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Joan Marie Allen, American Artist. Avocations: Mayan calendrics, cartography, writing, antiques. F C. Recipient blue ribbon (art) Sibley's Department Store, Rochester, 1949; gold medal Elks, Rochester, 1950; Founders award Urban League of Rochester, 1994; S.O.S. grant Arts for Greater Rochester, 1995.

Background

Allen, Joan Marie was born on March 30, 1933 in Albion, New York, United States. Daughter of James Edgar Allen and Clementine Elizabeth (Allen) McCall.

Education

Bachelor, Empire State College, Rochester, 1975;postgraduate, State University of New York, Brockport, 1985-1986.

Career

Accounting clerk, Rochester (New York) Tel., 1953-1956;advertising copywriter, Edwards Department Store, Rochester, 1960-1964;community organizer, Montgomery Center, Rochester, 1965-1969;director volumes, Monroe County Department of Social Superior vena cava syndrome, Rochester, 1971-1972;assistant library, Rochester Public Library., 1978-1983;receptionist, 50 Chestnut Plaza, Inc., Rochester, since 1987;freelance artist, Rochester, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Avocations: Mayan calendrics, cartography, writing, antiques.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in solo shows at Link Gallery, City Hall, Rochester, 1994, 97. Group shows include Pyramid Arts Center, Rochester, 1990, 92, 93, Center of Brown's Race, Rochester, 1997-1998.

Membership

Founder, secretary FIGHT, Rochester, 1964-1966, 1969-1970. Founder, board directors Urban League, Rochester, 1967-1969. Board directors New York State Youth Home, Rochester, 1969-1971.

Lecturer Monroe County Speakers Bureau, Rochester, 1970-1971.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Mayan calendrics, cartography, writing, antiques.

Connections

Married Earl Embry Smith, January 16, 1955 (divorced September 1972). Children: Kyle, Shelly, Eric, Nicole, Bryant.

father:
James Edgar Allen McCall

mother:
Clementine Elizabeth (Allen) McCall

spouse:
Earl Embry Smith

children:
Kyle Allen

Shelly Allen

Eric Allen

Nicole Allen

Bryant Allen