Born 1990, Harlem, US
Lives and works in New York and New Haven, US

Education

2015      MFA in Painting/Printmaking, Yale School of Art, New Haven, US
2012      BA in Studio Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, US

Solo Exhibitions

2020
Eva Presenhuber, New York, US
Tschabalala Self, ICA Boston, Boston, US
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, US

2019
Tschabalala Self, Pilar Corrias, London, UK
Tschabalala Self, Art Omi, New York, US
MOOD: Studio Museum Artists in Residency, MoMA PS1, New York, US
Bodega Run, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US
Tschabalala Self, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, US

2018
Bodega Run, Yuz Museum, Shanghai, CN

2017
Sour Patch, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, Miami, US
Bodega Run, Pilar Corrias Gallery, London, UK
Tschabalala Self, Tramway, Glasgow, UK
Tschabalala Self, Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art, London, UK

2016
Gut Feelings, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York, US
The Function, T293, Naples, IT

2015
Tropicana, The Cabin, Los Angeles, US
Out of Body, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York, US
Head over Heels, Schur-Narula, Berlin, DE

Group Exhibitions

2019
Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, DE
Embodiment, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, US
PUNCH, Jeffrey Deitch Gallery, Los Angeles, US
A Seed’s A Star, LOYAL Gallery, Stockholm, SWE
The Big Sleep, 4th Artists’ Biennial, The Haus der Kunst, Munich, DE
Paint also known as Blood, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, PL
Dreamweavers, UTA Artist Space, Los Angeles, US
Show Me as I Want to Be Seen, Jewish Museum, San Francisco, US
Dirty Protest: Selections from the Hammer Contemporary Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US

2018
The Beyond: Georgia O’Keefe & Contemporary Art, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, US
To Dream Avant-Garde, Hammond Harkins Galleries, Columbus, US
Mademoiselle, Le Centre Régional d’Art Contemporain OCCITANIE / Pyrénées-Méditerranée, Sète, FR
Triple: Alex Bradley Cohen, Louis Fratino, and Tschabalala Self, University Art Museum, Albany State University, Albany, US
The Beyond: Georgia O’Keefe & Contemporary Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, US
The Unseen, James Fuentes, New York, US
Please Touch: Body Boundaries, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, US
Mature Themes, Foxy Productions, New York, US

2017
Engendered, Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, US
Slip, Stems Gallery, Brussels, BE
Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon, The New Museum, New York, US
Face to Face: Los Angeles Collects Portraiture, The California African American Museum, Los Angeles, US
From DADA to TA-DA, Fisher Parrish Gallery, New York, US
NSFW Female Gaze, The Museum of Sex, New York, US
All These Beautiful Ladies, Lewben Art Foundation, LT
A Screen of Flesh, Coma Gallery, Sydney – AUBody Language, Company Gallery, New York, US
Tschabalala Self, Ellannah Sadkin, Mr Kiji, Red Bull House of Art, Detroit, US
Le Nouveau Voyeurisme, Hotel Contemporary, Milan, IT

2016
Desire, Moore Building, Miami, US
Life During Wartime, Diane Rosenstein, Los Angeles, US
Protuberances, LAXART, Los Angeles,US
Aiko Hachisuka, Tschalalaba Self, Caroline Wells Chandler, 11R, New York, US
Sexting, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, US
Perfect Day, Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, US
WACKing the Piñata, Ltd Los Angeles, Los Angeles, US
A Being in The World, Salon 94 Bowery, New York, US
Look up here, I’m in Heaven, BRIC, New York, US
Intimisms, James Cohan, New York, US
Mal Maison, Maccarone, New York, US
A Shape That Stands Up, Art + Practice, Los Angeles, US
Intersections, Tensquared Gallery, Online show, Arachne’s Woolf, Litvak Contemporary, Tel Aviv, US
New Genealogies, Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven, US
Duplify, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, US

2015
Berg Matthams Self & Weaver, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York, US
A Constellation, Studio Museum Harlem, curated by Amanda Hunt, US
The New New, Diane Rosenstein Gallery, Los Angeles, US
THATS ON ME, Paris Blues, curated by Lauren Halsey, New York, US
Yale MFA Painting and Printmaking Graduates 2015, Garis & Hahn, curated by David Humphrey, New York, US
2,015 But Who’s Counting, Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven, US

2014
13 Artists, 24/6 Gallery, New Haven, US
Swimming Pool, 24/6 Gallery, New Haven, US

2013
For Ed: Splendor in the Grass with Olympic Lad & Lass, Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven, US
Women Love the World, Launchpad, Brooklyn, New York, US
Encounters, Harlem School of the Arts, Harlem, New York, US

2012
SUGGARHILL, Essie Green Galleries, Harlem, New York, US
Edge Control, UBS Exhibition Center, Red Hook, New York, US
NEO XL, Werehouse, Long Island City, New York, US

2008
Radiant Minds, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York, US

2007
Admission $2.00, Whitney at Altria, New York, New York, US

Lectures and Panels

2018
Lecture: Tschabalala Self x CURATED, Soho House Miami, FL. December 5th 2018
Residency Intensive Lecture: Tschabalala Self, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, US. October 31st 2018
Lecture: Tschabalala Self on Bodega Run, Yuz Museum, Shanghai, CN. September 22nd 2018
Panel Discussion with Molly Larkey & Tschabalala Self, moderated by Lauren Haynes, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, US. August 10th 2018
Tschabalala Self in Conversation, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, US. August 9th 2018
LIFEWTR x Frieze: Art Beyond Borders with artists Raul De Nieves, Tschabalala Self and Jordan Nassar, led by Alyse Archer-Coité, Frieze Art Fair New York, US. May 6th 2018
Visiting Artist Lecture: Tschabalala Self – Ways of Seeing: Movements, Migrations, Diasporas – The Space Beyond Figure and Ground, Bennington College, Bennington, US. April 3rd 2018
NSFW Long Table: Hosted by INDEX LA in conversation with NSFW artists, The Museum of Sex, New York, US. April 1st 2018
Visiting Artist: Senior Seminar, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, US. March 27th 2018
Visiting Artist Lecture: Tschabalala Self – The Space Beyond Figure and Ground, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, US. March 20th 2018
Visiting Artist Lecture: Tschabalala Self – The Space Beyond Figure and Ground, DePauw University, Greencastle, US. March 18th 2018

2017
NSFW Female Gaze: Representing Sex and Sexual Self, Marina Garcia-Vasquez & Lissa Rivera, Artists: Taira Rice, Pixy Liao, Tschabalala Self, Vice HQ, Brooklyn, New York, US, July 18th 2017
The Artist Eye: Tschabalala Self. Tschabalala Self responds to artists in the exhibition We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, US, July 8th 2017
Dis/assembly: The body in abstraction: Nicola Vassell in conversation with Tschabalala Self, Marcia Kure, and Derrick Adams, Forum at 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, New York, US, May 7th 2017
Identity and Empowerment with artists Kalup Linzy, Tschabalala Self and John Edmonds, led by editor Alyse Archer-Coité, Spring Place, New York, US, February 15th 2017
Tschabalala Self in Conversation with Yinka Shonibare MBE and Touria El Glaoui, moderated by Dr. Ziba Ardalan, The Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art, London, UK, January 17th 2017

2016
Tschabalala Self & Antwaun Sargent in Conversation #blackjoyatyale, Yale School of Art, New Haven, US, November 11th 2016.
Tschabalala Self in Conversation with Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, New York University, New York, US, November 7th 2016
Artist Lecture: Tschabalala Self, The New York Academy of Art. New York, US, November 2nd 2016
The Collagraph, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, US, October 11th 2016
Artist in Conversation: Tschabalala Self, Caroline Wells Chandler and Gaby Collins-Fernandez, 11R, New York, US, September 25th 2016
“Look up Here, I’m in heaven” Discussion Panel, BRIC, Brooklyn, New York, US, July 20th 2016
Senior Seminar, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, US, April 12th 2016

2015
Legal Medium: Peggy Cooper Cafritz, Yale Law School, New Haven, US, April 3rd 2015

2014
New Rome, Yale School of Art, New Haven, US, October 12th 2014

2013
Difference and Media Project, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, US, October 3rd 2013

Awards, Grants and Residencies

2019
The Studio Museum AIR Residency, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, US

2017
Joan Mitchell Foundation Award
Liquitex Work Residency, London, UK
Red Bull House of Art Residency, Detroit, US
Parasol Unit Work Residency, London, UK

2016
T293 Residency, Naples, IT

2015
The La Brea Studio Residency, Los Angeles, US
Fountainhead Residency, Fountainhead, Miami, US
Arttable Curatorial Fellowship; Artspace, New Haven, US

2014
Al Held Fellow, American Academy in Rome, Rome, IT