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Alison Smith
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Manassas, Virginia
Allison Smith (born 1972 in Manassas, Virginia) is an American artist who is based in Oakland, California.[1] Smith's work draws from American history to create artworks which combine social practice, performance, and craft-based sculpture.[2] Smith has exhibited her work professionally since 1995 throughout the United States and internationally. She has produced over twenty-five solo exhibitions, installations, performances, and artist-led participatory projects for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Public Art Fund, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum,[3] Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Berkeley Art Museum, The Arts Club of Chicago, and Indianapolis Museum of Art.