Allison Peters Quinn

Director of Exhibition & Residency Programs, Hyde Park Art Center

Allison Peters Quinn is the Director of Exhibition & Residency Programs at Hyde Park Art Center, where she has curated exhibitions and produced symposiums, performances and publications since 2004. She has curated significant exhibitions for emerging and established artists such as Cándida Alvarez, Theaster Gates, Jennifer Greenburg, and Jefferson Pinder. The exhibition program under her direction has travelled several exhibitions across the nation, including Pathways to Unknown Worlds: Sun Ra, El Saturn and the Afro-Futurist Underground, Juan Angel Chávez: Speaker Project, and Spatial City: An Architecture of Idealism. She has served on critique panels and taught seminars at The University of Chicago Graham School and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she recently co-curated the 2015 MFA exhibition with Hamza Walker and Lucia San Roman. Awarded the Ramapo College Curatorial Prize, she has served as juror for the Artadia Award, Efroymson Award, Oklahoma Visual Arts Fellowship, and the Ragdale Foundation, among others.  Her writing has appeared in Proximity Magazine and artists’ monographic publications including Susan Giles:Scenic Overlook (2015) William Steiger: Transport (2011) and Altogether Mutable: The Work of Mary Lou Zelazny (2009).  Peters Quinn received an MA at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, and a BA at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.


Reviewing Thursday, September 27