Tyler Allen is “Emerging Artist” at Red Raven in Lancaster

| August 2, 2019

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Image: Reunion, pastel on paper, Tyler Allen

“Tyler’s exquisite renderings reflect an exceptionally perceptive insight into his subjects that rivals the work of the best contemporary representational artists,” Solanco High School art teacher Candace Rakers said. Tyler Allen is a 2019 graduate of Solanco High School and has won a long list of awards and scholarships for his outstanding work in the visual arts. His magnificent artwork is on exhibit in Lancaster as Tyler is honored as the featured “Emerging Artist” for August at Red Raven Art Company, 138 North Prince Street, Lancaster. His Emerging Artist exhibition will continue through August 31.

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Image: I – 80, pastel on paper

Tyler’s Emerging Artist exhibition highlights exceptional works from Tyler’s recent body of work, Home Is Where the Heart Is, which is a reflective homage to the comfort and joy of family experienced through travels together. In his Artist Statement, Tyler notes: “Reflecting back on the last ten years of travelling with my family has made me realize that home is really where the heart is. There have been deep conversations and countless memories while being on a highway. These experiences have pulled our family closer together. The seats of our car hold the same meaning that many associate with a gathering space in their home. The past ten years of travels have given me constant inspiration.”

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Image: Coil, pastel on paper (exhibition announcement)

Candace Rakers said, “Extraordinary detail, elegance, and quiet power characterize Tyler’s works.  Tyler’s uncanny aesthetic sensibility, disciplined approach, perseverance, and vitality of spirit infuse his work with strength and integrity. Tyler’s impressive record of awards, scholarships, and exhibitions honors his strong investment and remarkable level of sophistication and expertise that is well beyond his years.” Tyler’s work in the visual arts has been featured in Lancaster Newspapers, and the Chester County Press. Additionally, Tyler’s work has been highlighted in exhibitions at the Lancaster Museum of Art, the Demuth Museum, Millersville University, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia.

 

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Image: Harborside, pastel on paper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Image: Reverence, pastel on paper

 

 

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Keith Kaufman is the Director of Community Relations for Solanco School District. 786-5617.

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