Lives and works in New York, NY
MFA, School of the Arts, Columbia University, New York, NY
PhD, New York University, New York, NY
Whitney Independent Study Program, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
MA, Columbia University, New York, NY
BS, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
RESIDENCIES AND AWARDS
(forthcoming) Session, Recess, New York, NY
Villa Iris Residency with Joan Jonas, Fundación Botín, Santander, Spain
Finalist, Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
Visual Arts Fellowship, Columbia University, New York, NY
Artist-in-Residence, Rush Arts Foundation, New York, NY
Summer Artist-in-Residence, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS
(forthcoming) Wonder Room. Recess, New York, NY.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
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.
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.
RE•AL•IZED. Carol Jazzar Contemporary, Miami, FL.
Artists-in-Residence Group Exhibition. SVA Galleries, New York, NY.
Wish You Were Here. A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series. Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY.
Dirty Sensibilities: A 21st Century Exploration of the New American Black South. Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, New York, NY.
"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.
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
Black Portraiture[s]II: Revisited, New York University, New York, NY.
Artist Talk, Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY.
Black Portraiture[s]II: Imaging the Black Body and Re-Staging Histories, Villa la Pietra, Florence, Italy.
Critical Perspectives on Visual Culture Symposium, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY.
Folklife Festival, The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.
Black Portraiture[s]: The Black Body in the West Symposium, Université de Paris Diderot, Paris, France.
From Portraits to Pinups: Representations of Women in Art and Popular Culture Symposium, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY.
Conversations Lecture Series at the Institute for Research in African-American Studies, Columbia University, New York, NY.
Transnational Feminisms Conference, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom.
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.
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.
"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. photoboite.com. January 1, 2014. Web.
"Dire Straights in Nigeria," Transition Magazine. Issue 114 (Summer 2014). pp. 60, 62, 65. Print.
"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.
"TFW Interview: Allison Janae Hamilton on 'The Black Ain't Project Installation #1: Embodiment,'" The Feminist Wire. thefeministwire.com. March 7, 2012. Web.
Arte Al Limite, Santiago, Chile
Rush Arts Foundation, New York, NY