Chakaia Booker

Biography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General

  • The artist lives in New York, New York and works in Manhattan and Allentown, Pennsylvania.

  • 19931993 MFA, The City College of New York, New York, New York

  • 19761976 BA Sociology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

  • 1953Born in Newark, New Jersey

Awards

  • 2012Amy Marie Sears Memorial Visiting Artist, St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

  • 2008Merit Award in Public Art, Chakaia Booker: Mass Transit, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

  • 2005Fellowship for Fine Arts, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, New York, New York, United States

  • 2005Design Award, Art Commission of the City of New York, New York, New York, United States

  • 200524th Annual Art Commission Award, The Art Commission of the City of New York, New York, New York, United States Construction of the Weeksville Heritage Center and Adjacent Landscape, including the Installation of Sugar in My Bowl II by Chakaia Booker

  • 2002Grant, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc., New York, New York, United States

  • 2001Arts and Letters Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, New York, United States

  • 2000Anonymous Was a Woman Grant, Anonymous Was a Woman Foundation, New York, New York, United States

  • 1999Award, Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Art Fund, New York, New York, United States

  • 1997Gregory Millard Fellow: Sculpture, The New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, New York, United States

  • 1995Painters and Sculptors Grant, The Joan Mitchell Foundation, New York, New York, United States

  • 1995Artist in Residence, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, New York, United States

  • 1994Commission, NASA Art Program, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC, United States

  • 1992Therese Ralston McCabe Connor Award, The City College of New York, New York, New York, United States

  • 1988Grant, Artists Space, New York, New York, United States

Biennials

  • 2005Closer to Home- The 48th Annual Corcoran Biennial, Washington, DC, United States

  • 2005Closer to Home - The 48th Annual Corcoran Biennial, Washington, D.C., United States

  • 2000Whitney Biennial 2000, New York, NY, United States

  • 2000Whitney Biennial 2000, New York, New York, United States

  • 1997Biennial Exhibition of Public Art, Purchase, New York, United States

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2012 - 2013Defiant Beauty: The Work of Chakaia Booker, Georgia Museum of Art, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States.

  • 2012Print Me, David Krut Projects, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2012New York Avenue Sculpture Project: Chakaia Booker, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC, United States.

  • 2011Chakaia Booker, Maplewood Arts Center, Maplewood, New Jersey, United States.

  • 2011Chakaia Booker, Bill Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

  • 2010 - 2011On Site: Chakaia Booker, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States.

  • 2010Sustain, Pinnacle Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia, United States. traveled to Galerie Pfriem, Lacoste, France.

  • 2010Chakaia Booker: Eminent Domain, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey, United States.

  • 2010Unexpected Retreading: The Art of Chakaia Booker, University Art Museum, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States.

  • 2010 - 2011Cut, Weld and Build: Process in Works by Chakaia Booker, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, New Jersey, United States.

  • 2010 - 2011UNTIRING: Tires, Textures and Triumphs!, Maplewood Arts Center, Maplewood, New Jersey, United States.

  • 2010Chakaia Booker: Energy Made Visible, Grossman Gallery, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 2010Chakaia Booker: In and Out, DeCordova Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States.

  • 2010Chakaia Booker, The Sculpture Park at Moore in Aviator Park, Moore College of Art, Chicago, Illinois, United States.

  • 2009 - 2010Terrace Project: Chakaia Booker, Michael Graves Terrace, Paul Robeson Center, Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, New Jersey, United States.

  • 2009Chakaia Booker: Recent Work, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2009Chakaia Booker: Crossover Effects, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York, United States.

  • 2008Destiny Unchanged, Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2008 - 2009Inside Out, Elmhurst Art Museum, Chicago, Illinois, United States. with Bob Emser

  • 2008 - 2009Chakaia Booker: Mass Transit, Arts Council of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States.

  • 2008Rubber Made: Sculpture by Chakaia Booker, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri, United States.

  • 2007Chakaia Booker, Gallery 210, University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

  • 2006Chakaia Booker, The Putney School, Putney, Vermont, United States.

  • 2006Forefront: Chakaia Booker, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., United States. traveled to Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Hollins University, Roanoke, Virginia, United States

  • 2005Chakaia Booker, Collins Art Gallery, Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.

  • 2005Chakaia Booker: Escultura, Galería Marlborough, Madrid, Spain.

  • 2005Chakaia Booker, Lord & Taylor, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2005New Works, Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

  • 2004Chakaia Booker, Storm King Art Center, Moutainville, New York, United States.

  • 2004Chakaia Booker: Divine Detritus by the Black Warrior River, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States.

  • 2004Chakaia Booker: Jersey Ride, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, New Jersey, United States.

  • 2003Chakaia Booker: No More Milk and Cookies, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2002Serendipity, Laumeier Sculpture Park and Museum, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

  • 2001Chakaia Booker Sculpture, Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

  • 2001Chakaia Booker: New Sculptures, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2000Chakaia Booker, Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio, United States.

  • 1999Industrial Subliminal-I-zation, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

  • 1998Not That Daughter, June Kelly Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1997Revelations, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, New York, United States.

  • 1996Changing Distribution, Queens Museum of Art at the Bulova Corporate Center, Queens, New York, United States.

  • 1996Sculpture, Max Protech Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1995The Observance Installation, York College, The City University of New York, Queens, New York, United States.

  • 1994Silent Complicity, Independent Arts Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1994Milk Carton Installation, Jamaica Art Center, Queens, New York, United States.

  • 1991Fitting of Apt Parts, Casa Adela Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

Group Exhibitions

  • 2012The Bearden Project, The Studio Museum In Harlem, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2012Factory Direct: Pittsburgh, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 2012Independent Visions: Sculpture in the Garden, Atlanta Botanical Gardens, Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

  • 2012Motion and Emotion: Contemporary Art from Gerhard Richter to Chakaia Booker, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, United States.

  • 2011Material Girls: Contemporary Black Women Artists, Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Traveled to Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia (through 2012).

  • 2011Under Azure Skies, Sarasota Season of Sculpture, Sarasota, Florida, United States.

  • 2011Summer Group Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2011Flash: Light, Festival of Ideas for the New City, New York, New York, United States. New Museum

  • 2011Bring to Light, Nuit Blanche, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2010 - 2011The Global Africa Project, Museum of Art and Desgin , New York, New York, United States.

  • 2010Constructed Visions, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 2010From Then to Now: Masterworks of Contemporary African American Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio, United States.

  • 2010Living with Art: Collecting Contemporary in Metro New York, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, SUNY, Purchase, New York, United States.

  • 2010Look Again, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

  • 20105+5: New Perspectives, Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York, United States.

  • 2009Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2009Second Lives: Remixing the Ordinary, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2009Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2009Art on the Green, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri , United States.

  • 2009Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2008 - 2009Provocative Visions: Race and Identity – Selections from the Permanent Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2008Summer Show, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2008Second Lives: Remixing the Ordinary, Museum of Arts & Design, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2008Discarded to Distinctive, Richard M. Ross Art Museum, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio, United States.

  • 2008 - 2011NASA Art: 50 Years of Exploration, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., United States.

  • 2008Summer Show, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2008 - 2009Seminal Works from the N’Namdi Collection of African American Art, Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester, Michigan, United States.

  • 2007Painting and Sculpture, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2007Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2007Wit and Whimsy, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States. (exhibition catalogue)

  • 2007SCOPE New York 2007, Marlborough Gallery booth, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2007Whole Fragment, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, Nevada, United States. (exhibition catalogue)

  • 2006Sculpture, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 200614th Annual Exhibit of Fine Art by African Americans, Art in the Atrium, Morristown, New Jersey, United States.

  • 2006Extreme Materials, Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, United States. (exhibition brochure)

  • 2006American Perspectives: Highlights of Works by African American Artists, Flint Institute of Art, Flint, Michigan, United States.

  • 2006Summer Group Show, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2005Collection Remixed: Threads and Vines, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York, United States.

  • 2005Factory Direct: New Haven, Artspace, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

  • 2005Double Consciousness: Black Conceptual Art Since 1970, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, Texas, United States.

  • 2005Over & Over: Passion As Process, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, Illinois, United States. Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

  • 2005USA, Hoy: Pintura y Escultura, Galería Marlborough, Madrid, Spain. (exhibition catalogue)

  • 2005Salamanca ciudad de la escultura, City of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain.

  • 2005Frequency, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2004Los Monocromos, de Malevich al presente, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain.

  • 2004Unveiling the Image: Multicultural Woman Artists, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, New Jersey, United States.

  • 2004Creating Their Own Image, Aronson Galleries, Parsons School of Design, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2003New Loan Exhibition, Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York, United States.

  • 2003Larger Than Life: Women Artists Making It Big, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 2002Memory and Metaphor, Walsh Library Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey, United States.

  • 2001Compelled, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, New Jersey, United States.

  • 2001Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2001Red, Black, and Green, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2001Material and Matter, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2001Driving Women, Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, New York, United States.

  • 2001Fair, UFA Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2001Group Exhibition, Navy Pier, N'Namdi Art Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, United States.

  • 2000The End, Exit Art/The First World, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2000Greater New York, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York, United States.

  • 2000The Likeness of Being: Contemporary Self-Portraits by 60 Women, DC Moore Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2000Group Exhibition, N'Namdi Art Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, United States.

  • 1999Reuse/Renew, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 1999Artistry of Space: The NASA Art Program, Artrain, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States.

  • 1999The Times of Our Lives, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1999Passages: Contemporary Art in Transition, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, New York, United States. The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois

  • 1999Material Perception, Nations Bank Plaza Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States.

  • 1998Beauty and the Beast, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1998Rubber, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1998Entitled: Black Women Artists, Skylight Gallery, Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Center for Art and Culture, Brooklyn, New York, United States.

  • 1998Beyond the Monument, Public Art Fund, Metro Tech Commons, Brooklyn, New York, United States.

  • 1998Group Exhibition, Abington Art Center Sculpture Garden, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 1998Constructions in Multiple Hues: Sculptures by Women of Color, Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 1998Alternative Measures, Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, New York, United States.

  • 1998Urban Expressions, Skylight Gallery, Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Center for Art and Culture, Brooklyn, New York, United States.

  • 1998Postcards From Black America: Contemporary African American Art, Deyerd Centre for Contemporary Art, Breda, and the Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands.

  • 1998Reaching for the Stars Through Art: Selected Works by American Artists from the NASA Art Program, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., United States.

  • 1998Art After Dark, Cedarhurst Sculpture Park, Mount Vernon, Illinois, United States.

  • 1997Opposite Disciplines, Gallery X, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1997International ’97, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York, United States.

  • 1997Group Exhibition, Abington Art Center Sculpture Garden, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, United States.

  • 1997Luke Gray, Archibald Arts, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1997Unresolved… Drawings and Paintings According(ly) to Chakaia Booker, Keith Duncan, Luke Gray, Archibald Arts, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1997New York Exhibition, Gallery Guute, Hiroshima, Japan.

  • 1997Group Exhibition, Art Spot Gallery Marya, Osaka, Japan.

  • 1997Sooi (Difference/Originality), Xa104 Roadside Museum, Hiroshima, Japan.

  • 1997Salon Renaissance, A1 The Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1996IV, The White House, Washington, D.C., United States.

  • 1996Twentieth Century American Sculpture at the White House: Northeast Region—Exhibition IV, The White House, Washington, D.C., United States.

  • 1996Inside Out, Longwood Art Center, Bronx, New York, United States.

  • 1996Acts of Obsession, Carla Stellweg Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1996To Carry Me Home, Artist-in-Residence Exhibition from the Studio, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1996Hanging Sculpture Garden, Newport Center Mall, Jersey City, New Jersey, United States.

  • 1996Heat Up, The Fukuyama Museum, Hiroshima, Japan.

  • 1995Group Show, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States.

  • 1995Natural and Human Work, Korean Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1995Three African American Women, A.F.T.U./Bill Hodges Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1995ME, Dru Arstark Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1995Group Exhibition, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States.

  • 1995The Art of Justice, Part I, Krasdale Gallery, White Plains, New York, United States.

  • 1995Recycling with Imagination: ART FORUM DETRITUS II, Massman Gallery of Rockhurst University, Kansas City, Missouri, United States.

  • 1995The Listening Sky: An Inaugural Exhibition of The Studio Museum Sculpture Garden, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1995Notation on Africanism, Archibald Arts, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1995Way Cool, Exit Art/The First World, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1994Altering the Figure, Middlesex County College, Edison, New Jersey, United States.

  • 1994Newcomers Exhibition, Countee Cullen Library, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1994International ’93–’94, Part II, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York, United States.

  • 1993There It Is There It Is There It Is, 450 Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1988360 Degrees Centered: Paintings and Textiles by Howardena Pindell, Faith Ringgold, and Chakaia Booker, Tompkins Square Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 1984Hoard Not Your Soulful Creations, Tompkins Square Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

Public Collections

  • Wabash Valley Outdoor Sculpture Collection and Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, United States

  • The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, New York, United States

  • Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York, United States

  • The Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, United States

  • Donald W. Reynolds Library & Technology Center at Philander Smith College, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

  • Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York, United States

  • The New School for Social Research, New York, New York, United States

  • New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

  • Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey, United States

  • Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, New York, United States

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D.C., United States

  • Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, United States

  • Laumeier Sculpture Park and Museum, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

  • Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

  • Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, Michigan, United States

  • Brooklyn College Library, The City University of New York, Brooklyn, New York, United States

  • Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, New York, United States

  • Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama, United States

  • Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, United States

Public Commissions

  • 1994Commission, Sculpture, NASA Art Program, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., United States

Lectures

  • 2011Material Matters: A Conversation with Chakaia Booker and René Paul Barilleaux, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, United States

  • 2010Slide Talk, Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, New Jersey, United States

  • 2010Change Your Life, Make Your Mark: MFA in Studio Art, Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

  • 2009Lecturer, Music Recital Hall, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, United States

  • 2009Provacative Visions: Race and Identity, Selections from the Permanent Collection, The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, United States

  • 2009When Does the Fun Begin: Overview, Spooner Hall, Kansas University, Lawrence, Kansas, United States

  • 2008Lecturer, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota, United States

  • 2008Guest Lecture Series, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States

  • 2008Chakaia Booker - Guest Lecturer, Brooks Museum of Art, The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, United States

  • 2007Lecturer, University of Missouri - St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

  • 2007Lecturer, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

  • 2007Artist Lecture for Whole Fragment, University of Nevada: Reno, Reno, Nevada, United States

  • 2007Lecturer, Towson University, Towson, Maryland, United States

  • 2007Artists Using Discards: Media & Message, Solid Waste and Recycling Conference, The Sagamore, Bolton Landing, New York, United States

  • 2007Lecturer, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, Texas, United States

  • 2006Visiting Speaker, Montclair High School, Montclair, New Jersey, United States

  • 2006Lecturer, MICA/MFAST Program, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

  • 2006Visiting Artist and Guest Lecturer, Rutgers Preparatory School, Somerset, New Jersey, United States

  • 2006Visual Voices - Professional Lecture Series, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, United States

  • 2006Sculpture and the Speakers Program, Towson University, Towson, Maryland, United States

  • 2006Lecturer, Rutgers University, Brodsky Center, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States

  • 2006Lecturer, The Putney School, Putney, Vermont, United States

  • 2006Visual Studies Speakers Series, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, United States

  • 2006Guest Speaker, Annual Museum Tea, Newark Museum Volunteer Organization, Newark, New Jersey, United States

  • 2006Visiting Artist and Lecturer - Ellen Johnson, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, United States

  • 2006Keynote Speaker, Crossroads Cincinnati 2006 Conference, International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, New Jersey, United States

  • 2006Forefront: Chakaia Booker, Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Hollins University, Roanoke, Virginia

  • 2006Forefront: Chakaia Booker, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., United States

  • 2006Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York, United States

  • 2006Lecture, New York and the Visual Arts, Pace University, New York, New York, United States

  • 2005Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky, United States

  • 2005Lecture, University of Colorado at Denver and the Denver Art Museum Alliance for Contemporary Art, Denver, Colorado, United States

  • 2005Over & Over: Passion as Process, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York, United States

  • 2005Visiting Artist Program, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

  • 20052004-2005 Visiting Artist Series Chakaia Booker, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States

  • 2005Lecturer, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, New Jersey, United States

  • 2005Sculpture Club Visiting Artist Lecture Series, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

  • 2005Visual Voices - Professional Lecture Series, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, United States

  • 2005Lecturer, National Association of Women Artists, New York, New York, United States

  • 2005African American Lecturers, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, United States

  • 2004Art Club of Kutztown University Lecture, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, Kutztown, Pennsylvania, United States

  • 2004Visiting Artist/Lecturer Series, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

  • 2004Visiting Artist/Lecturer, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan, United States

  • 2004Speaker, Center for Creative Arts, Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States

  • 2004Friends of American Art, The Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey, United States

  • 2004Visiting Artist/Lecturer, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States

  • 2004Career Day Guest, Patrick Francis Healy Middle School, East Orange, New Jersey, United States

  • 2004Teacher's Symposium, New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts, Summit, New Jersey, United States

  • 2004Guest Lecturer, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, United States

  • 2004Guest Speaker, Ramapo College, Mahwah, New Jersey, United States

  • 2004Visiting Artist/Lecturer, University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States

  • 2004Visiting Artist/Lecturer, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States

  • 2004Visiting Arist Guest Lecturer, Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

  • 2004Visiting Artist, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey, United States

  • 2004Visiting Artist Guest Lecturer - Chakaia Booker, Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

  • 2004Jersey Ride: Dialogue – Chakaia Booker, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

  • 2004Visiting Artist Program, Seattle Art Museum and the University of Washington Art School Public Art Program, Seattle, Washington, United States

  • 2004Visiting Artist Program, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States

  • 2004Women Society's Visiting Artist, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

  • 2004Lecturer, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

  • 2004Lecturer, Sculpture and Public Art Program, University of Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, United States

  • 2004Guest Lecturer, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States

  • 2004Lecturer, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

  • 2004Chakaia Booker, School of Art Exhibitions and Visiting Artists Programs, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

  • 2004Lecturer with the Visiting Artist Program, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States

  • 2004Intersections 2003 - 2004, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Manoa, Hawaii, United States

  • 2004Lecturer, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States

  • 2003Guest Lecturer, The City College of New York, New York, New York, United States

  • 2003Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York, United States

  • 2003Lecturer, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, United States

  • 2003Visiting Artist/Lecturer, Paul Robeson Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey, United States

  • 2003Visiting Artist, University of Wisconsin- La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States

  • 2003Sculpture in America – Provost’s Lecture Series, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, United States

  • 2003Chakaia Booker: An Overview, San Jose State University, San Jose, California, United States

  • 2003Guest Speaker, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

  • 2003Lecturer, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California, United States

  • 2002Visiting Artist, Jamaica Art Center for Arts & Learning Inc., Jamaica, New York, United States

  • 2002Lecturer, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, United States

  • 2002Lecture/Panel Discussion, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey, United States

  • 2002Guest Speaker, Ramapo College, Mahwah, New Jersey, United States

  • 2001Guest Speaker, Luxun Academy of Fine Arts, Shen Yang, Peoples Republic of China

  • 1999Guest Lecturer, Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio, United States

  • 1999Industrial Subliminal-I-zation, Laumeier Sculpture Park and Museum, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

  • 1998The Arts Dialogue, Kean University, Union, New Jersey, United States

  • 1997Writing Through the Arts, Greenburgh Central School, Hartsdale, New York, United States

  • 1997Revelations, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, New York, United States

  • 1996Artist Lecture and Residency, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, New York, United States

  • 1995Transformation: A Dialogue on Installations, Mixed Media and Found Objects, New School for Social Research, New York, New York, United States

Catalogues and Monographs

  • 2012Gallery. Print Me. New York: David Krut Projects.

  • 2011Wilkinson, Michelle. Material Girls: Contemporary Black Women Artists. Baltimore: Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture.

  • 2010Capasso, Nicholas J. and Lexi Lee Sullivan. Chakaia Booker: In and Out. Lincoln: DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum.

  • 2010Gwinn, Elizabeth, Lauren Haynes, and Mequitta Ahuja. Re:collection: Selected Works from the Studio Museum in Harlem. New York: The Studio Museum in Harlem.

  • 2010Fremont, Casey and Karline Moeller. Look Again. New York: Marlborough Chelsea.

  • 2010Museum of Arts and Design. The Global Africa Project. New York: Prestel Publishing.

  • 2009Bell, Anonda. Decadence and Decay: The Mansion Project. Newark, NJ: aul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark Campus.

  • 2009Gallery. Chakaia Booker: Recent Work. New York: Marlborough Chelsea.

  • 2009Gallery. Works On Paper. New York: Marlborough Gallery.

  • 2008Bremer, D. Neil. Inside Out: Chakaia Booker, Bob Emser. Elmhurst, IL: Elmhurst Art Museum.

  • 2008Cook, Christopher and Valerie Cassel Oliver. RubberMade: Sculpture by Chakaia Booker. Kansas City, Mo.: Kemper Museum.

  • 2005Gallery. Chakaia Booker. Escultura. Madrid: Galería Marlborough.

  • 2005Museum. Collection Remixed. Bronx: Bronx Museum of the Arts.

  • 2005Binstock, Jonathan P. and Stacey Schmidt. The 48th Corcoran Biennial: Closer to Home. Washington, DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art.

  • 2005Gallery. USA, hoy, pintura y escultura. Madrid: Galería Marlborough.

  • 2005Adkins, Terry, Valerie Cassel Oliver, and Franklin Sirmans. Double Consciousness: Black Conceptual Art Since 1970. Houston: Contemporary Arts Museum.

  • 2004Museum. Chakaia Booker: Jersey Ride. Jersey City, NJ: Jersey City Museum.

  • 2004Collens, David and H. Peter Stern. Chakaia Booker. Mountainville, NY: Storm King Art Center.

  • 2003Gallery. Chakaia Booker: No More Milk and Cookies. New York: Marlborough Chelsea.

  • 2001Gallery. Chakaia Booker: New Sculptures. New York: Marlborough Chelsea.

  • 2001Gallery. Fair: Former Artists in Residence of The Studio Museum in Harlem. New York: UFA Gallery.

  • 2001Ulmer, Sean M.. Uncommon Threads: Contemporary Artists and Clothing. Ithaca, NY: Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University.

  • 2000Museum. Greater New York. Queens: P.S.1..

  • 2000Scott, Deirdre A., and Frank Stewart. Passages: Contemporary Art in Transition. New York: The Studio Museum in Harlem.

  • 1996Museum. From the Studio: Artists-in-Residence, 1995-1996. New York: The Studio Museum in Harlem.

  • 1995Museum. The Listening Sky: An Inaugural Exhibition of The Studio Museum in Harlem Sculpture Garden. New York: The Studio Museum in Harlem.

Books and Articles by the Artist

  • 2007Booker, Chakaia. “Chakaia Booker on Louise Nevelson.” In The Sculpture of Louise Nevelson. New Haven: Yale University Press with the Jewish Museum, New York, New York. pp. 163-165

Performances in Film

  • 1989Rude Awakening, David Greenwalt, in collaboration with Aaron Russo, music by Jonathan Elias, edited by Paul Fried, film by David Greenwalt appeared as film extra

Theatrical Designs

  • 0Set design for Mass Appeal (a play by x), x, x, x

  • 0Set design for Division Street (a play by x), x, x, x

  • 0Set design for Extenuating Circumstances (a play by x), x, x, x

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