Rico Gatson in a black dress shirt standing in front of a colorfully patterned artwork
Fine artist
MFA Fine Arts


BA, Bethel College; MFA, Yale University

Represented by

Ronald Feldman Fine Arts

One-person exhibitions include

Ronald Feldman Fine Arts; Exit Art; Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles; Wright Museum of Art, Beloit College, WI; Barbara Walters Art Gallery at Sarah Lawrence College, NY; Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville

Group exhibitions include

Studio Museum in Harlem: Brooklyn Museum; Jewish Museum, New York; Momenta Art; Whitney Museum at Altria; Reina Sofia, Madrid; PS1 Contemporary Art Center; New Museum of Contemporary Art; Dinter Fine Art; List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; Exit Art; Santa Monica Museum of Art, CA

Collections include

Bethel College, Denver Art Museum, Norton Family Foundation, Studio Museum in Harlem, Yale University Art Gallery

Publications include

The New York Times, Art in America, Sculpture, Artforum, L Magazine, artnet, The New Yorker, ArtSlant, Brooklyn Rail, Nashville Arts, Time Out New York, The Village Voice, Flash Art, New York magazine, New York Observer

Awards and honors include

Biennial Award for Visual Artists, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation; Prized Pieces Video Award, National Black Programming Consortium; Award for Excellence in Sculpture, Yale University; Graduate Fellowship, Pew Charitable Trusts