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

Ellipsis, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

Black and Blue, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

The Plates of the Present, WHFT, Le chalet / Belleville, Paris

Bushwick in the Box, White Box Gallery, New York, NY
Independence Returns, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Machine Gut, NYU Commons Gallery, New York, NY
Bushwick Daily Open Studios, Active Space, Brooklyn, 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, NY
MFA Thesis Show, 80WSE Gallery, New York, NY
PhotoPlay, Workmen’s Circle, New York, NY

Nothing Up My Sleeve, Participant Inc., New York, NY, Curated by Jonathan Berger
Art At Straus: NYU Steinhardt Artists at the Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law & Justice, New York, NY, curated by Nancy Barton and Michael Cohen, Ongoing
STRIP/STRIPE, Emily Harvey Foundation, New York, NY, Film reel curated by Amy Granat
The Practice of Joy Before Death; It Just Wouldn’t Be a Party Without You! New York, NY, curated by Die Storung, Scaramouche Gallery, NY
Gracias, NYU Commons Gallery, New York, NY


Recent Curatorial Projects
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


Adjunct Professor. New York University, New York, NY, Sept. 2008 – 2013.



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