Allison Somers

born in 1981, Los Angeles, CA

lives and works in Paris, France


2010  MFA, New York University
2003  BS, New York University

Solo Exhibitions
Santa Ana Winds, Balzer Projects, Basel, Switzerland, 2015
Enfolding, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2014
Ellipsis, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2012
Black and Blue, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2011

Selected Group Exhibitions

Dust: The plates of the present, Baxter Street at Camera Club of New York, New York
TANTRUM, organized by Jo-ey Tang, De Geest, Brussels, Belgium

Avant-Garden presented by Cartel de Kunst, La Générale, Paris, France
Pyramid Scheme pop-up exhibit in collaboration with Jo-ey Tang, Gary Webb, Carlos Reyes & Thomas Fougeirol, Brooklyn, NY

The Plates of the Present, organized by DUST Ivry-sur-Seine, Chalet de Bellville, Paris, France

Independence Returns, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Bushwick in the Box, White Box Gallery, New York, NY
Machine Gut, NYU Commons Gallery, New York, NY
Wagmag Benefit Show, Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn NY
What Tornado, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

One and Three Quarters of An Inch, St. Cecilia’s Parish, Brooklyn, 80WSE Gallery, New York, NY

Nothing Up My Sleeve, Participant Inc., New York, NY  
Art At Straus: NYU Steinhardt Artists at the Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law & Justice, New York, NY
STRIP/STRIPE, Emily Harvey Foundation, New York, NY
The Practice of Joy Before Death; It Just Wouldn’t Be a Party Without You!, Scaramouche Gallery, NY
Gracias, NYU Commons Gallery, New York, NY

Selected Curatorial Projects
48°28’39″N 2°12’47″E Les pierres se battent entre elles, Auvers-Saint-Georges, France, 2014
Presages, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, May 2011 NYU Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Fall 2009 – Spring 2011 MOTHER, Commons Gallery, New York, NY, March 2010


Cornaro Institute, Larnaca, Cyprus, July 2012

DEPARTMENT OF ART AND ART PROFESSIONS . New York University, New York, NY, Sept. 2008 – 2013

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