Ricky Allman from Blisss Magazine

Ricky Allman words by Leanne Goebel Ricky Allmanʼs paintings on view in this exhibition at David B. Smith gallery are neither dystopian or utopian—they fall somewhere in the middle—dark, yet hopeful. The series seems cavernous, as if Allman has gone underground to secret bunkers, perhaps the abandoned silver mine beneath Area 51 or the rumored…

Ricky Allman – “I’ll Capitulate if you Succumb” – Marine Contemporary

I was privileged to be acknowledged in Marine Contemporary‘s catalog for Ricky Allman’s recent exhibition. The show–(with a terrific title)–“I’ll Capitulate if you Succumb,” was Allman’s first solo exhibition with the gallery and ran from June 30-August 11, 2012. The 40-page catalog features an essay by Claressinka Anderson with special thanks to Leanne Goebel for…

Ricky Allman at David B. Smith Gallery Exhibition Essay

Ricky Allman Surface flaws render light reflections unreliable Ricky Allmanʼs paintings on view in this exhibition at David B. Smith gallery are neither dystopian or utopian—they fall somewhere in the middle—dark, yet hopeful. The series seems cavernous, as if Allman has gone underground to secret bunkers, perhaps the abandoned silver mine beneath Area 51 or…