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Allie Tepper

Minneapolis, MN

Allie Tepper is a curator and writer currently based between New York and Minneapolis, MN. Her curatorial practice bridges the disciplines of visual art and performance, with a focus on commissioning new work. She is concerned with voicing global social movements and struggles as they relate to personal experience, articulating life in motion, and centering marginalized perspectives. Allie is currently the Mellon Interdisciplinary Fellow at the Walker Art Center where she works in both the Visual Arts and Performing Arts Departments. Previously, she has held curatorial positions at the Whitney Museum, SculptureCenter, and MoMA. She is also the former Assistant Director of the magazine and arts venue Triple Canopy.

Her recent exhibitions include Rabih Mroué: Again we are defeated (Walker Art Center, 2018-19), Derek Fordjour: Half Mast (Whitney Museum of American Art, 2018), Not for Everybody: Hadi Fallahpisheh, Baseera Khan, and Gloria Maximo (Simone Subal Gallery, 2018), Running Towards the Sun: Guadalupe Maravilla, Grace Rosario Perkins, & Efraín Rozas (315 Gallery, 2018), and In Practice: Another Echo (SculptureCenter, 2018).

Allie is currently coediting a publication on artist collectives active during the 1960s—early ‘80s, forthcoming through the Walker Art Center in October 2019. She is also assisting in editing and producing the catalogue Nick Mauss: Transmissions, co-published by the Whitney Museum of American Art, Yale University Press, and Dancing Foxes Press, forthcoming in the fall of 2019.

Allie is the 2019 Ford Family Foundation Visiting Curator & Critic.