Art Fundraiser LA10 NOV 2020 7:00 AM
3. Todd Gray
Sketch (Kenturah 2)
Two archival pigment prints on paper
21.1 x 25.1 in. (53.5 x 63.7 cm)
Created in 2020
This artwork is number 1 from an edition of 1
Framed with UV Laminate
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Todd Gray’s photo based work explores issues of black masculinity, diaspora, and contemporary/historical examinations of power.
Gray works between Los Angeles and Ghana, where he explores the diasporic dislocations and cultural connections which link Western hegemony with West Africa.
Education: BFA and MFA, California Institute of the Arts (CalArts).
Solo and group exhibitions include: The Studio Museum, Harlem, NY; Whitney Biennial, NY; Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont; USC Fisher Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Renaissance Society, University of Chicago; David Lewis, NY; Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco; National Portrait Gallery, London; Grand Palais, Paris among others. Performance works have been presented at institutions such as the Roy & Edna Disney Cal/Arts Theater, REDCAT; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.
His work is represented in numerous museum collections: Whitney Museum of American Art, NY; Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; National Gallery of Canada; Studio Museum in Harlem; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles among others.
Awards: Recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship in 2019, and of a Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Residency, Italy in 2016.
Gray has presented this work in academic conferences at Yale and Harvard University.