Tschabalala Self

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 Born 1990, New York, NY. Lives and works in New Haven and New York.
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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018
No Hot Food, Yuz Museum, Shanghai, China
2017
Sour Patch, Thierry Goldberg MIAMI, Miami, FL
Bodega Run, Pilar Corrias Gallery, London, UK.
Tschabalala Self, Tramway, Glasgow, UK
Tschabalala Self, Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, London, UK
2016
Gut Feelings, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York, NY
The Function, T293 Naples, Naples, IT
2015
Tropicana, The Cabin, Los Angeles, CA
Out of Body, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York, NY
Head over Heels, Schur-Narula, Berlin, DE

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
Triple, University Art Museum, Albany State University, Albany, NY
Mademoiselle, CRAC (Centre Regional d’Art Contemporaine Occitaine), Sète, FR
The Beyond – Georgia O’Keefe + Contemporary Art, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
The Beyond – Georgia O’Keefe + Contemporary Art, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
The Beyond – Georgia O’Keefe + Contemporary Art, Crystal Bridges, Bentonville, AR
The Unseen, James Fuentes, New York, NY
Please Touch: Body Boundaries, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
Mature Themes, Foxy Productions, New York, NY
2017






Engendered. Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
Slip. Stems Gallery, Brussels, Belgium.
Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon, New Museum, New York, NY
Body Language, Company Gallery, New York, NY
A Screen of Flesh, COMA Gallery, Ruschcutters Bay, AU
All These Beautiful Ladies, Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre, Vilnius, LT
Le Nouveau Voyeurisme, Hotel Contemporary, Milan, IT
2016
Desire, presented by Larry Gagosian and Jeffrey Deitch, Moore Building, Miami, FL
Life During Wartime, Diane Rosenstein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Protuberances, LAXART, Los Angeles, CA
Aiko Hachisuka, Tschabalala Self, Caroline Wells Chandler, 11R, New York, NY
Sexting, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY
Perfect Day, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
WACKing the Piñata, ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, CA
A Being in the World, Salon 94 Bowery, New York, NY
Look up here, I’m in Heaven, BRIC, Brooklyn, NY
Intimisims, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
Mal Maison, Maccarone, New York, NY
A Shape That Stands Up, Art + Practice, Los Angeles, CA
Intersections, Tensquared at Superchief Gallery, New York, NY and virtual
Arachne’s Woof, Litvak Contemporary, Tel Aviv, IL
New Genealogies, Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven, CT
Duplify, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY
2015
Berg Matthams Self & Weaver, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York, NY
A Constellation, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
The New New, Diane Rosenstein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
THATS ON ME, Paris Blues, New York, NY
Yale MFA Painting and Printmaking Graduates 2015, Garis & Hahn, New York, NY
2,015 But Who’s Counting, Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven, CT
 2014
13 Artists, 24/6 Gallery, New Haven, CT
Swimming Pool, 24/6 Gallery, New Haven, CT
 2013
For Ed: Splendor in the Grass with Olympic Lad & Lass, Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven, CT
Women Love the World, Launchpad, Brooklyn, NY
Encounters, Harlem School of the Arts, Harlem, NY
2012
SUGGARHILL, Essie Green Galleries, Harlem, NY
Edge Control, UBS Exhibition Center, Red Hook, NY
NEO XL, Werehouse, Long Island City, NY
 2008
Radiant Minds, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
 2007
Admission $2.00, Whitney at Altria, New York, NY

EDUCATION

2015
MFA in Painting/Printmaking, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT, 2015
2012
BA in Studio Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY , 2012


PUBLICATIONS

2018
Cafritz, Peggy Cooper. Fired Up! Ready to Go! Finding Beauty, Demanding Equity: An African American Life in Art. The Collections of Peggy Cooper Cafritz. Contributions by Njideka Akunyili, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Thelma Golden, Titus Kaphar, Simone Leigh, Kerry James Marshall, Uri McMillan, Tschabalala Self, Jack Shainman, Hank Willis Thomas, and William Villalongo. New York: Rizzoli Electa.
2017
Phillips, Lisa. 40 Years New. New York: New Museum & Phaidon Press.
Burton, Johanna. Gender as a Tool and a Weapon. New York: New Museum.
Ardalan, Ziba. Tschabalala Self. London: Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art.

AWARDS

2017
Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant Recipient
2014
Al Held Fellowship, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT
Arttable Curatorial Fellowship; Artspace, New Haven, CT
2012
Milton and Sally Avery Scholarship: Excellence in the Undergraduate Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Bertha Bennett Scholarship, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
2011
Milton and Sally Avery Scholarship: Excellence in the Undergraduate Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Bertha Bennett Scholarship, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
2010
Eugene M. Lang Scholarship, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
2009
Hearst Foundation Scholarship, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

RESIDENCIES


2018
The Studio Museum AIR Program, The Studio Museum in Harlem, Harlem, New York
2017 
Liquitex Work-Residency, London, UK.
Red Bull House of Art, Detroit, MI
Parasol Unit Work Residency, London, UK
2016
T293 Residency, Naples, IT
2015
The La Brea Studio Residency, Los Angeles, CA 
Fountainhead Residency, Fountainhead, Miami, FL
2014
Al Held Fellowship, American Academy in Rome, Rome, IT
VISITING ARTIST AND SELECTED LECTURES

2018
LIFEWTR x Frieze: Art Beyond Borders with Artists Raul De Nieves, Tschabalala Self and Jordan Nassar, led by Alyse Archer-Coite. Frieze Art Fair New York, New York, NY (May 6, 2018)
Visiting Artist - Tschabalala Self. Ways of Seeing: Movements, Migrations, Diasporas – The Space Beyond Figure and Ground. Bennington College, Bennington, VT (April 3, 2018)
NSFW Long Table:  Hosted by INDEX LA in conversation with NSFW artists. The Museum of Sex, New York, NY (April 1, 2018)
Visiting Artist – Senior Seminar. Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY (March 27, 2018)
Visiting ArtistTschabalala Self: The Space Beyond Figure and Ground. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA (March 20, 2018)
Visiting ArtistTschabalala Self: The Space Beyond Figure and Ground. DePauw University, Greencastle, IN (March 18, 2018)
2017
NSFW Female Gaze: Representing Sex and Sexual Self. Taira Rice, Pixy Liao, Tschabalala Self. VICE HQ, Brooklyn, NY (July 18, 2017)
The Artist Eye: Tschabalala Self. Tschabalala Self responds to artists in the exhibition ‘We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85. Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY (July 8, 2017)
Dis/assembly: The body in abstraction. Forum at 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair. New York, NY (May 7, 2017)
Identity and Empowerment. Spring Place, New York, NY (February 15, 2017)
Tschabalala Self in Conversation with Yinka Shonibare MBE and Touria El Glaoui. Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art, London, UK (January 17, 2017)
2016
Tschabalala Self & Antwaun Sargent in Conversation #blackjoyatyale. Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT (November 11, 2016)
 Tschabalala Self in Conversation with incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. New York University, New York, NY (November 7, 2016)
Artist Lecture: Tschabalala Self. The New York Academy of Art, New York, NY (November 2, 2016)
The Collagraph. Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York (October 11th, 2016)
Artist in Conversation: Tschabalala Self, Caroline Wells Chandler and Gaby Collins-Fernandez. 11R, New York, NY (September 25, 2016)
“Look up Here, I’m in heaven.”  Discussion Panel. BRIC, Brooklyn, NY (July 20th 2016)
Visiting Artist - Senior Seminar. Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY.
2015
Legal Medium: Peggy Cooper Cafritz. Yale Law School, New Haven, CT
2014
New Rome. Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT
2013
Difference and Media Project. Bard College, Annandale­-on­ Hudson, NY  (October 3, 2013)
SELECTED PROJECTS

2017
The Children’s Monologues, Carnegie Hall, directed by Danny Boyle. Participating artist.
The Wing, Permanent Collection, curated by Lolita Cros. Participating artist.
Hospital Rooms, Snowsfield Adolescent Unit. Participating artist.
“Frieze New York 2017, 30 Under 30.” New York Times Styles. Featured artist.
Tschabalala Self is Breaking Barriers in the Art World, Woman Did That!, MTV. Featured artist.
2016
15 seconds of Fame, Scamming Patriarchy, The New Museum. Documenter.
Self Shape, The Art Assignment, PBS Digital Studios. Featured artist.
There Are Certain Facts that Cannot Be Disputed, Juliana Huxtable, MoMA. Cosplay performer.   

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Astrup Fearnley, Oslo, Norway
Bunker Artspace, West Palm Beach, USA
CAB Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
Coleccioon Dieresis , Guadalajara, Mexico
Emdash Foundation, London, UK
How Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA
Karpidas Family Collection, Dallas, USA
Lewben Art Collection Foundation, Vilnius, Lithuania
Luma Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland
JPMorgan Chase Art Collection, New York, USA
Perez Art Museum Miami, Miami, USA
Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA
Yuz Museum, Shanghai, China







Mark