Allison Wade is a visual artist working primarily in sculpture and drawing.  She received an MFA from the Fiber and Material Studies Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, a post-baccalaureate certificate from Maryland Institute College of Art, and holds a BA in English literature from Stanford University.  

Wade has been awarded residencies at Ox-Bow, ACRE, Mustarinda (Finland), and the Vermont Studio Center and has been a visiting artist at Miami University, Rhodes College, the Cranbrook Academy of Art’s Ceramics Department, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Interlink program. 

Born and raised in Texas, she lives and works in Chicago, where she is a Lecturer in the Department of Art Theory & Practice at Northwestern University. 



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