Alison Kuo

Wednesday, Dec. 1:

Alison Kuo makes art in a space where food, performance and sculpture collide. She has shown her work at the Abrons Art Center, CANADA, the Hessel Museum of Art, Cuchifritos, and Beverly’s, ICI, Present Company, Cathouse FUNeral, The NARS Foundation, The National Academy of Design, E.Tay gallery, Space Heater, the New York Art Book Fair, and Superchief in NYC, Eleven Seventeen Garland, SOFA Gallery, Co-Lab, and Domy in Austin, Texas, and at the UNTITLED art fair and OHWOW in Miami. International exhibitions include the 2016 Nanjing International Art Festival, the MATERIAL art fair in Mexico City, Paraiso Bajo in Bogotá, and Malagana Macula in Managua. Alison works as the Arts Residency Manager at the International Studio & Curatorial Program in Brooklyn (ISCP), which supports the creative development of international artists and curators, and promotes exchange through residencies and public programs. Housed in a former factory in Brooklyn, with 35 studios, and two galleries, ISCP is New York’s most comprehensive international visual arts residency program.  Additionally, Kuo is an educator and an active member of the New York Chinatown arts community, where she has taught “wearable art” classes and co-runs the group Sisters in Self-Defense, a collective formed to respond to anti-Asian violence. Kuo served as a faculty member at the School of Visual Arts in the MFA Fine Arts program from 2015-19.