b. Philadelphia, PA
Lives and works in Chicago, IL

EDUCATION
2009 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
2007 MFA, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2000 BFA, Cooper Union, School of Art, NYC, NY
1996 Non-degree, University of Minnesota, Department of Art, Minneapolis, MN

SOLO / TWO PERSONEXHIBITIONS
2022 

The Set-Up, PATRON Gallery, Chicago, IL

Soft Power. Hard Margins., Grant Wahlquist Gallery, Portland, ME

2021

Nyeema Morgan, The Philadelphia Art Alliance at the University of the Arts,Philadelphia, PA
Soft Power. Hard Margins., table, Chicago, IL

2020
THE STEM. THE FLOWER. THE ROOT. THE SEED., Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO

2019
Asian Smaisians and Other Abstract Racial Slurs (with Mike Cloud), Marlborough Gallery Viewing Room, NYC, NY

2018
horror horror, Grant Wahlquist Gallery, Portland, ME

2016
Nyeema Morgan: I, Rhinoceros, Staniar Gallery, Washington & Lee University,Lexington, VA

2013
Forty-Seven Easy Poundcakes Likegrandma Use To Make, BRIC Arts Media, Brooklyn, NY

2012
The Dubious Sum of Vaguely Discernable Parts, The Bindery Projects, St. Paul,MN

2011
You Are Here. This Is Now., Art in General, Musée Miniscule,NYC, NY

2010
NyeemaMorgan: Like It Is, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY), NYC, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2022

The Scripts Found in a Bottle, Found in a Can, Found in a Discourse (Les Scripts Trouvés dans une Bouteille, Trouvés dan une Canette, Trouvés dans un Discours), The Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Us We Them | Race Ethnicity Identity, Worcester Museum of Art, Worcester, MA

2021
There is a Woman in Every Color, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, New Brunswick, ME
intermission museum of art | archive: volume i, Stand4 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Downtown Train, PS 122, NYC, NY
Stopgap, Massimo de Carlo, Milan, Italy

2020
The Party’s Over, Grant Wahlquist Gallery, Portland, ME
The Beginning of Everything: An Exhibition of Drawings, Katherine Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

2019
Fish House 2, The Stuyvesant Fish House, NYC, NY
Ready, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
Museum of Capitalism, Kellen Gallery/ Parsons School of Design, NYC, NY
Secondary Sources, Tiger Strikes Asteroid New York, NYC, NY
Distance, Dorsky Gallery, NYC, NY

2018
Out of Line, SEPTEMBER Gallery, Hudson, NY
Second Sight: The Paradox of Vision in Contemporary Art, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME

2017
Paperless, Small Editions, Brooklyn, NY
#1, Grant Wahlquist Gallery, Portland, ME

2016
20th Anniversary Show, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
Itasca, The Bindery Projects, St. Paul, MN

2015
Name It by Trying to Name It: Open Sessions 2014-2015, The Drawing Center, NYC, NY
love child,Ortega y Gasset, Brooklyn, NY
Open Sessions 3, The Drawing Center, NYC, NY
Signal from Noise, CSS Bard Galleries/ Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
A Chorus of Objects, SPRING/ BREAK Art Show, NYC, NY
RESPOND, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

2014
the past is moreinfinite than the future, North Campus Art Gallery/ Miami Dade College, Miami, FL
doubleplusgood, Tuck Under Projects, Minneapolis, MN
The Intuitionists, The Drawing Center, NYC, NY
Belewe, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

2013
The Shadows Took Shape (incollaboration with william cordova & Otebenga Jones & Associates), The Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC, NY
Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY [cat.]
Lost & Found Part II, Hal Bromm Gallery, NYC, NY
Toonskin, Artspace, New Haven, CT
History! Hauntings and Palimpsests, The Anya & Andrew Shiva Gallery/John Jay College (CUNY), NYC, NY
Feedback, Arts Incubator at Washington Park, Chicago, IL
Collinear Points, Carol Jazzar Gallery, Miami, FL

2012
NEWSFEED: Anonymity & Social Media in African Revolutions and Beyond, Museum of African and Diasporan Arts (MOCADA), Brooklyn, NY [cat.]
What Do You Believe In?, New York Photo Festival 2012, NYC, NY
At Play 4, South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell, UK (traveling to OVADA, Oxford, UK and New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, UK
Projet Gutenberg, Galerie Jeanroch Dard, Paris, France

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES
2022
Artist-in-Residence, Latitude Chicago, Chicago, IL

2021
Alumni Artist-in-Residence, Shandaken Project at Storm King Art Center, NewWindsor, NY

2020
Emergency Grant, Foundation for Contemporary Art, NYC, NY
Faculty Enrichment Grant, School of the Arts Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2017
Artist-in-Residence, Shandaken Project at Storm King Art Center, New Windsor,NY
Keyholder Residency, Lower East Side Printshop, NYC, NY

2016
Painters & Sculptors Grant, Joan Mitchell Foundation, NYC, NY

2015
Studio Residency Program, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

2014
Open Sessions, The Drawing Center, NYC, NY

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2021
Forsythe, Pamela J., “The Philadel­phia Art Alliance presents Nyeema Morgan’sLike It Is”, Broad Street Review, September
Corwin, Will. “THE STEM. THE FLOWER. THE ROOT . THE SEED.”, ArcadeProjects, January
Keys, Bob. “Bowdoin museum looks at black women as subjects and artists”, Press Herald, August
DeCordoza, Kerry. “A Hierarchy of Images: A Review of Nyeema Morgan at table”, Newcity, August
Paris, Norm. “Soft. Power. Hard Margins.: Nyeema Morgan Interviewed by Norm Paris”, BOMB Magazine,
January

2020
McCort, Kalene., “Fall exhibits at BMoCA capture the cosmos and fracture thefemale formula”, The Daily Camera, September

2018
Tyson, John A., Second Sight: The Paradox of Vision in Contemporary Art, CAA Reviews. Oct
Kany, Daniel. “Art review: ‘Second Sight’ brings fresh, provocative visions to Bowdoin art museum”, Press
Herald. March
Tani, Ellen. “Second Sight: The Paradox of Vision in Contemporary Art,” Bowdoin College

2017
Kaack, Nicole. “Paperless”, Small Editions, print publication
Langevin, Julien. “Where Critical Tides Meet: The Inaugural Show at GrantWahlquist Gallery”, The Chart, Vol. 2, No. 3. Spring

2016
Dickenson, Shiela. “Critic’s Pick: Itasca”, ArtForum
Kinsella, Eileen. “18 Female Artists Give Advice to Young Women Starting Out in the Art World”, Artnet, July

2015
“Art List’s 3 Must See Shows: Art You Can’t Miss This Week in New York”, ArtMarket Monitor, July
Choi, Eun Young. “Donuts and Coffee”, Culturehall, March
Meier, Allison. “Jam-Packed Spring/Break Art Show Pulls into Moynihan Station”, Hyperallergic, March

2014
Wolff, Rachel. “Science Friction: Sci-Fi Gets Real”, ARTnews, March
“Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1”, Daedelus Foundation, exhibition catalogue

2013
Cotter, Holland. “Going Beyond Blackness, Into the Starry Skies”, The New York Times, November
Rosenberg, Karen. “The Future is African”, The New York Times, November
Clark, Abigail. “A Chat Over Pound Cake: Nyeema Morgan Reflects on “Forty Seven Easy Poundcakes”, BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn, April
Bortolot, Lana. “Culture Count: How Do We Love Cake? Let Us Count the Ways”, The Wall Street Journal, April

VISITING ARTIST/ PANELIST
2022 

Guest Artist, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2021

Guest Artist, Clark University, Worcester, MA
Visiting Artist, Maine College of Art & Design, Portland, ME
Visiting Artist, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Department of Print Media, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Visiting Artist, Boston College, Art, Art History & Film Department, Boston, MA

2019
Artist Lecturer, Kunstakademie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
Visiting Artist, University of Maine, Department of Art, Orono, ME

2018
Artist Lecturer, Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design (AICAD)
Fellowship Program, School of the Art Institute Chicago, Chicago, IL
Voices: Nyeema Morgan, Gallery 400, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL

2017
Visiting Artist, University of Minnesota, Department of Art, Minneapolis, MN
Visiting Artist, University of Cincinnati, College of Design, Architecture, Art &Planning, Cincinnati, OH

2016
Visiting Artist, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY
Visiting Artist, Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA

2014
Co-moderator, Book Club: The Invisible Man, The Studio Museum in Harlem,NYC, NY (with Shaun C. Leonardo)
Visiting Scholar, Department of Art and Art Professions, Steinhardt School, New York University, NYC, NY

2010
Visiting Artist, Department of Visual Arts, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
The Menil Collection, Houston, TX (in collaboration with william cordova and Otabenga Jones & Associates)
Worcester Museum of Art, Worcester, MA