Born: Peekskill, New York, 1979

Resides: Baltimore, Maryland

Education: American University (M.F.A., 2004);

The University of Tennessee (B.F.A., 2001)


Selected Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions


"Togged to the Bricks," Galeria Carles Tache, Barcelona.

"A Job Ain't Nothin' But Work," with Kevin Jerome

Everson, Villa Romana, Florence.

"Hand for a Hand," with Bradly Dever Treadaway,

CAC Woodside, Troy, New York.



"Heel Tap," Formato Comodo, Madrid.

"Dem'Golden Slippers," Cuchifritos Gallery, New York.



"Meet Me in the Bottoms," Blue Star Contemporary

Art Center, San Antonio.

"Tossin' the Rag," The Bindery Projects, St. Paul,


"Rag Poppin,'" with Kevin Jerome Everson, Hiram Van

Gordon Gallery, Tennessee State University, Nashville.

"I'm Gone," with Bradly Dever Treadaway, SRISA

Gallery of Contemporary Art, Florence.



"The Pits," Downtown Gallery, The University of

Tennessee, Knoxville.


Selected Group Exhibitions


"Hide Beaters," In-Sonora, Auditorium of the Reina

Sofia, Madrid.



"Through the Lens of the Blues Aesthetic: An Evening

of Short Films Selected by Kevin Jerome Everson," as

part of "Blues for Smoke," Whitney Museum of

American Art, New York.

"Traveling Shoes," Flux Night, Atlanta.

"Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition," Socrates

Sculpture Park, Queens.



"Tossin' the Rag," Art in Odd Places, New York.

"African American Artists from the Permanent

Collection," Mobile Museum of Art, Alabama.


Selected Bibliography


Zuzula, Alexandra. "Meet Me in the Bottoms:

A Commentary on Socio-Political Issues," (December 8).

Collins, Sarah. "Cross-Cultural References Converge

in the Pits," Higher Ground (May 20).

Hutson, Laura. "Last Night's Opening: Rag Poppin'

at TSU's Hiram Van Gordon Memorial Gallery,"

Nashville Scene (January 27).

2009 King, Elaine A. "Justin Randolph Thompson: Shrines

and Found History," Sculpture Magazine (May).

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