Los Angeles Times, January 16, 2015.
Wagley, Catherine. "A Neon Art Revival: And a Gallery in a Former Koreatown Hotel Lobby." LA Weekly, February 6, 2015.
Williams, Maxwell. "The Road Less Traveled." Cultured (February-March 2015): 88.
Williamson, Leslie. "A Photographer's 48-Hour Art and Design Tour Through the California Desert." Artsy, February 17, 2015.

2014
Bodin, Claudia. “Der Letzte Tango.” Art Magazine, March 12, 2014.
Croak, James. “Sent Back to the Minors: A Review of the Whitney Biennial.” Hamptons Art Hub, April 7, 2014.
Dobbins, Zack. "Bronze Beauties." Gulfshore Life, October 13, 2014.
Lacayo, Richard. “5 Best Works at the Whitney Biennial.” Time Magazine, March 31, 2014.
Perl, Jed. “Whitney Biennial: The Most Narcissistic of All New York Art World Events.” New Republic, March 6, 2014.
Tyrnauer, Matt. “Diamond in the Rough.” T Magazine (blog), April 11, 2014.

2012
Okamoto, Hitoshi. “Interview 02: Alma Allen.” Casa Brutus (extra issue), March 2012, 76-77. 

Museum and Public Collections

Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA

Browne, Alix. “Alma Allen Has Come a Long Way.” W Magazine, January 12, 2015.
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Miranda, Carolina. “Alma Allen’s Abstract Sculptures Channel Nature’s Power at Blum & Poe.” LATimes.com. January 16, 2015.
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Haskell, Rob. “Earthly Delights.” Architectural Digest 72, no. 3 (March 2015): 56.
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Griffin, Jonathan. "The Quiet Life: Artists and the Freedom of the Desert." Frieze, no. 168 (January-February 2015): 11.
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Tyrnauer, Matt. “Diamond in the Rough.” T Magazine (blog), April 11, 2014.
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