Jere Hardy Allen
Jere Hardy Allen is active/lives in Mississippi. Jere Allen is known for figurative expressionism.
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Biography Jere Hardy Allen
The following, submitted March 2005, is from the artist.
Born in 1944 and reared in Selma, Alabama, Jere Allen completed high school, worked at a television station in Montgomery, Alabama and then joined the United States Marine Corps Reserve. During that time out of school, he decided to attend Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, Florida. In his second year, while taking his first formal painting course, Jere Allen fell in love with painting largely due to the enthusiasm and encouragement of Fiore Custode, his teacher, whom he considered dynamic. During the same year, he became the studio assistant of the artist Frank Rampolla, and was influenced by his art, attitude, intellect and drive. It was during his hours in Frank Rampoll
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