Jimenez - Colon Collection
Xaviera Simmons
Into the New Sea (Nomad)
Edition 15 of 20
Simmons, Xaviera
Xaviera Simmons
Born in New York; lives & works in New York

EDUCATION

2005
Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, New York, NY
Maggie Flanigan Studio, 2-Year Actor Training Conservatory, New York, NY

2004
BFA, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012
Wolf, The Kitchen, New York, NY

2011
Salt 4, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
Studio! Studio! (Chelsea), More Art, New York, NY
Wilderness, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY
Exhibition A, exhibitiona.com, New York, NY

2010
(Harvest): Any Number of Myths and Stories, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
Junctures (Transmissions To), The Goethe-Institute/ The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Limited Editionn, Art in General, New York, NY
Performance: Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

2009
Oscillation: For A Minute There, I Lost Myself, The Museum of Art And Design, NY, NY

2008
The Tunnel Room, John Connelly Presents, NY, NY
Perspectives 157, Electric Relaxation: Digital Good Time, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX

2007
The Hustle Never Siops in Lagos (et al), The Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

2006
How to Break Your Own Heart, Art in General, New York, NY
Landscape: Expanded Engagement, Extended Space, Jamiaca Center for Arts and Learning, Jamaica, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012
Artist in Residence, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Where Do We Migrate To, The Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at the New School, New York, NY
The Record, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Where Do We Migrate To, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA
Radical Presence, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, TX
The Record, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

2011
The Bearden Project, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
30 Americans, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C
Becoming: Photographs from the Wedge Collection, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC
After Destiny The Contemporary American Landscape, Flanders Art Gallery, Raleigh, NC
Sum of the Parts, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
Oceanomania: Souveniers from a Mysterious Sea, Nouveau Musee National de Monaco, Monaco
The Record, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston MA
Flux This! with Pope L. and Special Guests, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
30 Americans, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
Building the Contemporary Collection: Five Years of Acquisitions, The Nasher Museum at Duke University, Durham, NC
Hydrarchy: Power and Resistance at Sea, Contemporary Image Collective, Cairo, Egypt
Stargazers: Elizabeth Catlett in Conversation with 21 Contemporary Artists, The Bronx Museum Of Art, NY
Why Do We Migrate, The Center For Art, Design and Visual Culture, Baltimore, MD
Stephen Burkes: Are You A Hybrid, The Museum Of Art and Design, New York, NY

2010
Greater New York, PS.1, New York, NY
The Record, The Nasher Museum at Duke University, Durham, NC
Compass NY, Avant Guide To NY, Apext Art and The Storefront For Art and Architecture, NY
Open Score Variations, Hessel Museum Of Art and CCS Galleries, Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, NY
Group Show, Clifford Chance US LLP, New York, NY
The Reach of Realism, MoCA, North Miami, FL
30 Seconds Off An Inch, The Studio Museum In Harlem, NY

2009
Foto Festival, Images Recalled, Curated by Tobias Berger, Heidelberg, Germany
In Practice, The Sculpture Center, New York, NY
Incheon Women’s Artist Biennial, Incheon, Korea
“Wrong” Eighth Veil Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Signs Taken For Wonder, Curated by Isolde Breielmaier, Jack Shainman Gallery, NY, NY
Negritude, Exit Art, NY, NY
We The People, Context Gallery, Derry, Ireland

2008
30 Americans, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
T.error, Your Fear Is An External Object, Kunsthalle, Budapest-Menu Point, Budapest, Hungary
Untitled, John Connelly Presents, NY, NY
Facing Race: Four African-American Artists Speak Out, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland, OH
Street Art, Street Life, The Bronx Museum Of Art, Bronx, NY
Richard Wright at 100, National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis, TN
Cinema Remixed and Reloaded: Black Women Artists and the Moving Image, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
Whitney Art Party, The Whitney Museum Of Art, NY, NY
Re-Imagine Kenya, Sikkema Jenkins &Co, NY, NY
Mixtape, Exit Art, NY, NY
Show One, Kate Werble Gallery, NY, NY
Cinema Remixed and Reloaded: Black Women Artists and the Moving Image Since 1970, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, GA

2007
The FM Ferry Experiment, (programmed by NeuroTransmitter), Staten sland Ferry, NY, NY
Interpreting Utopia, Samuel Dorsky Museum Of Art, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
A New Era Americana, (Corona Plaza) The Queens Museum, Queens, NY
The Postmillennial Black Madonna, MOCADA, New York, NY
Shaken Not Deterred, Curated By Brian Keith Jackson, NY, NY
"A Jamaica Queens Thing,", The Jamaica Center For Arts And Learning,NY, NY
Open Studio, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY

2006
Black Alphabet (Contexts In Contemporary African American Art), Zacheta National Gallery Of Art, Warsaw, Poland
Peekskil Project, Hudson Valley Center For Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
E7, Aljira Center for Art, Newark, NJ
Harlem Art Project, Saatchi and Saatchi, New York,
Curators Choice, Scope Art Fair, curated by Franklin Sirmans, NY
Performance Art Fair, curated by Dean Dedirko
First Open, Christies, New York, NY
When Artists Say We, Artist Space, New York, NY
This Strangest Of Theatres, Roebling Hall, New York, NY
Artificial Afrika, Gigantic Art Space, New York, NY
From The Living Room, curated by Franklin Sirmans, Art Basel, Miami

2005
Frequency, The Studio Museum In Harlem, New York, NY
Relics and Remnants, Jamaica Center For Arts and Learning
Video Show, Takt Kuntsprojectraum, Berlin, Germany
The Politics Of Care, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY
Whitney Museum ISP Open Studio, New York, NY
African Queen, The Studio Museum In Harlem, New York, NY
Shorts Of The Self, Art In General, New York, NY

2004
Harlem Postcards, The Studio Museum In Harlem, New York, NY
re source, Art In General, New York, NY

RESIDENCIES AND FELLOWSHIPS

2012
smARTpower Initiative, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC

2011-2012
Artist in Residence, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

2010
The Fountainhead Residency, Miami, FL
Residency, Center For Contemporary Art (Futura), Prague

2009
Emergency Grant, Foundation For Contemporary Arts, New York, NY
Art Matters Fellowship, Art Matters, NY, NY

2008
The David C. Driskell Prize, The High Museum Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
Artist In Residence, Light Work, Syracuse New York
In The Public Realm, The Public Art Fund, NY, NY
Artist In Residence, Art Omi, Ghent, NY
Urban Artist Initiative, UAI, NY, NY

2007
The New York Community Trust Fellowship
Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant
Workspace Residency, The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

2006
Artist-In-Residence, The Center For Photography At Woodstock
New Commissions, Art In General, New York, NY

2005
Acadia Summer Art Program (Kippy Kamp), Acadia, ME
Artist In Residence, Jamaica Center For Arts and Learning, Jamaica, NY
Creative Capital/Aljira: Emerge 7, Newark, NJ
VKP Artist/Educator, The New Museum Of Contemporary Art, New York, NY

2002
Cave Canem Poets Fellow, New York, NY

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Kleinman, Rebecca, "Exploring the Panorama: in Art Nova, new work from 42 galleries and 104 international artists survey dust, repetition, and womanhood, " Art Basel Miami Beach, December 2011.
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