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This image depicts an artwork by Lavaughan Jenkins titled "Our kisses were epic." This artwork was created in 2023 and measures 14" x 11" x 3" [HxWxD] (35.56 x 27.94 x 7.62 cm). Its medium is Oil over foam and acrylic on wood panel.
Lavaughan Jenkins
<i>Our kisses were epic</i>, 2023
This image depicts an artwork by Lavaughan Jenkins titled "A little extra." This artwork was created in 2023 and measures 30" x 24" x 2 ¹⁄₄" [HxWxD] (76.2 x 60.96 x 5.72 cm). Its medium is Oil on panel.
Lavaughan Jenkins
<i>A little extra</i>, 2023
This image depicts an artwork by Lavaughan Jenkins titled "For you, I will." This artwork was created in 2023 and measures 30" x 24" [HxW] (76.2 x 60.96 cm). Its medium is Oil on panel.
Lavaughan Jenkins
<i>For you, I will</i>, 2023
This image depicts an artwork by Lavaughan Jenkins titled "Get it right." This artwork was created in 2023 and measures 31" x 22" x 2" [HxWxD] (78.74 x 55.88 x 5.08 cm). Its medium is Oil on panel.
Lavaughan Jenkins
<i>Get it right</i>, 2023
This image depicts an artwork by Lavaughan Jenkins titled "I have learned to do without you." This artwork was created in 2023 and measures 31" x 22" x 2" [HxWxD] (78.74 x 55.88 x 5.08 cm). Its medium is Oil on panel.
Lavaughan Jenkins
<i>I have learned to do without you</i>, 2023
Lavaughan Jenkins “Maybe in 10 Years,” 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins
“Maybe in 10 Years,” 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins “Give the people what they want,” 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins
“Give the people what they want,” 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins “Morning Sunrise,” 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins
“Morning Sunrise,” 2022
This image depicts an artwork by Lavaughan Jenkins titled "the protectors 9." This artwork was created in 2022 and measures 9 ³⁄₄" x 8 ¹⁄₂" x 7" [HxWxD] (24.77 x 21.59 x 17.78 cm). Its medium is Acrylic paint, spray paint, oil paint, over foam and plaster.
Lavaughan Jenkins
<i>the protectors 9</i>, 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins “the protectors 7,” 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins
“the protectors 7,” 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins “sister circle,” 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins
“sister circle,” 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins “every time, every damn time,” 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins
“every time, every damn time,” 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins “Masked 3,” 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins
“Masked 3,” 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins “Masked 7,” 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins
“Masked 7,” 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins “Masked 1,” 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins
“Masked 1,” 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins “black like a family reunion,” 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins
“black like a family reunion,” 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins “we ain't got the time today,” 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins
“we ain't got the time today,” 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins “blood ain't just on the leaves,” 2022
Lavaughan Jenkins
“blood ain't just on the leaves,” 2022

Education

B.F.A. Massachusetts College Of Art And Design

Selected Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2024
"Solo," Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA (forthcoming)
2023
"Lavaughan Jenkins: The Watcher and the Watchman," Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts at the University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
"Lavaughan Jenkins: Edward E. Elson Artist-in-Residence," Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
2022
"Weight Of Things," Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
2021
"Ms. Black America," Abigail Ogilvy Gallery, Boston, MA
2020
"Black America Again," AREA CODE Art Fair, Shelter In Place Gallery, Boston, MA
"VOLTA NYC," Abigail Ogilvy Gallery, New York, NY
2019
"Reflections of Power," Abigail Ogilvy Gallery, Spring/ Break Art Show, New York, NY
2017
"Reflections of Power," Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA
2016
"Man Walks Into A Room," Arts research collaborative gallery, Lowell, MA
2003
"Man Walks Into A Room," Beaver County Day School, Chestnut Hill, MA

Selected Exhibitions

2024
"New Works by Lavaughan Jenkins, Mario Joyce, Raffi Kalenderian, Kiriakos Tompolidis," Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
2023
"Perpetual Portrait," Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
2021
"The Salon Show, "Abigail Ogilvy Gallery, Boston, MA
"Black America," David Klein Gallery, Detroit, MI
2020
"We Are More Than a Moment," Gallery 51, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, MA
"Three-Person Show," Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Sit Still: Self-Portraits in the Age of Distraction," curated by Patty Horing and Deborah Brown, Anna Zorina Gallery, New York, NY
"Congruency," The Gallery at Prato Capital Management, White Plains, NY
2019
"Woven Profiles," Abigail Ogilvy Gallery, Boston, MA
"James and Audrey Foster Prize Exhibition," Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
"HumanFigure," Hess Gallery, Pine Manor College, Newton, MA
"About Face," The Painting Center, New York, NY
2018
"Passage," Galerie C. O. A., Montreal, Canada
"Relevant," Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
"Fashion Forward," Kabinett Gallery, Boston, MA
2017
"People Watching," Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA
"Reconfigure," Abigail Ogilvy Gallery, Boston, MA
"Relay," Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA
2016
"Oh Sheets," Beehive, Boston, MA
"Nakedness," Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA
"Future Arts Boston," Boston Center For The Arts, Boston, MA
"Establishment Assembly," Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA
"Profiles," Lens Gallery, Boston, MA
"I Know just what you are saying," Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA
2015
"ReSearch," Massachusetts College Of Art And Design, Boston, MA
2014
"The Introduction," Massachusetts College Of Art And Design, Boston, MA
2013
"Josef Bolt, Li Ning, Lavaughan Jenkins," 666 Artspace, Beijing, China
2012
"Boston vs. Beijing," Oasis Gallery, Beijing, China
2006
"Undressed," Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2005
"Introductions," Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2003
"Man Walks Into A Room," Beaver County Day School, Chestnut Hill, MA
2002
"Norfolk Group Exhibition," Art Barn Gallery, Yale Norfolk, CT

Residencies

2023
Edward E. Elson Artist-in-Residence, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
2022
Fine Arts Work Center Residency, Provincetown, MA
2019
James And Audrey Foster Prize
2015
Blanche E. Coleman Award
Kingston Gallery Emerging Artist (non commercial)
2002
Rob Moore Grant
Yale Norfolk Program

Bibliography

2023
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2022
Heidenry, Rachel. "The 7 Must-See Exhibitions in California this Fall," Testudo, August 5
Greiner-Ferris, John. "Why Lavaughan Jenkins Is Not a Sculptor His work honors the women who shaped him," The Provincetown Independent, February 9
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2021
Bragg, Mary Ann. "Visual arts and writing fellows begin work at Fine Arts Work Center," WickedLocal.com, October 19 (Link)
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"Coming Attractions: June 29 through July 13 — What Will Light Your Fire," Artsfuse, June 29 (Link)
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2020
Rousseau, Morgan. "‘Fall into art and design’ with Boston Design Week," Boston.com, September 26 (Link)
Rivera, Sofia. "Seven Black Boston-Based Artists on Their Work as a Form of Protest," Boston Magazine, July 1
Colby, Celina. "MFA acquires work by 24 diverse contemporary artists," The Bay State Banner, June 18 (Link)
Griffin, Grace. "Museum of Fine Arts will grow its contemporary art collection," The Boston Globe, May 29
Schultz, Abby. "Visitors Head to New York Art Fairs Amid Coronavirus Concerns," Barrons, March 9 (Link)
Nesvet, Nancy. "OFF THE PIER: SPACE AND LIGHT: VOLTA 2020," artscope, March 9 (Link)
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Small, Zachary. "After Scrapping Its 2019 Edition, Volta Art Fair Relaunches Its New York Event with a Focus on the Positive," ARTnews, February 7 (Link)
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2019
Burno, Christian. "5 Things To Do This Weekend, From Dolly Parton To Contemporary Art," WBUR Local Coverage, December 12 (Link)
Andor Brodeur, Michael. "White whales, experimental operas, fabulous prizes, and Santas in Speedos," The Boston Globe, December 12 (Link)
"The ticket: What's happening in the local arts world," The Boston Globe, December 12 (Link)
Whyte, Murray. " At The ICA’s 2019 Foster Prize Exhibition, an Artist Breaks Out With ‘A Father’s Lullaby," The Boston Globe, December 5 (Link)
Duffy, Hayley. "James And Audrey Foster Prize Exhibit At ICA Celebrates Local Artists," The Heights, October 20 (Link)
Gorelick, Rusty. "Your Guide to a Fun-Filled Labor Day Weekend," BU Today, August 29 (Link)
Reynolds, Pamela. "Artist Lavaughan Jenkins Is Doing What He Loves And People Are Loving It Too," WBUR The Artery, August 15 (Link)
Reynolds, Pamela. "Here Are The Museum And Gallery Exhibitions To See This Summer," WBUR The Artery, May 28 (Link)
Rodney, Seph. "This Year, the Spring/Break Art Show Is Less Fanciful but Still Worth It," Hyperallergic, March 8 (Link)
McMahon, Katherine. "A Look Around the 2019 Spring/Break Art Show," ARTnews, March 5 (Link)
2018
Brown, Lillian. "ICA announces 2019 Foster Prize winners," October 19 (Link)
2017
"The Ticket: What's happening in the arts world," The Boston Globe, September 22 (Link)
Kiers, Olivia. "Neither Forbidden nor Forgotten: Ariel Basson Freiberg & Lavaughan Jenkins," Big Red and Shiny, September 19 (Link)
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Public Collections

Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MA
Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Boston, MA