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Artist Melody Allen


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Biography


MELODY O’CONNOR ALLEN 
 
 
Melody Allen is an artist and retired academic surgeon; grew up in Southern California, now spends time in the Twin Cities of Minnesota and Southern California.
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EDUCATION
1990-1991 Watercolor, Oil, Pastel and Drawing Classes at Edina Art Center with Dan Mackerman, Margaret McDowell and Marian Alsted
1991 Workshop Nature Observed;Nature Transformed: Painting and Drawing the Landscape with Kay Walkingstick
1983-present Professor of Surgery, University of Minnesota teacher, researcher, and practicing surgeon, now retired
1976-1983 University of Minnesota Surgery Residency
1972-1976 University of California at Irvine, College of Medicine
1971-1972 Graduate School at University of California at Irvine, Department of Biology
1967-1971 California State University at Long Beach, Bachelor of Arts in Biology
 
MEMBERSHIPS
California Art Club-Associate Artist - current
Pastel Society of Southern California - current
International Association of Pastel Societies - current
Pastel Society of America - current
Pastel Society of the West Coast -current
Lake Country Pastel Society-current
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019 Water, Light and Shadows: Minnesota Shorelines and California Coast, Womans Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota
2018 Twin Cities Lakes and Rivers, Minneapolis Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota
2016 Scenes of Minnesota, Minneapolis Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1992 Minnesota Sunshine, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chanhassen, Minnesota
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 Bistango Gallery Restaurant Show, sponsored by Studio Gallery, Irvine, California
2015 Bistango Gallery Restaurant Show, sponsored by Studio Gallery, Irvine, California
2012 Medium as Muse, Robbin Gallery, Robbinsdale, Minnesota
1992 Drawings from the Color Within, Edina Art Center, Edina, Minnesota
 
MAGAZINES AND PERIODICALS
2015 Lake of the Isles Living, Artist Spotlight, September Issue
1992 Doug Hansen, Inside the Back Cover, The Window Volume 2, Number 3 May/June
1973-1983 Over 75 articles, chapters and abstracts for presentation in medical literature authored by the artist
 
JURIED SHOWS
2019 The Fine Art of Pastels, Carnegie Arts Center, Turlock, CA, "Bridge to Saint Anthony Main"
2018 Lake Country Pastel Society, Stillwater Art Guild Gallery, Stillwater, Minnesota, "Light at the Top", "Back Road Shadows"
2017 Pastels USA 31st Annual Open Exhibition, Pastel Society of the West Coast, "Another Long Wave at the Wedge"
2017 Pastel Society of Southern [...]

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