Alston Watson is a BA Studio Art student at New York University. 





Fall 2015 - Present
BFA Candidate in Studio Art, New York University, New York, NY


NYU Steinhardt Department of Art and Art Professions - Artistic Practice Award

Fusion Film Festival - Best Sight and Sound Film /                                                        

Tribeca Film Festival - Best Narrative Film Award Nomination

for The Artist's Struggle dir. Baylee Brown, Main Actor

Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship at New York University

Martin Wong Scholarship


North Mountain Artist in residence, Summer 2018

Group Exhibitions

Fall 2016
New York University’s Steinhardt School of the Arts USAO Art Show
(curated by USAO, Jackie Monsoon, Olivia Chou, Ila Krishnamoorthy, Iana Alcock)

Spring 2017

jux·ta·po·si·tion: an exhibition highlighting the works of african-american faculty, staff, alumni and current students within NYU Steinhardt's Department of Art and Art Professions.

(curated by Lonnie Woods)

People's Choice Salon Show | Greenpoint Gallery

Spring 2017

National Arts Club Third Annual Will Barnet Student Show

Fall 2017

Coarse Remains | NYU Broadway Windows Installation

Artist Marlene McCarty, in collaboration with Sasha Ballard, Emily Castronuovo, Christine Hong, Samhita L Kamisetty, Kara Kendall, Byron Kim, Candace Thanh La, Anika Larsen, Natalia L Riveros, Nora Wang, Molly M Waterman, Alston Watson, presents an installation in 80WSE Gallery’s satellite window space on Broadway and East 10th Street.


Fall 2018

Enterconnectivity | NYU Commons Gallery | Alston Watson, Monique Muse, Elizabeth Choh, Kaylee Reynolds


Washington Square News
Lam, Phyllis. "Steinhardt Artists Celebrate Black Experience, Excellence." Washington Square News. N.p., n.d. Web. 04 Mar. 2017. http://www.nyunews.com/2017/02/21/steinhardt-artists-celebrate-black-experience-excellence/

Washington Square News
Tan, Peggie. “On the Job: Artist Alston Watson.” Washington Square News [New York] 11 Oct. 20116: Print.
Juxtapoz Magazine
Cassandra Bils, “2 Bros New York”, Juxtapoz Magazine, June 22, 2016, http://www.juxtapoz.com/news/photography/2-bros-new-york/