Allen Caucutt has practiced art for more than 65 years. He is a graduate from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and holds a B.S. in Art Education. Caucutt has served as a teacher in the public-school arena for 50 years. Allen is known for his acrylic painting, bronze sculpture and relief prints, which include birds, fish, childhood fantasy and medieval forms as subjects.
Allen Caucutt lives in Oconomowoc, WI. 1957: BS degree in Art Education, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. 1963: MA degree, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Practicing artist and educator who developed an award-winning curriculum while teaching at Maple Dale Indian Hill School. He served as President of WAEA in 1968- 69. Caucutt retired in late January 2012 from a long career teaching at Maple Dale School, UWM and on television, and having mentored over 160 student teachers. Caucutt was the featured artist for the Channel 10/36 Annual Auction in 1986 and the first educator to appear in Milwaukee Public School's Educational Television classes. Still working as a producing artist today, he has major artworks in over 75 public venues and over 1,500 private collections. At the respectable age of 79, Allen's continued passion for art and education has been a lifelong pursuit, which still carries on today.
In May of 1999, Allen was awarded the Citation for Distinguished Teaching in the State of Wisconsin by both the Wisconsin State Assembly and State Senate. That same year, Allen "retired" from his 42 years as an elementary school teacher. Allen went on to teach an undergraduate class at UWM and worked as a regular guest speaker to classes and community organizations. He continued on as a volunteer, visiting artist teacher, and serving as a juror in exhibitions, all the while continuing to produce and exhibit his own work. In 2006, Allen received the UWM Peck School of the Arts Outstanding Service to the Arts Award on the occasion of his 50th anniversary of teaching.