Allen West


awest@meca.edu

Education
BFA in New Media
Maine College of Art 2010

Exhibitions
2014
Orchidaceae, Homegrown, Portland, ME
Eat More Art 4, Pinecone & Chickadee, Portland, ME
Rumpus Redux, Engine, Biddeford, ME
Free For All 4, SPACE Gallery, Portland, ME

2013
Four Seasons In A Day, ICA - Portland ME, Illuminated Dresses
Sensory Circus, Meg Perry Center, interactive felt mechanics

2012
Dogs Vs. Cats, Pinecone & Chickadee, Dog

2011
Kunst in der Villa Korbling, Speyer, Germany
"My Rapport"

Kultoure Nacht, Kunstlerbund, Speyer, Germany
"Wasp Clock"

2010
Index Show, ICA online
“81”

Thesis Show, Maine College of Art
“81”

Thinking Outside the Body, ICA
“F6T5 Warm White”

Building Refuge, Public Installation
Portland, ME

2009
BFA Show, Maine College of Art
“Threesome”

Sacred & Profane, Peaks Island
“I Don’t Believe”

Merit Show, Maine College of Art
“Presidential Circuit”

Greatest Flocking Event, PROP Benefit
Manipulated Plastic Flamingo

2008
Without a Studio, Homegrown Herb & Tea
“Color Perfect” series

Public Installation, Jewel Island
"Out of Place"

Merit Show, Maine College of Art
“Musikasten” series

BFA Show, Maine College of Art
“Entrainment”

2007
BFA Show, Maine College of Art
Various acrylic paintings

Awards
2011
Residency at the Kunstler-haus Speyer
Stipendium, Speyer, Germany

2009
Endowed Scholarship
Merit Show, Maine College of Art

2008
Honorable Mention
Merit Show, Maine College of Art

Workshops
2010
Joel Murphy, Anderson Ranch Arts Center
Scrapyard Challenge

2009
Ian Kerr, Maine College of Art
Lichen Philosophy in Art

Thomas Ciufo, Maine College of Art
Physical Computing

Icing
2015
Accepted into MENSA

2010
Class Speaker, Maine College of Art
Class of 2010

2005
Eagle Scout, BSA

2002
Student Ambassador to Australia
People to People Group

1998
3rd Place
BSA Pinewood Derby