EDUCATION
1989 B.F.A, Painting, with high distinction
California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
1977-78 The Art Academy, San Francisco, CA
Merit Scholarship
1963-65 San Francisco Art Institute
San Francisco, CA
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016COLOR oil paintings on canvas, Sanchez Center for the Arts, Pacifica, CA
2015COLOR, New Work, Partners Gallery, Ft. Bragg, CA
2014Wheatley and Rosemary Allen, Birds and Abstracts, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA
2014California Workers, Partners Gallery, Fort Bragg, CA
2012Conversations in Color, Partners Gallery, Fort Bragg, CA
2011Pro-Arts Open Studio Show, Oakland, CA
2009333 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA
20034th Street Studio Exhibition, Oakland, CA
2002Sophie’s Restaurant, Oakland, CA
1999Gallery Glendeven, Mendocino, CA
1998The White Barn, St. Helena, CA
1997Gallery Glendeven, Mendocino, CA
1996The Boonville Hotel, Boonville, CA
1995PROPS, Fort Bragg, CA
1992Bill Carmel Gallery, Danville, CA
1988Navarro Designs, Walnut Creek, CA
1987Sarah Campbell Designs, Mendocino, CA
1981Bay Windows Gallery, Mendocino, CA
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017Celebrating Women Artists, Spindrift Gallery, Gualala, CA.
2016Howard Wheatley Allen and Rosemary Allen, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA
2015Spindrift Gallery, Mendocino Artists Show, Gualala, CA
2014-2015Partners Gallery, Monthly Members Shows, Ft. Bragg, CA
2013-2014William Zimmer Gallery, artist shows, Mendocino, CA
2012Construction Workers, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA
2012Portrait Show, Partners Gallery, Fort Bragg, CA
2011Everyday People, Santa Cruz County Bank Arts Cooperative, Santa Cruz, CA
2010Imagine California, Kevin Milligan, Danville, CA
2010Bay Area Currents Show, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA
2009Friends Show, Partners Gallery, Fort Bragg, CA
20084th Street Studio Show, Oakland, CA
2007100th Anniversary Exhibition, Montclair Gallery, Oakland, CA
2005Mendocino Cancer Society Invitational Exhibition, Ukiah, CA
2004Jack London Invitational Exhibition, Oakland, CA
2003Abstract Expressions, Danville Fine Arts, Danville, CA
2000Glendeven Gallery Invitational, Little River, CA
1999Contemporary Abstracts, Studio One Gallery, Gualala, CA
1998Abstracts of the 21st Century, Studio One Gallery, Gualala, CA
1997Joan Roebuck Gallery, Lafayette, CA
19968th Annual Friends Show, Northcoast Artists Gallery, Ft. Bragg, CA
1996ALL SFAI: Gallery Artists from San Francisco Art Institute, Joan Roebuck Gallery, Lafayette,CA
1995Contemporary Art with Antiques Joan Roebuck Gallery, Lafayette, CA
1993Recent Landscape Paintings, Piedmont Lane Gallery, Oakland, CA
1992Self Portrait Show, PROPS, Fort Bragg, CA
1992East Bay Open Studios, Fourth Street Studio, Oakland, CA
1992A Woman's Vision, San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1991Accent on Giving, Merit Award Recipient, San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, San Francisco
1991Landmarks/Landscapes, San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1991Accent on Whimsy, San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1991Bedford Biennial, Bedford Gallery, Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
1991Celebration of International Women,San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, San Francisco,CA
1991Big and Bold, San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1990Outrageous Viewpoints, San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1990East Bay Open Studios, Fourth Street Studio, Oakland, CA
1990From the Studio, San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1989Animal Kingdom, San Francisco Women Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1989CCAC/New Work, Modesto Lanzone, San Francisco, CA
1988Light and Color, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA
1988Emerging Mendocino, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA
1987Human Figure, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA
1985Painted Egg display for the White House Invitational,Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC
1984Member Show, Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, CA
AWARDS
1991Accent on Giving, Merit Award, SF Women’s Gallery, San Francisco, CA
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Community News, Everyday People Art Exhibition'" Aptos TimesJanuary 15, 2011, pg.9
http://www.tpgonlinedaily.com/images/stories/papers/1101/A21101webissue. pdf
Baker, Kenneth "Chagoya demanding, but rewarding," Datebook, San Francisco Chronicle, Sat. August 21, 2010, pgs E4, E6.,
http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/08/20/DDSI1EVT3R.DTL
Wagner,Christy "Mendocino Memories II: an Interview with Rosemary Allen," Arts and Entertainment, July 1991 pg.4
Senz,Doug, "Artists to Heads of State Move From Mendocino to Lafayette," Contra Costa Sun, Sept. 6, 1989 pg.__
Donohue,Patrick, "'Human Figure Opened With Enthusiastic Gathering," Mendocino Beacon, May 15, 1986 pg.__
Larson, Dave, "A White House Easter Egg Role for 130 Artists," Los Angeles Times, April 7, 1985, pg.__
Kids' Tale to Benefit Lab", The Bar Harbor Times, sec. 1, pg.__ July 26, 1984
"A Natural Type of Art Show", Mendocino Beacon, March 26, 1981, pg. __
SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Meese lll
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hymes, Alamo, CA
Mr. and Mrs. David Marsten, Calistoga, CA
Mr. and Mrs. Ladd Bedford lll, Point Richmond, CA
Mr. and Mrs. James Stuart, Chicago, Ill.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Snowden, Sausalito, CA
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Wolfe, San Francisco, CA
Ms. Kaye Woods, San Francisco, CA
Curt and Linda Fischer, Napa Valley, CA
Mr. and Mrs. Fitzwater, Sacramento, CA
COMMISSIONS
The Steven and Frances Butler Residence, Lafayette, CA
River Mural for the Redwood Health Club, Fort Bragg, CA
Design for banners, Piedmont Community Church, Piedmont, CA