Abstract painter Alison Weld draws inspiration from her beginnings as a young artist living in New York City and working at the American Museum of Natural History making casts and molds. Her current body of work suggest organs, amoeba, and body parts stemming from the fossils which she prepared during her time at the museum.
Alison Weld received a Masters of Fine Art from the Art Institute of Chicago. Her work has been exhibited extensively within the United States including solo and group exhibitions at Robert Steele Gallery (New York), Jersey City Museum (New Jersey), Springfield Museum of Art (Ohio), Pacifico Fine Art (New York), the University of Memphis Art Museum (Tennessee), and the Delaware Center for Contemporary Art. Weld’s artworks are part of many public collections including the Art Museum of the University of Memphis, New Mexico State University, Everson Museum of Art, Radford University Museum of Art, Kresge Art Museum (Michigan) and the New Jersey State Museum.