Join the Sam Fox School’s Island Press for a public reception on September 22 celebrating Spaces of Subjection: Print (Part 1), Meleko Mokgosi’s suite of five etchings produced during his time as the Arthur L. and Sheila Prensky Island Press Visiting Artist in the spring of 2022.
During Mokogosi’s in-person residency, he worked on printed pieces related to his appointment as the 2021-22 Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Teaching Fellow. Mokgosi’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including recent solo exhibitions at The Pérez Art Museum Miami; the Williams College Museum of Art; Jack Shainman Gallery, New York; the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; the Fowler Museum at UCLA; and the Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles, among others.
Other exhibitions include Sweden’s Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art and the 12th Biennale de Lyon, France, as well as group shows at the Whitney Museum; The Studio Museum in Harlem; the California African American Museum and the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles; the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco; the National Library of Cameroon in Yaounde; and the National Museum and Art Gallery in Gaborone, Botswana.
His work is included in the collections of The Pérez Art Museum, the Baltimore Art Museum, the Hammer Museum, The Studio Museum in Harlem, and the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris, among many others.