Regina Allen,


Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois: MFA in Painting from the Department of Art Theory and Practice.

Washington University in St. Louis, St Louis, Missouri: BFA in Painting; AB in English Literature. Graduated with honors. Milovich & Harford Award. Edmund Henry Wuerpel Award.


2024   Convergence: A Fusion of Form, Frame, and Fantasy, Killeen, TX

2023   Selected Artist for the Austin Public Libraries Seven Branches AIPP Project, Manchaca 
           Branch. Work to be installed in 2024.

2022   Austin Studio Tour, Austin, Texas
           The People's Gallery, Austin City Hall, Austin, Texas
           Faculty Exhibition, Upper Library Gallery, Central Texas College, Killeen, Texas
           Extinction, Gallerium Art, Ontario, Canada

2021    Water, Downtowner Gallery, Round Rock, Texas

2020    Overview, Landscapes from Above (solo show), Saulsbury Gallery, Cultural Activities    
            Center, Temple, Texas 

            Overview Effect, Old Bakery & Emporium Gallery, Austin, Texas
            WEST Austin Studio Tour, The Neill-Cochran House Museum, Austin, Texas
            Marnie Sheridan Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee

2019    Overview Effect (solo show), ABP Gallery, Austin, Texas
            WEST Austin Studio Tour, The McNeill-Cochran House Museum, Austin, Texas

2018    Featured Artists (Transportation Show), McCrory Timmerman Gallery, Taylor, Texas
            Big Show, Round Rock Arts, Texas State University, Round Rock, Texas
            The Texas NationalThe Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches, Texas, Juror: Jed Perl
            WEST Austin Studio Tour, The McNeill-Cochran House Museum, Austin, Texas

2017    Overview Effect (solo show), Central Texas College Gallery, Killeen, Texas 

2016    Naissance, Gallery 701, The Long Center, Austin, Texas

2015    From Mountains to Sea, Art. Science. Gallery., Austin, Texas
            Marnie Sheridan Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee

2014    E.A.S.T., 701 Tillery St Studios, Austin, Texas
            Gallery Ware Frames Ltd, Ware, Hertfordshire, England

2013    Group Show, Central Texas College Gallery, Killeen, Texas

2012     Future-Perfect-In-Past Tense, grayDuck Gallery, Austin, Texas
             The Texas National, The Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches, Texas, Juror: David Hicks          
             Presidential Losers, Salvage Vanguard Theater, Austin, Texas, Portraits of all the losing  
             Presidential candidates-
Ross Perot)          

2011    E.A.S.T., Maison DEtoile, Austin, Texas
            Brand 40 National Juried Exhibition Works on Paper, Glendale, California, Juror: Peter 

2010    The Texas National, The Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches, Texas, Juror: Judy Pfaff 

2009    Be a Doll, Estel Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee
            Femme on Femme, Cypresss College Art Gallery, Cypress, California, curated by Cari

2007    Battle of the Sexes, Art Murmur Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2006    Black Market, Black Maria Gallery, Los Angeles, California
            Group Show, Black Maria Gallery, Los Angeles, California
            Tar Fest, Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, California

2005    May Feature, Vin Gallery, Austin, Texas
            Just a Taste, Vin Gallery, Austin, Texas

2002    The Girls Next Door (solo show), Gescheidle Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2001    Snow Globe Invitational, Gescheidle Gallery, Chicago, Illinoi
            Venus, Lyonswier Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
            Something Old, Something New, Lyonswier Gallery, New York City, NY
            Artists Alumni, Block Museum, Evanston, Illinois

1998    Group Show, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Illinois

1997    In the Image of Woman, Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, Illinois 

1996    Gary Justis Appoints Three, Lineage Gallery, Chicago, Illinois 
            The Navy Pier Show, Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1995     Surfacing, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois



Artist Inc. Live Austin,
Fellow, 2016. City fellowship about the business of art.



HuffPost Arts & Culture, Presidential Losers, Featured Art Work, November 15, 2012

Plum Magazine, Featured Artist, Spring/Summer 2008

New American Paintings, Issue #60

The Austin Chronicle, Just a Taste, February 2005

The Northwestern Observer, Artists Alumni Show, Review, May 2001

The Chicago Reader, Gary Justus Appoints Three,  January 1996     



Edge of Safety, Bombardier Books, Cover Art, 2022

Fashion Show Benefit for Cumberland Heights, program and invitation art, 2019, 2021

Jung, Crop Circles & The Re-Emergence of the Archetypal Feminine, North Atlantic Books, Cover Art, 2011

The American Book Review, Cover Art, November/December 2005

Beneath the Axis of Evil, So New Media Books, Cover Art, 2003

The Neal Pollack Anthology of American Literature, Harper Collins, Cover Art, 2002


Central Texas College, Killeen, Texas. August 2016- present, Professor of Visual Art. August 2017-2022, Visual Art Program Coordinator. January 2012-August 2016, Adjunct Professor. College and ECHS classes. 2-D Design, Art Appreciation, Painting I, Art History I and II.

Austin Community College, Austin, Texas. 2003-2005, Adjunct Associate Professor. 2-D Design, Drawing I.

Lincoln University (Historically Black College), Lincoln University, Pennsylvania. 2002. Instructor. Drawing I, Painting I.

Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2001. Instructor. Beginning & Advanced Watercolor.

Wayne Art Center, Wayne, Pennsylvania. 2001. Beginning Drawing, Watercolor.

Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois. 1999-2000. Instructor, Drawing I.

Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois. 1999-2000. Instructor. Drawing I, Advanced Drawing, Painting I.

The Laboratory Schools of the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1996-99. Art History Seminar for AP History students.

Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Illinois. 1995-98. Advanced Drawing, Oil Painting, Watercolor, Still Life Drawing, Beginning Drawing, Beginning Painting.

Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. 1995. Instructor. 2-D Design.



Creative Director:

Baskitz, Los Angeles, CA 2007-2011

Designed and executed corporate gifts, promotional projects, movie studio pitch projects and/or wrap reports, and other gifts or PR projects. Also led production and trained other employees.

Decorative painter:

Bella Decorative Painting, Chicago, Illinois. 1997-2000

Co-owner, murals, wall finishes, stenciling, and painted furniture.

Simes Studios, Chicago, Illinois. 1996-97

Mural and decorative arts painter

Kozan Studios, Chicago, Illinois. 1995-96

Mural and decorative arts painter