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New York, NY

Stan Squirewell

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Born 1978, Washington, DC
Lives and works in Washington, DC & New York, NY
(202) 390-4151


2006    Maryland Institute College of Art, Hoffberger School of Painting, MFA


2015     And God Said, Rush Philanthropic, New York, NY                                                                                                                                                                                        2011     Interconnected, International Visions Gallery, Washington, DC
2010    Kaleidoscope, UMC Art Council, Washington, DC
2005    Warehouse Gallery, Washington, DC
2004    The Art of Squirewell, National Visionary Leadership Project, Washington, DC
The 20th Year Celebration, Black Entertainment Television, Washington, DC


2017     Spiral, Recoil, The Delaware Contemporary, Wilmington, Delaware

             Art on the Vine, Agora Culture, Edgartown, Massachusetts

             Process, Newark Print Shop, Newark, New Jersey

             Is Separate Ever Equal?, I Street Galleries, Washington, DC

             Us + Them =U.S. "Finding Common Ground in a Divided Nation, Joan Hisoaka Healing Arts Gallery at Smith Center, Washington, DC

             'Badass Art Man: Original Artwork of Danny Simmons,' Houston Museum of African American Culture, Houston, Texas

             I found god in myself: The 40th Anniversary of Ntozake Shange's For Colored Girls, Houston Museum of African American Culture, Houston, Texas

2016     BRIC Biennial Volume II: Bed Stuy and Crown Heights, Weeksville Heritage Center, Brooklyn, New York

             Artist for Justice, American University Museum, Washington, DC

            Art on the Vine in Martha’s Vineyard, The Agora Culture, Edgartown, Massachusettes                                                                                                                                                             I found god in myself: The 40 Anniversary of Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls, African American Museum in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA             

            Lest We Forget, Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, Md

            Flux Fair (Marcus Garvey Park), Harlem Flux, New York, NY             

            Medium Black, Rush Philanthropic, New York, New York                                                                                                                                                                                                           Jamaica Flux: Workspace and Windows, Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, Jamaica, New York

2015    Black Matters: A Survey of Contemporary African-American Male Artist, Museum of Harlem, New York, NY                                                                                           Society of Trinidad and Tobago, Thru Comtemporary, Port of Spain, Trinidad                                                                                                                                                                          The Boston Printmakers North American Print Biennial, The Lunder Arts Center at Lesley University College of Arts & Design, Cambridge, MA
            Badass Art Man!, African American Museum, Philadelphia, PA
            Sheroes + Womanist, Flash Point Gallery, Washington, DC
            Flux Fair, Harlem Flux, New York, NY
            Scope Fair, Rush Philanthropic, New York, NY
            Alchemical Vessels, Joan Hisaoka Gallery, Washington, DC

2014    Prizm Fair, Miami Basel, Miami, FL
            Ceremonies of Dark Men, DCCAH, Washington, DC
            Emergence, Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD
            Black and White, Art in Flux Harlem, New York, NY

2013    Crowns, The Fridge DC, Washington, DC
            No Strings Attached (Delusions of Grandeur Collective), 39th Street Gallery, Mt. Rainier, MD

2012    Art in Embassies (Nick Cave Performance), National Portrait Gallery, Wash., DC
            Peoples Ping Pong Party, Present Company, Brooklyn, NY
            New Works, International Visions Gallery, Washington, DC
            Ben Hur (Performance), Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, DC
            Untitled, Guichard Gallery, Chicago, IL
            Neekid BLK Gurls, Rush Arts, New York, NY
            King Me, The Fridge, Washington, DC
            Ben Hur (Performance), G-Fine Arts, Washington, DC
            Black Creativity, Science and Industry Museum, Chicago, IL

2011    Sacred Reflections, David C Driskell Gallery, College Park, Maryland

2010    Artisan Series, Bombay Sapphire & Rush Arts/ Miami Basel, Miami, FL
            Artisan Series, International Visions Gallery, Washington, DC
            Signs, Symbols & Words, International Visions Gallery, Washington, DC
            BHME, Workhouse Art Center, Lorton, VA
            BHME, Cornerstone Gallery, Washington, DC
            Bowie State University, Bowie, MD

2009    Black, DCAC Gallery, Washington, DC
            Fotoweek DC, Washington, DC
            Transformations: New Directions in Black Art, MICA, Baltimore, MD
            Mixed Messages, International Visions Gallery, Washington, DC
            Manifest Hope, Irvine Contemporary/DC Gallery, Washington, DC
            Black Migration: Movements in context, Community and Faith, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa       

2008    Transformations, New Directions in Black Art, Gateway Gallery, Baltimore, MD
            More Than You Know, Parrish Gallery, DC
            Off Color II, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
            Off Color I, Rush Arts Gallery, NYC, NY
            Giving Birth to Dreams, AM Radio & Scion House, Baltimore, MD
            Free for All, MOCA DC, Washington, DC

2007    Off Color, Diaspora Vibes Gallery, Miami, FL
            Anonymous, Flash Point Gallery, Washington, DC
            Revisiting the Ancient, Walters Museum, Baltimore, MD
            Print Impressions 07, Sowebo Gallery, Baltimore, MD
            Art Basel, Logo Gallery (Design District), Miami, FL

2005    New Power Generation, Hampton University Museum, Hampton, VA

2004    30/30 Homage to Inspiration, Duke Ellington Gallery, Washington, DC
             Summer of the Cicada, The Arts Club of Washington, Washington, DC
             Windows of My Past, Howard University (Blackburn Center), Washington, DC
             11th Annual Afro-American Artist Exhibition, Marlboro Gallery, Prince George's County, MD
             Art Silver, Martin Luther King Library Gallery, Washington, DC
             Why Jazz, Banneker Douglas Museum, Annapolis, MD


2016    Anderson Ranch, Snowmass Village, Colorado                                                                                                                                                                                                2015    Artist in Residence, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY
2013    Vermont Studio Center Artist Residency


2014     Ceremonies of Dark Men, DCCAH-5x5 Projects, Coordinator, Washington, DC
2009     Mixed Messages, International Visions Gallery, Washington, DC, Co-Curated
2005     At Freedom’s Door, Reginald Lewis Museum/Baltimore historical Society, George Ciscle


2015    Jamaica Flux: Workspace and Windows, Jamaica Center for the Arts & Learning, Jamaica, NY                                                                                                                                               Artist Grant, D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, DC 

2013    First Place, Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series National Competition

2007    Tom Miller Scholarship for excellence in the Arts, Baltimore, MD

2006    Tom Miller Scholarship for excellence in the Arts, Baltimore, MD

2005    Artist Grant, D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Washington, DC

Artist Talks

2015    Studio Museum of Harlem, "Black Matters: 12 African-American Male Artists" featuring Derrick Adams & Thomas Allen Harris, Moderated by Cheryl R. Riley

2012    TedEx, "Nothing New Under the Sun" The ARC, Washington, DC 

2005    Visionary Leadership Project, Panelist featuring Faith Ringgold  


2013    Community Arts Grants, DC Commission of the Arts and Humanities
2005    Seasonal Arts Calendar, (AARP) Association of American Retired Persons


2016    Museum of Fine Art, Boston                                                                                                                                                                                                                           2013    Smithsonian African American Museum, Washington DC
2010    Dr. David C. Driskell Center, College Park, MD
2008    Reginald Lewis Museum, Baltimore, MD


2016    Elliot Torres: "The Author and the Artist- Episode 67" The Artists Forum AFTVNYC, March 5, TV/Online

2015    Eric Hope: "Looking Forward/Looking Back at the Brentwood Arts Exchange" East City Art December 17. Online                                                                                                                   Seph Rodney: "How One Artist Found Affordable Studio Space in New York" Hyperallergic October 20. Online                                                                                                                       Dylan Kerr: " Ancient Pixels, Secret Codes, & What the Pig Ate: The Mystical Musings of Stan Squirewell" Artspace September 25. Online                                                                             Marcia Davis: "Six years after the fire, Peggy Cooper Cafritz has a new home and collection" Washington Post September 24. Magazine                                                                               Mark Jenkins": "In the galleries: Heading home" Washington Post Online                                                                                                                                                                                 Ronit Pinto: "AND GOD SAID: Rush Artist Resident" Honeysuckle Magazine Vimeo/Online                                                                                                                                                       Jessica Stafford Davis: "Stan Squirewell in Residence at Rush Galleries-New Works and New Inspirations" The Agora Culture August 5. Online                                                                     Corinna Kirsch: "Harlem, a Neighborhood in Transition, Will See an Art Fair Debut" April 1. Online                                                                                                                       Akeem Duncan: "Flux Fair Artist Spotlight. Stan Squirewell" Quiet Lunch Magazine Online                                                                                                                                                       Danny Larkin: " Finding Your Way Through the Flux Art Fair" Hyperallergic May 15. Online                                                                                                                                                       Good Day Street Talk- My Fox NY TV/Online                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Sehba Mohammad: "10 Reasons to Attend Harlem's FluxArt Fair" Flavorpill May 7. Online                                                                                                                                                       Perry Stein: "Local Black Artists Look to Collaborate After Basel" The Washington City Paper January 12. Online        

2014    Aja Beech: "Ceremonies of Dark Men" The Huffington Post December 11. Online                                                                                                                                                                     Jillian Steinhauer: "Washington, DC, Becomes a Playground of Public Art" Hyperallergic October 13. Online      

2012   Sean Rameswaram: "Art Beat" WAMU 88.5 FM March 5. Radio    

2011   Anna Rudenko: "Winners of the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series Announced" Popsop December 22. Online                                                                                    

2009   Stephanie Kaye: Art Beat, WAMU 88.5 FM Radio