Jimenez - Colon Collection
Kehinde Wiley
Untitled
Wiley, Kehinde
KEHINDE WILEY

Born 1977, Los Angeles, CA
Resides Brooklyn, New York and Beijing, China

EDUCATION

2001 MFA, Yale University, School of Art, New Haven, CT
1999 BFA, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2010 “The World Stage: India” Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
2009 “The World Stage: Brazil” Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA
“The World Stage: Africa, Lagos-Dakar” Artpace, San Antonio, TX
2008 “The World Stage: Africa, Lagos-Dakar” The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
“Down” Deitch Projects, New York, NY
“Focus: Kehinde Wiley” Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
2007 “Kehinde Wiley” Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
“The World Stage—China” John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Milwaukee, WI
2006 “Scenic” Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
“Columbus” Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
“Columbus” Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
“Kehinde Wiley” Sorry, We’re Closed, Brussels, Belgium
2005 “Rumors of War” Deitch Projects, New York, NY
“White” Conner Contemporary, Washington, D.C.
“Bound - Kehinde Wiley Paintings” Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis, MN
2004 “Passing/Posing The Paintings of Kehinde Wiley” The Brooklyn Museum of Art,
Brooklyn, NY
“Easter Realness” Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
2003 “Faux/Real” Deitch Projects, New York, NY
“Pictures at an Exhibition” Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2010 “Pattern ID” Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, catalogue
“Individual to Icon: Portraits of the Famous and Almost Famous from Folk Art to Facebook”
Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND, catalogue
“30 Americans: Rubell Family Collection” Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., catalogue
“The Gleaners: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Sarah and Jim Taylor” Victoria H.
Myhren Gallery, Denver, CO
2009 “Reconfiguring the Body in American Art, 1820-2009” National Academy Museum, New York,
NY “Creating Identity: Portraits Today” 21C Museum, Louisville, KY
“Other People: Portraits from Grunwald and Hammer Collections” Curated by Cindy Burlingham
and Gary Garrels, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2008 “30 Americans” Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL, catalogue
“Macrocosm” Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA
"21: Contemporary Art at the Brooklyn Museum" The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
“RECOGNIZE! Hip Hop and Contemporary Portraiture” Smithsonian Institution, National
Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C
“Selected Drawings” Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Cleveland, OH
“Down” Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, Detroit, MI
2007 “New York States of Mind” Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
“Crossing the Line: African American Artists in the Jacqueline Bradley and Clarence Otis Jr.
Collection” Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Orlando, FL
“Commemorating 30 Years (1976 – 2007): Part Three (1991 – 2007)” Rhona Hoffman Gallery,
Chicago, IL
“The Blake Byrne Collection” The Nasher Museum of Contemporary Art, Duke University,
Durham, NC
2006 “Do Not Stack” Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
“Black Alphabet: ConTEXTS of Contemporary African-American Art” Zacheta, National Gallery
of Art, Warsaw, Poland
“Down By Law” Wrong Gallery at the Sondra Gilman Gallery, Whitney Museum, New York, NY
“Hangar—7 Edition 4” Salzburg Airport, Salzburg, Austria
“Redefined: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Collection” Corcoran Gallery of Art,
Washington, D.C.
“Relics and Remnants” Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Jamaica, NY
2005 “Maximum Flavor” ACA Gallery, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA
“Neo-Baroque” Tema Celeste, Verona, Italy
“Neovernacular” Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Kehinde Wiley/Sabeen Raja: New Paintings” Conner Contemporary Art, Washington, D.C.
2004 “Eye of the Needle” Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
“Glory, Glamour & Gold” The Proposition, New York, NY
“She’s Come Undone” Greenberg Van Doren, New York, NY
“The New York Mets and Our National Pastime” Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
“Beauty” Kravets + Wehby, New York, NY
“African American Artists in Los Angeles, A Survey Exhibition: Fade” City of Los Angeles
Cultural Affairs Department, Los Angeles, CA
2003 “Peripheries Become the Center” Prague Biennale 1, Galleria Nazionale Veletrzni Palac
Dukelskych Hrdinu 47, Prague, Czech Republic
“Superreal” Marella, Milan, Italy
“New Wave” Kravets Wehby Gallery, New York, NY
“Re: Figure” College of DuPage, The Guhlberg Gallery, Glen Ellyn, IL
2002 “Painting as Paradox” Artists Space, New York, NY
“Mass Appeal” Gallery 101, Ottawa, Canada
“Ironic/ Iconic” The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY
“Black Romantic” The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY
2001 “It’s Bigger Than Hip Hop” Rush Arts, New York, NY
SPECIAL PROJECTS
2010 Puma World Cup project
2006 Nike Billboard Project, Los Angeles
2005 VH1 Hip Hop Honors Awards (VH1 commissioned Kehinde Wiley to paint portraits of all the
2005 Art of Hip-Hop Honorees. Wiley met with the featured rappers and director John Singleton
before painting his subjects).
Infiniti in Black automobile national ad campaign (commercials and print)
BET Awards (Kehinde Wiley’s “Entry of Paris of the Dauphin” used for the BET awards show
program).
AWARDS & HONORS
2010 USA Network, Character Approved Award
2008 Americans for the Arts, Young Artist Award for Artistic Excellence
2002 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant Recipient
Studio Museum Harlem, Artist in Residence
LECTURES/ SYMPOSIA
2010 High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
2009 The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
Artpace, San Antonio, TX
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA
2008 The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY
2007 Here and Now: African and African American Art and Film Conference, New York University,
New York, NY
Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Chapel Hill, NC
Yale University, New Haven, CT
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
2006 Symposium on Contemporary Portraiture, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution,
Washington, D.C.
Columbus, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
2005 Kehinde Wiley Artist Talk, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2004 Lecture for Passing/ Posing The Paintings of Kehinde Wiley, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Artist Lecture Series, Triple Candie, Harlem, NY
Kehinde Wiley, Harvard School of Arts, Boston, MA
2003 Kehinde Wiley Artist Talk, Boston Museum School of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2002 The Artist Voice, The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY
2001 A Conversation with John Wilson, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Notes on Modernism, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
2000 Painting and Popular Culture, Southern Connecticut University, School of Art, CT
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
21C Museum, Louisville, KY
Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Kansas City Art Museum, Kansas City, MO
Oak Park Library, Chicago, IL
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS
The Sender Collection, New York, NY
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Chapel Hill, NC
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
The Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
The Zabludowicz Collection, London, England
The Flag Art Foundation, New York, NY
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
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