Allison Walsh

Education

BFA, Bradley University- 2017

BA in Spanish with Philosophy Minor, Bradley University- 2017

Study Abroad, Madrid and Barcelona, Spain- 2015

  

Exhibitions and Film Festivals (solo or two person*)

 

Prairie Center Alumni Exhibition, Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, IL- August 2018 

 

Paris Art and Movie Awards, Le Grand Rex, Paris, France - June 2018

 

Bradley Alumni and Faculty Show, Madron Gallery, Chicago, IL - June 2018

 

Nude Attitude, Peoria Art Guild, Peoria, IL- April 2018

 

*Parallel Lines: The Multimedia Exhibition, Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, IL - February 2018

 

Biannual Art Exhibition, Maxam Building, Peoria, IL- September 2017 

 

*Video/Sound Collaboration with Lowell-Levene Sims, Art Garage, Peoria, IL- July 2017

 

6x6x2017, Rochester Contemporary, Rochester, NY- June 2017 

 

*Bachelors of Fine Arts Exhibition, Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, IL-May 2017

 

Action/Reaction, Peoria Art Guild, Peoria, IL- April 2017

 

Personal Space, Art St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri- January 2017

 

Fragments, Burt Chernow Gallery, Bridgeport, Connecticut- November 2016

 

48-Hour Filmmakers Fest, Riverfront Museum, Peoria, IL- October 2016

 

*Allison Walsh, Ear in the Envelope, Peoria, IL- May 2016

 

Shrine, Project 1612, Peoria, IL- March 2016

 

Postcards for Barbara, Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, IL- October 2015

 

ME Self Portrait Exhibition, Studios on Sheridan, Peoria, IL- October 2015

 

On the Edge, Peoria Art Guild, Peoria, IL- May 2015

 

Bradley University Sculpture Department Show, Studios on Sheridan, Peoria, IL- May 2015

 

Documentary Films (Directed)*

 

*Journey to the Sea, Opening at Madron Gallery- June 2018

 

*Video Series on Gun Violence, IL Newsroom- May 2018 

 

*Parallel Lines, currently being applied to film festivals- February 2018

 

*Food for Thought: Who's Missing, available online-NPR Peoria- November 2018

 

*Bus 15, available online- October 2017

 

*Iron Man and Iron Woman, available online- October 2017

 

Residencies

 

Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, IL- May 2017—February 2018

 

Project 1612, Peoria, IL- March 2016

 

Publications

Allison Walsh, WomenCinemakers, Biennial Edition- June 2018

 

Collecting with Intention, Article and Cover Photo, Art and Society- April 2018

 

Three Simple Words, What Divides Us?, Sixty Inches from the Center- March 2018

 

Professional Experiences

Executive Director, Big Picture Film Festival- October 2018 (upcoming)

 

Writer, UKAY-ZINE 01, Distributed in Peoria, Paris, London, and Lima- August 2018 

 

Peoria Art Guild Board Member- July 2019-current

 

Co-Chair of Digital Media, YAKU Peoria- April 2017—current

 

Videographer, Downtown Development Corporation of Peoria- June 2017—current

 

Gallery Assistant, Heuser Art Gallery, Peoria, IL- September 2015—May 2017

 

Performer, Sex, Land, Power, Claire Ashley and Richard Medina, Project 1612, Peoria, IL -November 2016

  

Performer, Cawt, Taut, Hot..Not, Claire Ashley, University Galleries, Bloomington, IL -September 2016

  

Volunteer-ME Self Portrait Exhibition, Studios on Sheridan, Peoria, IL- October 2015

 

Gallery Assistant, Hartmann Center, Bradley University, Peoria, IL- October 2015

 

Volunteer-Midwestern Women Artists’ Symposium, Peoria, IL- October 2015

 

Study Abroad, Bradley University, Madrid and Barcelona, Spain- June 2015

  

One-on-one painting Tutor, Peoria, IL- October 2013-May 2014

 

Lectures/Teaching

 

Lead Instructor, High School Film Class, Bradley University – June 2018 (upcoming)

 

Teaching Assistant for Dr. Michael Greene, Philosophy of Art, Bradley University-

August 2016—May 2017

 

Lecturer, Painting Sensation, Bradley University- April 2017

 

Guest Art Lecturer, Spanish 201, Bradley University- October 2016

 

Guest Art Teacher, English Language Learners, Lindbergh Middle School, Peoria, IL-October 2016

 

Lead Instructor, Group Painting Class, Bradley University, Peoria, IL- December 2015

 

Art Research Assistant for Dr. Michael Greene, Bradley University- Spring 2015

 

Conferences

 

Beyond Alternatives, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL- April 2018

 

The Business of Art, Community Foundation Center, Peoria, IL- February 2017

 

The Business of Art, Peoria Civic Center, Peoria, IL- February 2016

 

Midwestern Women Artists’ Symposium, Bradley University, Peoria, IL- October 2015

 

Collections

 

Bradley University Collection of Art