Timeline

1963
Born in Detroit, MI
1991
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Wayne State University, Detroit
1996
Master of Fine Arts, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1997
Received McKnight Artist Fellowship for Photographers from the McKnight Foundation
2000
Received Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship
2004
Bush Foundation Grant Finalist
2008
Photographic work published in major magazines including O Magazine, New York Magazine, Spin and Writer's Digest

Exhibitions

2008
Thomas Allen, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA (solo)
2007
New Releases, Foley Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2007
Empty Nest, Nathan A Bernstein & Co. Ltd, New York, NY
2006
Pulp Fiction, Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla, CA (solo)
2005
John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI (solo)
2005
Several Artists Consider Books, Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005
When We Were Young, Foley Gallery, New York, NY
2004
Uncovered, Foley Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2004
Thomas Allen: New Photographs, Thomas Barry Fine Arts, Minneapolis, MN (solo)
2004
Iranian/American Photography Project, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran, Iran
2002
Thomas Allen: Recent Work, Open Book, Minneapolis, MN (solo)
1993
New Beginnings, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Memphis, TN