Friday, November 10, 2017

The Studio Museum in Harlem Allison Janae Hamilton, Tschabalala Self, and Sable Elyse Smith will be its 2018 artists in residence.

THE STUDIO MUSEUM IN HARLEM ANNOUNCES ALLISON JANAE HAMILTON, TSCHABALALA SELF, AND SABLE ELYSE SMITH AS ITS 2018 ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE
NEW YORK, NY, November 9, 2017—As The Studio Museum in Harlem approaches its 50th anniversary and the start of construction on its new home, it is proud to announce that Allison Janae Hamilton, Tschabalala Self, and Sable Elyse Smith will be its 2018 artists in residence. At this historic turning point for the institution, these three become the most recent participants in the signature program that put the “Studio” in the Museum’s name, and take their place in a stellar legacy that includes David Hammons, Kerry James Marshall, Julie Mehretu, Mickalene Thomas, and Kehinde Wiley.

Works by Hamilton and Smith can currently be seen at the Studio Museum in Fictions, a major exhibition that explores the use of narrative by emerging artists of African descent. Self’s work was recently shown at the Studio Museum in A Constellation (2015–16).

View the full release here.
For more photographs or more information, please contact Elizabeth Gwinn, Communications Director, at egwinn@studiomuseum.org or 646.214.2142.
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