Allen, 2006 Taunt Fellow
Jennifer ALLEN received her MFA from Indiana University, and her BFA
from the University of Alaska, Anchorage. During her summer residency
at the Bray in 2003, Allen was granted the Eric Myhre Scholarship.
She was also the reipient of the 2006-2007 Archie Bray Taunt Fellowship,
and she is currently completing her second full year as a resident
at the Bray.
Allen's work commemorates various emotional
and psychological influences, including family, loss, beauty,
and mystery. From the significance of home, the transience
of relationships and the awe of nature, Allen's fondest memories
inform her creative process. Allen says, "I look to
my pottery as individual utilitarian forms that mirror my
perceptions of beauty, mystery, nourishment,
Current work can be viewed at www.jenallenceramics.com