(Union City, Pennsylvania, 1950 - )
Von Allen, of Union City, Pennsylvania, is a ceramic sculptor, educator, and art administrator. She studied at Edinboro State College (B.A., 1973; M.A., 1976) and Syracuse University (M.F.A., 1983). Hired at Brigham Young University in 1984, Allen was featured in the Women Artists of Utah exhibition in Springville. Her ceramic abstraction Kouros III (Youth III) is a dynamic frontal nude, an archaic Greek male figure putting his gauche foot forward.