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Alison Gordon Weld Edit Profile

artist , contemporary art curator

Alison Gordon Weld, American Artist, contemporary art curator. Artists fellow New Jersey State Council Arts, 1983-1984, Artist resident Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking, 1994; recipient Best of Show awardConn. Women's Caucus for Art, 1995. Member ARTTABLE (New York City).

Background

Weld, Alison Gordon was born on June 10, 1953 in Fort Knox, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of Paul Woodbury and Mary Jean (Cameron) Weld.

Education

Student, Wolverhampton (England) Polytechnic, 1974-1975;Bachelor of Fine Arts, Alfred U., 1975;Master of Fine Arts, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1979.

Career

Curatorial assistant, American Museum Natural History, New York City, 1980-1983;curator, Robeson Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey, 1983-1988;assistant curator fine art, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, since 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include E.L. Stark Gallery, New York City, Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey, Susan Schreiber Gallery, New York City, University Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1996, Educational Alliance, New York City, 1997, Ajira, Newark, 1997, Hunterdon Museum Art, 1998, Pacifico Fine Art, New York City, 2001, Molloy College Art Gallery, 2002, Robert Steele Gallery, New York City, 2003, 2005, Ben Shahn Gallery, William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey, 2003, Springfield Museum Art, Ohio, 2006, Rider University Art Gallery, 2006, Radford University Art Museum, 2007, Paul Robeson Gallery, Rutgers University, 2008, Art Museum at University Memphis, 2010. Curator: Dream Singers, Story Tellers: An African American Presence, Fukul Fine Arts Museum, Japan, New Jersey State Museum, 1992-1994, (show of self-taught and mainstream artists) A Density of Passions, New Jersey State Museum, 1989, Art by African Americans in the Collection of the New Jersey State Museum, 1998.

Membership

Member ARTTABLE (New York City).

Connections

Married Charles Robert Russell, July 1, 1990.

father:
Paul Woodbury Weld

mother:
Mary Jean (Cameron) Weld

spouse:
Charles Robert Russell