ALAINA SIMONE INCORPORATED
New York, NY
April 2009 — Present

Independent consultant and gallerist with international roster of curators, galleries, artists and institutions. Provide creative solutions for artist management inside and outside of the studio. Works closely with artists and institutions to streamline efforts for project development.

Alaina Simone Inc is a gallery and art consultancy that represents interdisciplinary emerging and established artists to collectors, curators, museums and the press.  

ALAINA SIMONE PRODUCTIONS LLC
New York, NY
2019 - Present
Alaina Simone Productions LLC is an art advocacy that supports the career development of interdisciplinary artists 
in the areas of curating, logistics, marketing, sales direction and consulting.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

2020

Untitled, Art (San Franciso, CA) with Lars Kristian Bode featuring Tahir Carl Karmali and Alteronce Gumby.  Artist panel with ACA Galleries featuring Richard Mayhew moderated by Andrew Walker Director, The Amon Carter Museum (Fort Worth, TX).  Producer and Consultant. 

2019
Tahir Cal Karmali: USNEA. Volta Show at David Zwiner (New York, NY).
Tahir Carl Karmali and Alteronce Gumby. Art Dusseldorf (Dusselldorf, DE) with Lars Kristian Bode (Hamburg, DE).  Consultant. 


2018

Jon Sesrie Goff, "Prospect 4,  The Lotus In Spite of The Swamp” ,Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA.  Artist talk organized with Princess Grace Foundation and Ann Collins Smith, Curator of Collections at Spelman College Museum of Fine Art.  
 

Springbreak Art Fair, Installation by Lerone Wilson, "MDW NTCHR: Divine Words by Divine Beings".  Curator. 

" Without Qualities", collaboration with Addis Fine Art (London, UK and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia) featuring Luam Melake and Tariku Shiferaw:, PRVT VW Soho, (New York, NY). Co-Producer, Co-Curator and Consultant.

Prizm Art Fair: Tahir Carl Kamali and Tariku Shiferaw, Flag Art Building (Miami, FL).   Artist talk with Tahir Carl Karmali and Tariku Shiferaw moderated by Donnamarie Baptiste.  Curator and Producer. 


"Knee Deep", Group show, featuring Patrick Eugenè, Adrienne Gaither, Karmimahdeebora McMillan and Howard Sherman, PRVT VW SoHo, (New York, NY).  Artist talk with Interdisciplinary artist and art historian, Michael Holman.  Curator and Producer. 

Untitled Art, Miami, FL, Tafeta Gallery (Lagos/London) featuring Babajide Olatunji and Adeniyi ‘Niyi’ Olagunju. Consultant. Co-Curator.

2017
MECA International Art Fair. Performance by David Antonio Cruz and Exhibition featuring Elia Alba, Dulcina Abreu, David Antonio Cruz, Aaron Maier and Jorge Otero-Pailos.  Curator and Producer. 


2016
"TAKE FIVE in St. Croix: A Survey of Race, Identity, Power, Gender and the Environment in the United States Virgin Islands",  Featuring interdisciplinary artists and photographers, Quiana L. Adams,  David Antonio Cruz, La Vaughn Belle, Oceana James, Jeannette Ehlers, Wyatt Gallery, Kharis Kennedy ,and Rashaad Newsome. Co-curator with Monica Marin and Carla Aceveda Yates and Producer. 

"Nina Chanel Abney: If You Say So….", Curated by Project For Empty Space (Newark, NJ). Consultant.

"David Antonio Cruz: For I am – or I was, thereturnofthedirtyboys", Curated by Project for Empty Space (Newark, NJ). Consultant. 

"Derrick Adams: Culture Club",  Curated by Project for Empty Space (Newark, NJ). Consultant. 

2015
"A River Depends on its Tributaries" at Seton Hall University featuring  Chakaia Booker, Lucien Clergue, Willie Cole, Robert Lach, Mehdi-Georges Lahlou, So Yoon Lym, Ben Jones, Merton Simpson, Charlee Swanson, Adejoke Tugbiyele, Margaret Rose Vendryes, and Adrienne Wheeler.  Co-Curator with gallery director of the Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University, Jeanne Brasile.


2013

"Ways of Seeing". Featuring Elly Cho, Onyedika Chuke, Julien Marolf, Josette

Taramarcaz,Jonathan H. Wright, Sabine Zaalene and Alou Cisse with special guest artists,Edouard Faro and Nicola Zaric. Curatorial premise set by PaulGoodwin of Tate Britain (London,UK). 3-D Foundation, Verbier, Switzerland, Sculpture Park and Residency May 2012 - May 2013. Consultant .

2010 

"DIY:  Do It Yourself" Curated by Derrick Adams and Wardell Milan featuring Phillip Carpenter, Glendalys Medina, S.E Nash, Jacolby Satterwhite, Sleeper, Justin Thompson and Tayo Ogunbiyi.  Consultant and Producer.