Bio

Cosmo Whyte

Cosmo Whyte was born in St. Andrew, Jamaica in 1982. He attended Bennington College in Vermont for his BFA, the Maryland Institute College of Art for a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, and the University of Michigan for his MFA. He has been included in such exhibitions as the 2013 Forward Arts Foundation Artist of the Year Retrospective in Atlanta, GA, Outward Reach: 9 Jamaican Photography and New Media Artists at the Art Museum of the Americas in Washington, DC, African Continuum at the United Nations Gallery in New York, Movers and Shakers at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, and the 2010 and 2014 Jamaica Biennials. He was the 2010 winner of the Forward Art Foundation’s emerging artist of the year award, and the recipient of the International Sculpture Center’s “Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award” in 2015. Cosmo Whyte is currently a professor at Morehouse College.


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September 18 / 6:00pm
Off-site

Young Professionals Happy Hour

at Whitespace Gallery

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Join other Young Professional members of Atlanta Contemporary for a special happy hour at Whitespace Gallery in Inman Park.

September 19 / 7:00pm
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TTTHURSDAY with YOUR FRIEND

with George Long

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Every Third Thursday enjoy people, drinks, art, and “MUSIC YOU NEED” provided by DJ Extremely Michael at Atlanta Contemporary.

September 21 / 12:00pm
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with Anicka Austin

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Join us for Discrit at the Contemporary, a free art education initiative spanning lectures, screenings, workshops, and panels designed to foster lively conversation and speculation about contemporary art and culture.

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