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Education

University of California, San Diego

One-person exhibitions include

Jack Shainman Gallery; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Whitney Museum of American Art; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Studio Museum in Harlem; Portland Art Museum, OR; Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco; W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African American Research, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London; McNay Art Museum, San Antonio

Group exhibitions include

New Museum of Contemporary Art; Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Hammer Museum, University of California, Los Angeles; Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Museo del Novencentro, Milan; Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin; McKenna Museum of African American Art, New Orleans; Salon 94; Artists Space; Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco; Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT; Birmingham Museum of Art, AL; J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Collections include

George Eastman House, Rochester, NY; Art Institute of Chicago; Brooklyn Museum; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Museum of Modern Art; National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Tate Modern, London; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Sevilla, Spain; Virginia Museum of Art, Richmond; MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA; Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY;

Publications include

Art in America, Bomb, The New York Times, Aperture, Boston Globe, Photo District News, Huffington Post, ARTnews, San Francisco Examiner, Vanity Fair, Elle, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Portland Monthly, Washington Post, Jezebel, The New Yorker, Women’s Review of Books, ArtVoices, Time, Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, Tema Celeste, Artforum, Philadelphia Inquirer

Awards and honors include

MacArthur Foundation Fellow; Lucie Foundation Award; Visual Artist Award, BET; Skowhegan Medal for Photography; Smithsonian Fellow; Engelhard Grant; Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation; National Endowment for the Arts; Mary Ingraham Bunting Award; Pollack-Krasner Foundation; Rome Prize, American Academy in Rome; Anonymous Was a Woman Foundation; Medal of Arts Award, U.S. State Department; Lifetime Achievement Award, Fine Arts, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. Honorary doctorates: Smith College, Colgate University

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