Artist Bio . . .

Allen Brooks is a self-taught, internationally acclaimed photographer whose work has been enjoyed by people throughout the United States and Europe. He is a rare figure in the photography world, celebrated for the diversity of his photographs, ranging from portraits to landscapes.

He has owned studios in Chicago, IL and Westland, MI and has been judged twice as one of Michigan's Top Ten Photographers by the Professional Photographers of Michigan. He has been active in both professional and civic organizations, and in 1989 received the Business Person of the Year Award.   

His award-winning fine art photography has been exhibited throughout Michigan - at the Lawrence Street Gallery in Ferndale, Padzieski Art Gallery in Dearborn, Livonia Camera Club, Livonia Exhibition of Fine Arts, Greater Detroit CCC, Canton Fine Arts Exhibition, Three Cities Art Show, Northville Juried Fine Art Show, Scarab Club, and Heritage Hospital. His work also has been in the Photography Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City, OK.   In 2009 he had two one-man exhibits in Michigan, one at Oakwood Hospital in Dearborn, and one at the Village Theater in Canton.