Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art

Allison Wiese

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art
Region: San Diego, CA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2004

Allison Wiese (b. 1969), an associate professor at the University of San Diego, teaches sculpture and related topics. She is an interdisciplinary artist who makes sculptures, installations, sound works, and architectural interventions. Wiese’s work has been exhibited throughout the United States at such venues as Machine Project in Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, and Socrates Sculpture Park in New York. She is a recipient of the Louis Comfort Tiffany Award, and has also received grants from Art Matters, Creative Capital, and the Cultural Arts Council of Houston.



Allison Wiese worked in the Nef studio.

Nef Studio, the first entirely new studio built after 1937, was donated by esteemed photographer, explorer, author, and MacDowell Fellow Evelyn Steffanson Nef in 1992. Endowed funds for the studio’s maintenance in perpetuity and an annual Fellowship for photographers were given in addition to funds for construction. Mrs. Nef said she had known about MacDowell all her…

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