Chronik

1977
Born in Chicago
1997
Presidential Purchase Award for Photography, Columbia College
1998
Presidential Purchase Award for Photography, Columbia College
1998
Received Albert P. Weisman Grant
2000
Columbia College, Chicago, IL, BA
2004 – 2005
School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL
Lives and works in New York, NY

Ausstellungen

2012
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL (solo)
2011
Becoming: Photographs from the Wedge Collection, The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC
2011
ILLUMInations, curated by Bice Curiger, International Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
2011
30 Americans, The Rubell Family Collection, The North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
2011
Seeing Is a Kind of Thinking: A Jim Nutt Companion, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
2011
Livingroom Exotica, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus, Switzerland
2011
Secret Societies, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany; CAPC de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
2011
Dwelling, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
2010
Lush Life, Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY
2010
Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Art Project, National Arts Club, New York, NY
2010
David Adamo, Heather Cook, Brendan Fowler, Rashid Johnson, Phil Wagner, UNTITLED, New York, NY
2010
About Us, Johann König, Berlin, Germany
2010
Re-dressing, Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY
2010
Hope! A contemporary art exhibition, Palais des Arts et du Festival, Dinard, France
2010
Item, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY
2010
At Home/Not at Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
2010
(LEAN), Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY
2010
Light Breaks Where No Sun Shines, Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY
2010
From Then to Now: Masterworks of African American Art, curated by Margo Crutchfield, MOCA Cleveland, OH
2010
Selected Works from the MCA Collection: Focus on UBS 12x12, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
2010
25 days after October, Carlson/Massimo De Carlo, London, England (solo)
2010
Between Nothingness and Eternity, Carlson/Massimo De Carlo, London, England (solo)
2010
There are Stranger Villages, Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2010
Our Kind of People, Salon 94, New York, NY (solo)
2009
Other Aspects, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2009
Smoke and Mirrors, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY (solo)
2009
The Dead Lecturer: Laboratory, Dojo, and Performance Space, Power House Memphis, Memphis, TN (solo)
2009
Under Control curated but Ginger Gregg Duggan, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
2008
Made in Chicago: Photographs from the Bank of American LaSalle Collection, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
2008
Creswell Crags, Lisa Cooley, New York
2008
Ah, Decadence curated by Lisa Wainright, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL (August)
2008
Zero Zone curated by David Hunt, Tracey Williams, Ltd., NY
2008
annarumma 404, Naples, Italy (nov) (solo)
2008
The New Escapist Promised Land Garden and Recreation Center, moniquemeloche, Chicago (sept) (solo)
2008
Cosmic Slops, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago (sept) (solo)
2008
Sharpening My Oyster Knife, Kunstmuseum Magdeburg, Germany (june) (solo)
2008
Recent Acquisitions: Focus on Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
2008
Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
2008
The Dead Lecturer, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY
2008
Blackness, Magdeburger Kunstmuseum, Magdeburg, Germany
2008
404 arte contemporanea, Naples, Italy
2008
moniquemeloche gallery, Chicago, IL
2007
Projet Est-Ouest, Espace 72, Dison, Verviers, Belgium , Curated by Claude Degueldre
2007
MCA Exposed: Defining Moments in Photography, 1967-2007, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
2007
For the Love of the Game: Race and Sports, The Amistad Center for Art & Culture at the Wadsworth Athenaeum
2007
Museum of Art, Hartford, CT, Curated by Franklin Sirmans and Rehema Barber
2007
Look Into The Rays…, (in collaboration with Rob Davis and Mike Langlois), moniquemeloche gallery, Chicago, IL
2007
Color Line , Luanda Triennial, Luanda, Angola, Curated by Odili Donald Odita; travels to: Jack Shainman
2007
Gallery, New York, NY; CIEL, Centre international d'exposition de Larouche, Canada, (Fall 2007);
2007
University of South Africa Art Gallery, UNISA, Pretoria, (Spring 2008)
2007
404 arte contemporanea, Naples, Italy (solo)
2007
Dark Matters, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo)
2006
Look Into the Rays of the New Solar Sun Rising, Markus Winter Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2006
Scarecrow, Postmasters, New York, NY. Curated by David Hunt
2006
A noir, E blanc, I rouge, U vert, O bleu: colors, Kunstmuseum Magdeburg, Germany
2005
Young, Gifted and Black, 404 arte contemporanea, Naples, Italy (solo)
2005
Stay Black and Die, moniquemeloche gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
2005
The Production of Escapism, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN (solo)
2005
NAPOLI PRESENTE Posizioni e Prospettive dell-Arte Contemporarea, PAN Contemporary Art Museum, Naples, Italy
2005
Wish, COCA Center of Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
2005
*Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self, San Diego Museum of Art and Museum of
2005
Photographic Arts, CA, Curated by Coco Fusco
2005
*Crossings: 10 artists from Kaohsiung & Chicago, Chicago Cultural Center (July), Museum of Fine Art, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Co-curated by Greg Knight & Tseng Fangling
2005
Prague International Biennale of Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic
2005
In Search of a Continuous Present, MCA Chicago, Chicago, IL, Curated by Lynne Warren
2005
Not Too Loose and Not Too Tight, DCKT Contemporary, New York, NY
2004
*Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, Curated by Coco Fusco
2004
A Perfect Union…More or Less, Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Curated by Hamza Walker
2004
Solo project booth, moniquemeloche gallery, LISTE The Young Art Fair in Basel, Basel, Switzerland (solo)
2004
About Face: Photographic Portraits from the Collection, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2004
Common Ground: Discovering Community in 150 Years of Art, Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, DC
2004
Inside Out: Portrait Photographs from the Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2004
The Perfect Number, 404contemporanea, Naples, Italy
2003
*Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self, ICP, New York, NY, Curated by Coco Fusco
2003
*The Squared Circle: Boxing in Contemporary Art, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, Curated by Olukemi Ilesanmi
2003
A Century of Collection: African American Art, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Curated by Daniel Schulman
2003
The Rise and Fall of the Proper Negro, moniquemeloche gallery, Chicago IL (solo)
2002
12x12: New Artist/New Work, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL (solo)
2002
New Work, G.R. N’Namdi Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
2002
Manumission Papers, Sunrise Museum, Charleston, WV
2002
Cut, Pulled, Colored, and Burnt, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL, Curated by Michael Rooks
2001
*Freestyle, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY, Curated by Thelma Golden
2001
Bastard (son of hot sauce), Law Office, Chicago IL
2001
Musings: Contemporizing Tradition, Gallery 312, Chicago, IL, Curated by Kathryn Hixson and Nathan Mason
2000
A Decade of Acquisitions, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
2000
Manumission Papers, G.R. N’Namdi Gallery, Birmingham, MI (solo)
1999
Seeing In the Dark, G.R. N’Namdi Gallery, Birmingham, MI
1999
New Artists, Old Techniques, Schneider Gallery, Chicago, IL