Bio, Regina Allen

Regina Allen is a nationally exhibiting artist in Austin, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, and Nashville. Her work has been included in the critically acclaimed periodical New American Paintings. Regina creates inspiring paintings and collages that use the patterns and colors of landscape, focusing on places where there is tension between people and their environment. Her art sensuously captures the enduring beauty and tenacity of nature, expressing a tentative hopefulness along with her concerns about global climate change.

Regina grew up in the rolling hills of Nashville, TN. She earned her MFA in painting from the Department of Art Theory & Practice at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, and a BFA in painting and BA in English Literature from Washington University in St. Louis. She’s taught in a variety of schools from public universities to private art colleges in Chicago, Philadelphia, and Austin, and is currently a Professor of Visual Arts and the Visual Arts Program Coordinator at Central Texas College in Killeen, TX. She lives and works in Austin, TX with her husband the writer Neal Pollack, and their son. (and one very funny Boston Terrier!)

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