New York, New York
Demetrius Oliver received his BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and his MFA from the University of Pennsylvania. He is an alumnus of several residencies including the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, MFAH Core Program, and the Studio Museum in Harlem. His work has been exhibited widely, with solo exhibitions at the Print Center, Henry Art Gallery, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, High Line, Inman Gallery, Klaus von Nichtssagend, D’Amelio Terras, and MoMA PS1. Group exhibitions include MASS MoCA, The Renaissance Society, The Studio Museum of Harlem, Marianne Boesky Gallery, Roberts & Tilton, Acme, and Sotheby’s S|2 gallery. His work is in the collections of the Henry Art Gallery, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Blanton Museum of Art, Tang Museum, Hood Museum, RISD Museum, and the Studio Museum in Harlem.
Painters & Sculptors Grant, 2020
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