Born: Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1976

Resides: New Haven, Connecticut

Education: Yale University School of Art (M.F.A., 2006); San Jose State University (B.F.A., 2001)


Selected Solo Exhibitions



“Impressions of Liberty,” Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey.



“Shifting Skies,” Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.



“Drawing the Blinds and Asphalt and Chalk,” Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

“99 Jeromes,” ArtSpace, New Haven, Connecticut.

“Titus Kaphar: Selections from Asphalt and Chalk,” MoMA PS1, Long Island City, New York.

2014–17 “The Vesper Project,” Friedman Benda, New York; Lois and Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art, Cincinnati, Ohio; New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut; American University Museum at the Katzen Art Center, Washington, D.C.; Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia; Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida. Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, University of Alabama at Birmingham.

2014–15 “The Jerome Project,” Studio Museum in Harlem, New York.



“Titus Kaphar: Behind a Veil of Beauty,” SEM Art Gallery, Monaco.



“Titus Kaphar: Classical Disruption,” Friedman Benda, New York.



“History in the Making,” Seattle Art Museum, Washington.

“Reconstruction,” Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, California.


Selected Group Exhibitions



“2018 Unseen: Our Past in a New Light,” Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C. (March 23–January 6, 2019).



“20/20,” Studio Museum in Harlem and Carnegie Museum of Art, Heinz Galleries, Pittsburgh.

“Examining Political Expressions in African American Art,” Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan.

“The Legacy of Lynching: Confronting Racial Terror in America,” Brooklyn Museum, New York.

2016–17 “Dress Up, Speak Up: Costume and Confrontation,” 21c Museum Hotel, Durham, North Carolina.



“For Freedoms,” Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

“Arresting Patterns: Perspectives on Race, Criminal Justice, Artistic Expression, and Community,” African American Museum in Philadelphia.


Selected Perfomances and Screenings



TED Talk, Vancouver, British Columbia.

The Jerome Project,  BAM Cinema, Brooklyn.



“Making Space,” Bermuda National Gallery, Hamilton, Bermuda.

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