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Whitney V. Hunter

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Birthplace
Chicago

Birth year
1974

Lives in
Inwood

Works in
New York

Website

Schools
Long Island University, 2011, MFA
Ins. for the Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts, 2013
Howard University, School of Fine Arts, 1997, BFA

Tags
exhibition/performance, digital, photography, performance, video-art, installation, mixed-media

Dance / Performance Artist and Independent Curator

Whitney V. Hunter is a New York-based interdisciplinary artist and independent curator.   He creates and curates work for the stage, gallery, and alternative spaces, and directs his performance collective Whitney Hunter[MEDIUM].  Whitney has received a Puffin Foundation Grant (‘11), Harlem Stages - Fund for New Work Grant (’09), a new work(s) commission from Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center (’08 & ’11), National Foundation for the Advancement In the Arts Astral Career Grant (’06), and a Career Transitions for Dancers Support Grant (‘03), and in 2007 he was featured as one of Trace Magazine’s “7 NYC Dancers on the Rise”.  He is presently a Movement Research 2013 Artist in Residence, and a Gallery 254 artist.

Recent Solo performance works include: D.R.O.MP.Airing Dirty Laundry (with Andre M. Zacery), 1st American Shapist House…, Pious Act #1, Light. Dark. Action., et. al. 

Installation works: include: Legacy…Destiny (LaMama Galleria), Self-Portrait (Graduate Thesis, Long Island University), Invisible #2, a site-specific video (The Invisible Dog Art Center), Invisible (Long Island University’s Humanities Gallery).

Whitney has performed with such companies as Martha Graham Dance Company, Pascal Riout Dance Theatre, Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group, with Martha Clarke and at the Metropolitan Opera.

Curatorial projects include:  Work/Space (The Invisible Dog Art Center, 2011-2013), SITE Project (LIU/Humanities Gallery, 2012), InAction: The Virtuosity of Presence (LIU/Resnick Gallery, 2013), and solo exhibitions for multimedia conceptual artist Anita Sto (Broadway Gallery, NYC).  

He has taught nationally and internationally, and has been on faculty of Long Island University’s Dance Program since 2008.  He holds a BFA in Theatre Arts/Dance (Howard University), an MFA in New Media Arts and Performance (Long Island University) and is presently an IDSVA Driskell Fellow www.whitneyhunter.com

Whitney has taught nationally and internationally at Peridance Center, the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance, Harlem School of the Arts, The Ailey School, Dance Institute of Washington, Nacional de Danza Contemporánea (MX), and he has been on faculty at Long Island University’s Dance Program since 2008.  He holds a BFA in Theatre Arts/Dance (Howard University), an MFA in New Media Arts and Performance (Long Island University) and is presently a Driskell PhD Fellow in Philosophy, Art Theory and Aesthetics at the Institute for the Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts (IDSVA).

Recent Exhibits

Whitney V. Hunter participated in these exhibits:

Apr, 2013 1st AMERICAN SHAPIST HOUSE for the PRACTICE of PERFORMANCE/RITUAL
DEFIBRILLATOR performance art gallery
 
Apr, 2013 artist talk with WHITNEY V HUNTER
DEFIBRILLATOR performance art gallery
 
Apr, 2013 1st AMERICAN SHAPIST HOUSE for the PRACTICE of PERFORMANCE/RITUAL
DEFIBRILLATOR performance art gallery
 
Apr, 2013 PLAY
DEFIBRILLATOR performance art gallery
 
Apr, 2013 WHITNEY V HUNTER reception
DEFIBRILLATOR performance art gallery
 
Mar, 2012 Work Space 2012 + Artists Open Studio
The Invisible Dog Art Center
 
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