Erin Allen

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Collective Painting Frenzy   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Erin Allen, Keith Boadwee, Isaac Gray at Steven Wolf Fine Arts February 19th, 2010 - March 20th, 2010
Posted 3/1/10
    In a choreographed exercise in prolific production, “in an attempt to rejuvenate his studio practice,” as the press release reads, Bay-area artist Keith Boadwee, with the help of painters Erin Allen and Isaac Gray, staged an exhibition of paintings at Steven Wolf Fine Arts. Displayed from floor to ceiling on a single gallery wall, the body of work was generated during a few months in which the three engaged in a collective painting frenzy.The paintings themselves are historical... [more]
A Breathalyzer of Fresh Air   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
Erin Allen, Lauren Barcelon, Nightmare City, Serena Cole, Kara Joslyn, Sean Monaghan at MANIAC December 12th, 2008 - January 18th, 2009
Posted 1/11/09
      . I couldn’t fight the sarcasm after tripping over stairs just a step inside the buzzing security door. This unlikely art domicile boasts old wood paneling, humming fluorescents overhead, metallic crucifixes and, as anywhere else, Obama stickers. I half-expected to leave with a bail bond. But it’s exactly this shantytown-like intersect of interests that gives Maniac Gallery an unstable, guerrilla context. This fringe lawlessness bleeds into the current show’s title, D.U.I. Purists... [more]