Photographer Jules Allen was born in 1947 in San Francisco, CA. He received his BFA and Masters from San Francisco State University in San Francisco, CA and his MFA from Hunter College, New York, NY. Allen has been the subject of various solo exhibitions, including A Little More Towards the Light, Shadow Image Gallery, New York, NY (1989); In the Ring, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, NY (1993); and Double Up, Leica Gallery, New York, NY (2012-13). He has also participated in many group exhibitions, including Mean Streets, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (1991); Songs of My People, Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C. (1992); Propositions on the Permanent Collection, Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY (2009); and Marching Bands Lecture and Exhibitions, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (2017). Allen currently lives and works in New York, NY.
Bio and website updated as of 2023.