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Artist Margo Allman Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's Who

Ms. Allman has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fine arts industry
    AVONDALE, PA, November 06, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Margo Allman a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Ms. Allman celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

An accomplished painter, sculptor, and printmaker with more than 63 years of professional experience, Ms. Allman will have a comprehensive retrospective at the Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington from March through September of 2020. She will also have a solo exhibit at the Church Gallery in West Chester, PA in March of 2018.

Since 1954 Ms. Allman has participated in countless solo and group exhibitions in the United States and abroad. Some of her most recent include the Biggs Museum of American Art in Delaware in 2017; the Meridian Bank in PA in 2016; the West Chester University Art Gallery and the Delaware Art Museum in 2015; the Widener University Art Gallery in PA in 2014; the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center in MD in 2013; the Blue Streak Gallery in 2012; and the Serpentine Gallery in PA in 2011.

In 2008 she had a major retrospective at West Chester University. Additionally, Ms. Allman is represented in the permanent collections of the Delaware Art Museum, the Philadelphia Museum as well as by West Chester University, Tidewater Publishing Company, Hercules, Inc., Dansko, and others.

Between 1950 and 1970 Ms. Allman continued and completed professional training at numerous creative institutions. She studied at Smith College, Moore College of Art, Hans Hofmann School of Art, and the University of Delaware. Beginning in 1954 she continued to show her work at a wide range of venues including the Print Club of Philadelphia (now the Print Center of Philadelphia), the Delaware Art Museum (all juried Annual shows from 1956-1976), Moore College of Art (all juried Annual Alumnae Exhibitions 1960-1972), and the University of Delaware (all juried Annual Regional shows 1965-1972).

Ms. Allman served as a member of the board of directors for the Robert Small Dance Company in New York City from 1979-1980 and the Print Club of Philadelphia from 1962-1963. In 1995 she worked as an artist-in-residence at Canakkale Seramik in Turkey. She taught both at the Delaware Art Museum and the University of Delaware. Throughout the course of her career Ms. Allman has maintained involvement with a wide range of artistic organizations including the Philadelphia Art Museum, the Delaware Art Museum, the Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts (now the Delaware Contemporary), Moore College of Art and Design Alumnae Association, the Woodmere Art Museum and the Regional Center for Women in the Arts in PA. She is also a charter member of the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.

For more than three decades, Ms. Allman has been featured in numerous honors publications, including Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in American Women, and Who's Who in the World. She previously received the Distinguished Alumnae Award from the Moore College of Art Design in 1998, Landscape Prize from Wilmington Trust Bank in 1969, and Mildred Boericke Prize from the Print Club in 1958, plus numerous other awards for sculpture, drawing, and woodcuts.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Margo Allman has been featured on the Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achievers website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.

Artist's Statement

Throughout the more than 60 years of my life in Art I have been seeking a deeper invisible reality behind the appearances of what I see. My challenge is to make the invisible visual. My unending task is to be aware of the connectivity of the forms, spaces, rhythms, colors, and light that continually surround me and translate this visually into an ordered unity. What I create is part of a never ending journey to tangibly produce what I see. I look forward to tomorrow to see more and continue my journey.

Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who's Who in America , Marquis Who's Who has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who's Who in America remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who's Who website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.


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