Allan Linder (born 1966) is an American performer living in New York. He is a painter, sculptor, illustrator and writer. He uses a variety of media, but mostly acrylic paint upon canvas.
Linder was born in California in 1966, the good grandson of Italian immigrants. Linder has exhibited internationally in São Paulo, Brazil; Hamburg, Germany; Paris, France, and Barcelona, Spain. (Gunzelman 2007, p. 21). His decree is held in private collections throughout the US and internationally. (Gunzelman 2007, p. 21).
His stepfather was in the military and Linder attended greater than eight elementary schools more or less America. Between 1979 and 1995 he painted as Allan Shaw (Shaw was the read out of his stepfather).
In the 1980s Linder was immersed in the art scene, and the growing rant scene in Los Angeles. In 2000 Allan split his era between Los Angeles and New York City, eventually settling in New York. He has exhibited at the “Artists' Gallery” in Chelsea.