Allen is an avid outdoor and wildlife enthusiast. From an early age, his frequent trips to the woods afforded him the hands-on experiences of nature and kindled his desire to pursue his lifetime passion of becoming a wildlife artist.
Allen seeks to capture all the exciting attributes into a piece that generates excitement and motion. He has been a professional wildlife artist since 1985 working in other mediums. Allen has been awarded contracts in museums in the northwest, including Oregon Trail Interpretive Center in Baker City, OR and the National Trail Interpretive Center in Casper, WY. He was also commissioned many pieces for Cabela’s stores around the country.