Assistant Professor of Art, Photography
Allison Grant joined the faculty in 2017. Before joining the department, she served as Assistant Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago. She received the MFA in photography from Columbia College Chicago in 2009 and the BFA in media studies from Columbus College of Art and Design in 2004. She holds a certificate in museum studies from the University of Cincinnati. As an artist, educator and curator, Grant brings expertise in the fields of photography, curation and art criticism. Works by Grant have been widely exhibited at venues including the DePaul Art Museum, Azimuth Projects, Packer Schopf Gallery and the Weston Art Gallery, among others. Her works are held in public collections at DePaul Art Museum (Chicago), Columbia College Chicago, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and 4-Culture (Seattle, Wash.). Her essays have appeared in Minding Nature Journal, Paradise Wavering by Alice Hargrave, as well as numerous exhibition catalogs. She serves as Director of Graduate Studies for Studio Art.
News & Exhibitions
Finalist, Latitude’s Open Call Gallery, Oct.-Dec. 2018
M.F.A., Columbia College Chicago (2009)
Certificate in Museum Studies, University of Cincinnati (2008)
B.F.A., Columbus College of Art and Design (2004)