Alliyah Allen is an Artist and Curator, whose work focuses on the experiences, narratives, healing practices, and transformational image practices surrounding blackness, spirituality, and womanhood. Allen is based in Newark, New Jersey and is a graduate of Haverford College. Upon returning to Newark, Alliyah co-founded LAND Collective (www.landnwk.com), which is an art collective aimed to revitalize and unify the creative community in Newark.
Alliyah currently works an Assistant Curator and Program Coordinator for the New Arts Justice Initiative housed in Express Newark. Also, she is an Assistant Curator for Monument Lab.PRESS