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Steffani Jemison, Sensus Plenior, 2017. Installation view, Whitney Biennial 2019, curated by Jane Panetta and Rujeko Hockley, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 2019

Steffani Jemison (b. 1981) lives and works in New York. Her first exhibition with Greene Naftali will open on November 4, 2021. Recent solo exhibitions include Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati (2021); Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam (2020); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2019); Kai Matsumiya, New York (2019); Lincoln Center, New York (2018); Jeu de Paume, Paris (2017); CAPC Bordeaux (2017); MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts (2017); Nottingham Contemporary (2017); RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island (2015); and The Museum of Modern Art, New York (2015). A tenured professor of Art & Design at Rutgers University, Jemison’s first novel will be published by Primary Information in 2022.

Her work is in the collections of the Brooklyn Museum, New York; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, among others.

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