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Ramekon O'Arwisters

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Birthplace
Kernersville, NC

Birth year
1960

Lives in
San Francisco

Website

Schools
Duke University, 1986, M.Div.

Tags
exhibition/performance, conceptual, sculpture, gallery mixed-media video-art painting photography drawing abstract

Statement

Ramekon O’Arwisters lives and works in San Francisco, California and was a recipient of a 2002 Artadia Award and has been nominated for the Eureka Award and the SECA Art Award. He has exhibited at the Luggage Store, San Francisco, California and Kato Gallery, Tokyo, Japan. His numerous group exhibitions include Past Forward: African Spirituality in Contemporary Black Art at the African American Art & Cultural Complex (AAACC), San Francisco, California and Decoding Identity: I Do It For My People, Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD), San Francisco, California. O’Arwisters was honored with his second San Francisco Arts Commission Individual Artist Grant in 2011.

He has been actively involved in residences and guest lectures at Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Vermont Studio Center, and Sonoma State University. His works are included in the public collections of the Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture at Duke University and the Haley Charitable Foundation, Point Richmond, California. Currently, his  exhibition about queer art and black-American spirituality, Sugar In Our Blood: The Spirit of Black and Queer Identity, a one-person exhibition at the African American Art and Culture Center (AAACC) in now on display through September 2013.

O'Arwisters is curator of photography and fine-video art at SFO Museum.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recent Exhibits

Ramekon O'Arwisters participated in these exhibits:

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