LUMIN WAKOA

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Born, 1981, Ashland City, TN
Lives and works in New York City
 
EDUCATION
2010  MFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Painting
2005  BFA, University of Florida
         Concentration: Painting; Minors: Wildlife Ecology, Art History
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013  for the first citizens of the moon, Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery, Providence, RI
2011  As Far As, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
2007  New Paintings, Dead End Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2005  Lumin Wakoa, The Waiting Room Gallery, Gainesville, FL
2005  New Work, The Ark Gallery, Gainesville, FL
2003  Ebb Tide, Focus Gallery, Gainesville, FL
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016  Painting Reassembled, Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY
2015  Present Company Booth, Untitled Art Fair, Miami, FL
2015  Queensborough Faculty Show, QCC, Queens, NY
2014  Fruit and vegitable stand grisailes, Den Haag, Netherlands
2014  Faculty Show, Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY
2013  Thanks, Lu Magnus, NY, NY
2013  Bodywerk, various massage parlors, Chinatown, NYC
2013  Half Life, Ridgewood, NY
2013  Fruit Stand, Queens Plaza, Queens, NY
2013  Storytellers and Mystics, Art Connects New York, Brooklyn, NY
2013  New York I Love You Sometimes, Clasic Six, New York, NY
2013  Ciudad Saudade, architectures of memory, REVERSE, Brooklyn, NY
2012  Show #10: Your face is a landscape, Field Projects, New York, NY
2012  Faculty Show, Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY
2011   Faculty Show, Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY
2011   Artfest, Pleasant View Farm, Sharron Springs, NY
2010  Thesis Exhibition, Rhode Island Convention Center
2010  Whatever Forever, Black Sheep Projects, Providence, RI
2010  Totemic, Gelman Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2010   20 Painters, Fletcher Space, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2009  CRIT 4, Spencertown Academy, Spencertown, NY
2009  Boston Young Contemporaries, Boston University Gallery
2009  Dwelling Places, Sol Koffler Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2008  Graduate Painting, Sol Koffler Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
 
FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS & RESIDENCIES
2013  CUNY Professional Development Grant, New York, NY
2010/11  VCUarts Fountainhead Arts Fellowship, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2010  MFA Fellowship, The Dedalus Foundation
2009  Award of Excellence, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2009  Printmaking Residency, M.A.I.C., Andros, Bahamas

 
TEACHING
2011/12  Adjunct Lecturer, Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY
2011   Visiting Artist Lecture, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2010/11  Adjunct Faculty, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2010  Instructor of Record, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
2008/10  Teaching Assistantships, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI