Jane Ingram Allen's

Upcoming Activities


Arts in Education Institute, Utica, NY, January - June, 2000 

Jane will be presenting papermaking workshops and exhibiting her installation work using handmade paper in Utica area public schools during the Spring 2000 semester.  During the workshops Jane will work with students to create a collaborative site specific installation art work using handmade paper made by the children during the workshops.  

Jane's schedule included a week-long residency/exhibition at Clinton Elementary and Middle School, Clinton, NY, beginning January 10, 2000.  At Clinton School Jane exhibited her installations "The Map Room" and "Ganglia."  Jane also did a week-long residency with workshop and exhibition at Remington Elementary School, Ilion, NY, in January 2000.   In April 2000 Jane will do a papermaking and installation art project at King School, Utica, NY. 

Jane's 1-day workshops in papermaking and installation art with an exhibition will be presented at the following schools:

West Winfield Elementary School, West Winfield, NY
Jefferson Elementary School, Utica, NY
Reese Road Elementary School, Frankfort, NY; 
West Frankfort Elementary School, Frankfort, NY
 Barringer Road Elementary School, Ilion, NY.  

This program is organized and administered by the Arts in Education Institute of the Central New York Community Arts Council and is modeled after the program begun at Lincoln Center in 1975.  The program brings professional artists into the schools to work as partners with teachers to further aesthetic education.

Aesthetic Education Institute, Rochester, New York, April - May 2000.

Jane will also be offering workshops and residencies in the Rochester area schools during the months of April and May 2000.  This program is sponsored by the Aesthetic Education Institute.  Jane will be working with students on papermaking and installation projects in seven Rochester schools.    

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Statewide Artist Workshop Program, April 2000.

Jane will again go to the state of Virginia for a week in April 2000 to offer handmade paper sculpture workshops at art centers in Staunton, Lynchburg and Courtland, VA.  

For more information about these and other workshops Jane will be teaching, click here for the workshops page.  

Art School of the Aegean, Samos, Greece - June 25 - July 17, 2000

Jane will be teaching a three-week long workshop titled "Papermaking and Installation Art" for artists and adult students on a Greek island this summer.  Samos is in the Aegean Sea near the coast of Turkey and famous for its ancient ruins and beautiful beaches.  The Art School of the Aegean offers classes in painting, drawing, photography, ceramics and sculpture as well as papermaking.  Tours of Athens, other islands and surrounding areas are also offered along with informal seminars in art history and Greek language and culture.  In Jane's workshop participants will learn techniques for papermaking, experiment with local plants and materials, and design and create a site specific installation using handmade paper as well as work on individual projects in papermaking.   For more information and to receive a brochure about the School, please contact director Susan Trovas, (941) 351-5597, e mail:  greece3@gte.net      


Jane is writing a review of the Cornelia Parker retrospective at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA, which will be in an upcoming issue of SCULPTURE magazine. Jane plans to continue writing reviews and articles about sculpture and installation art exhibitions.

An article about Jane's recent residency in Japan will appear in the Summer issue of HAND PAPERMAKING magazine.  This article tells of her experiences in Japan  at the Paper Art Village Project in Mino City, Sept. 9. - Dec. 9, 1999.

Jane has a recipe for "Fireproofing Handmade Paper" printed in the new special edition book DIEU DONNE HAND PAPERMAKERS COOKBOOK.  This book of advice and helpful hints for papermakers is available by special order from Dieu Donne, Papermill, Inc., 433 Broome Street, New York, NY 10013, www.colophon.com/dieudonne 

For more information about Jane's writing click here for the Writing page.

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This page was last updated on Feb. 27, 2000.