Painter of miniatures and portraits. Born in Troy, OH on Aug. 9, 1888. Allen studied with Duveneck in Cincinnati, and in NYC at the School of Applied Design for Women and the ASL. While a resident of Pasadena during the 1920s, she was director of the Stickney School of Art. By 1929 she had returned to Troy where she was active through the early 1960s.
She died in San Diego, CA on Jan. 7, 1974.
Member: Calif. Society of Min. Painters. Exh: PAFA, 1924. In: Dayton (OH) Art Institute; Brooklyn Museum. AAA 1923-33; WWAA 1936-62; SCA.Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here