Regina Allen,


Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois: MFA in Painting from the Department of Art Theory and Practice, 1995.


Washington University in St. Louis, St Louis, Missouri: BFA in Painting, 1991; AB in English Literature, 1991. Graduated with honors. Milovich & Harford Award. Edmund Henry Wuerpel Award.


2018   The Texas NationalThe Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches, Texas, Juror: Jed Perl
           WEST Austin Studio Tour, The McNeill-Cochran House Museum, Austin, Texas

2017    Overview Effect (solo show), Central Texas College Gallery, Killeen, Texas 


2016    Naissance, Gallery 701, The Long Center, Austin, Texas


2015    From Mountains to Sea, Art. Science. Gallery., Austin, Texas

           Marnie Sheridan Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee


2014    E.A.S.T., 701 Tillery St Studios, Austin, Texas

           Gallery Ware Frames Ltd, Ware, Hertfordshire, England


2013    Group Show, Central Texas College Gallery, Killeen, Texas


2012    Future-Perfect-In-Past Tense, grayDuck Gallery, Austin, Texas

           The Texas National, The Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches, Texas, Juror: David Hickey

           Presidential Losers, Salvage Vanguard Theater, Austin, Texas, Portraits of all the losing Presidential candidates-  
           (Ross Perot) 


2011    E.A.S.T., Maison DEtoile, Austin, Texas

           Brand 40 National Juried Exhibition Works on Paper, Glendale, California, Juror: Peter Frank


2010    The Texas National, The Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches, Texas, Juror: Judy Pfaff


2009    Be a Doll, Estel Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee

           Femme on Femme, Cypresss College Art Gallery, Cypress, California, curated by Cari Marshall


2007    Battle of the Sexes, Art Murmur Gallery, Los Angeles, California


2006    Black Market, Black Maria Gallery, Los Angeles, California

           Group Show, Black Maria Gallery, Los Angeles, California

           Tar Fest, Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, California


2005    May Feature, Vin Gallery, Austin, Texas

           Just a Taste, Vin Gallery, Austin, Texas


2002    The Girls Next Door (solo show), Gescheidle Gallery, Chicago, Illinois


2001    Snow Globe Invitational, Gescheidle Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

            Venus, Lyonswier Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

            Something Old, Something New, Lyonswier Gallery, New York City, NY

            Artists Alumni, Block Museum, Evanston, Illinois


1998    Group Show, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Illinois


1997    In the Image of Woman, Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, Illinois


1996    Gary Justis Appoints Three, Lineage Gallery, Chicago, Illinois


1996    The Navy Pier Show, Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, Illinois


1996    Surfacing, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois



Artist Inc. Live Austin,
Fellow, 2016. City fellowship about the business of art.



HuffPost Arts & Culture, Presidential Losers, Featured Art Work, November 15, 2012

Plum Magazine, Featured Artist, Spring/Summer 2008

New American Paintings, Issue #60

The Austin Chronicle, Just a Taste, February 2005

The Northwestern Observer, Artists Alumni Show, Review, May 2001

The Chicago Reader, Gary Justus Appoints Three,  January 1996     



Jung, Crop Circles & The Re-Emergence of the Archetypal Feminine
, Cover Art, 2011

The American Book Review, Cover Art, November/December 2005

Beneath the Axis of Evil, Cover Art, 2003

The Neal Pollack Anthology of American Literature, Cover Art, 2002


Central Texas College, Killeen, Texas. August 2016- present, Professor of Visual Art. January 2012-August 2016, Adjunct Professor. College and ECHS classes. 2-D Design, Art Appreciation, Painting I, Art History I and II.

Austin Community College, Austin, Texas. 2003-2005, Adjunct Associate Professor.

2-D Design, Drawing I.


Lincoln University (Historically Black College), Lincoln University, Pennsylvania. 2002. Instructor. Drawing I, Painting I.


Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2001. Instructor. Beginning & Advanced Watercolor.


Wayne Art Center, Wayne, Pennsylvania. 2001. Beginning Drawing, Watercolor.


Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois. 1999-2000. Instructor, Drawing I.


Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois. 1999-2000. Instructor. Drawing I, Advanced Drawing, Painting I.


The Laboratory Schools of the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1996-99. Art History Seminar for AP History students.


Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Illinois. 1995-98. Advanced Drawing, Oil Painting, Watercolor, Still Life Drawing, Beginning Drawing, Beginning Painting.


Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. 1995. Instructor. 2-D Design.




Creative Director:

Baskitz, Los Angeles, CA 2007-2011

Designed and executed corporate gifts, promotional projects, movie studio pitch projects and/or wrap reports, and other gifts or PR projects. Also led production and trained other employees.

Decorative painter:

Bella Decorative Painting, Chicago, Illinois. 1997-2000

Co-owner, murals, wall finishes, stenciling, and painted furniture.

Simes Studios, Chicago, Illinois. 1996-97

Mural and decorative arts painter

Kozan Studios, Chicago, Illinois. 1995-96

Mural and decorative arts painter