Allison M. Glenn is an independent curator, writer and arts professional. She received her Bachelor of Fine Art Photography with a co-Major in Urban Studies from Wayne State University, in Detroit, and a dual Master's degree in Modern Art History, Theory and Criticism & Arts Administration and Policy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. During the summer of 2011, Glenn worked at the Hammer Museum, on "Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles 1960-1980", an exhibition that was part of the Pacific Standard Time initiative of the Getty Research Institute. She is currently conducting grant-funded research on Noah Purifoy's Outdoor Desert Art Museum and co-curating "Fractal Semblance," an exhibition of early 21st century American conceptual photography that will open in 2013 at Roots and Culture Gallery in Chicago. Glenn is a contributor to Art21.