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Jamie Allen

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art History
Associate Curator, Department of Photography, George Eastman Museum

MA, Photographic Preservation and Collections Management, Ryerson University, 2006

(585) 327-4985
jallen@eastman.org


Research Overview

Research interests: Nathan Lyons, Bea Nettles, Queer photography, and cameraless photography

Area of specialization: Twentieth-century photography, museum studies, collection management

Courses Taught

  • PPC 425 Cataloging and Research Methods (co-taught with Olivia Arnone)

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2017: History of Photography installation, George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York
  • 2016: Photography and America’s National Parks, George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York
  • 2015: In the Garden, George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York
  • 2013: Astro-Visions, George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York
  • 2011: Between the States: Photographs of the American Civil War, George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York
  • 2010: 60 from the 60s (with Alison Nordström), George Eastman Museum Traveling Exhibition
  • 2009: Roger Mertin’s Rochester, George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York
  • 2008: TRACKS: The Railroad in Photographs from the George Eastman House Collection, George Eastman Museum Traveling Exhibition
  • 2008: Black in America: Eli Reed, George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York

Selected Publications

  • The Photographer in the Garden. New York: Aperture and George Eastman Museum, 2018
  • Picturing America’s National Parks. New York: Aperture and George Eastman Museum, 2016
  • “The Omnipresence of Adam Ekberg” in Exposure, Fall 2016
  • “Framing Nature” in The Magazine Antiques, March-April 2016
  • “From Vision to Reality: A Transition from Pictorialism to Modernism” in Imogen Cunningham. Madrid: Fundación MAPFRE, 2012