Dixie Allan

Introduction

  • Freelance graphic and web designer with 35 years of experience
  • Former professor of graphic design and digital art at the Savannah College of Art and Design and the University of South Carolina

Experience

Dixie Allan is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed web clip art for more than five years. She is an artist and freelance graphic and web designer who has been working in the design field for 35 years.

Dixie began her career as a needlework designer and was one of the first to use a computer to create counted cross stitch and needlepoint charts. Her artistic skills combined with her computer savvy laid the groundwork for her career in graphic design and digital art.

Dixie previously served as a professor of graphic design and digital art at the Savannah College of Art and Design and the University of South Carolina. She is currently a freelancer working on design projects, digital art, and painting.

Education

Dixie Allan has a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree and has taken advanced courses in digital printing, scanning, and Adobe Creative Suite.

LiveAbout and Dotdash

LiveAbout is a reference site focused on entertainment, activities, and hobbies. We know that time away from the stress of work and responsibilities at home is limited, and we want to help you make the most of those precious hours.

That’s why our coverage is a lovable jumble of urban legends, sports history, and esoteric trivia. Our articles discuss everything from fashion advice to UFO sightings, all so you can make the most of your time off.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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