By All Means Graphics
David Allen grew up in Ghent and Mankato, Minnesota. He is the second of fourteen children born to ardent Catholic parents. He endured both his primary and secondary education in Catholic schools. After serving three years in the Army, he worked in a steel mill in Detroit for a year and returned to Mankato to attend college where he earned a Bachelors degree in Education. Following that he taught high school for 43 years. He married his wife Patricia, and they have three children. He now writes, paints and sculpts in his studio in Northfield Minnesota.