Molly Allen

Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Art, Co-Director of Fine Arts Galleries
Molly Allen in the ceramics studio


Originally from the mountains of Colorado, Molly Allen is an interdisciplinary artist working with sculptural ceramics and alternative process image making. She received her MFA in ceramics at Ohio University in 2019. She completed a Post-Baccalaureate program at the University of Montana after receiving her BFA in 2013 with concentrations in both Ceramics and New Genres from Sierra Nevada College, where she graduated as Valedictorian of her class.

Molly has been a resident artist at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Mendocino Art Center, Medalta International in Canada, the International Ceramics Studio in Kecskemet Hungary and The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and Pottery Northwest in Seattle, WA. Her work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally, most recently in the Canton Museum in Ohio. Molly is currently faculty and Co-Director of Galleries at University of Nevada Reno, Lake Tahoe


  • 2019 Masters of Fine Art in Ceramics Ohio University
  • 2016 Post-Baccalaureate in Ceramics University of Montana
  • 2014 Bachelor of Fine Art in Ceramics & New Genres Sierra Nevada College