Ginny Allen

Ginny Allen is an art historian. She received her BA in French/Art History from Willamette University, and has been an active docent at the Portland Art Museum for thirty-five years. In 1999, she co-authored the first comprehensive reference guide to Oregon Painters from 1859-1959, Oregon Painters: The First Hundred Years. In addition, she has published articles in the Oregon Historical Quarterly and American Art Review.

Since 2000, her interest and study has been the New Deal-era Federal Art projects in Oregon. She spoke at the Labor Arts Forum Symposium in 2004 and completed their Oregon Art Inventory; that work is now on reserve at the Portland Art Museum Crumpacker Library. She has been a consultant with Portland Public Schools and the Heritage Conservation Group in Portland.

Books by this Author

Oregon Painters

Since the first edition of Oregon Painters was published in 1999, it has served as an invaluable reference to the early history of Northwest art...

| paperback | $55.00

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