Allan Gorman is a realistic oil painter of soaring towers of industry, chrome exhaust pipes, distorted reflections, and the insides of mechanisms and technology. His carefully thought-through compositions have been featured in numerous gallery and museum shows and private collections in both the US and Europe.
In 2016, Gorman was selected for a fellowship residency by the ESKFF Foundation at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City, NJ. In 2013, he was awarded a Fellowship for Painting from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. In 2011 and 2014, he was awarded a resident fellowship to the Vermont Studio Center. His work has been profiled in Arte Libre X and XI, Manifest's International New Painting Annuals 2 and 6, America Art Collector (several issues), Transportation Today, Poets & Artists Magazines (several issues), Steadfast Arte Magazine, The Huffington Post, CreativeTime4Talk, about.com, and dozens of other print and electronic publications.
Museum and art fair exhibitions include "Hyperrealism" at The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago; The Chattauqua Institute (NY) Exhibition 2013; "Mid-Atlantic New Oil Painting 2012 and 2014" at the Ritterhoff Martin Galleries (Fredericksburg, VA); "The 2010 and 2016 NJ Arts Annuals" at the NJ State Museum (Trenton, NJ) and The Noyes Museum of Art (Atlantic City, NJ); "Re-Presenting Realism" at the Arnot Art Museum (Elmira, NY); ArtPrize 2014 and ArtPrize 2015 in Grand Rapids, MI.; ArtHamptons Art Fair (NY); Art Palm Springs (CA); the International Guild of Realism's Masterworks Museum Tour traveling to art museums around the country from May 2015 through June 2016; "Something More Than Realism" at Galeria ArteLibre in Zaragoza, Spain; and LUSTER - "Photorealism and Hyperrealism in Automotive and Motorcycle Art" set to visit eight art museums starting in March 2018.