A message from the President


Dear members and friends of Allied,

Welcome to the official web site for Allied Artists of America. For nearly 100 years Allied has maintained the standard of excellence set forth by the founders so long ago. This is so as a result of our dedicated Board and Committee members who serve the organization with full devotion and zeal to make Allied the best that it can be. Our members represent the finest artists in the Nation and the list grows continually. Our Associate Member program makes it possible for artists and non-artists alike to contribute to the organization with return benefits. 

I wish to thank the many members who joined our website and strongly urge others to do the same. Take advantage of this opportunity to feature your work to show all who visit this site the great art our members produce. Full active members interested in joining the website can email: garyerbe@alliedartistsofamerica.org for additional information and requirements. For all other inquiries, email me at: thomasvalenti@alliedartistsofamerica.org 

Each year, artists across the land submit work to our Annual Juried Exhibition. The resulting show represents the best of the best. 

Thank you for your support and interest in Allied Artists of America. We hope you enjoyed your visit and that you return soon. 

Sincerely yours,

Thomas Valenti

Arthur Glickman, former president of Allied, dies at 88


Arthur Glickman was a New Jersey-based sculptor who served as president of Allied Artists from 1986-1989.  He later served many years on the Presidential Advisory Committee, making vital contributions to the scope and direction of the organization.

In his work, Arthur strove to create an emotion to which the viewer can relate.  His works have been exhibited in over fifty individual galleries in 15 states and are included in numerous private collections.  

The artist was commissioned to produce the following awards: The Washington Gas Light Corporation; International Business Machines; The Adoptive Parents Committee of NY; Family Focus Adoption Services; The Youth Consultation Service, NJ.

Arthur received numerous awards throughout his career; including being the C-Span Presidential Series Contest Award in Washington, D. C. on February 21, 2000 for his relief entitled “Jefferson, The Father of Democracy”. The artist was subsequently interviewed and his award winning relief featured on WCBS Television Channel 2 in New York City and Channel 12 in New Jersey.

His 14 foot holy ark houses the Torah at the New Synagogue in Fort Lee, NJ 

Arthur was also a tireless advocate for adoption.  He helped found the organization Family Focus Adoption Services and lobbied NJ legislators to amend state laws regarding adoption,

Arthur died December 5, 2011.  He will be missed and remembered.