painting, printmaking, works on paper, drawing
Allan Forrest Small received his B.A. cum laude in Englishfrom UMass Amherst. Self-taught as an artist from age five, he later studied painting, drawing and lithography in Washington, D.C. and France with instructors from Georgetown University, George Washington University and the Union Printmakers’ Atelier, as well as at the MFA, Boston.
Allan has painted extensively throughout New England and France, with a focus on landscape and architectural subjects – a natural outgrowth of a lifelong involvement in historic preservation. He has exhibited at the Collector Gallery, Washington; Thomas Moser Galleries, Alexandria, VA and Portland, ME; the Prints and the Potter Gallery, Worcester; the Fitchburg Art Museum, the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, the Spaulding R. Aldrich Gallery, the Rye (NY) Art Association, the Lyme (CT) Art Association, and the Academic Artists Association.
He is a sustaining associate member of the American Watercolor Society, the National Watercolor Society, the New England Watercolor Society, the Transparent Watercolor Society of America, the North Shore Arts Association, and the Rockport Art Association, and an artist member of the Lyme Art Association and the Academic Artists Association, as well as an active member of Arts Worcester.