Geoff Allen, an award-winning Plein air painter, most recently won first place in the 5th Annual Plein Air Exhibition at the San Diego Watercolor Society juried by Joseph Zbukvic.
Other recent achievements include acceptance into the 2021 National Watercolor Society’s 101st International Exhibition. Geoff has also received the Savoir-Faire/ Sennelier Award at the 2021 Western Federation of Watercolor Societies 46th Annual Exhibition, First Place award for the San Diego Watercolor Society’s Fourth Annual Plein Air Exhibition, First Place Ralph Love Plein Air Competition 2019, Temecula, CA, and First Place in Water Media San Diego Fair Plein Air Competition 2017.
He received his MFA from Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA and taught drawing, design, and painting courses at the college level. Living in the San Diego area and as a member of the San Diego Watercolor Society, Geoff practices his Plein air skills year-round.