Jane Ingram Allen
Jane Ingram Allen, originally from Alabama lived in Taiwan for 8 years, moving back to the USA in July 2012 to continue her career as an artist using sustainable materials and collaborative processes to raise public awareness about environmental issues. Jane went to Taiwan in January 2004 as a Fulbright Scholar to do her hand papermaking art with Taiwan’s natural materials. She received a second Fulbright grant with sponsorship by Taiwan’s National Endowment for Culture and Art, and completed her “Made in Taiwan” project in July 2005. After the Fulbright grants, Jane worked as an independent artist with many organizations in Taiwan and other countries. Jane is a former university art professor and experienced professional artist. She has received awards for artist in residencies in the USA, Philippines, Japan, Nepal, Brazil, China, Tanzania, Taiwan and Indonesia. In 2013 Jane completed artist in residency projects at Gallery Route One, Point Reyes Station, CA, and at Sitka Center for Art & Ecology, Otis, Oregon. In 2014 she will be an artist in residence at two universities in Taiwan. She continues her art projects, experimenting with materials and techniques that contribute to sustainable living and improving the environment.