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on board. Signed with initials. Image size 13.5
in St Ives'
media painting on paper. Signed with initails.Image
size 36 x 49cm.
Allen was born in 1961 and studied
Graphic Design & Illustration at Middlesex after completing
a foundation year at Stockport College of Art.
is the basis of all her work. The images of birds and hares
in particular evoke happy childhood memories. The patterns
which can be seen in much of her work are inspired by rich
tapestries and exotic fabrics from around the world. Her work
also shows the influence of the flattened perspective and
decorative quality of Persian miniatures.
works in oils and mixed media and very limited edition original
of her prints are inked and printed by hand, using a traditional
etching press. They are usually in small editions of between
five and twenty, depending on the complexity of the plate.
has exhibited widely throughout the UK and has designed for