Pastiche Lumumba

 

EDUCATION

Bruce High Quality Foundation University – MFU | 2016-2017 Georgia State University – Studio Art | 2008-2012

SELECT EXHIBITIONS
Solo/Two Person Exhibitions
2018 “Don’t @ Me” – The Gallery by WISH – Atlanta, GA 2014 “Double | Date” [with Meta Gary] | MINT Gallery, GA 2013 “A Retrospective”- The Low Museum – Atlanta, GA

Group Exhibitions

2019

“[Unsubscribe]” – Supplement Projects – Miami, FL
“BRIC Biennial: ‘Virtual and Real Estate'” – BRIC – Brooklyn, NY “NeoDaddyism” – Gallery of Academy of Fine Arts in Prague – Prague 2018
“Pure Raw” – Resort – Baltimore, MD
“re:trospective” – RE: Art – Brooklyn, NY
“Drawings, paintings, maybe a sculpture 2” – Everybody – Tucson, AZ “Easy Lover” – Selena’s Mountain – Brooklyn, NY
“Ways to Die” – Bruce High Quality Foundation – Brooklyn, NY
2017
“Thresheld” – Underdonk – Brooklyn, NY
“New Black Portraitures” – New Museum/Rhizome – Online
“Untitled Passage” – HOUSING – Brooklyn, NY
“Parafiction” – Arts Center South Florida – Miami, FL
2016
“Fresh Looks” – TenSquared Gallery – online
“Dis:Embodied” – Non-Fiction Gallery – Savannah, GA
2015
“ELEVATE” (public) – Downtown Atlanta, GA
“Wonderfarm” – Ponce City Market – Atlanta, GA
2014
“EngageMINT” – Phase A – Atlanta, GA
“Steal This Bike” – MINT Gallery – Atlanta US
2013
“Atlanta Renaissance” – W* Miami, US
“Either/Or: The Art of Dichotomy” – Kavarna – Atlanta, US
“Art/Rap” – City of Ink – Atlanta, US
Art Against Hierarchy – The Arts Exchange – Atlanta, US #MoreOfTheSame – The Low Museum – Atlanta, US
PORN – The Low Museum – Atlanta, US
Dada’s Little Bitch [YELLOWISM] – Freak Sister Chamber – London, UK 2012
The Sound of Fire – Ernest G. Welch School of Art GSU – Atlanta, US Trans/Positions – Kiang Gallery – Atlanta, US

PRIZES AND AWARDS

2015 Final Champion – Art Chopped at BHQFU
2015 Forward Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award Finalist 2015 Wonderroot CSA Season Six
2014 Sumptuary Micro-honorarium

RESIDENCIES & FELLOWSHIPS

2016-2017 MFU Year long Studio Residency at the Bruce High Quality Foundation University

PUBLICATIONS

Whitewalling: Art, Race & Protest in 3 Acts by Aruna D’Souza
New York Times | The Art of Destroying an Artwork
Burnaway | Meme-esis: Pastiche Lumumba’s “Don’t @ Me” at the Gallery by WISH
Vulture | A ‘Retrospective’ for Emerging Artists in Bushwick’s Former Pfizer Factory
Mask | Pastiche Lumumba: From Museum Director to Memestress
Rhizome | Black Pyrotechnics: On the New in ‘New Black Portraitures’
Filthy Dreams | Guide To Every Response You’ll Ever Need For The Dana Schutz-Storm
Artnet | Social Media Erupts as the Art World Splits in Two Over Dana Schutz Controversy Hyperallergic | Protesters Block, Demand Removal of a Painting of Emmett Till at the Whitney Biennial Artsy | Unpacking the Firestorm around the Whitney Biennial’s “Black Death Spectacle”
W Magazine | …Dana Schutz’s Painting of Emmett Till in the 2017 Whitney Biennial
ScoutMob | Hand Picked
Burnaway | Ed Hall in the Booth with Pastiche Lumumba
Art Papers | The Second Lowennial: Forging Digital Identities
Burnaway | Forging Digital Identities: Low Museum’s Second Lowennial
Burnaway | “Art Is A Context Sport”: Q&A with Pastiche Lumumba
{Young}ist | DIY in the Digital Age
Creative Loafing | Hashtags for fine Art at the Newly minted Low Museum
AfroPunk | Interview
Superselected | Art Upstarts

WORK EXPERIENCE

Spring 2018 | Teen Educator “Hot Pixels: Processing Identity Through Digital Art” at MoMA Spring 2017 | Educator “Memes and Contemporary Culture” at BHQFU