My paintings have always been involved with people in urban spaces, but in different ways. I wander the city sometimes, searching out the scene or event that will capture my imagination, with the intent to put it into my own visual language. When I find something, I try to capture it with a sketch, or by using my camera as a sketchbook, and making a note to return another day with my pochade box or easel. Most, but not all, of my paintings are of New York City and its incredible diversity. I have been painting New York City since I arrived from Ohio 50 years ago; I never run out of inspiration.





A brief biography




Selected Press


Artist Spotlight: Elinore Schnurr (2014)

Figuratively Speaking in New York City by Allison Plitt (2014)

An Artistic View of Reality by Allison Plitt (2013)

ArtsyShark, web blog (2012)

Hot Show, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (2008)

Review of Painting as Presence by Judy Birke (2008)


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