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Caitlin Cherry Her Widescreen Tetra, 2021
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Caitlin Cherry

b.1987 in Chicago, IL


2012 MFA, Columbia University School of Art

2010 BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2009 Yale University, Summer School of Art, Norfolk, CT


2016 Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Fellowship Residency

2015 Leonore Annenberg Fellowship

2012 Lotos Foundation Fellowship

2009 Ellen Battel Stoeckel Fellowship, Yale University


2017 Monster Energy, University Museum of Contemporary Art, UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA

2014 Spartan-American, Brett Shaheen Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH

2013 Hero Safe, Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY


2016 {Objected} Shaping Sculpture in Contemporary Art, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT

2015 Banksy’s Dismaland Bemusement Park, Weston-super-Mare, UKCivilization and its Discontents: SAIC 150th Anniversary Alumni Exhibition. Selections from 1985-2015, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, ILMade in N.Y., Blueshift Gallery, Miami, FL 8 Painters, Danese Corey Gallery, New York, NYImmediate Female, Judith Charles Gallery, New York, NY

2014 Don’t Look Now, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NYThis Is What Sculpture Looks Like, Postmasters Gallery, New York, NYWhitney Houston Biennial, DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Corpus Americus, Driscoll Babcock Gallery, New York, NYRecess curated by Tempestt Hazel, South Side Community Art Center, Chicago, IL

2012 Fore, Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NYSummer Show, Kravets|Wehby Gallery, New York, NYRetrospective of S curated by Jonathan Safran Foer and Sam Messer, Fredericks & Freiser Gallery, New YorkColumbia University MFA Thesis Exhibition, Fisher Landau Center for Art, Queens, NYNEXT GENERATION, Contemporary Wing, Washington, D.C.

2011 Paperwork, Kravets|Wehby Gallery, New York, NY 1st-Year MFA Exhibition, Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY


2017 Panelist, Black Aesthetics Conference, Hampshire College, Amherst, MAPanelist, 1:1 Systems Theory in Practice Since WWII, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2016 Panelist, Caitlin Cherry and Abbas Akhavan moderated by Daniella Rose King, international Center of PhotographyArtist Talk, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst MA Panelist, iHistory: Everyday Life and Culture in the Early 21st Century, Queens Museum Caitlin Cherry’s Black Military Aesthetix, Afrofuturism Conferenc 2016 The New School, New York, NYPanelist, Hypervisibility of Black Image Online, Afrofuturism Conference 2016 The New School, New York, NY

2015 Caitlin Cherry’s FB Google IMG Search Matrix, Recess Art, New York, NYPanelist, SAIC 150th Alumni Panel, EXPO Chicago, Navy Pier, Chicago, ILPanelist, How Do You Do What You Do?, Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY

2014 Visiting Artist Lecture, Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL

2013 In Conversation with Nick Faust, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NYArtist Talk, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, ILMythological Creatures in Art – In Conversation with Lauren Haynes, Yashua Klos, Firelei Baez, Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY