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Ebony G. Patterson
Ebony G. Patterson (b. 1981, Kingston, Jamaica) is the recipient of many prestigious fellowships, awards and grants, including the Aaron Matalon Award at the 2014 Jamaica Biennial, National Gallery of Jamaica, William H. Johnson Prize finalist (2013), a Musgrave Medal from the Institute of Jamaica (2012), Small Axe Magazine and Andy Warhol Commissioned Grant (2012), and Rex Nettleford Fellowship in Cultural Studies (2011). Her work was recently featured at Prospect.3: Notes for Now, curated by Franklin Sirmans, New Orleans, LA and the Jamaica Biennial 2014, National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston. Current solo shows include Dead Treez at the Kohler Arts Center, Sheybogan, WI (through Sept 2015) and LUX Art Institute, Encinitas, CA (April - May 2015). Upcoming exhibitions include En Mas’: Carnival 21st Century Style, The Caribbean as Site Specific Performance, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA (March - June 2015 will travel); 12th Havana Biennial, Cuba (May - June 2015); Disguise: Masks and Global African Art, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA (June - Sept 2015); and solo show at moniquemeloche, Chicago (Sept 2015).