Born
Los Angeles, CA, 1977
Resides
New York, New York and Beijing, China
Education
BFA San Francisco Art Institute, 1999
MFA Yale University School of Art, 2001

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015
The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
2014
Roberts and Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
2013
The World Stage: Jamaica, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK
The World Stage: Israel, Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
Kehinde Wiley: Memling, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
The World Stage: Israel, The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK
2012
The World Stage: Israel, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
An Economy of Grace, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY
The World Stage: France 1880 - 1960, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
2011
The World Stage: Israel, Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA
Selected Works, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA
2010
The World Stage: India, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Legends of Unity World Cup 2010 PUMA, Apparel Design Gallery, Berlin; Topographie de l'Arte, Paris; Deitch Projects, New York; Elms Lesters, London; UCCA, Beijing
2009
The World Stage: Brazil, Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA
The World Stage: Africa, Lagos-Dakar, Artpace, San Antonio, TX
2008
Down, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
The World Stage: Africa, Lagos-Dakar, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Focus: Kehinde Wiley, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
2007
Kehinde Wiley, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
The World Stage: China, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Milwaukee, WI
2006
Scenic, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Columbus, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus OH
Columbus, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
2005
Rumors of War, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
White, Conner Contemporary, Washington D.C.
Bound- Kehinde Wiley Paintings, Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis, MN
2004
Passing/Posing: The Paintings of Kehinde Wiley, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Easter Realness, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
2003
Faux/Real, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
Pictures at an Exhibition, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
2002
Passing/Posing, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014
The Beautiful Game
, Los Angeles Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Face to Face, Wall to Wall, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT
2013
Masculine / Masculine. The Nude Man in Art from 1800 to the Present Day Musèe d’Orsay, Paris, France
“Eye to I…3,000 years of Portraits” Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
30 Americans, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Through the Eyes of Texas: Masterworks from Alumni Collections, The Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
2012
Looped, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT
The Human Touch: Selections from the RBC Wealth Management Art Collection, RedLine Gallery, Denver, CO
The Soul of a City: Memphis Collects African American Art, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
30 Americans, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
All I Want is a Picture of You, Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
BAILA con Duende: Group Art Exhibition, Watts Towers Arts Center and Charles Mingus Youth Arts Center, Los Angeles, CA
The Bearden Project, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
The Human Touch: Selections from the RBC Wealth Management Collection, The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
2011
Parallel Perceptions, NYC Opera, New York, NY
Who, What, Wear: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Studio Museum Harlem, New York, NY
Capital Portraits: Treasures from Washington Private Collections, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Becoming: Photographs from the Wedge Collection, The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC
Human Nature: Contemporary Art from the Collection, Broad Contemporary Art Museum (BCAM) at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, (LACMA) Los Angeles, CA
Beyond Bling: Voices of Hip-Hop in Art, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL
30 Americans: Rubell Family Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
For a Long Time, Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA
RE-Envisioning the Baroque, I.D.E.A. at Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CA
2010
Size Does Matter, FLAG Art Foundation, New York
NY Passion Fruits, Collectors Room, Berlin
The Global Africa Project Exhibition, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
Personal Identities: Contemporary Portraits, Sonoma State University Art Gallery, Sonoma, CA
Patter ID, Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
Wild Thing, Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA
Summer Surprises, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Individual to Icon: Portraits of the Famous and Almost Famous from Folk Art to Facebook, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND
The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place, 176 Zabludowicz Collection, London, England
Searching for the Heart of Black Identity: Art and the Contemporary African American Experience, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY
The Gleaners: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Sarah and Jim Taylor, Victoria H. Myhren Gallery, Denver, CO
From Then to Now: Masterworks of Contemporary African American Art, Cleveland Art Museum, Cleveland, OH
2009
Enchantment, Joseloff Gallery, Hartford, CT
Reconfiguring the Body in American Art, 1820-2009, National Academy Museum, New York
Creating Identity: Portraits Today, 21C Museum, Louisville, KY
Other People: Portraits from Grunwald and Hammer Collections, Curated by Cindy Burlingham and Gary Garrels, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2008
30 Americans, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
Recognize: Hip Hop amd Contemporary Portraiture, Smithsonian Institution National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Macrocosm, Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA
21: Contemporary Art at the Brooklyn Museum, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Selected Drawings, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Cleveland, OH
Down, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, Detroit, MI


 

 

 

 

 


 



2007
New York States of Mind, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
Crossing the Line: African American Artists in the Jacqueline Bradley and Clarence Otis Jr. Collection, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Orlando, FL
Commemorating 30 Years (1976 – 2007): Part Three (1991 – 2007), Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Blake Byrne Collection, The Nasher Museum of Contemporary Art, Duke University, Durham, NC
2006
Do Not Stack, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
Black Alphabet: ConTEXTS of Contemporary African-American Art, Zacheta, National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
Down By Law, Wrong Gallery at the Sondra Gilman Gallery, Whitney Museum, New York, NY 
Hangar—7 Edition 4, Salzburg Airport, Salzburg, Austria
Redefined: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Relics and Remnants, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Jamaica, NY
2005
Maximum Flavor, ACA Gallery, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA
Neo-Baroque, Tema Celeste, Verona, Italy
Neovernacular, Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Kehinde Wiley/Sabeen Raja: New Paintings, Conner Contemporary Art, Washington, D.C.
2004
Eye of the Needle, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
Glory, Glamour & Gold, The Proposition, New York, NY
She’s Come Undone, Greenberg Van Doren, New York, NY
The New York Mets and Our National Pastime, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
Beauty, Kravets + Wehby, New York, NY
African American Artists in Los Angeles, A Survey Exhibition: Fade, City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department, Los Angeles, CA
2003
Peripheries Become the Center, Prague Biennale 1, Galleria Nazionale Veletrzni Palac Dukelskych Hrdinu 47, Prague, Czech Republic
Superreal, Marella, Milan, Italy
New Wave, Kravets Wehby Gallery, New York, NY
Re: Figure, College of DuPage, The Guhlberg Gallery, Glen Ellyn, IL
2002
Painting as Paradox, Artists Space, New York, NY
Mass Appeal, Gallery 101, Ottawa, Canada
Ironic/Iconic, The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY
Black Romantic, The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY
2001
It’s Bigger Than Hip Hop, Rush Arts, New York, NY

AWARDS & HONORS
2013
AFA Cultural Leadership Award
2012
Pratt Legend Award
2011
New York City Art Teachers Association/United Federation of Teachers, Artist of the Year Award
Canteen Magazine, Artist of the Year Award
2010
USA Network, Character Approved Award
2008
Americans for the Arts, Young Artist Award for Artistic Excellence
2002
Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant Recipient
Studio Museum Harlem, Artist in Residence

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI           
The Flag Art Foundation, New York, NY
The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY
Kansas City Art Museum, Kansas City, MO
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
Nasher Museum of Art, Chapel Hill, NC
Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
Oak Park Library, Chicago, IL
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, PA
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
The Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
The Sender Collection, New York, NY
The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
21C Museum, Louisville, KY
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN           
The Zabludowicz Collection, London, England
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC

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