Founder and owner of the property on which Springwood Pottery was located. Skip did the decorative pottery and porcelain and made the glazes. Dennis Krueger, a partner, did items such as mugs.
Allen graduated from Memphis College of Art with a B.F.A. in Crafts.
An original member of the Craftsmen’s Guild, he was the director for a year or so back in the early 90’s. He was also on the Board for several years.
His work has been featured in magazines and shows. Springwood was closed in the latter part of the 90’s when Skip moved to Georgia. He now lives in Winston, GA, and teaches digital painting on the internet through the Digital Art Academy.