CURRICULUM VITAE

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Lives and works in New York, NY
EDUCATION
2017 MFA, School of the Arts, Columbia University, New York, NY
2015 PhD, New York University, New York, NY
2014 Whitney Independent Study Program, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2010 MA, Columbia University, New York, NY
2006 BS, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
RESIDENCIES AND AWARDS
2017 (forthcoming) Session, Recess, New York, NY
2016 Villa Iris Residency with Joan Jonas, Fundación Botín, Santander, Spain
Finalist, Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
2015 Visual Arts Fellowship, Columbia University, New York, NY
2014 Artist-in-Residence, Rush Arts Foundation, New York, NY
2013 Summer Artist-in-Residence, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2017 (forthcoming) Wonder Room. Recess, New York, NY.
2014 Allison Janae Hamilton: Kingdom of the Marvelous. Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY.
2012 The Black Ain't Project: Installation #1. chashama Gallery, New York, NY.
SPACE IS THE PLACE. Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 (forthcoming) The Outwin 2016: American Portraiture Today. Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansasy City, MO and Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX.
The Outwin 2016: American Portraiture Today. Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA.
American Hoodoo. Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY.
Lilith. The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC.
DandyLion. Lowe Art Museum, Miami, FL.
2016 Are We Human?: Video Section. Istanbul Design Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey.
Resultados. Villa Iris, Fundación Botín, Santander, Spain.
The Outwin 2016: American Portraiture Today. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.
Lattice Work. Black and White Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Finished Goods Warehouse. Former Pfizer Factory, Brooklyn, NY.
1st Year MFA Exhibition, Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY.
Do You Hear What I Hear? A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
DandyLion. Brighton Photo Biennial, Brighton, England and the Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, CA.
2015 DandyLion. Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL and SilverEye Center for Photography, Pittsburg, PA.
Badass Art Man. The African American Museum of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.
2014 RE•AL•IZED. Carol Jazzar Contemporary, Miami, FL.
2013 Artists-in-Residence Group Exhibition. SVA Galleries, New York, NY.
Wish You Were Here. A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
2012 Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series. Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY.
2011 Dirty Sensibilities: A 21st Century Exploration of the New American Black South. Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, New York, NY.
COMMISSIONS
2016 Altar/Alter: A Ritual of Mythos. PopRally, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
Wishing Well. In Response, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY.
2013 Committee. Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, The Smithsonian Institution. Washington, DC.
Sisters. Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, The Smithsonian Institution. Washington, DC.
PERFORMANCES
2013 Cage Unrequited by Pope.L. A performance co-organized by The Studio Museum in Harlem, Performa, and The Grey Art Gallery, NYU and in conjunction with the exhibition Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art, curated by Valerie Cassel Oliver. New York, NY.
SELECTED WORKSHOPS AND ARTIST TALKS
2016 Black Portraiture[s]II: Revisited, New York University, New York, NY.
Artist Talk, Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY.
2015 Black Portraiture[s]II: Imaging the Black Body and Re-Staging Histories, Villa la Pietra, Florence, Italy.
2014 Critical Perspectives on Visual Culture Symposium, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY.
2013 Folklife Festival, The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.
Black Portraiture[s]: The Black Body in the West Symposium, Université de Paris Diderot, Paris, France.
2011 From Portraits to Pinups: Representations of Women in Art and Popular Culture Symposium, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY.
2010 Conversations Lecture Series at the Institute for Research in African-American Studies, Columbia University, New York, NY.
2009 Transnational Feminisms Conference, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom.
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2017 (forthcoming) Picard, Charmaine. The Peggy Cooper Cafritz Collection. Rizzoli Publications, USA.
(forthcoming) Lewis, Shantrelle. DandyLion. Aperture, USA.
2016 Simchak, Courtney. "Sweet Milk in the Badlands: Allison Janae Hamilton," Newfound, Vol. 7, Fall 2016. Web.
Viera, Bené. "Black Girl Magic," Essence, February 2016. Print and Web.
2015 Lewis, Shantrelle P. "The Origins of the DandyLion Project," NKA: Journal of Contemporary African Art, November 2015. Print.
Weidman, Michelle. "Allison Janae Hamilton's Kingdom of the Marvelous," The Picture Professional, Summer 2015. Print and Web.
Merinho, Macarena. "Allison Janae Hamilton: Lo Real en Lo Fantástico," Arte Al Limite, May/June 2015. Chile. Print and Web.
Kim, Deanna. "15 Young Black Artists Making Waves in the Art World," Complex Magazine. February 2015. Web.
2014 "Tell me no tales II." Artforum. November 2014. Print.
Souleo. "40 Amazing Black Artists to Watch in 2014," NBC's The Grio. thegrio.com. January 3, 2014. Web.
"30 Under 30 Women Photographers," Photoboite. January 1, 2014. Web.
"Dire Straights in Nigeria," Transition Magazine. Issue 114 (Summer 2014). pp. 60, 62, 65. Print.
2013 "Marvelous Dandies: Allison Janae Hamilton Presents Her Foppish Subjects in Lush Landscapes," Studio Museum in Harlem Blog. studiomuseum.org/studio blog. December 13, 2013. Web.
"Allison Janae Hamilton," Hycide Magazine No. 5 (January 2013), p.59. Print.
2012 "TFW Interview: Allison Janae Hamilton on 'The Black Ain't Project Installation #1: Embodiment,'" The Feminist Wire. thefeministwire.com. March 7, 2012. Web.
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Arte Al Limite, Santiago, Chile
Rush Arts Foundation, New York, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014

  • Allison Janae Hamilton: Kingdom of the Marvelous. Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY.

2012

  • The Black Ain't Project: Installation #1. chashama Gallery, New York, NY.
  • SPACE IS THE PLACE. Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
     

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015

  • DandyLion. Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL.
  • Badass Art Man. African American Museum in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.

2013

  • Artists-in-Residence Group Exhibition. SVA Galleries, New York, NY.
  • Wish You Were Here. A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

2012

  • Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series. Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY.

2011

  • Dirty Sensibilities. Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, New York, NY.

2013

  • Cage Unrequited by Pope.L. A performance co-organized by The Studio Museum in Harlem, Performa,  and The Grey Art Gallery, NYU and in conjunction with the exhibition Radical Presence: Black  Performance in Contemporary Art, curated by Valerie Cassel Oliver.  New York, NY. 
  • Art Director, Roots. |&| Rigor. Director, Tiona McClodden. Philadelphia, PA.

2012

  • Art/Production Team, QueenS. Director, dream hampton.

2013

  • "Committee." Folklife Festival, Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, The Smithsonian  Institution.   Washington, DC.
  • "Sisters."  Folklife Festival, Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, The Smithsonian  Institution.   Washington, DC.

2014

  • Critical Perspectives on Visual Culture Symposium, Whitney Museum of American Art. May 20, 2014.

2013

  • Folklife Festival, The Smithsonian Institution,  Washington, DC.
  • Black  Portraiture[s]: The Black Body in the West Symposium, Université de Paris Diderot, Paris, France.

2011

  • From Portraits to Pinups: Representations of Women in Art and Popular Culture Symposium, Brooklyn Museum,  Brooklyn, NY.

2010

  • Conversations Lecture Series, Institute for Research in African-American Studies, Columbia  University, New York, NY.

2009

  • Transnational Feminisms Conference, Manchester, United Kingdom.

FEATURES

"40 Amazing Black Artists to Watch in 2014," NBC's The Grio. TheGrio.com January 3, 2014. Web.

"30 Under 30 Women Photographers," Photoboite. photoboite.com January 1, 2014. Web.

Long, Monique. "Marvelous Dandies: Allison Janae Hamilton Presents Her Foppish Subjects in Lush Landscapes," Studio Museum in Harlem Blog. studiomuseum.org/studio-blog. December 13, 2013. Web.

"Allison Janae Hamilton," Hycide Magazine No. 5 (January 2013), p.59. Print.

"P-Funk," Insight Magazine Vol. 4, No. 3. (Fall 2011), pp. 48-53. Print and Web.

ARTWORK COMMISSIONED FOR PUBLICATIONS

Artforum. November 2014. p. 203. Print.

Transition Magazine. Issue 114 (Summer 2014). pp. 60, 63, 65. http://hutchinscenter.fas.harvard.edu/transition. Print and Web.

Women and Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory. Vol. 22, No 2-3 (Fall 2012).  Cover Image. Print.

INTERVIEWS AND REVIEWS

Moore, Darnell. "TFW Interview: Allison Janae Hamilton on 'The Black Ain't Project Installation #1: Embodiment,'" thefeministwire.com.  March 7, 2012. Web.

Wimberly, Dexter. "Dirty Sensibilities: A New South," thestarklife.com. October 12, 2011. Web.

ADDITIONAL CITATIONS

Bailey, Ludlow E. "An Insider's Guide to African Diaspora Art at Basel Miami Beach 2014," thegrio.com. December 4, 2014. Web.

Ball, Charing. "Dandies in Paris," peopleplacesthingsradio.com. December 4, 2012. Web.

Harris, Juliette. "The Great Gathering in Paris," The International Review of African American Art (Spring 2013). Web.

Leavell, Gerald. "Gerald Leavell on ETW '11," studiomuseum.org/studio-blog. April 20, 2011. Web.