EDUCATION

1992-1993

Whitney Museum of American Art, Independent Study Program, New York

 

1990-1992

M.F.A. School of Visual Arts, New York

 
AWARDS, RESIDENCIES, & FELLOWSHIPS 

2015

Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, Gold Rush Awards Honoree (October 24, 2015-2015/2016 Honoree)

 

2007

Aaron Matalon Award, The National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica Chrysalis Award, Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts 2006 The Chrysalis Award, Outstanding Achievement in the Arts Award Recipient, MOCADA

 

1997

Artists-in-Residence Program, Light Works, Syracuse, NY

 

1996

Artists Fellowship Award, New York Foundation for the Arts The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NY

 

1993

Creative Time Inc. – Street Poster Project, Mama I Thought Only Black People Were Bad (executed in collaboration with Tony Cokes)

2010 - present

 
ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2001-03

Adjunct Professor, New York University, New York

 
LECTURES

2018 

MFA Crit Panel, "Renee Cox Is Here", Yale Center for British Art, (November 6 & 7) 

Fall 2018 Accelerator Series, "Culture Now: Appreciate I Appropriate", Tang Museum, (October 15th) 

2017

SPE National Conference, Keynote Address (March 9)

Atlantic Lecture Series at Claremont Colleges in Claremont California, Keynote Address (February 21)

Women in Photo World, panelist for The Photography Show at Pier 94 (March 31)

 

2016

Visiting Artist Series at University of Colorado Boulder, Keynote Address (November 15)

Yale University, Black Pulp! Artist Talk (February 5)

University of Texas at Austin, Center for Art of Africa and Its Diasporas, LeaderShip TransForms Conference, Keynote Address (April 16)

 

2014

Miami 5th Annual Art Basel Panel Discussion (December 7)

 

2009

The Maryland Institute College of Art, Keynote Speaker, Unity Week 2009: Create the Dream Yale School of Art, MFA Lecture (March 17)

 

2007

Columbia College, Chicago, Renee Cox: The Work

 

2006

Massachusetts College of Art, Adderley Series, Renee Cox: The Work Addison Gallery of American Art, Portraying The Self/Picturing Others, Panel Discussion

 

2005

University of Maryland, Renee Cox: The Work

2019 -2020

Assistant Professor, Visual Arts , Columbia University, New York 

 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018

Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, South Carolina.  Renee Cox: Soul Culture

(December 15th, 2017- April 22, 2018) 

 

2015

EPCC Atrium Martinique, Forte-de-France, Martinique. Renée Cox: An Initmate Introspection (November 5 - November 29)

 

2008

Two Lines Gallery, Beijing, China, Renee Cox: Queen Nanny of the Maroons (March 1 - March 30)

Mabel Smith Douglass Library Gallery, Rutgers University, New Jersey, Renee Cox: The Work (September 22 - December 8)

Galerie Nordine Zidoun, Paris, France, The Discreet Charm of the Bougies (November 1 - December 20)

 

2006

Lobby Gallery, New York, Renee Cox: Rajé (October 14 - November 27)

 

2005

Robert Miller Gallery, New York, Renee Cox: Queen Nanny of the Maroons (February 24 - March 26)

 

2001

Robert Miller Gallery, New York, Renee Cox: American Family (October 10 - November 10)

 

2000  

Ambrosino Gallery, Coral Gables, FL, Peoples Project 2000 (a portrait project)

 

1998

Cristinerose Gallery, New York, Rajé: A Superhero: The Beginning of a Bold New Era (February 21 - March 28)

 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 

2018

Posing Modernity:  The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY, (October 24, 2018- February 10, 2019) 

Half The Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection,  Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, (August 23, 2018- March 31, 2019)

Please Touch: Body Boundaries, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NY, (April 29- August 1st)

Harlem Perspectives, Faction Art Projects, Harlem, NY (April 20- May 13) . 

 

2017

The Uptown Show, Colombia University Gallery, New York, NY The Power Show, Sprüth and Magers, Los Angeles, California (closed June 10)

 

2016

Black Pulp!, Yale School of Art, New Haven Remix, Themes and Variations in African American Art, Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina Shifting African Shifting African American women artists and the power of their gaze.. David Driscoll Center, University of Maryland (March 2- May 26)

 

2015

Family Affair, University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum Amika Dorkins Gallery, Altanta Celebrates Photography, Atlanta, Georgia "On Being Black" (October 16, 2015 - January 22, 2016)

 

2014

Paula Modersohn-Becker Museum, Bremen, Germany – Me.Myself.Naked (October 20 - February 2, 2014)

Perez Art Museum, Miami - Caribbean: Crossroads of the World (April 18 - August 17)

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts - Posing Beauty in African American Culture (April 26 - July 27)

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada - Pictures from Paradise: A Survey of Contemporary Caribbean Photography (May 1 - May 25)

 

2013

El Museo del Barrio, Queen Museum of Art and the Studio Museum in Harlem, Caribbean: Crossroads of the World, (June 12 - Jan 6)

 

2012

Kade / Kunsthal in Amersfoort, Holland. Who’s More Sci-Fi Than Us, contemporary art from the Caribbean. (May 26 - Aug 26)

 

2011

Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain - Heroines (March 8 - June 5)

 

2010

Tate Liverpool, Afro Modern - Journeys through the Black Atlantic, (January 20 - April 25) 2009

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body The Carleton College Art Gallery, Carleton College, Modernizing Melodrama (January 9 - March 11)

Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris, Kréyol Factory (April 7 - July 5)

Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, New Jersey, AfricanAmericana (February 2 - February 26)

Spellman College Museum of Fine Art, Georgia, Undercover: Performing and Transforming Black Female Identities (August 15 - December 15, 2009)

 

2008

Arlington Arts Center, Virginia, She’s So Articulate, (Jeffry Cudlin & Henry L. Thaggert Co- Curators) (June 10 - July 19)

Mabel Smith Douglass Library Gallery, Rutgers University, New Jersey, Never Has She Ever... (October 14 - October 31)

International Oil Painting Collection of Olympic Fine Arts, Beijing, China 2007 Jamaican Biennial, The National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica (December 3, 2006 - March 10, 2007)

New York Historical Society, Legacies: Contemporary Artists Reflect on Slavery, New York (June 16 - January 7)

Rhodes College, Tennessee, Taking Aim, Selections from the Elliot L. Perry Collection (September 7 - October 11)

Kellen Gallery, Tribeca Film Festival Art Awards, New York (April 23 - May1)

Yale Center for British Art, Art & Emancipation in Jamaica: Isaac Mendes Belisario and His Worlds (September 27 – December 30)

Von Lintel Gallery, New York, Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song, (November 29 - January 20, 2008)

 

2006-08

Wadsworth Athenaeum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT, Soul Food! (November 16 - April 22)

 

2006

The Amistad Center for Art & Culture, Connecticut, Double Exposure: African Americans Before and Behind the Camera (January 14 - June 18)

Gigantic ArtSpace [GAS], New York, Artificial Afrika (January 27 - March 17)

Katonah Museum of Art, Wonder Women: Idols in Contemporary Art (Suzanne Ramljak, Curator) (October 1 - December 31)

 

2005

The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, African Queen (January 26 - March 27)

Robert Miller Gallery, New York, Almost (January 20 - February 19)

LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University School of Visual Arts, New York, The Divine Body (October 3 - 27)

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC, The Forest: Politics, poetics, and Practice (October 2, 2005 – January 29, 2006)

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Arizona, Looking at the World: Photography from the Permanent Collection 2004 Busan Biennale 2004, Busan, South Korea (August 21 – October 31, 2004)

 

2003-04

Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Splat Boom Pow! The influence of Comics in Contemporary Art (September 17, 2003 - January 4 2004)

 

2003

Zabriske Gallery, New York, Who? Me? : Role-Play in SelfPortrait Photography (December 17 2002 - January 24 2003)

Henry Radford Hope School of fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, Feminine Persuasion (February 14 - March 14) 2002 Edward Mitterand Fine Arts, Geneva, Super Heroes (March 7 - April 20)

Robert Miller Gallery, New York, Art & Outrage (June 5 - 15)

Exhibition presented by the Trio Network, Inc, and USA Cable)

 

2000

Smithsonian Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture, Washington, DC, Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photography (Deborah Willis, Curator)

 

1999

Fin de Siecle, Nantes, Frances, New York a Nantes (Patricia Solini, Curator)

The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, Picturing of the Modern Amazon (Laurie Fierstein, Curator)

 

1998

Looking Forward Looking Back, Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit (February 5 - March 26)

Venice Biennale, Oratorio di S. Ludivico/New School, Venice (Kathy Goncharov, Curator)

 

1997

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Gendered Visions (Prof. Salah Hassan and Dorothy Desir-Davis, Curators)

 

1996

Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT, No Doubt (Renee Cox, Curator)

UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, Sexual Politics: Judy Chicago’s ‘Dinner Party’ in Feminist Art History (April 24 - August 18)

 

1995

Pace/McGill Gallery, New York, Large Bodies (Peter McGill Curator)

The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Boston, Sites of Being (Milena Kalinovska and Lia Gangitano, Curator)

 

1993

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Black Male: Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary Art (Thelma Golden, Curator)

New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, Bad Girls (Marcia Tucker Curator)

2020 - UPTOWN 2020, Wallach Art Gallery,  Columbia
University, New York.. Migrations and Meanings in Art, MICA Baltimore MD

2010 - present

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