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Mickalene Thomas
www.mickalenethomas.com



Biography

Born in Camden, New Jersey, 1971. 

Lives in Brooklyn, New York



Education

2002     MFA in Painting, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
2000     BFA in Painting, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
1998     Southern Cross University, Lismore, Australia



Solo exhibitions

2019
- Better Nights, The Bass Museum of Art, Miami, USA
- Mickalene Thomas: Femmes Noires, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, USA
- Jet: beautés du mois, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
- Mickalene Thomas: A Moment's Pleasure, Baltimore Museum of Art, MD, USA

2018
- Figuring History (3 persons show with Kerry James Marshall and Robert Colescott), Seattle Art Museum, USA
- Muse: Photographs by Mickalene Thomas and tête-à-tête, The Dayton Art Institute, OH, USA
- MUSE: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and tête-à-tête, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA, USA
- MUSE: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and tête-à-tête, Pomona College Museum of Art, CA, USA
- Mickalene Thomas: I Can’t See You Without Me , Wexner center for the arts, Colombus, OH, USA
- Mickalene Thomas : Femmes Noires , Art Gallery of Ontario, Musée des beaux-arts de l’Ontario, Toronto, Canada

2017
- Mickalene Thomas: Waiting on Prime-Time Star, Newcomb Art Museum, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA
- Muse & tête-à-tête, Maryland Institute College of Art, USA
- Mickalene Thomas: Mentors, Muses, and Celebrities , Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, USA
- Waiting on a Prime-Time Star , Moody Center for the Arts, in Houston, TX, USA
- Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and tête-à-tête , Virginia MoCA, Virginia Beach, USA
- Do I Look Like a Lady ? , Art Basel Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland
- Muse | Tête-à-tête , Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA, USA
- Mickalene Thomas: Mentors, Muses, and Celebrities , Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA

2016
- Mickalene Thomas: Mentors, Muses and Celebrities, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
- Muse: Mickalene Thomas - Photographs and tête-à-tête, Aperture Foundation, NY; American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington D.C.
- I am your sister, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
- Mickalene Thomas: Do I Look Like a Lady? , MOCA Grand, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2015
- Mickalene Thomas: Muse, Rivington Place, London

2014
- Femme au divan I, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
- Femme au divan II, The Monaco Project for the Arts, Pavillon Bosio, Monaco
- Happy birthday to a beautiful woman , George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY
- Tête de Femme, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY

2013
- 'Better Days’, Absolut Vodka project, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland

2012    
- How to Organize a Room Around a Striking Piece of Art, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY
- Origin of the Universe, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
- Origin of the Universe, Santa Monica Museum, Santa Monica, CA, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

2011    
- More Than Everything, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY
- Mama Bush: One of a Kind Two, The Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

2010    
- Put A Little Sugar In My Bowl, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2009     
- Something You Can Feel, La Conservera Contemporary Art Space, Ceuti, Spain
- She’s Come UnDone!, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY
- Mickalene Thomas, Alumni Achievement Award Exhibition, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2008     
- Girlfriends, Lovers, Still Lifes and Landscape, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
- What’s Love Got To Do With It?, Bloom Projects, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

2007     
- An Imitation of Love, Brawlin’ Spitfire Two, (Project Room) Susanne Vielmetter, Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2006     
- Something About You…, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
- Brawlin’ Spitfire, Special Project, Dust Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

 



Group exhibitions

2020
- New Time : Contemporary Art and Feminisms in the 21st Century, UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA), CA, USA

2019
- Posing Modernity, Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York
- She persists : A Century of Women Artists in New York, Gracie Mansion, East End Avenue 88th Street, New York, USA
- Your mirror : Portraits from the ICP Collection , International Center of Photography, New York, USA
- Orlando: Guest Curated by Tilda Swinton , Aperture Foundation, New York, USA

2018
- Third Space / Shifting Conversations About Contemporary Art, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL, USA
- You Are Here: Light, Color, and Sound Experiences, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC, USA
- New Feelings, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR, USA

2017
- Man Alive, Jablonka Maruani Mercier, Brussels, Belgium
- Gray Matters, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH, USA
- Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon, New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY, USA
- Exposition d'été, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
- Sonic Rebellion: Music As Resistance , Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD), Detroit, USA
- Biennale canadienne, Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, Canada

2016
- REMIX, Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
- Us is Them, The Pizzuti Collection, Ohio, USA
- 30 Americans, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
- THE COLOR LINE, Les artistes afro-américains et la ségrégation aux U.S.A. , Musée du quai Branly, Paris, France
- Framing Beauty: Intimate Visions, Grunwald Gallery of Art, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
- NO MAN’S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC, USA
- Bedazzled , Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY, USA
- FIRST LIGHT: A DECADE OF COLLECTING AT THE ICA, The Institute of contemporary Art (ICA) Boston, MA, USA
- Belief + Doubt: Selections from the Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz Collection, NSU Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
- Collected, Pier24 Photography, San Francisco, CA, USA
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- Complex Uncertainties: Artists in Postwar America, Jepson Center, Telfair Museum, Savannah, GA, USA

2015
- Pop Departures, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
- Speaking of People: Ebony, Jet, and Contemporary Art, Studio Museum Harlem, New York, NY
- Piece by Piece: Building a Collection, a Selection of Works From the Collection of Christy and WIlliam C. Gautreaux, Kemper Museum, Kansas City
- As We See It: Selected Works from the Danny Simmons Collection, African American Museum in Philadelphia, PA
- Portraits and other likenesses from SFMOMA, SFMOMA/MoAD, San Francisco, CA, USA
- Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC, USA
- ReSignifications, Musée Bardini, Firenze, Italy

2014
- Expanding the field of painting, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
- 30 Americans, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA
- Aljira at 30; Dreams and Reality, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
- Rauschenberg: Collecting & Connecting, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC
- Aspects of the Self: Portraits of our Times, Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech, Blacksbaurg, VA
- Reflect, Cut, Construct, Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University, New York
- Beyond the Classical: Imagining the Ideal Across Time, The National Academy Museum, New York, NY

2013
- Du Bois In Our Time, University Museum of Contemporary Art, Umass, Amherst, MA, USA
- 30 Americans, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN

2011
- 30 Americans, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, USA

2013
- 30 Americans, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
- Performa, New York, NY
- MADE in Black & White, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
- Mendes Wood, São Paulo, Brazil

2012
- Twisted Sisters, Dodge Gallery, New York, NY
- Tête-à-tête, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
- Configured, Benrimon Contemporary, New York, NY
- Contemporary African Printmakers, Nazareth College Arts Center, Rochester, NY
- Look Now: Modern and Contemporary Work from Private Collections, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
- Bending the Mirror, Canani Center Gallery at the Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH
- Room in My Head: Staging Psychological Spaces, Gutstein Gallery, SCAD, Savannah, GA
- MADE in Black & White, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
- Histories: The Sheldon Permanent Collection, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE
- 28 Days, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
-Global Africa Project, Reginald Lewis Museum, Baltimore, MD; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, Seattle Art Museum,Tacoma Art Museum, Bellevue Art Museum, Seattle, WA
-Posing Beauty: African American Images from the 1890s to the Present, Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA
- Bling, Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York, NY
- Blacks in Black and White, Brand New Gallery, Milan Italy

2011    
- Reframing the Feminine, Girl’s Club, Fort Lauderdale, FL
- Body Gesture, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
- Who, What, Wear: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
- The Bearden Project, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
- Beyond Bling: Voices of Hip-Hop in Art, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL
- MelodyMania, RH Gallery, New York, NY
- EAT ME!, Goodman Gallery, Woodstock, Cape Town, South Africa
- A Room of Her Own, Lu Magnus Gallery, New York, NY
- Posing Beauty: African American Images from the 1890s to the Present, Newark Museum, Newark, NJ, USC Fisher Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
- Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Art Project, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
- Building the Contemporary Collection: Five Years of Acquisitions, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC
- The Way We Are Now: Selections from the 21st c. Collection, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
- Safety in Numbers? Images of African American Identity and Community, Portland Art Museum, Portland, ME
- Be Alive: Selections from the Hara Museum Collection, Hara Museum, Tokyo, Japan
- 30 Americans, Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC and the North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
- Seeing Now: Photography Since 1960, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
- The Truth is Not in the Mirror, Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI; University Galleries at Illinois State University, Normal, IL
- Surface Value, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
- Elizabeth Catlett: Call and Response, Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, NY
- Pattern ID, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO

2010    
- XX-XY/Gender Representation in Art, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL
- Now WHAT?, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
- Sharon Stone in Abuja, Location One, New York, NY
- 4 Eccentrics, The Proposition, New York, NY
- Summer Surprises, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Pennsylvania, PA
- Inspired, Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, NY
- The Global Africa Project, The Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
- Americans Now, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
- Pattern ID, Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH; Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
- Versus, Hous Projects, New York, NY
- Collected: Reflections on the Permanent Collection, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
- Shrew’d: The Smart & Sassy Survey of American Women Artists, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE
- Posing Beauty, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
- Searching for the Heart of Black Identity: Art and the Contemporary African American Experience, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY
- 40, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX

2009    
- Landscape Revisited, Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY
- Extended Family: Contemporary Connections, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
- Posing Beauty, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY
- The Female Gaze: Women Looking at Women, Cheim and Read, New York, NY
- Dress Codes: The Third ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, The International Center of Photography, New York, NY
- Creating Identity: Portraits Today, 21C Museum, Louisville, KY
- Big Apple, Galerie Nordine Zidoun, Paris, France
- Undercover: Performing and Transforming Black Female Identities, The Spelman College
- Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
- The Glamour Project, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY

2008    
- 30 Americans, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
- Group Show, Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden
- 21: Selections of Contemporary Art from the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
- As Others See Us: The Contemporary Portrait, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, VT
- The Other Mainstream II: Selections from the Collection of Mikki and Stanley Weithorn, Arizona State University Museum of Art, Tempe AZ
- Becoming: Photographs from the Wedge Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, MI
- Black Is, Black Ain’t, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, IL
- City Stage New Orleans Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA
- Perverted by Theater, apexart, New York, NY

2007    
- Sweet SweetBack’s Baadasssss Song, Von Lintel Gallery, New York, NY
- Commemorating 30 Years 1976—2007 Part Three 1991—2007, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago IL
- Distinctive Messenger, House of Campari, New York, NY
- Sex in the City, Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY
- Taking Aim, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
- Some Kind of Portrait, Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
- Flava, Wedge Curatorial Projects, Toronto, Canada
- Prime Time, Caren Golden Fine Art Gallery, New York, NY
- My Love Is a 187, Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA
- Inspired in New York, Echo Gallery, New York, NY

2006   
- Not An Ocean Between Us: Voices of Women From African and the African Diaspora, Winston Salem State University, Winston Salem, NC
- Lag Time Line Up, Mumbo Jumbo Gallery, New York, NY
- Materiality, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY
- Wild Girls, Exit Art, New York, NY
- The Pulse of New Brooklyn, MoCADA Museum, Brooklyn, NY
- Do You Think I’m Disco, Longwood Art Gallery, Bronx, NY

2005    
- NeoVernacular, Steve Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
- Five Artists, Five Projects, Wertz Contemporary, Atlanta, GA
- Frequency, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
- Tête-à-Tête, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY
- Maximum Flavor, Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA
- Greater New York 2005, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
- African Queen, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

2004    
- Me, Myself and I, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
- Glamour, Glory and Gold, The Proposition Gallery, New York, NY
- Seeds and Roots, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
- It’s About Memory, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2003
- Beauty, Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, NY
- Pantone, Massimo Audiello Gallery, New York, NY   
- Because I’m Worth It, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY
- Hands on Hands Down, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY





Collections

21c Museum, Louisville, KY
The Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
The International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, NC
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC
Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
The New York Public Library, New York, NY
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL
The Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Sender Collection, New York, NY
The Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY
Taschen Collection, New York, NY
The Mikki and Stanley Weithorn Collection, Tempe, AZ
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
West Collection, Oaks, PA
Yale University, New Haven, CT




Commissions/Special projects

SPECIAL PROJECTS

2016
Untitled, Mural Project, Art in U.S. Embassies, Dakar, Senegal 2015 Untitled, Mural Project, Queens Museum, Queens, NY

2014
The Water Tank Project, New York, NY
Artware Editions, Lena: Pendleton Blanket, New York

2013

Faux Real, Mural Project at Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
Henzel Studio, Candy Crush: Custom Rug, Los Angeles, CA

2012    
Barclays Center Commission, Brooklyn, NY

2010
    
Le Déjeuner Sur l’Herbe: Les Femmes Noires, The Modern Window at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Le Déjeuner Sur l’Herbe: Les Femmes Noires, “On-Site,” MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY

PERFORMANCES

2013

Takeabite: The Opera, Performa 13, El Museo Del Barrio, NY

2009
    
Oh Mickey!, Kreemart and the American Patrons of Tate, Haunch of Venison, New York, NY
Professor of Music and DJ Dean of Admissions, MoMixx at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

CURATORIAL

2014

By Invitation Only 3, Jeff Vreeland, Kinz + Tillou Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY

2013
Another New York, Artbridge, The Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY

2012 
   
“Tête-à-Tête” Rhona Hiffman Gallery, Chicago, IL; Yancey Richardson, New York, NY

2009    
“The Brand New Heavies” Collette Blanchard Gallery, New York, NY

LECTURES/SYMPOSIA

2015

Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Black Portraitures ll: Imaging the Black Body and re-staging “Ornamental Blackness” In History, Florence Italy.

2014
Art After Dark, Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach, FA
In Conversation: Larry Wheeler, Linda Dougherty & Mickalene Thomas, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
Mickalene Thomas in conversation with curator Lisa Hostetler, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY

2012    
New Paradigms: Mickalene Thomas in Conversation with MCA Curator Naomi Beckwith, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Conversation Among Friends, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Artist’s Talk, Art Institute of Chicago’s Leadership Advisory Committee’s New Paradigms Program, Chicago IL

2011    
Artist’s Talk, “Intersection of Culture and Identity.” Hara Museum, Tokyo, Japan

2010  
 
Artist’s Talk, The Contemporary Arts Council of The Museum of Modern Art Casual Lunch Series, New York, NY
Panel Member, 2011 New York Artadia Residency selection panel, New York, NY
Artist’s Lecture, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Artist’s Lecture, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

2009    
Generation Next: Mickalene Thomas and the Legacy, Santa Monica Museum, Santa Monica, CA
Artist’s Talk, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT

2008
    
ReIGNITE: Making Art in the World, Panel Discussion, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2007  
 
Artist’s Talk, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
MICA Senior Thesis Seminar, Brown Center Falvey Hall, Baltimore, MD

2006    
The Stoop Series, Bric’s Rotunda Gallery & NY Magazine, New York, NY

2005    
Conversations with the Artists, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

2004    
Artist’s Voice, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2003    
Fine Arts Seminar, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Artist’s Voice, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Panel Discussion, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Two Years, Pratt Panel, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2002    
Artist’s Talk, Exploration Senior Summer Program, New Haven, CT


Catalogues

2016
Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs, Aperture

2013
Hossein, Amirsadeghi Ed. Art Studio America: Contemporary Art Spaces, New York: Thames & Hudson. Holzwarth, Hans Werner, Ed. Art Now4. Los Angeles: Taschen.

2012
Melandri, Lisa, ed. Mickalene Thomas: Origin of the Universe. Santa Monica Museum of Art

2011
Vitamin P2: New Perspectives in Paintings. Phaidon
McLendon, Mathew. Beyond Bling: Voices of Hip-Hop in Art. The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
RE: COLLECTION Selected Works from the Studio Museum in Harlem. The Studio Museum in Harlem
Surface Value. Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Art in Embassies Exhibition. United States Mission to the United Nations, New York, NY; U.S. Department of State, Washington DC

2010
Stargazers: Elizabeth Catlett in Conversation with 21. The Bronx Museum of Art
The Global African Project. Museum of Art and Design, New York
Inspired: Curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody. Steven Kasher Gallery, New York
Pattern ID. Akron Art Museum

2009
Ditner, Judy, ed. Dress Codes: The Third ICP Triennial of Photography and Video. International Center of Photography, Steidl
Willis, Debprah. Posing Beauty: African American Images from the 1890’s to the Present. W.W. Norton & Company
Holzwarth, Hans Werner, ed. 100 Contemporary Artists. Tachen
Leive, Cindi, ed. The Glamour Project. Lehmann Maupin Gallery
Brielmaier, Isolde & Munuera, Iván López. Mickalene Thomas. La Conservera Centro de Arte Contemporaneo, Región de Murcia

2008
30 Americans. Rubell Family Collection
Holzwarth, Hans Werner, ed. Art Now, Vol. 3. Taschen
Lineberry, Heather Sealy, ed. The Other Mainstream II: Selections from the Mikki and Stanley Weithorn Collection. Arizona State University Art Museum
Becoming: Photographs from the Wedge Collection. Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
Art Now: Taschen Calender. Taschen

2007
Crooks, Julie. FLAVA: Wedge Curatorial Projects (1997-2007). Wedge Curatorial Projects

2006
Golden, Thelma & Kim, Christine. Frequency: Studio Museum in Harlem. The Studio Museum in Harlem
Morrissey, John. Palm Beach Collects: The John Morrissey Collection. Armory Art Center, Florida

2005
Biesenbach, Klaus, ed. Greater New York. PS1 Contemporary Art Center
Sirmins, Franklin. NeoVernacular: Pop Portraiture, Pulp and Porn. Steve Turner Gallery



Awards/Fellowships

2015
USA Francie Bishop Good & David Horvitz Fellow
MoAD: Distinguished Contemporary Artist Award, San Francisco, CA
MoMA PS1 Honoree, New York, NY
AICA-USA Award: Best Show in a Commercial Space Nationally, Kavi Gupta, Chicago
MoCADA: Artistic Advocacy Award, Brooklyn, NY
BOMB Magazine: 34th Anniversary Honoree, New York, NY

2013

Audience Award: Favorite Short, 2nd Annual Black Star Film Festival
Anonymous Was A Woman Award

2012

Asher B. Duran Award, Brooklyn Museum of Art 2010 Timerhi Award for Leadership in the Arts

2009
Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant
Pratt Institute Alumni Achievement Award

2007
Rema Hort Mann Grant

2002
Barry Cohen Scholarship, Yale University

2001
Paul Harper Fellowship, Yale University

2000

Presidential Merit Scholarship, Yale University 1999 Elizabeth Stokel Battell Fellowship, Yale University

1999

Elizabeth Stokel Battell Fellowship, Yale University