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Birthplace
New York, NY

Birth year
1953

Lives in
Chicago, IL

Website

Schools
Yale University School of Art, MFA

Representing galleries

Tags
portraits photography

Upcoming Exhibitions and Events
Dec, 2014 Ground Floor
Hyde Park Art Center
 
Current Exhibitions and Events
Statement

DAWOUD BEY


American, born 1953 in New York, NY
Currently resides in Chicago, IL

EDUCATION

1993
M.F.A. Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
1990
B.A. Empire State College, S.U.N.Y., Saratoga Springs, NY
1976-78
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2008
Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD - ʻPortraits Re/Examined: A Dawoud Bey Projectʼ
2007
•Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, Ma – ʻDawoud Bey: Pictures: 1975-2005ʼ
•Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA – ʻClass Pictures” (Travels to Aperture Gallery,
New York, NY; Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX; Weatherspoon Art Museum,
Greensboro, NC; Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN; Contemporary Art Museum, Baltimore, MD;
Milwaukee Art Museum, WI; Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI)
2004
•Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI - 'Dawoud Bey: Detroit Portraits'
•Gorney Bravin + Lee, NY - 'Class Pictures'
•Revolution, Ferndale, MI - 'Dawoud Bey: The Watsonville Series'
2003
•Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL - 'Dawoud Bey: The Chicago Project'
2002
•Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York, NY - 'Dawoud Bey'
•Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL - 'Dawoud Bey: New Photographic Work'
2001
•Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA - 'Dawoud Bey'
1999
•Rhona Hoffman Gallery at Gallery 312, Chicago, IL - 'Dawoud Bey: Recent Work'
•Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY - 'Dawoud Bey: The Southampton Project'
•Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT - 'Portraits of New Haven Teenagers'
1998
•Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm, Sweden - 'Dawoud Bey'
•Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY - 'Dawoud Bey'
1997
•Rhona Hoffman Gallery , Chicago, IL - 'Dawoud Bey: Recent Work'
•The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC - 'Dawoud Bey: Portraits'
•Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA - 'Dawoud Bey: Recent Photographic Portraits'
•Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT - 'Dawoud Bey: Hartford Portraits 1996' ('Dawoud
Bey/MATRIX 132,' 'Dawoud Bey/Amistad Gallery,' 'African American Studio Portraits: Dawoud
Bey Selects from the Amistad Foundation Collection')
1996
•David Beitzel Gallery, NYC – ʻDawoud Beyʼ
•University of Massachusetts Amherst, Fine Arts Center - 'Dawoud Bey'
•High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA - 'Picturing the South: The Commission Project'
•Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH - 'Dawoud Bey: Residency Exhibition'
•Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA - 'Dawoud Bey'
1995
•Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN - 'Dawoud Bey: Portraits, 1975-1995'
(Travels to Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL;
Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, VA; El Paso Museum, TX; The Newark Museum, NJ,
The Jersey City Museum,NJ; Robeson Center Gallery, Newark, NJ; Cleveland Center for
Contemporary Art, OH; Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, MO; The Barbican Centre,
London, England) (Catalog)
•The Photographer's Gallery, London, England - 'Dawoud Bey'
1994
•Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH - ʻDawoud Bey Photographs: Portraitsʼ
•Olin Art Gallery, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH - 'Dawoud Bey'
1993
•The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL - 'Polaroid Portraits'
•Stockton State College, Pamona, NJ - 'Dawoud Bey: Photographs'
•Drew University, Madison, NJ - 'Photographs from the Streets'
1992
•Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA - ʻDawoud Bey: Photographic Portraitsʼ
•The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY - "Dawoud Bey: Photographs"
1991
•Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA - ʻDawoud Beyʼ
1990
•Ledel Gallery, NYC - ʻRecent Photographsʼ (Catalog)
1988
•BACA Downtown Center for the Arts, Brooklyn, NY - ʻBrooklyn Street Portraitsʼ
1986
•Light Work, Syracuse, NY - ʻDawoud Beyʼ
•The Midtown Y Photography Gallery, NYC - ʻPhotographs by Dawoud Beyʼ
•Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR - ʻDawoud Beyʼ
1984
•Hunter College, Center for Puerto Rican Studies, NYC - ʻPuerto Rico: A Chronicleʼ
1983
•Cinque Gallery, NYC - ʻDawoud Bey: Recent Photographsʼ
1979
•Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC - ʻHarlem, USAʼ


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2009
•Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT – ʻThe Matrix Effectʼ
•Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland – ʻPicturing New York: Photographs from the
•Museum of Modern Artʼ (Travels to La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain; Museo di Arte
Moderna e Contemporaneo do Trento e Roverto, Italy) (Publication)
•Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC - ʻLest We Forget: The Voice of Artʼ
•Newark Museum, NJ – ʻUnbounded: New Art for A New Centuryʼ
•Robert B. Menschel Photography Gallery, Syracuse University – ʻEmbracing Eatonvilleʼ
•Stephen Weiss Studio, New York, NY – “Character Project (Travels to Edison Place Gallery,
Washington, DC; Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; Alan Koppel Gallery, Chicago, IL; Regional
Arts Commission Gallery, St. Louis, MI, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA; 9430 Wilshire
Boulevard Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2008
•Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI – ʻRe-Seeing the Collectionʼ
2007
•Von Lintel Gallery, New York, NY – ʻSweet Sweetbackʼs Baadasssss Songʼ
•Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT – ʻArt for Yale: Collecting for A New Centuryʼ
•Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL – ʻMCA Exposed: Defining Moments in
Photography, 1967-2007ʼ
2006
•The National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC - 'Portraiture Now"
•The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL - 'Photographs by the Score: Personal Visions
Twenty-some Years Apart
•Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL – ʻAura of the Photograph: Image as Objectʼ
•Wadsworth Atheneum, Harford, CT - 'Double Exposure: African Americans Before and Behind
the Camera "
•Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY - 'Beyond Sight'
•The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL – ʻIn Sight: Recent Additions to the
Permanent Collectionʼ
2005
•The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL - 'The Fluidity of Time: Selections from the MCA
Collection'
•The Jewish Museum, New York, NY - 'The Jewish Identity Project: New American Photography'
(Travels to the Skirball Museum, Los Angeles, CA; the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San
Francisco, CA) (catalogue)
•Whitechapel Gallery, London - 'Back to Black: Art, Cinema and The Racial Imagination'
(catalogue)
•Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA - 'Nine Portraits'
•The Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI - 'Beyond Big: Oversized Prints, Drawings, and
Photographs'
•The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY - 'HRLM: Pictures'
•The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA - 'Likeness: Portraits of Artists by Other Artists'
•The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY - 'African Queen'
2004
•Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa - 'The Amazing and the
Immutable' (Travels to Tufts University Gallery, Medford, MA) (Catalogue)
•Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA - 'Physical Presence:
Photographs from the Collection'
•Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN - 'Innocence Exposed: The Child in Modern
Photography'
•The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY - 'Inside Out: Portrait Photographs from
the Permanent Collection'
•Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL - 'Social Studies: Eight Artists Address Brown v. Board of
Education' (travels to Spencer Museum of Art, Kansas)
•Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY - 'Fresh: Youth Culture in Contemporary
Photographs'
2003
•Light Work, Syracuse, NY - 'Embracing Eatonville' (Travels to the Zora Neale Hurston National
Museum of Art, Eatonville, FL) (Catalogue)
•The Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT - 'Fresh Faces'
•The International Center for Photography, New York, NY - 'Only Skin Deep' ((Publication)
•Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ - 'Hair Stories' (travels to Clark Atlanta
Universiy Art Gallery, GA; Chicago Cultural Center, IL) (Catalogue)
•Montclair Art Museum, NJ - 'Growing Up: Childhood in America and Native American Art'
•Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY - 'An American Legacy: Art from the Studio
Museum in Harlem'
2002
•Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY - ' Visions from America: Photographs from
the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1940-2000' (Publication)
•Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL - Multiformity: Multiples from the MCA Collection'
•Queens Museum of Art, NY - 'Designing the Future: The Queens Museum'
•Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL - 'Cut, Pulled, Colored and Burnt' (curated by Michael Rooks)
(Publication)
2001
•Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE - 'Interpreting Experience: Bey, DeCarava,
VanDerZee'
•Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL - 'Gallery Artists'
•Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT - 'Alumni Choice: An Exhibition of Works on
Paper'
•Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA - 'Identity and Intention: Two Centuries of
American Portraiture'
•Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY - 'Fresh: Recent Acquisitions'
•Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY - 'Red, Black and Green: Loans to and Selections
From the Studio Museum Collection'
•National Portrait Gallery, London - '20th Century Recent Acquisitions'
•New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ - 'Identities: Contemporary Portraiture'
•William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT - 'The Poetics of Portraiture: From the 16th to the 21st
Century'
•Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT - ' Snap! Photography from the Collection'
2000
•Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA - 'On the Street: Photographs from the
Permanent Collection'
•Terra Museum of American Art, Chicago, IL - 'Indivisible: Stories of American Community'
(Travels to Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH; Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ; North
Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, La Jolla, CA;
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia,
PA; Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Alaska; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio,
TX) (Publication)
•Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, NH - 'Surface and Depth: Trends in Contemporary Portrait
Photography' (Publication)
•Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT - 'The Persistence of Photography in American
Portraiture'
•Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan- 'American Perspectives:
Photographs from the Polaroid Collection' (Travels to Museum Kyoto, Japan; Takamatsu City
Museum of Art, Japan; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sapporo, Japan) (Catalog)
•Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA - 'Paper Cuts'
•Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY - '2000 Biennial Exhibition'
•Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY - 'Representing: A Show of Identities'
•Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY - 'What's New: Recent Acquisitions in
Photography'
1999
•Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA - 'Ghosts in the Shell: Photography and
the Human Soul, 1850-2000'
•Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA - 'Get the Picture: Photographs from the
Collection'
•Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY - 'As American As...: 100 Works from the Collection of
the Parrish Art Museum'
•Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT - 'Here's Looking at You: Portraits from the Collection'
•Galerie Linde, Lubeck, Germany- 'Internationale Fotografie'
•The Friends of Photography/Ansel Adams Center for Photography, San Francisco, CA -
•'Innovation/Imagination: 50 Years of Polaroid Photography'
•The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL - 'Beyond the Photographic Frame'
•The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY - 'Black New York
Photographers of the 20th Century: Selections from the Schomburg Center Collections'
•Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, NY - 'Through the Looking Glass: Visions
of Childhood'
•Susquehana Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA - 'The Emerging Image: Selected Contemporary
Photography'
•Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT - ''The Big Picture: Large Format
Photography'
•The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL - 'Recent Photographs from the
Martin Z. Margulies Collection'
1998
•PartObject Gallery, Carrboro, NC - 'Dissimilarities'
•The Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL - 'Space/Sight/Self'
•The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL - 'Photography's Multiple Roles: Art,
Document, Market, Science'
•The New York Public Library, New York, NY - 'Eight Million Stories: 20th-Century New York Life
in Prints and Photographs from the New York Public Library'
•Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland - 'Transatlantic Connections' (tours Scotland:
Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen, The Iona Gallery, Kingussie, St. Fergus Gallery, Wick, East
Kilbride Arts Centre, Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries)
•The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL - 'Selections from the Midwest
Photographers Project'
•Davis Museum, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA - 'Consuming Passions: Photography and the
Object'
•Dark Arches, Granary Wharf, Leeds, England - 'The Appropriated Frame'
•Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT - 'Now and Later: Art Since 1945 at Yale'
•David Beitzel Gallery, NYC - 'Knowing Children'
1997
•The Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC - 'Heart, Body, Mind, Soul: American Art in the
1990s, Selections from the Permanent Collection'
•P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY -'Heaven: Public View, Private View'
•Johnson County Community College Gallery of Art, Overland Park, KS - 'Portraits: Dawoud Bey,
Wendy Ewald'
•University Art Gallery, San Diego State University, CA - "Composite Persona" (Travels to
Fullerton Museum Center, CA)
1996
•James Graham and Sons, NYC - 'Portraits'
•Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, Anandale-on-Hudson, NY- 'A/Drift'
•Art Chicago: The New Pier Show, David Beitzel Gallery, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
•Ansel Adams Center for Photography, The Friends of Photography, San Francisco, CA -
'Posing for the Camera: Backdrops, Props, and Presentation'
•Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA - 'Face & Figure: Contemporary Art'
•The Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA - 'The Addison Gallery of American Art: 65
Years'
1995
•The Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Stamford, CT - "Fact and Fiction"
•DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA - 'Strokes of Genius'
•Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA - "New Portraits: Dawoud Bey and Judith
Black"
•ARCO International Art Fair, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Madrid, Spain
1994
•Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA - 'Faces of the Addison: Portraits from
the Collection'
•The Whitney Museum of American Art at Phillip Morris, NYC - 'Photographs: Selections from the
Permanent Collection'
•Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA - 'The New Face of the Portrait' (Catalog)
•Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL - 'Targeting Images, Objects+Ideas'
•Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL - 'Group Show: Gallery Artists'
•Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX - 'About Faces: Approaches to the Portrait'
•Art 1994 Chicago: The New Pier Show, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
1993
•Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse University, NY - 'Photography and Identity: Selections from the Light
Work Collection'
1992
•The Museum of Modern Art, NYC - ʻFrom the Permanent Collectionʼ
•Photokina, Cologne, Germany - ʻSelections 6ʼ
•Paine Webber Art Gallery, NYC - 'Revealing the Self: Portraits by Twelve Contemporary Artists'
1991
•Kingʼs Lynn Arts Centre, Norfolk, England - ʻThe American Dreamʼ (Catalog)
•de Meervaart Cultural Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands - ʻNew York Timeʼ
•The Northern Photography Centre, Finland - ʻPohjoinen Valokuva 1991ʼ (Catalog)
•Henry Street Settlement Louis Abrons Arts Center, NYC - 'On the Edge: Contemporary
Photographs of Manhattanʼs Perimeter'
•Gallery 1199, New York, NY -"Images of Labor: The Nineties'
1990
•Galerie du Jour, Paris, France - ʻUn Couteau dans la Photoʼ (Catalog)
•Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC - ʻHome: Contemporary Urban Images by Black Photographers'
(Catalogue)
•Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY - ʻFour Residents: Jo Babcock, Dawoud Bey,
Clarissa Sligh and Mary Ann Tomanʼ
•County College of Morris, Randolph, NJ - ʻFrom A Certain Perspective: Photographs by Five
Americansʼ
1989
•Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC - ʻThe Blues Aesthetic: Black Culture and
Modernismʼ (Travels to California Afro-American Museum, Los Angeles, CA; Duke University
Museum of Art, Durham, NC; Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, TX; Studio Museum
in Harlem, NYC) (Catalog)
•Jamaica Arts Center, Jamaica, NY - ʻUS/UK Photography Exchange: Transatlantic
Dialoguesʼ (Travels to Camerawork Gallery, London, England and tours the United Kingdom)
(Catalog)
•New York University Photo Center Gallery, NYC - ʻPhotographs and Diariesʼ
Brooklyn College, Salena Gallery, NY - ʻJohn Bennette: A Collection in Progressʼ
1988
•Allegheny College, Meadville, PA - ʻAmerican Photographerʼ
•Silvermine Gallery, Stamford, CT - ʻStairways and Empty Chairsʼ
1987
•The Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA - ʻNew American Photographsʼ
•P.S. 1 Museum, NY - ʻOut of the Studio: Photography and Communityʼ
•Light Work, Syracuse, NY - ʻFrom the Collection: 1984-1987ʼ
•Sorkin Gallery, NYC - ʻAppearances 10th Anniversary Showʼ
•Weisner Gallery, Brooklyn, NY - ʻArs Bruklyniensisʼ
•The Works Gallery, Newark, NJ - ʻAmerican Juju: African Ritual Influence in Contemporary
American Artʼ
1986
•Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY - ʻA Decade of En Focoʼ
•Aaron Davis Hall, City College, NY - 'Africa in the Americas: Contemporary Painting,
Sculpture, and Photography'
1985
•The Midtown Arts Center, Houston, TX - ʻHoney! Iʼm Home!ʼ
1984
•City Gallery, NYC - ʻThe Lower East Side: A Portrait in Photographsʼ (Catalog)
•Nikon House, NYC - ʻCAPS Fellowship Recipientsʼ (Travels to The Catskill Center for
Photography, NY; Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, NY) (Catalog)
•The Catskill Gallery, NY - ʻCandida Alvarez and Dawoud Beyʼ
•Mercer County Community College, NJ - ʻAlternative Vision
•The Midtown Y Photography Gallery, NYC - 'Permanent Collection: Fifty Photographers from the
Past Twelve Years"
•Kenkeleba Gallery, NYC - 'Affirmations of Life: The Opposite of A Nuclear Nightmare'
•The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY - 'Photographic Narration'
1982
•Jazzonia Gallery, Detroit, MI - ʻPhotography: Image and Imaginationʼ
•The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, NYC - ʻRecent Acquisitions'; 'Eight
Photographers from the Schomburg Center Collectionʼ
1980
•Just Above Midtown/Downtown Gallery, NYC - "Outlaw Aesthetics" (Performance)
•The Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC - ʻSelf Portraitʼ (Travels to Museum of Fine Arts,
Springfield, MA) (Catalog)
1979
•The International Center of Photography, NYC - ʻHarlem: The Last Ten Yearsʼ


CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE AND EXHIBITIONS CURATED

2009
Independent Curators International, NY - Appointed to Exhibitions Committee
2008
Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD – “Portraits Re/Examined: A Dawoud Bey Project”
Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC – “An Artist Selects: Portraits from the Collection”
(Essay)
GASP! (Gallery Artists Studio Projects), Brookline, MA – “Are We There Yet?” (Travels to
Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL) (Exhibition brochure with essay)
Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL - Appointed Chair of the Exhibitions Committee
2007
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA – “Do You See What I See: Representing the
Black Subject” (Essay)
2004
Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT – “Fact/Fiction”
2002
Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL – “The Human Presence” (Exhibition brochure with essay)
2000
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL – “Personae: Portraits from the Collection”
(Essay and wall texts)
1996
Wadworth Atheneum, Hartfor, CT – “African American Studio Portraits: Dawoud Bey Selects from
the Amistad Foundation Collection” (Exhibition brochure with essay)


AWARDS, RESIDENCIES, AND COMMISSIONS

2008
“Character Project” – USA Network Commission
Honored Educator, The Society for Photographic Education, Cleveland, OH
Oxbow School, Napa, CA – Visiting Artist Residency
2007
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA - Edward E. Elson Artist-in-Residence
2006
Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY - Artist in Residence, "Expanding the Walls: Making
Connections Between Photography, History, and Community"
2005
Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA - Edward E. Elson
Artist-in-Residence
San Francisco Arts Education, San Francisco, CA - Artist-in-Residence
2003
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI - Artist-in-Residence
California State University, Monterey Bay, CA - Artist-in-Residence, The Reclamation Project
2002
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship - Fellow in Photography
David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago - Artist-in-Residence
2000
Federal Reserve Bank, Chicago, IL - Commission
1999
International Artist's Studio Program in Sweden (IASPIS), Stockholm, Sweden - Artist-in-
Residence
Percent for Art Commission, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs - Midway Airport
Center for Documentary Sudies at Duke University - 'Idivisible'/A National Documentary Project
Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY - Artist-in-Residence
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT - Artist-in-Residence
1998 National Portrait Gallery, London - Artist-in-Residence
1997 Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA - Edward E. Elson
Artist-in-Residence
Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, OH - Artist-in Residence
1996
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, "Picturing the South: The Commission Project"
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT, Residency Project
Committee for Public Art Commission, Cleveland Public Library
Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, VA/Colonial Boys and Girls Club, Norfolk, VA - Residency
Workshop
1995
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN - Artist-in-Residence
Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH - Artist-in-Residence
1994
Percent for Art Commission, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs - Mabel Manning Near West
Side Branch Library
1993
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, MoMA Life Trustees Portrait Commission
The George Gund Foundation, Cleveland, OH, Commissioned Project
The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College and Providence-St. Mel High
School, Chicago, Artist-in-Residence
Ward Cheney Award, Yale University School of Art
1992
Polaroid Corporation, Artist Support Program, 20X24 Camera, New York & Boston, MA
Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, Edward E. Elson
Artist-in-Residence
1991
National Endowment for the Arts Regional Fellowship, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Polaroid Corporation, Artist Support Program, 20X24 Camera, New York
1990
New York Foundation for the Arts, Artist Fellowship
Polaroid Artist Support Program, Material Support
1989
Percent for Art Commission, Department of Cultural Affairs, NY, Bedford Stuyvesant Multiservice
Center
The Art Commission of the City of New York, Award for Excellence in Design
Visual Studies Workshop, Artist-in-Residence
1988
New York State Council on the Arts, Sponsored Project Grant
Percent for Art Purchase, Department of Cultural Affairs, NY, Cumberland Hospital Center
1986
New York Foundation for the Arts, Artist Fellowship
Atlanta Life Insurance Company, First Place Purchase Prize
1985
Light Work, Residency Fellowship
1984
New York State Council on the Arts, Residency Fellowship
1983
Creative Artists Public Service (CAPS), Artist Fellowship
Percent for Art Purchase, Department of Cultural Affairs, NY,
Percent for Art Purchase, Bellvue Hospital Center

Recent Exhibits

Dawoud Bey participated in these exhibits:

Jun, 2014 Some Pretty Interesting Characters: From RAM's Collection, Chapter 1
RAM's Wustum Museum
 
May, 2014 The Birmingham Project
Mary Boone Gallery - 5th Ave.
 
Apr, 2014 ARTIST TALK
DePaul Art Museum
 
Apr, 2014 Portraits in Context
DePaul Art Museum
 
Mar, 2014 2014 Whitney Biennial
Whitney Museum of American Art
 
Mar, 2014 2014 Whitney Biennial, Opening Day
Whitney Museum of American Art
 
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Hyde Park Art Center Stephen Daiter Gallery
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