Nyeema Morgan

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Nyeema Morgan (b. 1977) is a New York-based artist born in Philadelphia, PA. Morgan develops her art practice within an interdisciplinary framework that explores the personal and cultural economy of knowledge through familiar artifacts. Solo exhibitions include Forty-Seven Easy Poundcakes Like grandma Use To Make, Rotunda Gallery Project Room/ BRIC Arts, Brooklyn, NY (2013); The Dubious Sum of Vaguely Discernable Parts, The Bindery Projects, MN (2012); and You Are Here. This Is Now., Art in General/ Musée Miniscule, NY (2011). Morgan’s group exhibitions include The Shadows Took Shape, The Studio Museum in Harlem, NY (2013); Feedback, Arts Incubator, IL (2013); and Collinear Points, Carol Jazzar Gallery, FL (2013).

Morgan’s awards include Emergency Grant, Foundation for Contemporary Art, NY (2012); AIRspace Program, Abrons Arts Center, Henry Street Settlement, NY (2010-2011); and Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture (2009). Publications include Wall Street Journal (2013), City Pages (2012), and The New York Times (2009). Morgan received her M.F.A. from California College of the Arts and a B.F.A. from Cooper Union School of Art.

  • Forty-Seven Easy Poundcakes Like grandma Use To Make (1 of 47)

    Forty-Seven Easy Poundcakes Like grandma Use To Make (1 of 47), 2007

    8 x 5 inches each

    Inkjet print digital drawing on index card

  • “obviously God” (with detail view)

    “obviously God” (with detail view), 2012

    35 x 50 inches

    Unfired clay, metal brackets mounted on wall

  • The Dubious Sum of Vaguely Discernable Parts

    The Dubious Sum of Vaguely Discernable Parts, 2012

    22.75 x 16 inches

    Newsprint tabloid

  • I, Rhinoceros (in progress)

    I, Rhinoceros (in progress), 2013

    10 x 8 feet

    Mixed media installation

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