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Connective Conversations/Curator and Critic Tour and Lecture Series: Public talk and conversation with Allie Tepper

Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 3:00pm to 10:00pm

PICA, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art 15 NE Hancock, Portland, OR 97212

The Ford Family Foundation, the UO School of Art + Design, and the Colley Gallery, Reed College are honored to welcome curator Allie Teppe. She will speak to her recent projects at the Walker Art Center, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and SculptureCenter, New York. 

Allie Tepper is a curator and writer currenlty 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 entering marginalized perspectives. Allie is currenlty the Mellon Interdisciplinary Fellow at the Walker Arts Center where she works in both the Visual Arts and Performing Arts Departments. Prevoisly, 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).

Tepper 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 assiting 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. 

Event Type

Arts & Culture, Lectures & Presentations, Lecture, Free, Discussion, Art


College of Design: School of Art + Design, Department of Art

Target Audience

All Students, Faculty/Staff, General Public, Alumni

Co-Curricular Domains

Social Engagement, Connecting Ideas




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