About the Artist
Based in
South Bend, IN

Alan Larkin received his BA in art from Carleton College in Northfield Minnesota in 1975 and his MFA in printmaking from the Pennsylvania State University in 1977.  Though retired, he taught drawing and printmaking for almost forty years at Indiana University South Bend.  He has won many prizes in regional, national and international competitions for his artwork, including the prestigious Founder’s Award in the 2016 Pastel 100 Competition sponsored by the Pastel Journal and the Best of Show Award at the 75th and 91st Annual Hoosier Salon Exhibition in Indianapolis.  His works are in numerous public and private collections including the South Bend Museum of Art, the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, the Indiana State Museum and the corporate collections of Pillsbury, NIPSCO, and Lincoln Life Insurance Companies.


Alan will be teaching a workshop at Crooked Tree Arts Center "Drawing Bootcamp" May 19-21.