Femi Dawkins  

2021

Biography

b. 1966, Nassau, Bahamas (raised in St. Catherine, Jamaica)

Member of Black Gold Collective

2019-present MFA Fine Art, Goldsmiths, University of London

1989 BA/BS Literature, Art, Art History, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

RECENT EXHIBITIONS

Solo:

2013 ‘Eroica: Artefacts Lost and Found’, Gallery Concept 13, Amsterdam Amsterdam

2010 ‘Know Thy Self’, WM Gallery, Amsterdam Amsterdam

Group:

2017 ‘Bison Caravan’, Despina Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2013-present ‘Library of Light’, Labyrinth Poetry Bar, OBA’s and other galleries

2016 ‘Screaming Through the Galaxy’, Chimurenga Magazine, South-Africa and Online

2016 ‘PAPERWORKS’, WM Gallery, Amsterdam.

2015 ‘Return to the State of L3: Ancestral Blues’, Framer Framed, Amsterdam.

2014 ‘Bison Caravan’, Tierrafino Exhibition Space, Amsterdam.

2011 ‘Zwart van Roet / Black from Soot’, MC Theater, Amsterdam.

2009 ‘Whim Wham’, Barnsdale Municipal Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2009 ‘Arti-Aruba’, Arti et Amicitiae, St. Nicolas, Aruba.

2009 ‘Dollywogs and Collectables’, WM Gallery, Amsterdam.

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2020 Grant, Prince Bernhard Fund, Amsterdam

2017 Residency, Bison Caravan, Despina Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

2010 Award, Documentary: World Vote Now. Role: Title Soundtrack vocals and lyrics, Directed by Joel Marsden. State Department Award - Best Film about Democracy 2010

2009 Residency, Arti-Aruba, Arti et Amicitiea, St. Nicolas, Aruba.

1990-’91 Award, Ford Fellowship, California

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