Awardee News

  • Ron Athey (2019 Los Angeles) solo exhibition “Queer Communion: Ron Athey,” now on view through April 3, 2021 at Participants Inc. 
  • Garrett Bradley (2014 Prospect.3 New Orleans) exhibition “Projects: Garrett Bradley” now on view  through March 21, 201 at Museum of Modern Art, New  York. 
  • Garrett Bradley  (2014 Prospect.3 New Orleans), Theaster Gates (2008 Chicago),  Kahlil Joseph (2017 Los Angeles) and Hank Willis Thomas (2007 San Francisco) in a group show “Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America,” From February 17 to June 6, 2021 at the New Museum, New  York. 
  • Phyllis Bramson  (2004 Chicago) in a group show, “Evolve: a changing exhibition of work from the collection,”  on  view through March 20, 2021 at the Bates Museum of Art.
  • Paul Stephen Benjamin (2014 Atlanta) has created a limited edition print to benefit Burnaway in light of the continued economic pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to view.
  • Bethany Collins (2014 Atlanta, 2019 Chicago) exhibition “Bethany Collins: My destiny is in your hands,” now on view through May 9, 2021 at Montgomery Museum of Art.
  • Brendan Fernandes (2019 Chicago) has accepted a tenure track position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Art Theory and Practice at NU!
  • Theaster Gates (2008  Chicago) exhibition “Theaster Gates: Breathing,” now on  view  through May 16, 2021 at Perez Art Museum Miami 
  • Theaster Gates (2008 Chicago) and Cauleen Smith (2015 Chicago) exhibition “Future Histories: Theaster Gates and Cauleen Smith,” now on view  through May 23, 2021 at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. 
  • Dan Gunn (2013 EXPO Chicago) in a group show The Shallow Act of Seeing,” now on view  through May 16, 2021 at John Michael Kohler Arts Center.
  • David Hartt (2012 Chicago) in the exhibition “Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America,” on  view February  27 – May 31, 2021 at Museum of Modern Art. 
  • Veronica Ibargüengoitia (2020 Houston Fellow) solo exhibition “Fractured Light” now on view through March 27, 2021 at Anya Tish Gallery.
  • Caroline Kent (2020 Chicago) is now represented by Casey Kaplan Gallery!
  • Nigel Poor (2002 San Francisco) received the prestigious 2021 DuPont – Columbia Award for Best Journalism for her podcast Ear Hustle.
  • Cauleen Smith (2015 Chicago) in a conversation with Tisa Bryant, writer and Director of the MFA Creative Writing Program at CalArts, on Tuesday February  23, 6 – 7pm PST, click here to learn more. 
  • Cosmo Whyte  (2016 Atlanta) work “The Enigma of Arrical in 4 parts. Part 1: ‘Guess Who Is Coming to Dinner'” has been acquired by the Perez Art Museum Miami for their permanent collection.
  • Suné Woods (2020 Los Angeles) part of group show “The Forest and The Sea” now on view through March 2, 2021 at Five Car Garage.