Kim Mayhorn, One DropGallery at the Ann Felton Multicultural CenterMarch 29 - April 21, 2010
Utilizing installation, sculpture, music, theatre, dance, sound and film/video Kimberly Mayhorn’s work deals with the idea that history and cultural identity are constructed through conditioning. Born in Houston, Texas, Kimberly currently lives in Brooklyn, New York and is a 2000 graduate of the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program. Mayhorn will be presenting her newest work One-DROP, which explores the construction of race in the United States.
Selected by Essence magazine as "30 Women to Watch", Kimberly’s work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions including Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts; University Museum, Texas Southern University; Mwangi Cultural Center, Smith College; FiveMyles, Brooklyn, New York; Rush Arts Gallery, New York; The African American Museum in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA; and The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York.
Kimberly has received art residencies at Sculpture Space; Aljira - A Center for Contemporary Art; The Bronx Museum of the Arts; Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts; HARP (HERE Artist in Residency Program); and University of Chicago, Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture. She most recently received 2009/2010 URBAN Artist Initiative Fellowship and Emmy nomination for Outstanding Single Camera Editing.
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