Cosmo Whyte CV

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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   2001

EXHIBITIONS
2016 "MuséeOn/Off"/  "Musée L'ont Leux" Centre Georges Pompidou– Paris, France
2016 “Wake The Town and Tell the People”- Mana Contemporary- Newark NJ
2016 “Jamaican Routes” Punkt ø/Galleri F 15 – Norway
2016 "Masculinities" National Gallery of Jamaica – Kingston, Jamaica
2015 “Rites”, Kennessaw State University – Kennessaw, GA
2015 “Young Talent” National Gallery of Jamaica – Kingston, Jamaica
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 “The Painted Photograph”, Southwest Art Center – Atlanta, GA
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)
2010 "Art Fresh" Mutual Life Gallery- Kingston, Jamaica
2009 "Three Visions, Three Thoughts" Southwest Art Center Gallery – Atlanta, GA
2009 "Art Fresh" Mutual Life Gallery – Kingston, Jamaica
2009 “Small Works Show” Swan Coach House Gallery – Atlanta, GA
2009 “Me, Myself and Eye” B Complex 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 - Ellicot City, MD
2007 “ArteFeria: Rutas y Raices”, CEFATI Gallery – Portobelo, Panama
2007 “Icosahedrons”, Maryland Institute College of Art – Baltimore, MD
2006 “STV Show”, Bennington College Art Gallery – Bennington, VT
2006 “Senior Show 06, Bennington College Art Gallery – Bennington, VT
2005 “SILO Juried Show”, Bennington College Art Gallery – Bennington, VT
2004 Juried Studio Arts Center International (SACI) Show Studio Arts Center International Gallery – Florence, Italy

RESIDENCIES

2016 Elsewhere Museum, NC
2015 Vermont Studio Residency, VT
2007 Creative Currents Residency, Panama

AWARDS
2016 Southern Constellation Fellowship, Elsewhere Museum, NC
2015 The Joan Mitchell Foundation Emerging Artist Grant nominee
2015 CUE Foundation Finalist, NY
2015 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award, ISC, NJ
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 2nd Place Winner Photography Show “Me Myself and Eye”, Atlanta, GA
2010 The Forward Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award (1st Place), 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
2010 “The Jamaica Biannual 2010” Catalogue, National Gallery of Jamaica
2008 “Pepper Pot” Catalogue, UNC Chapel Hill

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

2014 Shoinbare in Context, Henry Brown Bag Festival, Philadelphia
2014 Conversation Without Walls: Considering Contemporary Artistic Practices and the Distribution of "New" Black Creativity-Danspace Project, New York

WORK/ TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2015               Professor of Art, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA
2012-2015    Teacher Assistant, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
2009- 2012   Art Teacher, Cook Elementary, Atlanta, GA
2010-2012     Artist Assistant to Sculptor Basil Watson, Atlanta GA
2008-09        After School Art Teacher, The Children School, Atlanta, GA
2007-08        Art Teacher, Vivian T. Thomas Academy (High School), Baltimore, MD