School of Visual Arts MFA, Illustration. NYC. 1993.

Parsons School of Design Fall Term - MFA Painting Program. NYC. 1991.

Rhode Island School of Design BFA. Providence, RI. 1988.

Chateau De LaNapoule Drawing/Painting Scholarship. France. 1987.

Fine Arts Academy of Brugge, Belgium Painting. 1987.

Vanderbilt University Liberal Arts. Nashville, TN. 1983-1985.

Selected Collections


Museum of Fine Arts. St. Petersburg, FL.


Lockheed-Martin. Orlando, FL.

US Airways, Inc. Palm Beach, FL.

General Mills Corporate Headquarters. Orlando, FL.

AAA Motor Club Corporate Headquarters. Orlando, FL.

Barnett Bank. Orlando, FL.

Foley and Lardner Law Firm. Orlando, FL.

Derby Lane. St. Petersburg, FL.

Orlando Board of Education. Orlando, FL


The Vatican Art Collection  Vatican City

Mr. & Mrs. Dan Armour  Wilson, WY.

Mr. and Mrs. James MacDougald  St. Petersburg, FL.

Ms. Harriet Silverman  Washington, DC.

Dr. Sylvia Carra  Tampa, FL.

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth W. Corba  Chicago, IL. 

Mr. and Mrs. William P. Vareika  Newport, RI.

Mr. and Mrs. Blaire Cullpepper  Winter Park, FL.  

Mr. and Mrs. Arkady Goshinsky  New York City, NY.

Ms. Elizabeth Vincent  Scottsdale, AZ.

Mr. & Mrs. Vance Arnett  Saftey Harbor, FL.

Mr. & Mrs. William Mitchell  Austin, TX.

Ms. Carol Upham  St. Petersburg Beach, FL

Honors and Awards

Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg. “Conversations with the Artist, Allison Massari”. Art in Bloom Event, March 2, 2012.

St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts Stuart Society - Private Event with Allison Massari. At the home of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Dyer.

                A talk by the artist and private art show. February 2, 2012.

Business Catalyst Radio 1/25/2012

WHCR 90.3 FM Radio NYC. Interview with Rick Young, “Motivational Radio”, 12/16/2011

WHPC 90.3 FM Radio NYC Interview with Bill Horan on his show, "Secrets of Success", 1/12/2011

CKFM 96.5 FM Radio Alberta, Canada—“Body N' Soul Wellness Show” with Teresa Kabatoff 12/12/2010

BBS Radio, The Donna Seebo Show, 12/10/2010

NBC News South Bend, Indiana. 12/2/2010

Lite 104.7 FM Radio NYC—The Bob Cudmore Morning Show, 11/12/2010

KWMR Radio Interview on 90.5 FM . Susannah Baldwin interviews Allison Massari on “Parent Talk”.

                Marin County, California. 5/18/09

New York Social Diary. NYC, 6/09

Artist-in-Residence. Anderson Ranch Art Center. 6 month award. 10/03 – 4/04. Snowmass, CO.

St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts. Second Place Award - All Mediums. The 2nd Annual Fairly Lillith Celebration of

                 Woman in the Arts. Awarded 2nd Place. St. Petersburg, FL. May-June 2001.

KAJX Radio Interview. “Jim Baker Interviews Allison Massari”. Artist Series. Aspen, CO. April 14th, 2004

St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts Dinner with Allison Massari. At the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Hascall.

                Stuart Society Dinner with the artist and private solo show. 2001.

Tampa Review University of Tampa Publication. #19 Fall/Winter Issue, 2000. 

German Radio show interview with Klaus Schilling. Featured guest interviewed about artwork and inspirational

                life stories.  November, 2000.      

Soble Purchase Award 1998 Art Festival Beth-El. St. Petersburg, FL.

Smart Choices Grant FL State/City Grant. St. Petersburg, FL. 1997.

Helena Rubenstein Scholar Parsons School of Design. NYC, 1991.

Henry Clews Foundation Grant LaNapoule, France. 1987.

Florida National Honors Society Art Exhibit, "Best of Show” Tallahassee, FL. 1983.    

Studio Assistant to Ruth Kligman. Former studio of Jackson Pollack. NYC, 1995.


Tampa Bay Times, Bay Magazine,  February 14, 2016

Positively Parenting. Article published, “The Power of Belief”, 12/10/2010

Family Circle Magazine. April 2, 2002

Tampa Review University of Tampa Publication. #19 Fall/Winter Issue, 2000.


Rhode Island School of Design Guest Lecturer. November, 1996. 

Rhode Island School of Design Continuing Education Teaching Assistant-Drawing. Fall, 1988.

The St. Petersburg Center for the Arts Advanced Watercolor, Oil, Drawing.

St. Petersburg, FL. 1997-1998.

Florida Gulf Coast Art Center Belleair, FL. 1998.

Museum Exhibitions

St. Petersburg Museum Of Fine Arts. The 2nd Annual Fairly Lillith Celebration of Woman in the Arts.

        Awarded 2nd Place. St. Petersburg, FL. May-June 2001.

Tampa Museum. “Undercurrent Overview II” Tampa, FL. June - July, 1998.

Solo Exhibitions

Morean Arts Center. St. Petersburg, FL. “Pyrotechnic Luminescence”. October, 2009.

Interior Motives Gallery. St. Petersburg, FL. May, 2009.

Winfield Gallery. Carmel, CA. February-March, 2009.

Tiburon Heritage & Arts Commission. Tiburon, CA.  May-June, 2008.

Dyer Gallery St. Petersburg, FL. 2007

Ambiance Gallery "I’ll Tell You A Secret". St. Petersburg, FL. November - December, 2000.

Dyer Gallery Feather Sound, FL. 1998

Zodiac Group/Salvador Dali Museum "Apropos". St. Petersburg, FL. December, 1997.

Tavern on the Green Annual Fund-raiser for RCIP. New York City. May, 1995.

UBU Repertory Theater Gallery Off Broadway. "The Cage". NYC. March-April, 1995.

Gallery 401 Jewish Community Center Art Gallery. Providence, RI. 1989.

Group Exhibitions

Anderson Ranch Art Center Snowmass, CO. August, 2008

Mina Dresden Gallery  San Francisco, CA. June, 2008

Oxbow Napa, CA. June, 2007

Chico Paper CO Gallery Chico, CA. 2006

AAF Contemporary Art Fair NYC 2005.

Kingdon Alan Gallery St. Petersburg, FL. 2004.

Anderson Ranch Art Center Snowmass, CO. April, 2004

Anderson Ranch Art Center Snowmass, CO. December, 2003.

Art Festival Beth-El St. Petersburg, FL. 1998,2001,2002,2003,2004.

The Von Liebig Art Center Naples Art Association. "Refiguring the 90s". Naples, FL.

October - December, 1999.

Dragonfly Gallery Martha’s Vineyard, MA. June, 1998.

Gallery 421 "Chakras". Fort Lauderdale, FL. April - May, 1998.

Cervenka - McLaughlin Gallery Gulfport, FL. April, 1998.

Salt Creek Art Gallery "Art Attack". St. Petersburg, FL. October, 1997.

Sarasota Visual Arts Center Sarasota, FL. September - October, 1997.

MMC Gallery "Marvelous". NYC, November-December, 1995.

SVA Gallery NYC May-June, 1993.

N.Y.C. Art Director’s Club. September, 1992.

Gallery 1792 Winter Park, FL. January-February, 1991.

Bennett Gallery "Art’s Future". Orlando, FL. April, 1990.

Wood’s Gerry Gallery "The Indignant Eye". Providence, RI. January, 1989.

National Art’s Club, NYC 89th Annual National Watercolor Exhibition. NYC. May, 1988.

Performance Art

Currican Theater Writer, Director, Performer in "Live Self-Portraits". NYC. June, 1995.


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