LaKela Brown

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LaKela Brown, Composition with Rope Chains with Gold, 2020, Plastic and acrylic, 29 x 22 x 2.5 in,
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LaKela Brown, Still Life and Doorknocker Earrings with Gold 2, 2020, Plastic and acrylic, 45 x 33 x 4in,
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LaKela Brown, Sunken Relief Still Life with Gold, 2020, Plastic and acrylic, 29 x 22 x 2.5 in,
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LaKela Brown, Still Life and Doorknocker Earrings with Gold 3, 2020, Plastic and acrylic, 45 x 33 x 4in,
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LaKela Brown, Doorknocker, Grill, and Chicken Head Large Composition, 2020, Plastic and acrylic, 20 x 16 x 2 in.
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LaKela Brown, Large Door Knocker Composition with Space and Gold, 2020, Plaster and acrylic, 48 x 33 x 3 in.
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LaKela Brown, Doorknocker, Grill, and Chickenhead Arrangement, 2018, Plaster, 20 x 16 x 1 in.
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LaKela Brown, Triangle Bamboo Earrings and Chicken Heads, 2018, Plaster, 20 x 16 x 1 in.
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LaKela Brown, Doorknocker, Grill, and Chicken Head Large Composition, 2018, Plaster, 60 x 48 x 1 in.
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LaKela Brown, Doorknocker, Grill, and Chicken Head Large Composition, detail, 2018, Plaster, 60 x 48 x 1 in.
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LaKela Brown, Heart, Round, and Triangle Bamboo Earring Composition Sunken Relief, 2018, Plaster, 20 x 16 x 1 in.
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LaKela Brown, Free Hearts, 2018, Plaster, 20 x 16 x 1 in.
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Independent Art Fair New York 2020 Install, photography by Adam Reich
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Independent Art Fair New York 2020 Install, photography by Adam Reich
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Independent Art Fair New York 2020 Install, photography by Adam Reich
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Material Relief, Reyes Projects, photography by Clare Gatto
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Material Relief, Reyes Projects, photography by Clare Gatto
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Material Relief, Reyes Projects, photography by Clare Gatto
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LaKela Brown and Nikita Gale Install image of NADA Miami 2018 Booth
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LaKela Brown and Nikita Gale Install image of NADA Miami 2018 Booth
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LaKela Brown and Nikita Gale Install image of NADA Miami 2018 Booth

LaKela Brown is from Detroit, Michigan, where she attended Detroit Public Schools and graduated from the College for Creative Studies in 2005. She is the recipient of an OxBow School of Art, MI fellowship and participated in the Mano y Mente residency in Tula Rose, NM. Brown has participated in solo and group exhibitions globally, including Reyes | Finn, Detroit; 56 Henry, NY; Swiss Institute (SI), NY; WE BUY GOLD, NY; Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA), NY; and Lars Friedrich Gallery, Berlin. Brown is a professor at RISD: Rhode Island School of Design. She has also held teaching positions at New York University and The Cooper Union. Brown’s work resides in the permanent collection of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Recently seen in: Apogee Journal Issue 15

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Recent Exhibitions: 

IMPRESSED

NADA Miami 2020

Independent New York 2020

Independent New York 2019

NADA Miami 2018

Material Relief

 

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EDUCATION

2005

BFA, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021

IMPRESSED, Reyes | Finn, Detroit, MI 

2019

LaKela Brown at Rockefeller Center, Rockefeller Center, New York, NY

2019

Surface Possessions, 56 Henry, New York, NY

2018

Material Relief, Reyes Projects, Metro Detroit, MI

LaKela Brown, Lars Friedrich Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2016

Bamboo Earrings, At Least Two Pair: An exhibition by LaKela Brown, CAVE, Detroit, MI

2015

Yellow 5, Red 40, Blue 1, Solar Gold, Jackie Klempay, New York, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020

NADA Miami, Reyes | Finn, Detroit, MI

ID: Formation of the self, Shirley Fiterman Center at BMCC, New York, NY

A group of more or less than 10, Winter Street Gallery, Edgartown, MA

Art Mile Detroit, Reyes | Finn, Detroit, MI

Independent New York, Reyes | Finn, New York, NY

Metallica, Foxy Production, New York, NY

2019

Styles of Resistance: From the Corner to the Catwalk, MOCADA, Brooklyn, NY

2018

Classic Beauty, Providence College, Providence, RI

Dressed, The Paul Robeson Gallery, Newark, NJ

Swiss Institute Architecture and Design Series: 3rd Edition, READYMADES BELONG TO EVERYONE, Curated by Fredi Fischli and Niels Olsen, Swiss Institute (SI), New York, NY

Mane 'n Tail, curated by Katherine Simóne Reynolds, The Luminary, St. Louis, MO

2017

THREE., On Visibility and Camouflage, works from Black Women Artists for

Black Lives Matter, curated by Daniella Rose King, We Buy Gold, Brooklyn, NY

LaKela Brown and Liona R. Nyariri: Fool's Gold, AC Institute, New York, NY

Laurel, curated by Tatiana Kronberg, BUNK CLUB, Greenpoint, NY

Tell The Truth About Me, Prince George’s African American Museum & Cultural Center, North Brentwood, MD

2016

Island States, Tops Gallery, curated by Corinne Jones, Memphis, TN

2014

U:L:O: Part II | O:, Curated by CAVE, Paper for the Sky, Interstate Projects, Brooklyn, NY

AN INVENTORY OF LUCIFER’S GROTTO, Curated by Jackie Klempay & FHFHFHFHFHFHFH, Jackie Kemplay, New York, NY