Anita Allyn | Teaching & Ecosystem

Artist and educator, Anita Allyn and I talk about the origins of her photography and installation work and we talk about our shared experiences of teaching in Mercer County, New Jersey. Anita is the Coordinator and Professor of Photography and Video at The College of New Jersey.
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Anita Allyn, born in Edinburgh, Scotland, is a Professor of Art at The College of New Jersey where she has taught since 1999. She has a MFA from The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and a BFA from The Kansas City Art Institute. She was awarded a student scholarship to study in Aix-en-Provence, France and has studied abroad at Brighton Polytechnic, England.

Anita Allyn’s photography and installation works have been exhibited at such venues as The Tate Modern, London, National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow, Russia, International Photography Biennial, Columbia, South America as well as local venues at the University of Pennsylvania, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, Art Institute of Boston, Atlantic Center for the Arts, and The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Her single channel video screenings have included The Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pioneer Theater in New York, Director’s Lounge, Berlin Germany, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, Elements Museum of Contemporary Art, Beijing, China, and the Israeli Center for the Arts.