Steffani Jemison is an artist and a writer. Current and recent group exhibitions include: Studio Museum in Harlem (Fore, 2012; The Bearden Project, 2012), Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art (A Public In Print, 2012), and the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts (Resonance and Repetition, 2012). Forthcoming and recent solo and collaborative exhibitions include LAXART (2013), Braddock Carnegie Library (2013), Real Art Ways (2012), and the New Museum of Contemporary Art (2011). Jemison's film and video works have been screened at the Institute of Contemporary Art London (2008), UnionDocs (2008), and Scott Projects (2009). Jemison organizes Future Plan and Program, a publishing project featuring literary works by visual artists, and has presented readings of her literary work at ThreeWalls (2011), Southern Exposure (2011), Project Row Houses (2011), and other venues. Jemison studied at Columbia University (BA) and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (MFA), and has completed residencies at the Core Program of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Project Row Houses, the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and the International Studio and Curatorial Program. She is currently an artist-in-residence at the Studio Museum in Harlem and a visiting lecturer at Wellesley College.
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