Dean Allison

Dean Allison

Pittsburgh, PA, USA


Dean Allison was introduced to glass in 1998 at Illinois State University. He studied painting at the University of Wolverhampton, England and graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Science in studio arts (specifically in painting and glass). Dean followed glass from Chicago to North Carolina to work for a number of glass artists and attend a concentration at the Penland school of Crafts. Dean has studied and taught at numerous schools across the country and overseas. His skills encompass a broad spectrum of glass art techniques and styles. He obtained his Masters in the Visual Arts at the Australian National University. His work explores glass portraiture and constructions of the figure. He is presently represented by Habatat Gallery Michigan.


  • casting
  • painting
  • glassblower
  • accept commissions
  • coldwork/engraving
  • flame/lampworking
  • architectural/public


Business Name:
Dean Allison
63 Wilson St
Pittsburgh, PA 15223