Allison Lacher

Visual Arts Gallery Manager
Office: HSB 201
Phone: (217) 206-6506


M.F.A. in Sculpture, Indiana University
B.F.A. in Sculpture, Edinboro University

Allison Lacher is a visual artist and organizer. Her work has been exhibited at venues that include The Luminary (MO), Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UT), PDX Contemporary Art (OR), CUAC Contemporary (UT), Center for Contemporary Art (LA), Future Tenant at Carnegie Mellon University (PA), and Grounds for Sculpture (NJ). She has received Artist Residency awards from ACRE, Spiro Arts, Vermont Studio Center, the Prairie Center of the Arts, and was an Artist-inResidence with Signal Fire on US/Mexico borderlands. She was a 2014-2015 Curatorial Resident with HATCH Projects at the Chicago Artists Coalition and is a previous recipient of the Illinois Arts Council Artist Fellowship Award.

Allison Co-Directs DEMO Project, an artist-run and contemporary project gallery in Springfield. She is the Visual Arts Gallery Manager and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois Springfield.