DÁREECE JORDAN WALKER    |   DareeceJWalker@gmail.com

B. 1989, Manhattan, KS

Currently living and working in New York.

 

EDUCATION

2016 The School of Visual Arts, MFA

2013 University of Colorado Colorado Springs, BFA

 

AWARDS

2016 Paula Rhodes Memorial Award, School of Visual Arts

2013 African American Voice "Colorado Talented Ten" Award for leadership

2012 RAW Colorado Springs Visual Artist of the Year

2012 UCCS Campus Auxiliary Lease Award

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 Long Gallery, Black Is The Giant, Harlem, NY

2014 S.P.Q.R., Rips & Stains of Fabric & Time, Colorado Springs, CO

2013 The Business of Art Center, Black Testament, Manitou Springs, CO

2012 Heller Center for Arts & Humanities, Torn Existence, Colorado Springs, CO

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

Abrazo Interno Gallery, The Identified Self. New York, NY. (forthcoming)

Galerie Protégé, The Protégés. New York, NY. 

Visual Aids at Gallery 524, Postcards From the Edge. New York, NY. 

City Lore Gallery, Resist. New York, NY.

Hebrew Tabernacle Armin and Estelle Gold Wing Art Gallery, For We Were Strangers. New York, NY.

2017

Prizm Art Fair, Universal BelongingMiami, FL. 

Rush Arts Philadelphia, We Are Stronger Together. Philadelphia, PA.

Space Heater Gallery, ATM-Cigarettes-Flowers-Lotter / God Bless Deli 2. Brooklyn, NY.

Galerie Protégé, All in a Day's Work.  New York, NY.

Casa de las Americas, Movimientos en Interseccion: Rastros de protesta en #BlackLivesMatter, #NoDAPL, y lxs DREAMers. Havana, Cuba.

Platform Art Fair, 60 Americans 2. Brooklyn, NY.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Force / ResistanceColorado Springs, CO.

10th Annual Governors Island Art Fair, Portal. Governors Island, NY. 

2016

Gateway Projects, Liberty & (In)Justice For All ? Newark, NJ.

Makeshift Museum, 60 Americans. Los Angeles, CA.

Untitled Space, Benefit for UNCF. New York, NY.

The Hole, Popular Culture Is Where the Pedegogy Is. New York, NY.

New American Paintings (Juried Exhibitions-In-Print), MFA Annual #123.

630 Flushing avenue, re:re:re: Brooklyn, NY.

Sikkema Jenkins, Visual AIDS Postcards from the Edge. New York, NY.

School of Visual Arts, SVA MFA Open Studios. New York, NY.

2015

Smack Mellon, RESPOND. Brooklyn, NY.

SVA Gramercy Gallery, Almost Home. New York, NY.

School of Visual Arts, SVA MFA Open Studios. New York, NY.

Luhring Augustine, Visual AIDS Postcards from the Edge. New York ,NY.

Sideshow Gallery, Sides show Nation III. Brooklyn, NY.

2014

School of Visual Arts, SVA MFA Open Studios. New York, NY.

GOCA 1420, Protest. University of Colorado Colorado Springs, CO.

Zodiac Venue, Carpe Delerium. Colorado Springs, CO.

GOCA 121, BRiLLiANT live auction. Colorado Springs, CO.

2013

See | Exhibition Space, The Story of the Creative. New York City, NY.

Theatre ‘d Art, TdA FUNdRAISING GALA. Colorado Springs, CO.

Cottonwood Center for Art, Wily and Wonderful Things. Colorado Springs, CO.

Stargazers Theatre, Hear Here Final Slam. Colorado Springs, CO.

2012

Manitou Springs City Hall, Binge and Merge. Manitou Springs, CO.

The Business of Art Center, The Body Politic. Manitou Springs, CO.

GOCA 1420, Pulse. University of Colorado Colorado Springs, CO.

RAW: natural born artists, Radiate. Colorado Springs, CO.

The Business of Art Center, Mixed Metaphors. Manitou Springs, CO.

Heller Center for Arts & Humanities, Reboot. Colorado Springs, CO.

2011

The Business of Art Center, 1000 words: Contemporary Art as a Narrative. Manitou Springs, CO.

Heller Center for Arts Humanities, FRISTY. Colorado Springs, CO.

Heller Center for Arts & Humanities, Drawing A Blank: Collaborative Expressions. Colorado Springs, CO.

        

ARTIST TALKS

2016

Black is The Giant, Long Gallery. Harlem, NY.

Career Day, Erasmus Hall High School. Brooklyn, NY.

Protest, Fighting History panel discussion, NYC Creative Salon. Brooklyn, NY.

2014

Protest, GOCA 1420. University of Colorado Colorado Springs, CO.

2010

Colorado Springs Undergraduate Research Forum (CSURF), Colorado College. Colorado Springs, CO.

 

COLLECTIONS

21C Hotels and Museums, Louisville, KY.

University of Colorado Colorado Springs, CO.

NAACP Colorado Springs Chapter, CO.

 

SELECTED PRESS

The New York Times, An Art Fair for the 99 Percent. Aug. 30th 2017. Daniel McDermon.

Hyperallergic, Art Amid Governors Island's Architectural Decay. Sep. 25 2017. Allison Meier. 

TheKnow - The Denver Post, Not Everyone's Going to Like Dareece Walker's in-your-face Drawings. Mar 23rd 2017. Ray Mark Rinaldi. 

Harlem World Magazine, Salter Scene: Long Gallery in Harlem. Sep 29th, 2016. Udo Salters.

Huffington Post, Black is the Giant @ The Long Gallery in Harlem. Aug. 26th, 2016. Isa Freeling.

VICE - The Creators Project, Cardboard Paintings Take an Unflinching Look At Police Brutality. Aug 24th, 2016. Antwaun Sargent.

The Washington Post, The Most Powerful Art From the #BlackLivesMatter Movement. July 13th, 2016. Victoria A. Fogg.

Yes Magazine, From Trayvon Martin to Jordan Davis: Can Art Provide Justice When Courts Fail? Feb. 21st 2014. Carla Murphy. 

New American Paintings, Race & Art Matters: Three Artists' Reactions to the Death of Trayvon Martin. July 24th 2013. Ellen C. Caldwell.

BuzzFeed, 25 Works of Art Paying Tribute to Trayvon Martin. July 13 2013. Heben Nigatu.

The Gazette, Creating Powerful Art With Help of History. Apr. 26th 2013. Jennifer Mulson.