NEKISHA DURRETT | CV


EDUCATION

MFA  2000 - University of Michigan School of Art and Design (Photography)

BFA  1998 - The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (Fine Art)


PUBLIC ART | SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

A Garden Party, The West End Library, Washington, DC

The Twisted Horn, The Twisted Horn, Washington DC

2015

Uncensored DC | I Love You Miss Celie, Martin Luther King, Jr.  Memorial Library Washington DC

2014

The Wait, Mothership Diner, Washington, DC

2013

O'er Yonder, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library, Washington, DC

2011

Sweet, 3Tree Flats, Washington, DC

2009

Colossus, Hillyer Art Center, Washington, DC


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

Life Soundtrack, Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, Washington, DC

2014

Quota, The Murrell Building, Washington, DC

Alchemical Vessels, Joan Hisaoka Gallery, Washington, DC

Washington Project for the Arts Select 2014, Artisphere, Arlington, VA

2010

Untitled Group Show, Suzanne Randolph Fine Arts, New York, NY

2009

Party Crashers, Artisphere, Arlington, VA

2008

Off Color I, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY

Off Color II, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

The Other Mainstream II: Selections from the Collection of Mikki and Stanley Weithorn, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ

She's So Articulate, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA

Anonymous, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

15 for Philip, Curator's Office, Washington, DC

2007

Off Color, Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami, FL

Nekisha Durrett and El Franco Lee, Romo Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2006

Me, You, & Those Other Folks, Gallery at Flashpoint, Washington, DC

2005

Vote With You Art, OK Harris Gallery, New York, NY

2003

Group Show, Whitman-Walker Clinic, Washington, DC

Rising Voices, DC Arts Center, Washington, DC

2002

Portraits, Art-O-Matic, Washington, DC 

 


AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2016 

 Artist Fellowship Program GrantDC Commission on the Arts and Humanities

4 Week ResidencyVermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT 

2014

Public Art Building Communities GrantDC Commission on the Arts and Humanities 

Artist Fellowship Program GrantDC Commission on the Arts and Humanities


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2008

The Other Mainstream II, edited by Heather Lineberry, Arizona State University Art Museum

2000

Reflections in Black, edited by Deborah Willis, WW Norton Publishing

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