Allen Ulmer, American (1922 - 1990)

Allen Ulmer

Born and educated in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Allen Ulmer started drawing at an early age. He he has studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia, and the Art Students League in New York.

After graduating high school he moved to New York , where his talents earned him almost immediate success in the art field.   Mr. Ulmer's professional career began in the field of Magazine Illustration. Ulmer was soon Illustrating such popular magazine and newspaper features as The Shadow, The Green Hornet, The Saint, Tarzan, and others. These early original illustrations are in some world wide collections.

   Mr. Ulmer turned to Fine Arts in the late 1950's. His great love fro realism too him from Oils to Watercolor and Egg Tempera. Many of his paintings are in private collections, Libraries and Educational Institutions. He has had many successful on man shows and won numerous awards for watercolor and tempera mediums.    

In the 1960's, after a successful Commercial art career in Illustrating, he turned to fine art. Soon watercolor became his favorite medium, He now devotes his full time to painting. He is a member of the Salmagundi Club and the Huntington Art League

Many of his early illustrations are prized by collections today. He os listed with the best illustrators of his time in the who's who of A.A.S.I.

Purchase Award, 1982 Portland, Maine
Grumbacher Award 1981 S. Orange
Second Prize 1981 Flushing Art League
Best of Show 1980 Greenlawn Art Show
Purchase Prize Award 1980 WCSH Portland, ME.
First Prize 1980 Roslyn Art Show
First Prize 1979 Salsbury, Md. Art Expo
Purchase Prie Award 1978 WCSH Portland, ME.
Honorable Mention 1977 White Plains Art Festival
First Prize 1977 Clifton Art Show
Honorable Mention 1977 HTAL Art Festival
Third Prize 1977 Roslyn Art and Craft Show
Best of Show 1976 Clifton Art Association
Purchase Prize Award 1974 WCSH Portland
Purchase Prize Award 1975 WCSH Portland
First Prize 1975 HTAL Northport Show
First Prize 1974 Clifton Art & Craft Show
First Prize 1974 BAFA Art & Craft Show
First Prize 1973 Art Expo, Garden City
First Prize 1973 Fresh Meadow Art & Craft
First Prize 1973 SCAL
First Prize 1973 Woodall Williams
First Prize 1973 Radcliff Art Show
Second Prize 1973 Flushing Art Show
Second Prize 1973 Art Expo, Garden City
Merit Award 1973 Council of Arts
Mr. & Mrs. Howard Cosell, Westhampton Beach
Mr. Kevin Dobson, New York, N.Y.
Donna & Michael marsak, Croton on the Hudson
Mr. & Mrs. Edward Gunnigle, Old Field, N.Y.
Mr. & Mrs. S. Pappas, Burlington, MA.
Mr. & Mrs. D.H. Petras, Burlington, MA.
Mr. David Rappaport, Damon Creations
Mutual Savings Bank, Seattle, Washington
Mr. & Mrs. James Barnes, Chatham, N.J.
State Bank of Maine (Portland)
Marine Midland Bank (New York)
Mobil Oil Corp.
Mr. & Mrs G. Baer
Casco Bank (Maine)
McDonalds Corp.
J.F. Kennedy Jr. High School Pt. Jefferson
East Islip Library (Permanent Collection)
Lufthansa Airways
Pan American Airways
Capt. Bills Restaurant, Bay Shore, N.Y.
Leonardo's New Hyde Park, N.Y.
E.F. Hutton, New York
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