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Solo Exhibitions 


2020     Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2019     Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI
2018     Cosmic Images 2000, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
2016     Now & Then, N'namdi Contemporary Art Center, Detroit, MI
2012     Urbane Construction,Wayne County Community College,Detroit Mi
2005     Rhythms: Micro to Macro, G.R. N'namdi Gallery, New York, NY
2004     Parallel, Heritage Museum, Detroit, MI
2002     Nu Kind of Science, G. R. N'namdi Gallery, Detroit, MI & Chicago, IL
2001     G.R. N'namdi Gallery, Birmingham, MI
1999     J. Rainey Gallery, Detroit, MI
            G.R. N’Namdi Gallery, Chicago, IL
1994     Concordia College, Ann Arbor, MI
            Retrospective Show, 1964-1994, Eastern Michigan University, Flint, MI
1992     June Kelly Gallery, New York, NY
1991     City Arts Gallery, Detroit, MI 
            Mott Community College, Flint, MI
1985     Pewabic Pottery, (Ceramic Paintings) Detroit, MI
1984     Sheldon Ross Gallery, Birmingham, MI
1983     Jazzonia Gallery, Detroit, MI
1981     Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
1979     Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI
1977     Cass Technical High School Most Distinguished Graduate,
                 Renaissance Center Detroit, MI
1976     Gallery Seven, Detroit, MI


Latest Group Exhibitions 

2019     Detroit Collects,  Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
            Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI
            Working Paper, Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI
            Call & Response, Stamps Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
            Landlord Colors, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
            Skoto Gallery, New York, NY
2018     Rhythm, Repetition, and Vocab, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
            For the Culture, August Wilson Center, Pittsburgh, PA
            McArthur Binion Curates in Detroit, Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI
2017    Consider Detroit, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
            Art of the Rebellion, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
            Say It Loud, Charles H. Wright Museum, Detroit, MI
2012     Menage Detroit, G.R. N'namdi Gallery, Detroit, MI
            Looking Ahead, Ohr-Okeefe Museum of Art, Biloxi, MS
2011     Eyes-A-Wide, Compuware World Headquarters, Detroit, MI
            Looking Ahead, Las Cruces Art Museum, Las Cruces, NM
2009     I Have a Dream - Tengo un sueño,
                 Charles H. Wright Museum, Detroit, MI
                 Rosa Parks Museum, Montgomery AL
                 Matt Lamb Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
                 Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, Atlanta, GA
            Michigan Masters Invitational, Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI
2008     In Context, the Language of Abstraction Continues,
                 Abrons Arts Center, Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY
            Reflections of the Spirit, University of Michigan Dearborn, Dearborn, MI
            Detroit: Works on Paper, Brandywine Workshop, Philadelphia, PA
            4 Kamitic Visonariez, Kwame Nkruma University of Science:College of Art &
                 Technology, Kumasa, Ghana
            Considering Detroit, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit Michigan
2007     25th Anniversary Exhibit, G.R.N`Namdi Gallery, New York,NY
2004     Forms of Abstraction, G.R. N'namdi Gallery, New York, NY
2003     Works from the Collection of George N'namdi, Diggs Gallery,
                 Winston Salem State University, Winston Salem, NC
2003     Then and Now, A Selection of 19th and 20th Century Art by
                 African-American Artists
, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
2001     Eighty Years of African American Art - A Survey, Dayton Cultural Center,
                 Dayton Ohio
            Take 5 Group Exhibition, G.R. N'namdi Gallery, Chicago, IL
            A Cultural Heritage: Selected Works of African-American Art from
                 the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts
2000     Mural Reunion Exhibit, Martin Luther King Community Center, Detroit, MI
 

Collections

St. Louis Museum of Art, St. Louis, MO
Koichiro Iwaski, Kagoshima Japan
Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
Mott-Warsh, Flint, MI
Detroit Receiving Hospital, Detroit, MI
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY
James Lewis Museum, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD
Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
The T.L.C. Beatrice Food International, New York, NY
Barfield Companies. Livonia, MI
Toyota City Hall, Toyota, Japan
Martin Luther King Center, Detroit, MI
Your Heritage House, Detroit, MI
Northern High School, Detroit, MI
Detroit Council of the Arts, Detroit, MI
Kohler Corporation, Kohler, WI
Hooven-Dayton Corporation, Dayton, OH
Washington State University, Seattle, WA

 Commissions

2015     ART and SCIENCE, Taubman Institute, University of Michigan
2012     Visions of Our 44th President, Museum of African American History, Detroit, MI
2004     Delray a New Horizon, Delray United Action Council, Detroit, MI
2003     “Can It” Pretty City Project, Malcolm Pirnie, Inc., University Cultural Center
                 Association & G.R. N’Namdi Gallery, Detroit, MI
2001     Spirit in the Door, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan, Detroit, MI
1987     University Cultural Center, Detroit Festival of the Arts, Detroit, MI
            Voyage, Detroit People Mover, Art in the Stations,
                 Michigan-Cass Station, Detroit, MI
            Ceramic Paintings, Turner Construction Company, Detroit, MI
1983     Mural, Northern High School, Detroit, MI    
1981     Mural, Martin Luther King Center, Holtzman & Silverman, Detroit, MI
1979     Roadshow: Billboard Art, First Federal Savings and Loan, Detroit, MI
1975     Lions International, Toyota City Hall, Toyota, Japan
1973     General Hospital, Detroit, MI
 

 Artist in Residence

2003     Visual Exchange & Dialog: Mexico City, Mexico
2002     Cultural Exchange & Dialog, Havana, Cuba
            Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
1974     Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI"
1973     Saginaw Valley College, Saginaw, MI
1971     Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
2001     Northern High School, Detroit, MI
            City of Detroit 300th Anniversary Mural Workshop
1986     Artist in Industry, Kohler Corporation, Kohler, WI
1984     Northern High School, Detroit, MI
1982     Oakland Community College, Auburn Hills, MI
1975     Your Heritage House, Detroit, MI
            Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
1974     Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI
1973     Saginaw Valley College, Saginaw, MI
1971     Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI

Awards/Honors/Grants

2008     Lifetime Achievement Award, FESTAC (Festival of African Art and Culture),
                 Detroit City Council
            45th Bal African Honorary, Detroit Institute of Arts
            Alain Locke Award, Friends of African & African-American Art
1985     Michigan Council for the Arts Grant
1978     Cass Technical High School, Distinguished Graduate
1976     Links International - Detroit Art Award
1970     Russell Woods Annual
1968     Detroit Institute of Arts