Jibade-Khalil Huffman – Lunchtime Artist Talk
January 26, 2021 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Spring 2021 Visiting Critic in Photography MFA and visiting faculty in Photography BFA program
Jibade-Khalil Huffman (b. 1981, Detroit, MI) has held past exhibitions at Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TX; MOCA Cleveland, Cleveland, OH; the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA; MOCA Tucson, Tucson, AZ; MOCA Detroit, Detroit, MI; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; Portland Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, OR; The Jewish Museum, New York, NY; Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA; and The Studio Museum in Harlem, The Kitchen, and Swiss Institute, New York, NY. Educated at Bard College (BA), Brown University (MFA, Literary Arts), and USC (MFA, Studio Art), his awards include the Grolier Poetry Prize, the Jerome Foundation Travel Grant and fellowships from the Lighthouse Works, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and the Millay Colony for the Arts. Huffman is the author of Sleeper Hold (2015), James Brown Is Dead and Other Poems (2011), and 19 Names for Our Band (2008). Huffman was a 2015-16 Artist in Residence at the Studio Museum in Harlem and lives and works between Winston-Salem, NC and Los Angeles, CA. His current solo exhibition, Now That I Can Dance, at Tufts University Art Gallery in Medford, MA is on view until March 2021.