Carol Alleman is an award-winning American visual artist and informal writer born in rural Pennsylvania. Carol studied Art Education at the Pennsylvania State University, and she continued with her graduate studies at the Lancaster Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania. Carol Alleman currently lives in Arizona.
Carol Alleman began the mystical and organic Tree of Life and Nature Vessel Series in late 2001 when she broadened her artistic aspirations to incorporate lost wax casting and created her first bronze vessel, Miracles.
Carol Alleman’s bronze sculptures have been exhibited in several museums, and her work is in the permanent collections of the Indianapolis Museum of Art and the Tucson Museum of Art
What is Carol Alleman Known For ?
Carol is known for depicting and representing symbolism and mysticism in her works. Alleman’s Tree of Life and Nature series of bronze sculptures shows her connection with symbolism and the significance of trees and nature. Some of the common subjects of Carol’s works include trees, wildflowers, femininity, etc. Not only does Carol sculpt bronze pieces that reveal her connection to the constantly changing nature around her, but she also writes poems and prose to communicate the symbolic meaning of her art pieces to her audience. Carol is also an advocate for the conservation of nature.
Who Was Carol Alleman Influenced by?
In the case of Carol Alleman, the question is more of “What” than “Who.” Carol has continually drawn inspiration from her surroundings, spirituality, mystical forces of nature, the human condition, and the human spirit. One of the times Carol was influenced by nature was when she relocated to Tucson in 1994, where she found clay in the surrounding desert, which she incorporated into her craft.
What Art Movement Is Carol Alleman Associated With?
Carol Alleman’s art movement is symbolism and mysticism, and her art seeks to represent absolute truths symbolically through words and metaphorical art pieces.