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Alan Macgeee

Alan Magee was born in Newtown, Pennsylvania.  He attended art school in Philadelphia and began his career as an illustrator doing covers for Time magazine, the New York times, New York and Atlantic Monthly.  He also illustrated book covers for Bantam, Ballantine and Simon and Shuster books.  Alan received awards from the Society of Illustrators and an American Book Award in 1982.  In the late 1970’s, Alan Magee began to concentrate on his personal paintings, drawings and woven paintings (tapestries).  His first solo exhibition in New York City was at the prestigious Staempfli Gallery.   His works can be seen in the collections of The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, The Art Institute of Chicago, the Arkansas Art Center, the Columbus Museum of Art.

Alan Magee est né à Newtown, en Pennsylvanie.  Il a fréquenté une école d'art à Philadelphie et a commencé sa carrière comme illustrateur en faisant des couvertures pour le magazine Time, le New York Times, New York et Atlantic Monthly.  Il a également illustré des couvertures de livres pour Bantam, Ballantine et Simon et Shuster.  Alan a reçu des prix de la Society of Illustrators et un American Book Award en 1982.  À la fin des années 1970, Alan Magee a commencé à se concentrer sur ses peintures personnelles, dessins et tableaux tissés (tapisseries).  Sa première exposition personnelle à New York a eu lieu à la prestigieuse Staempfli Gallery.   On peut voir ses œuvres dans les collections des Fine Arts Museums de San Francisco, de l'Art Institute of Chicago, de l'Arkansas Art Center, du Columbus Museum of Art.

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