Allison Peters Quinn

Allison Peters Quinn
Allison Peters Quinn is a curator and writer based in Chicago, USA. Her work over the past ten years has been focused on projects that address intersections between art, architecture, and civically-minded practices. She has organized significant exhibitions for emerging and established contemporary artists such as Bibiana Suarez, Theaster Gates, and Karen Reimer. Her essays have appeared in the art anthologies Service Media: Is it Public Art or Art in Public Space (2013), and The Artists Run Chicago Digest (2009) in addition to artists’ monographic publications on Cándida Alvarez, Susan Giles, Jefferson Pinder, to name a few. Quinn has served as juror for national art organizations including the Artadia Award, and Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, among others. Awarded the Ramapo College Curatorial Prize, she studied a MA at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College. Quinn is currently the Director of Exhibition & Residency Programs at Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago) and teaches at the University of Chicago Graham School.
 
Image: Allison Peters Quinn in the installation Edward Hines National Forest by Sara Black and Raewyn Martyn, 2018, at Hyde Park Art Center.
 
 
Note Headshot image: Photograph courtesy of Joe Mazza.
 
Allison will be resident at Fire Station in March 2018.