Rudy Shepherd
Rudy Shepherd’s latest work explores the nature of evil through the mediums of painting and sculpture.

 

Education

1999–2001 School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Masters of Fine Arts/ Sculpture

2000 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

1993–1998 Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Bachelor of Science/Biology and Studio Art

1997 School For Field Studies, Nairobi, Kenya

Center For Wildlife Management

Solo Exhibitions

2021 Dreams Deferred, James k. Schmidt Gallery, Principia College, Elsah, IL, February 16 – April 30, 2021 Online

2020 Calling All Gods, Latchkey Gallery, New York, NY Sept. 1 – 330, 2020

2020 Somebody’s Child, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, July 18 – Nov. 29, 2020

2019 A Mediation on the Age of Struggle and Strife, HUB Robeson Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, Aug. 5 – Nov. 10, 2019

2018 Disaster Fatigue Revisited, Goodyear Gallery, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, October 8 –27, 2018

2018 Holy Mountain Project, Spring/Break Art Show (solo booth at Art Fair), New York, NY, Mach 6 – 12, 2018

2018 Everything in the Universe is My Brother, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY January 13–February 26, 2018

2017 We are all Trayvon Martin, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA, February 23–March 25, 2017

2015 Solo booth with Mixed Greens Gallery, Volta Art Fair, New York, NY, March 5–8, 2015

2014 Disaster Fatigue, Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY, September 11 – October 10, 2014

2014 Black Rock Negative Energy Absorber in First Street Green Art Park, New York, NY May 2014-June 2015

2012 Psychic Death, Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY Mar. 29–Apr. 28, 2012

2011 Heroes and Villains, Start Gallery, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, Sept. 27–Oct. 16, 2011

2010 Falling Together, Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY, June 3-July 8, 2010

2009 Rudy Shepherd: Portraits, Location 1, New York, NY, July 8-31, 2009

2008 The Banality of Evil, Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY, January 4-Feb. 2, 2007

2006 The Magetti, Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY, July 20–Aug. 19, 2006

2005 Cloud Cave and the Creature Within, Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY, Sept. 7–Oct. 8, 2005

2004 Black Bourgeoisie, Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY, Oct. 15-Nov. 20, 2004

2003 Affirmative Actions, Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Sept. 5–Oct. 12, 2003

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021 This Sacred Thing, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Sept. 9 – Oct. 31, 2021

2021 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, Latchkey Gallery, online exhibition, May 5 – June 6

2021 Collector Series #2 (ir)Reverent Futures, online exhibition curated by Niama Safia, Dablin Gallery, Paris, France

2020 100 Sculptures, No Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Jan. 18 – Feb. 16, 2020

2019 100 Sculptures, Anonymous Gallery Pop-up, Paris, France, May 13-20, 2019

2019 Messengers: Artists as Witnesses, University of New Hampshire Museum of Art, January 24 – March 30, 2019

2018 The Unlikely Whole, Artyard, Frenchtown, NJ, Sept. 15 – Dec. 30, 2018

2018 100 Sculptures, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico, Sept. 21- Nov. 3, 2018

2018 Wake Me When It’s Over, Lorimoto Gallery, Ridgewood, Queens, NY, July 21 – Augsut 4, 2018

2018 The Barn Show 2018, curated by Johannes Vogt Gallery, East Hampton, NY, July 7–29, 2018

2018 Objects Like Us, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, May 20, 2018 – January 13, 2019

2018 Order My Steps, Brooklyn Studio for Dance, Brooklyn, NY, May 9 –12, 2018

2018 The Art of Protest, Arete´ Venue and Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, March 16 – April 29, 2018

2018 New Year New Works 2018, The Film-Makers’ Cooperative, New York, NY, January 27-28, 2018

2017 Holiday Artist Book Show, Deanna Evans Projects, Brooklyn, NY, November 30 – December 17, 2017

2017 Art in the Open: 50 Years of Public Art in New York, Museum of the City of New York, NY November 10 – May 2018

2017 Personals, Skowhegan Office, May 4 – June 8, 2017

2016 The Window and the Breaking of the Window, Studio Museum in Harlem, November 17-March 5, 2017

2016 inHarlem, Studio Museum in Harlem, August 25, 2016 – July 25, 2017

2016 Speak Out, Bronx Artspace, Jan. 20 – Feb. 20, 2016

2016 Mindful: Exploring Mental Health Through Art, Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA, Jan. 18-Mar. 12, 2016

2015 Black: Color, Material, Concept, Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY, Nov. 12–Mar. 6, 2016

2016 Mindful Exploring Mental Health Through Art: The Invisible One, Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA, Jan. 22-Apr. 24, 2016

2015 Two Person show with Paul Chidester, Unsmoke Systems, Braddock, PA, Nov. 7-Dec. 7, 2015

2015 Mixed Greens, Dowd Gallery, SUNY Cortland, NY, Oct. 26-Dec. 11, 2015

2015 Black Rock Negative Energy Absorber in Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA June 5-14, 2015

2015 Postcards from the Edge, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY, Jan. 30–Feb. 1, 2015

2015 RESPOND, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY, Jan. 17–Feb. 22, 2015

2014 When the Stars Begin to Fall: Imagination and the American South, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY, March 27–June 29, 2014, NSU Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Aug. 3 – Oct. 12, 2014, Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston, MA, Feb. 4 – Mar. 20, 2015

2014 Artwork on Skateboards, Debuck Gallery, New York, NY, Feb. 20 – Mar. 20, 2014

2013 The Almost Metal Collective, A+D Gallery, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL, January 10 – February 16, 2013

2013 100 Little Deaths, Bravin Lee Program, New York, NY Jan. 1 – 31, 2013

2012 The Ergotist, Grizzly Grizzly, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 2 – Dec. 2, 2012

2012 Light Black, Galerie Vanessa Quang, Paris, France, Sept. 8-Nov. 3, 2012

2012 MIE: A Portrait by 35 Artists, Freight+Volume Gallery, New York, NY, Jan. 21–Feb. 25, 2012

2011 Studio Practice: Recent Work by SoVA Faculty, Palmer Museum of Art, Penn State University, State College, PA, Sept. 6–Dec. 11, 2011

2011 Festival of Ideas for the New City, New Museum, New York, NY, May 4-8, 2011

2010 Christmas Show, Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland, Dec. 15-Jan. 6, 2010

2010 Facutly Exhibition, Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, State College, PA, Fall 2010

2010 Lush Life: Chapter 5, Y Gallery, New York, NY, July 8 – July 25, 2010

2010 MtyMX All Ages Music and Art Festival in Monterrey, MX, March 20 – 22, 2010

2009 Two Person Exhibition with Valeska Populoh, Paperwork Gallery, Baltimore, MD, May 8-June 22, 2009

2008 . . . Cast the First Stone, Chert Gallery, Berlin, Germany Nov. 1-29

2008 The Object Direct, Heskin Contemporary, New York Nov. 20-Jan. 2, 2008

2008 New York, New Work: The Object Direct in Recent Art, Mississippi State

University, Department of Art Gallery, McComas Hall, Mississippi State, Mississippi, August 25 – September 25, 2008

2008 Cool: Summer Invitational Exhibition, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY July 10-August 15, 2008

2008 Face Forward, LeRoy Neiman Gallery at Columbia University

New York, NY, February 18-March 10, 2008

2008 Arrested Development, Little Theatre & Sister Rosaire Galleries, Moreau Center for the Arts,Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN

January 25-February 22, 2008

2008 Crosswords, Analix Forever,Geneva, Switzerland

November 16-January 12, 2008

2007 Grizzly Proof, The Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY

March 9–April 12, 2007

2007 Embracing Winter, Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse, NY,February 15–March 31, 2007

2006 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, Socrates Sculpture Park Long Island City, NY Sept. 10–Dec. 3, 2006

2006 Cady Noland Approximately: Sculptures & Editions, 1984 to 1999, Triple Candie, New York, NY Apr. 20–May 21, 2006

2005 Do You Like Stuff?, Swiss Institute-Contemporary Art, New York, NY Sept. 13–Oct. 22, 2005

2005 Gods and Monsters, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, FL May 27–July 2, 2005

2005 African Queens, The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NYJan. 26–Mar. 27, 2005

2005 Wouldn’t It Be Nice, Triple Candie Gallery, New York, NY, Jan. 9–Feb. 13, 2005

2004 Ice Cream Social, Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY, Aug. 1–30, 2004

2004 Currents: African American Video Art Today, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN, Oct. 1-Feb. 27, 2004, Including: Jefferson Pinder, Jonathan Calm, Rodney McMillian, Gary Simmons and Ina Acher,

2004 Becoming Father, Becoming Infant, Bronx Museum of Art,New York, NY July 23–October 3, 2004 Including: Guy Ben-ner, Tom Downs, Nam June Paik, Bert Rodriguez and Dennis Oppenheim

2004 Veni Vidi Video II, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NYApril 28–July 4, 2004

2004 6th Annual Video Marathon, Art in General, New York, NY, January 17, 2004

2002 Listening to New Voices: P.S.1 National and International Studio Program Exhibition, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY, May 19–June 16, 2002

2001 Skowhegan Alumni Exhibition and Auction, Knoedler Gallery, New York, NY Sept. 24–28, 2001

2001 MFA Thesis Exhibition, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, Illinois

2001 Group Show, Gallery 2, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, Illinois

2000 Snapshot, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD, Traveling to the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT 2002

2000 Black Creativity, The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois

1999 Triad Artist’s Exhibition, Southeastern Center of Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Performances

Induction Ceremony of Black Rock Negative Energy Absorber Sculptures, Latchkey Gallery, New York, NY, September 30, 2020

Induction Ceremony of Black Rock Negative Energy Absorber Sculptures, Artyard, Frenchtown, NJ, October 13, 2018

Healing Music for a Troubled World, Brooklyn Studio for Dance, Brooklyn, NY, May 11, 2018

Healing Music for a Troubled World, Arete Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, April 20, 2018

Healing Music for a Troubled World, Spring/Break Art Show, New York, NY, March 6 & 10, 2018

Healing Music for a Troubled World, Forward Union Fair, New York, NY, December 3, 2017

Healing Music for a Troubled World, Pittsburgh’s Performance Art Festival, Pittsburgh, PA, August 26, 2017

Healing Music for a Troubled World, 80WSE Gallery (NYU), New York, NY, June 21, 2017

Healing Music for a Troubled World, Brooklyn Art Book Fair, Brooklyn, NY, May 20, 2017

Healing Music for a Troubled World, Woskob Family Gallery, State College, PA, November 1, 2016

Induction Ceremony, Jackie Robinson Park, in conjunction with the Studio Museum in Harlem, October 9, 2016

Induction Ceremony, Penn State School of Visual Arts, University Park, PA, September 27, 2016

Healing Music for a Troubled World, New York Art Book Fair, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY, September 18, 2016

Healing Music for a Troubled World, SkowheganPERFORMS, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY, May 14, 2016

Black Rock Negative Energy Absorber Induction Ceremony, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA, June 6, 2015

Black Rock Negative Energy Absorber Induction Ceremony, First Street Green Park, New York, NY, May 27, 2014

Heal Your Life Drawing Cart, The Kitchen’s Block Party, New York, NY, September 26, 2009

Drawing Cart, The Laundromat Project, Harlem, NY, 2006

When Life Gives You Lemons performed at:

Affordable Art Fair, Sponsored by Mixed Greens Gallery, Pier 92, New York, NY, October 27–31, 2003

Artfrenzy, Organized by the Queens Council on the Arts, Queens, NY, June 8, 2002

Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY, July 21, 2002

During the Opening Celebration of the Queens International Exhibition, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY, September 22, 2002

Selected Bibliography

Cultured Magazine, Cultured Collections with Chett Callahan, Elizabeth Fazzare, August 20, 2021

Maake Magazine, Issue 12, Conversations, Nancy Kim, June 2021

The Art Newspaper, Can Art Help us Heal? Rudy Shepherd has been working on it for more than a decade, Karen Chernick, November 6, 2020

NBC Connecticut, television Interview as part of Connecticut in Color (Emmy Nominated), November 10, 2020

The Ridgefield Press, Rudy Shepherd ‘honors’ police brutality victims with exhibition at Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, July 30, 2020

WAG Magazine, Portraits of Grief, Geogrette Gouveia, July 17, 2020

The Fabulist, The Watercolors of Rudy Shepherd, David Gordon, November, 2019

Dead Center Magazine, Rudy Shepherd: Portraits and Politics, Spring 2019

Mistake House (online magazine), Feature Article, Issue 4, May 2018

Apollo Magazine, The Story of Public Art in New York City, Feb. 20, 2018

The Architects Newspaper, New Exhibit Explores 50 Years of Public Art in New York City, Audrey Wachs, November 9, 2017

Art Papers Magazine Rudy Shepherd: We are all Trayvon Martin 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA, Paul Bernard Ryan, Summer 2017

Hyperallergic.com, From Acoustic Mirrors to Kitchen Huts, Sculptures Take Root in Harlem Parks, Alexis Clements, May 4, 2017

Hyperallergic.com, The Power of Protest Art and the Dignity of the Protester, Christian N. Kerr, February 5, 2017

New York Times, Looking at an Artist’s Portraits of the Charleston Shooting Victims, Daniel McDermon, January 11, 2017 (Feature article)

New Yorker, Going on About Town, The Window and the Breaking of the Window, Studio Museum of Harlem, December 9, 2016

Artnews, 9 Events to Attend in New York City this Week, October 3, 2016

New York Times, What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week, Martha Schwendener, Karen Rosenberg and Ken Johnson, Sept. 22, 2016

New Yorker, InHarlem: Kevin Beasley, Simone Leigh, Kori Newkirk, Rudy Shepherd, September 11, 2016

Centre Daily Times, There’s nothing but positive energy for artist Rudy Shepherd, Frank Ready, August 25, 2016

The Wall Street Journal, Four Public Art Projects Go on Display in Harlem Parks, Jennifer Smith, August 27, 2016

Artnet News.com, Editors’ Picks: 9 Art Events to See in New York in New York This Week, Daniela Rios, August 22. 2016

New York Times, Inside Art, Robin Pogrebin, June 23, 2016

Pittsburgh Tribune, Downtown Pittsburgh Exhibit Showcases Artists’ Works of Healing Empathy, Kurt Shaw, February 13, 2016

New York Times, At the Studio Museum in Harlem, 4 Shows Engage a Cultural Conversation, Martha Schwendener, Jan. 7, 2016

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 5 Things We Love About the Arts Festival, June 13, 2015

Pittsburgh Tribune, Public Art Walking Tour at Three Rivers Arts Festival, Kurt Shaw, June 10, 2015

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Diana Nelson Jones’ Walkabout: There’s been a positive sighting of quirky rock art, Diana Nelson Jones, June 9, 2015

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Visitors have good day at Black Rock, Diana Nelson Jones, June 8, 2015

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, At the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival, public art is food for thought, Mary Thomas, June 4, 2015

Pittsburgh City Paper, New Eyes, Fresh Ears, Bill O’Driscoll, June 3-10, 2015

NextPittsburgh.com, Top 10 Pittsburgh Events Not to Miss in June, Jennifer Baron, May 25, 2015

CBS News Pittsburgh Local(tv spot), Art Fest to Feature Sculpture that Absorbs City’s “Bad Energy,” Plus Other New Attractions, April 20, 2015, 5:26pm

Boston Globe, ICA Show Offers Provocative Views of Black Life in the South, Sebastian Smee, February 5, 2015

New York Times, Raging at Racism, From Streets to Galleries, Smack Mellon and Grey Art Display Art Sparked by Politics, Holland Cotter, Jan. 22, 2015

The Guardian, Respond, Artists Offer Bold, Urgent Take on #BlackLivesMatter, Steven W. Thrasher, Jan. 20, 2015

Arte Fuse, Art That Responds to Our Troubled Times at Smack Mellon, Olya Turicihin, Jan. 20, 2015

Art Slant, Smack Mellon’s RESPOND and the New Imaginary, Joel Kuennen, Jan. 19, 2015

Brooklyn News12, television spot, Dumbo Art Exhibit Inspired by Eric Garner Case, Jan. 19, 2015

New York 1, television spot, Jan. 19, 2015

Voices of NY, television spot, Artists Respond to Police Brutality, Melissa Rose Cooper, Jan. 21, 2015

Revolution Newspaper, RESPOND: Exhibit at Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Jan. 19, 2015

ARTnews, 10 Cool Trends in Contemporary Ceramic Art, Alexander Mahany, June 9, 2014

Artforum.com, Critics Pick, When the Starts Begin to Fall: Imagination and the American South, Kate Sutton, May 2014

New York Times, Raging at Racism, From Streets to Galleries, Smack Mellon and Grey Art Display Art Sparked by Politics, Holland Cotter, Jan. 22, 2015

The Guardian, Respond, Artists Offer Bold, Urgent Take on #BlackLivesMatter, Steven W. Thrasher, Jan. 20, 2015

Arte Fuse, Art That Responds to Our Troubled Times at Smack Mellon, Olya Turicihin, Jan. 20, 2015

Art Slant, Smack Mellon’s RESPOND and the New Imaginary, Joel Kuennen, Jan. 19, 2015

Brooklyn News12, television spot, Dumbo Art Exhibit Inspired by Eric Garner Case, Jan. 19, 2015

New York 1, television spot,

Voices of NY, television spot, Artists Respond to Police Brutality, Melissa Rose Cooper, Jan. 21, 2015

Revolution Newspaper, RESPOND: Exhibit at Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Jan. 19, 2015

New York Times, Creation in Personal Utopias: ‘When the Stars Begin to Fall’ at Studio Museum in Harlem, Karen Rosenberg, April 17, 2014

The New Yorker, Goings on About Town: Art: When the Stars Begin to Fall: Imagination and the American South, March 2014

Financial Times.com, Visual Arts: When the Stars Begin to Fall: Imagination and the American South, Ariella Budick, Apr. 11, 2014

New York Magazine, The Approval Matrix: Week of April 7, 2014

Time Magazine, American Gothic. Fear, whimsy and sex link images of the old, weird South, Richard Lacayo, May 2014

DNAinfo New York, Negative Energy Absorber Rock Proposed for East Village, Serena Solomon, October 3, 2013

Beautiful Decay, Rudy Shepherd’s Paintings Make Us Think By Feeling, Stacy Dacheux, August 29, 2013 (Feature Article)

Asian Art News, Mie Iwatsuki at Freight and Volume, Volume 22 Number 2, March/April 2012

NY Fine Arts Examiner, Portraits of Model and Muse Featured at Chelsea Gallery, Alison Martin, January 26, 2012

Bloomberg.com, Dr. Dooms Party, Ghostly Canvases, Tomaselli’s $500,000 Owl: Chelsea Art, Katya Kazakina, January 24, 2012

Yomi Times, Mie, February 3, 2012

(in Japanese)Art in America.com, Pictures of Mie, Richard Vine, February 9, 2012

Bloomberg.com, Dr. Doom’s Party Ghostly Canvases, Katya Kazakina, Jan. 24, 2012

New York Times, A Metal-Gate Makeover, James Barron, May 2, 2011

New Yorker.com, The Book Bench: Richard Price: “Don’t Bring a Book to an Art Show” : The New Yorker, Samantha Henig, August d12, 2010

Lindsay Pollack.com, ‘Lush Life’ Visits Nine Lower East Side Galleries, Mackie Healy, July 12, 2010

New York Times, Lower East Side Tale, Refracted Nine Times, Holland Cotter, July 9, 2010

ArtInfo.com, In New York: Gallery Openings this Weekend, Andrew Russeth, June 3, 2010

Impose Magazine, February 2010

Death + Taxes Magazine, February 2010

Art in America, Art Now, Brian Boucher, May 2008

South Bend Tribune, Glory Days, Andrew S. Hughes, February 19, 2008

Village Voice, Yurts and Stalagmites, Jerry Saltz, October 11, 2006

Artforum.com, EAFO6L 2006 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, Naomi Fry, October 2006

Contemporary Magazine, Special Issue on Drawing, Profiles, Cameron Irving, Issue 83

Contemporary Magazine, Viva La Marriage, Cameron Irving, Issue 81

Flash Art, Extraordinary Rendition, Aaron Moulton, July – September 2006

Village Voice, Invasion of the Art Snatchers, Jerry Saltz, May 17–23, 2006

The New York Times, Art in Review, Ken Johnson, Friday, May 12, 2006

The Brooklyn Rail, Do You Like Stuff?, September 2005

The New Yorker, Tracking Suburbia/ Do You Like Stuff?October 24, 2005

The New York Times, Art in Review, Ken Johnson, Friday, October 14, 2005

New York Post, Art to start with, Samuel T. Clover, Saturday, October 30, 2004

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Three new exhibits open eyes at Regina Gouger Miller Gallery, Kurt Shaw, Sunday, October 5, 2003

Pulp, Audience Participation, Alice Winn, September 25–October 2, 2003

Pittsburgh City Paper, Current Events, Sharmila Venkatasubban September 3–10, 2003

Village Voice, Voice Choices-Art, Kim Levin, June 12–18, 2002

The New York Times (online edition). “Can Not-So-Ordinary Artists Make Ordinary Snapshots? Well, Not Really”, Sarah Boxer, March 8, 2002.

The Washington Post, “1,300 Snapshots, One Surreal Show”, Michael O’Sullivan, Friday, Nov. 17, 2000.

Winston-Salem Journal, “Slim Pickings, but Interesting” , Tom Patterson, August 29, 1999

Old Gold and Black, “Sculpting works of art”, Emily Brewer, Dec.5, 1996

Publications

The Domestic Plane: New Perspectives on Tabletop Art Objects, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 2018

SPRTS Special Edition #3 (Chess), Artist book with Endless Editions, 2018

Untitled (Portraits), Artist book with Endless Edition, 2017

All of Your Heroes Are Dead, Artist book with Endless Editions, 2016

When the Starts Begin to Fall: Imagination and the American South, Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY 2014, Essays by Thomas J. Lax, Themla Golden, Lowery Stokes, Katherine Jentleson, Scott Romine, Horace D. Ballard Jr.

MIE: A Portrait by 35 Artists, Freight+Volume Gallery, New York, NY 2012

Face Forward: Portraiture in Contemporary Art. New York: VisualFieldPress, 2008

Skank Bloc Bologna 1, Tart Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2008

Viva La Marriage, Swiss Institute-Contemporary Art, New York, NY, 2006

2001-2002 P.S.1 National and International Studio Program Catalog P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY

Dept., School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 2001, Essay by Mary Jane Jacob

Snapshot, CD-Rom, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD, 2000

Awards

2021 City Artists Corp Grant, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

2017 College of Arts and Architecture Faculty Research Grant, Penn State University, University Park, PA

2016 Institute of Arts and Humanities Grant, Penn State University, University Park, PA

2014 Process Space Artist in Residence Program Governors Island, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY

2010 Institute of Arts and Humanities Grant, Penn State University, University Park, PA

2008 Rockefeller Brothers Fund Artist in Residence, Location 1, New York, NY

2006 Emerging Artist Fellowship, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY

2002/2003 Artist In Residence, Visual + Harlem, Jacob Lawrence Institute for the Visual Arts, New York, NY

2001/2002 Artist In Residence, P.S.1 National/International Studio Program, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY

2001 Edward L. Ryerson Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1999–2001 Trustee’s Scholarship (Full Academic Scholarship)School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2000 Matching Fellowship, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

Lectures 2021 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, panel discussion

2021 University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, TX

2021 Principia College, IL

2021 Russell Sage College, NY, Scrimshaw Distinguished Visiting Artist

2020 Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, CT

2020 Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

2020 Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design

2020 Sarah Lawrence College, NY

2020 SUNY Purchase, NY

2020 Brown University, Providence, RI2019 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2018 Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

2018 Center for Experimental Humanities, New York University, New York, NY

2017 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2017 Rubin Museum of Art, New York, NY

2015 Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA

2014 Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY

2011 Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

2009 Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, NJ

2008 Parsons New School for Design, New York, NY

2007 Syracuse University, New York, NY

2005 Parsons New School for Design, New York, NY

2003 Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

Collections The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

The West Collection, this collection is open to the public and will be turned into a museum in Philadelphia, PA

The Chet Callahan & Jacinto Hernandez Collection

The Samantha Senack Collection

The Samantha Cohen Collection

Moreau Center for the Arts, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN.

Museum of Modern Art Library, New York, NY

Whitney Museum of American Art Library, New York, NY

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints, and Photographs at the New York Public Library, New York, NY

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