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About the Curator

"Allison M. Glenn is Associate Curator, Contemporary Art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. She was previously the Manager of Publications and Curatorial Associate for Prospect.4:The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp, which opened November 2017. Forthcoming exhibitions include Out of Easy Reach, opening simultaneously at DePaul Art Museum, Stony Island Arts Bank and Gallery 400 in April 2018 (Chicago, USA), traveling to Grunwald Gallery at Indiana University in August 2018.

Past exhibitions include In the beginning, sometimes I left messages in the street, a multi-sited public art project (Chicago, 2016); Look at me Now!, Monique Meloche Gallery (Chicago, 2015); Feedback, Arts Incubator, University of Chicago (Chicago, 2013). In 2015, Glenn was a Curatorial Fellow with the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and named to the “Art 50: Chicago’s Visual Vanguard” list for significant contributions to the development of arts and culture. Glenn is a juror for the Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC) Awards for Excellence. Her writing has been featured in exhibition publications such as Noah Purifoy: Junk Dada, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (2015); Prospect 3: Notes for Now, Prospect New Orleans Triennial (2014); Fore, The Studio Museum in Harlem (2012), and she has contributed to Hyperallergic, ART21 Magazine, Pelican Bomb, and Newcity, amongst others." 

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