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cosmo.whyte@gmail.com

www.cosmowhyte.com

 

EDUCATION

University of Michigan Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, MFA 2015

Maryland Institute College of Art, Post Baccalaureate 2007

Bennington College, BFA Painting   2005

 

WORK / TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2015           Visual Art Lecturer, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA

2012–2015 Graduate Student Instructor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2010–2012 Artist Assistant, Atlanta GA

2009–2012 Art Teacher, Cook Elementary, Atlanta, GA

2007–2008 Art Teacher, Vivian T. Thomas Academy (High School), Baltimore, MD

 

EXHIBITIONS

2016 "Selling the Shadow"  Gallery Momo Cape Town – Cape Town, South Africa

2016 "Prizm Art Fair"– Miami, FL

2016 "Beautiful Tangle" – Dalton Gallery, Agness Scott College – Atlanta, GA

2016 "Atlanta Biennale"– Atlanta, GA

2016 "MuséeOn/Off"/  "Musée L'ont Leux" Centre Georges Pompidou – Paris, France

2016 "Wake the Town And Tell The People" MANA Contemporary – Newark, NJ/ Chicago, IL

2016 “Jamaican Routes” Punkt ø/Galleri F 15 – Norway

2016 "Masculinities" National Gallery of Jamaica – Kingston, Jamaica

2015 “Grounds For Sculpture” International Sculpture Center – Hamilton, NJ

2015 “Young Talents” National Gallery of Jamaica – Kingston, Jamaica

2015 “Rites” Kennesaw State University – Kennessaw, GA

2015 “Wake The Town and Tell the People” Russell Industrial Center – Detroit, MI (solo show)

2015 “After-Afropolitan” The Weeksville Heritage Center – Brooklyn, NY 

2014 “The Jamaica Biannual” National Gallery of Jamaica – Kingston, Jamaica

2014 “In Retrospect: 40 years of the National Gallery of Jamaica”  National Gallery of Jamaica – Kingston, Jamaica

2014 “Bottom Feeders and the Distant Self” Slusser Gallery – Ann Arbor, MI

2014 “International Fair” – Miami, FL

2014 “Crossing Paths” Art Incubator Gallery – Ypsilanti, MI

2013 “Forward Arts Foundation Artist of the Year Retrospective” Swan Coach House Gallery – Atlanta, GA

2012 “Outward Reach: 9 Jamaican Photography and New Media Artists”  Art Museum of the Americas – Washington, DC

2012 “Talent Loves Company” Barbara Archer Gallery – Atlanta, GA

2011 “The African Continuum” United Nations Gallery – New York, NY

2011 “The Contemporary Artist ” Montego Bay International Airport – Montego Bay, Jamaica

2011 “Emerging Artist of 2011 Group Show”– Kingston, Jamaica

2011 “Home” Chastain Art Gallery – Atlanta, GA

2011 “Movers and Shakers” Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia – Atlanta, GA

2010 “The Jamaica Biannual” National Museum of Jamaica – Kingston, Jamaica

2010 “Open Season” Flanders Gallery – Raleigh, NC

2010 “High Tide” Swan Coach House Gallery – Atlanta, GA (solo show)

2009 “Three Visions, Three Thoughts” Southwest Art Center Gallery – Atlanta, GA

2009 “Small Works Show” Swan Coach House Gallery – Atlanta, GA

2009 “Summer Guest House” Marcia Wood Gallery – Atlanta, GA

2009 “Small Redux”Agnes Scott College’s Dalton Gallery – Atlanta, GA

2008 “Pepper Pot” UNC Chapel Hill – Robert and Sallie Brown Gallery – Chapel Hill, NC

2007 “Maryland Young Area Painters” Still Life Gallery – Ellicott City, MD

2007 “ArteFeria: Rutas y Raices” CEFATI Gallery – Portobelo, Panama

 

 

RESIDENCIES

2016 Elsewhere Museum, NC

2015 Vermont Studio Residency, VT

2007 Creative Currents Residency, Panama

 

AWARDS

2016 Atlanta ARTADIA Award 

2016 Southern Constellation Fellowship, Elsewhere Museum, NC

2015 Winner of Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award, International Sculpture Center, NJ

2015 CUE Foundation Finalist, NY

2015 Joan Mitchell Emerging Artist Nomination

2015 Ned Dybvig Memorial MFA Thesis Exhibition Award (1st Place)

2015 Vermont Studio Residency Full Fellowship, VT

2014 Rackham International Travel Grant, University of Michigan

2014 Smucker Wagstaff Grant, University of Michigan

2011 Finalist for the Jamaica Super-Plus under 40 Artist of the year, Kingston, Jamaica

2010 The Forward Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award, Atlanta, GA

 

PUBLICATIONS

2016 “Jamaican Routes” Catalogue Punkt ø/Galleri F 15 – Norway

2015 Afrikadaa Politics of Sound (December issue)

2015 “Sculpture” magazine (October issue)

2015 Infinite Mile a journal of art and culture(s) in Detroit

2015 “Rites” Zuckerman Musueum, Kennessaw State University, Kennessaw, GA

2015 “WASH” Free Oxyn Press, Ann Arbor, MI

2014 “The Jamaica Biannual 2014” Catalogue, National Gallery of Jamaica

2011 “Jamaican Art: Then and Now.” Petrine Archer Straw & Kim Robinson

2010 “The Jamaica Biannual 2010” Catalogue, National Gallery of Jamaica

2008 “Pepper Pot” Catalogue, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

 

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

2014 “Shoinbare in Context” Henry Brown Bag Festival, Philadelphia, PA

2014 “Conversation Without Walls: Considering Contemporary Artistic Practices
         and the Distribution of "New" Black Creativity” Danspace Project, New York, NY

2011 Jamaica Emerging Artist of 2011 Group Show artist talk, Kingston, Jamaica

2010 The Forward Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award artist talk– Atlanta, GA