RESUME



ALLAN PETERSON

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5397 Soundside Drive              850-572-4135 cell       

Gulf Breeze, Florida 32563

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EDUCATION:

MFA   Southern Illinois University Drawing/Painting   1967

         Claremont Graduate School    1963

BFA    Rhode Island School of Design Painting/Printmaking 1962



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

CHAIR, VISUAL ARTS DEPARTMENT

ANNA LAMAR SWITZER CENTER FOR VISUAL ARTS 1985 - 2005

DIRECTOR, VISUAL ARTS GALLERY 1974 - 2005

Associate Professor of Art

Pensacola Junior College now Pensacola State College 

Pensacola, Florida


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ART 1967 - 1973

DIRECTOR, EXHIBITION GALLERY 

Fine Arts Center

State University of New York, Geneseo


DIRECTOR, COUNTING HOUSE GALLERY               1964 - 1965

Providence, Rhode Island



NATIONAL EXHIBITIONS (SELECTED)


"NONE OF THE ABOVE: AN ASSEMBLING"

Minnesota Center for the Book Arts


TEXAS NATIONAL DRAWING EXHIBITION

Fine Arts Center, University of Texas, Austin


APPALACHIAN NATIONAL DRAWING EXHIBITION

Boone, North Carolina


PAPER/CLAY NATIONAL

Memphis State University, Memphis Tennessee


WATERCOLOR USA

Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, Missouri


INTENT NATIONAL DRAWING EXHIBITION

Edinboro College, Edinboro, Pennsylvania


CAPE CORAL NATIONAL

Cape Coral Art Center, Cape Coral, Florida


FALL RIVER NATIONAL

Fall River Art Association, Fall River, Massachusetts


TEXAS FINE ARTS EXHIBITION

Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, Texas


NATIONAL SUN FESTIVAL EXHIBITION

El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas



INVITATIONAL/SOLO EXHIBITIONS (SELECTED)


"DRAWN TO NEW YORK" INVITATIONAL

Drawing exhibition, State University of New York, Geneseo


BASIC BLACK (and white)

Solo exhibition, Gallery 88, University of West Florida, Pensacola


FLORIDA INVITATIONAL DRAWING EXHIBITION

The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida


THE ELEPHANT IN ART

Simms Fine Art Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana


THE FINE ART OF MAKING MONEY

A Currency Redesign Invitational, Polk Museum of Art, Florida


GALLERY CONTEMPORANEA

Jacksonville, Florida


NORTHWEST FLORIDA INVITATIONAL

Le Moyne Art Center, Tallahassee, Florida


WORKS ON PAPER

Two Person Invitational, Dana Center, Loyola University, New Orleans


GROUP SHOW

New Orleans Academy of Art, New Orleans


THE COLLAGE MEDIUM

Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, Florida


ALLAN PETERSON/FRANCES DUNHAM

The Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, Illinois


TACOMA INVITATIONAL DRAWING EXHIBITION

Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington


“EYE OF 25” INVITATIONAL EXHIBITION

Boca Raton Center for the Arts, Boca Raton, Florida


ALLAN PETERSON/FRANCES DUNHAM

Circle Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana


THREE PERSON INVITATIONAL

The Deland Museum, Deland, Florida



HONORS, AWARDS, COLLECTIONS:


Visual Arts:

2006 Silver Spoon Award for service to the Arts, Arts Council of Northwest Florida


ARS LONGA, VITA BREVIS Award, 1989, Arts Council of Northwest Florida,

Visual Arts Caucus, first award ever given in this series of recognitions for impact on the arts



Nominated for a Distinguished Recognition Award, from the Florida Fine Arts Council

for service to the arts in Florida 1999



Pensacola Interstate Fine Arts Exhibition: Best of Show; Distinguished Artist Award;  

Acrylic Award; Purchase prizes (each in different years)



Silver Addy Award, for illustrations in billboard campaign, West Florida Ad Council

Submitted by Robin Mertins Agency



Collections:

Southern Bell Collection, Jacksonville, Florida

Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, California

State University of New York, Geneseo

Amsouth Bank Collection, Pensacola, Florida

Lincoln First Bank Collection, Rochester, New York

The University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida

Escambia County Judicial Center, Pensacola, Florida

Ohio State University, Chillicothe, Ohio

Cotty College, Lincoln, Nebraska

Right Angles Gallery, Pensacola, Florida

Private collections



Poetry:

Cuisle International Poetry Festival, Limerick, Ireland 2010

Panelist, 61st Conference on World Affairs, University of Colorado, Boulder  2009

National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, 1992

Individual Artist Fellowship, Florida Fine Arts Council1999

Adelia Rosasco Soule Award, West Florida Literary Federation, 1999


Poetry prizes from: Arts & Letters; The Comstock Review; Literal Latté, Mississippi Valley Review, Negative Capability, Snake Nation Review; GSU Review; The Cape Rock, The California Quarterly, The Rambunctious Review, Z Miscellaneous, The Gopherwood Review, Plum Review, New Letters, Alligator Juniper, Rhino.


Nominated ten times for Pushcart Prizes:  Gulf Stream Magazine, 1989; Mississippi Valley Review, 1995; mm review, 1998; The Montserrat Review, 1999 & 2002; The Adirondack Review 2001 & 2005; Blackbird 2005: Tipton Poetry Journal 2008: Blue Fifth Review, 2009.



Boards of Directors:

Arts Council of Northwest Florida

Belmont Art & Culture Center, Pensacola

Cinco Banderas Collection

Suzy Bean Perry Scholarship

Citizens Against Toxic Exposure (CATE)



Other:

Florida Arts Council, Individual Artists Fellowship Panelist 1982

Florida Arts Council, Individual Artists Fellowship Panelist 1979

Panelist, “Role of University Museums,”  Southeastern Museums Conference, New Orleans

Panel Moderator, “The Local Apocalypse,” art and environmental activism, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA, 2000

Panelist, “University and College Presses: Poetry Publishing for Writers,” annual conference of Gulf Coast Teachers of Creative Writing, Fairhope, AL

Panelist, First Florida Statewide Conference on the Arts, Tallahassee, Florida

Workshop Leader, “Art for Exceptional Students,” Panhandle Art Education Conference

Co-host, “Arts and Letters” show, BLAB-TV, Arts Council of Northwest Florida

Art Critic/Commentator, WSRE-TV CH. 23 (PBS Affiliate) 1988-89; 83-84

Blacksmithing/Decorative iron work demonstrator: Historic Pensacola Preservation Festival; Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival and the University of West Florida, 1976-79.

Coordinator, Florida Art Gallery Association, 1988-89

President, Blues Society of Northwest Florida 1997-98



LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS:


“Art & Word,” Artel Gallery, Pensacola, 2001

“Art in Literature,” West Florida Literary Federation, 2000

“Art As Science As Art,” Artel Gallery, Pensacola 1998

“The Origins of Modern Art,” Pensacola Museum of Art, 1997, 1999

“The Poetry of W. S. Merwin,” Poetry in Person Series, West Florida Library  

   Association,1997

“More is More,” Breaking the Boundaries Lecture Series, Artel Gallery, Pensacola, 1997

“Times of the Styles: the Millennium and Then Some,” Artel Gallery, 1999



JUDGING, JURYING:

Over 70 national, regional, invitational, local exhibitions in Florida, Georgia, Wisconsin, Illinois, New York, Louisiana.


CURATORIAL:

Over two hundred fifty exhibitions organized/curated for: Visual Arts Gallery, Pensacola Junior College, FL.; The Fine Arts Gallery, State University of New York, Geneseo; as well as selected galleries, museums, and art centers in five states.



POETRY PUBLICATIONS:


BOOKS:

Fragile Acts, McSweeney's, 2012

As Much As, Salmon Press, Ireland  2011

All the Lavish in Common. winner of 2005 Juniper Prize, University of Massachusetts Press 

Anonymous Or, Defined Providence Press, 2002 winner of their national competition


Spoken word CD, The Poetz Project,  with original music by Gary Lincoln, Gary Lincoln, Producer 2002


CHAPBOOKS:

Assurances, web chapbook, Right Hand Pointing, 2011

Omnivore, Bateau Press, 2009

Any Given Moment, web chapbook, Right Hand Pointing, 2005

Speechless, interior chapbook, Hurricane Review, 2005

Stars on a Wire,  chapbook, published by Parallel Editions, University of Alabama, Institute for the Book Arts, 1989.

(Stars on a Wire reissued as web chapbook at www.righthandpointing.com, May 2008)

Small Charities, #7 in the Panhandler Press Chapbook Series, University of West Florida, 1994.

Lucky For Us, interior chapbook, New Works invitational, Half Tones To Jubilee: A national journal of poetry and short fiction, 1999.



POETRY PUBLISHED IN NATIONAL PRINT JOURNALS/QUARTERLIES:

Print: Agni, Green Mountains Review,Willow Springs, Black Warrior Review, The Gettysburg Review, Artful Dodge, Indiana Review, Pennsylvania Review, The Marlboro Review, Arts & Letters; Another Chicago Magazine, Salmon Magazine, Southern Poetry Review, Sonora Review, Cafe Review, Gulf Stream, Southern Humanities Review, Ohio Poetry Review, Phoebe, Poetry Motel, Nexus, Kansas Quarterly, River Styx, The Midwest Quarterly, Kestrel, New Delta Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, Anathema Review, American Letters & Commentary, Rambunctious Review, Oregon Review, River City, American Writing, Water-Stone Review,  Negative Capability, Mississippi Valley Review, American Literary Review, The Madison Review, Passages North, The Journal, Wind, Apalachee Quarterly, Excursus, Slant, Amherst Review; Rain City Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Epoch, Buffalo Bones, E; Yalobusha Review,  G.W. Review, Drumvoices Review, Farmers Market, Java Snob Review, Widener Review, Third Coast, New Letters, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Free Lunch, Iron Horse Review; Shenandoah, mm review, The Tampa Review, The Mid-American Review, The Chatahoochee Review,  Confluence, Cimarron Review, Blueline, Salt Hill, Fugue, Rhino, The Dominion Review, Curious Rooms, Alkali Flats, The Kit-Kat Review, The Higginsville Reader, Black River Review, The Florida Review, The Lullwater Review,  The Laurel Review, American Poetry Monthly, Nightsun, Passager, Georgetown Review, Brown Box; Fine Madness, No Exit; Quarterly West; Baybury Review; West Wind Review; Center; Comstock Review; Birmingham Poetry Review; Tampa Review; Penumbra; The Roanake Review; Mudfish, Northwest Review; Hiram Poetry Review; Eclipse; Bellevue Literary Review; Quercus Review; Illya’s Honey; Hurricane Review; Crab Creek Review; Stray Dog; Buffalo Carp; Rosebud; Red Hills Review; Freshwater; Bat City Review; Boston Review; Salamander; Caesura; South Dakota Review; Runes; Swink; future cycle; Potomac Review; Slab; Paper Street; Charlotte Review; Sow’s Ear; Pacific Coast Journal; Another Chicago Magazine; Poet Lore; Revival (Ireland); Crazyhorse; Tusculum Review; Roger


ONLINE PUBLICATIONS:

Verse Daily, Poetry Daily, Paris Review (online); Poetrymagazine.com., poetscanvas.com, 2RiverView, Wired Hearts, Words on a Wire; Stirring; Concrete Wolf; Drexel Online Journal, forpoetry.com, Full Cirtcle; 42 Opus; Poetry Bay; Three Candles; Meeting Of The Minds Journal; Red River Review; Pierian Springs Review; Curbside Review; Snow Monkey; Twelfth Street Review; Blaze; Small Spiral Notebook; Big City Lit; Square Lake; Good Foot; Octopus; Red Booth Review; Iodine; Perihelion; Right Hand Pointing; Kennesaw Review; Story South; 2 River View; Pebble Lake Review; Foliate Oak; Compass Rose;The Pedestal; Cordite (Australia); Segue; Blue Fifth; Innisfree Journal, Qarrtsiluni; Talking River, Glass; Folio; Tipton Poetry Journal (and print issue); Ouroboros; Prme Number; dcomP Magazine; Slingshot Litreview; At Length; Blood Orange; Avatar


ANTHOLOGIES:

The Blueline Anthology, Syracuse University, 2004

Green Mountains Review, “American Poetry at the End of the Millenium “ 2000 Anthology;

“Humor in American Poetry” Anthology, 2002; “Literature of the American Apocalypse” 2005 Anthology

e, The Emily Dickinson Award Anthology, The Best Poems of 2002, 1998

The Southern Anthology, Louisiana State University 1995, 1996

Gulf Coast Collection of Stories and Poems, Texas Center for Writers Press 1994;

Polyphony: An Anthology of Florida Poetry, The Cathartic Press,1990;

The Emerald Coast Review, West Florida Literary Federation, 1989,1990.



ARTICLES AND REVIEWS AUTHORED (selected):

“Patrick Crabb:Archaeologist in Clay” Ceramics Monthly 1995

“James Carter, Seductive Brilliance, Ornament Magazine 1994

“The Photography of Jim Jipson” Aperture  Magazine, 1994 (commissioned by

  The Southern Arts Federation, Atlanta);

“Enamelrama,” a national jewelry exhibition review,Goldsmith’s Journal  1993

“The Map Is Not The Territory,” “Range Wars,” “Schlock of the New,”

“Thinker’s Block,” ”Space the Final...,” essays on contemporary art and the creative

   process, published in Portfolio, Soho Gallery/Arts Council of Northwest Florida. 1996

“NEA, National Emergency in the Arts,”  Artspeak magazine 1997

“Times of the Signs,” Artspeak magazine, 1998



MUSIC:

Author, “Born to Wander,” title song of folk album for Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons (Warner Bros.) 1962

Re-released on CD, Rhino Records, Inc. Original Master Recordings “Rarities” Vol. 1  Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons.


EDITORIAL:

Guest Poetry Editor, Crazyhorse, 2010

Coeditor:  "Transformation Issue"  qarrtsiluni.com   July/August 2008

Coeditor: Half Tones To Jubilee,  a national journal of poetry and short fiction, 1984-1994  

Poetry Editor: Bohemoth, a  quarterly journal of Culture & Politics,, 1994-95