New Orleans, b.1979

Rashaad Newsome

Rashaad Newsome is a multidisciplinary artist whose work blends several practices including collage, sculpture, film, music, computer programming, and performance, to form an altogether new field. He pulls intuitively from the world of advertising, the Internet, Black and Queer culture to produce counter-hegemonic works that use the diasporic traditions of improvisation and college, to craft compositions that walk the tightrope between intersectionality, social practice, and abstraction.

Newsome lives and works in New York City. He was born in 1979 in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he received a BFA in Art History at Tulane University in 2001. In 2004, he received a certificate of study in Digital Post Production from Film/Video Arts Inc. (NYC). In 2005 he studied MAX/MSP Programming at Harvestworks Digital Media Art Center (NYC). He has exhibited and...

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Biography

Rashaad Newsome is a multidisciplinary artist whose work blends several practices including collage, sculpture, film, music, computer programming, and performance, to form an altogether new field. He pulls intuitively from the world of advertising, the Internet, Black and Queer culture to produce counter-hegemonic works that use the diasporic traditions of improvisation and college, to craft compositions that walk the tightrope between intersectionality, social practice, and abstraction.

Newsome lives and works in New York City. He was born in 1979 in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he received a BFA in Art History at Tulane University in 2001. In 2004, he received a certificate of study in Digital Post Production from Film/Video Arts Inc. (NYC). In 2005 he studied MAX/MSP Programming at Harvestworks Digital Media Art Center (NYC). He has exhibited and performed in galleries, museums, institutions, and festivals throughout the world including: The Studio Museum in Harlem (NYC), The National Museum of African American History and Culture (DC), The Whitney Museum (NYC), Brooklyn Museum (NYC), MoMAPS1 (NYC), SFMOMA (CA), New Orleans Museum of Art (LA), Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris), The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture (Moscow), and MUSA (Vienna). Newsome’s work is in numerous public collections including the Studio Museum in Harlem, Whitney Museum of American Art (NYC), The Brooklyn Museum of Art (NYC), The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, McNay Art Museum (TX), The Chazen Museum of Art (WI), National Museum of African American History and Culture (DC) and The New Britain Museum of American Art (CT). In 2010 he participated in the Whitney Biennial (NYC), and in 2011 Greater New York at MoMAPS1 (NYC).

His many honors and awards for his work include a 2019 MAP Fund grant, a 2019 LACMA Art + Technology Lab Grant, a 2019 BAVC MediaMaker Fellowship, a 2018 William Penn Foundation Grant, the 2018/2019 Live Feed Creative Residency at New York Live Arts, a 2017/2018 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, a 2017 Rush Arts Gold Rush Award, the 2016 Artist-in-Residence at the Tamarind Institute, NM, the 2014 Headlands Center for the Arts Visiting Artist Residency, a 2011 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award, a 2010 Urban Artist Initiative Individual Artist Grant, and a 2009 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Visual Arts Grant.

Artworks

15

The Art of Immortality 4, 2019

Related Categories

21st Century Art / American Art / Art of the 2010s / Artificial Intelligence / Blurring Boundaries / Cartoonish/Fictitious Characters / Collage / Collage on Paper / Contemporary American Art / Contemporary Social Phenomenon / Figurative Sculpture / Film/Video Art / Gender Issues / High Technology / Human Nature/Existence / Intuition / Multidisciplinary Approach / Performance / Queer Culture / Sculpture / Searching for Identity

Curriculum Vitae

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Rashaad Newsome: To Be Real, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

  • 2017

    Reclaiming Our Time, Debuck Gallery, New York, New York, United States

  • ICON, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Group Exhibitions

  • 2018

    BLACK BLOODED, New Gallery of Modern Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

  • 2017

    Elements of Vogue, Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid, Spain

  • Public Movement, Moderna Museet Malmö, Malmö, Sweden

Performance

  • 2019

    FIVE, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

  • FIVE, New York Live Arts, New York, New York, United States

  • 2018

    Shade Compositions, Pittsburg, Pennyslvania, United States

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Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Rashaad Newsome: To Be Real, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

  • 2017

    Reclaiming Our Time, Debuck Gallery, New York, New York, United States

  • ICON, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

  • FIVE, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

  • 2016

    STOP PLAYING IN MY FACE!, DeBuck Gallery, New York, New York, United States

  • THIS IS WHAT I WANT TO SEE, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, United States

  • 2015

    ICON, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa, United States

  • Order of Chivalry, Savannah College of Art and Design, Georgia, United States

  • Silence Please The Show Is About To Begin, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Canada

  • 2014

    LS.S, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States

  • FIVE, The Drawing Center, New York, NY, United States

  • 2013

    Score, Gallerie Henrik Springmann, Berlin, Germany

  • The Armory Show, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States

  • Rashaad Newsome: King of Arms, The New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisianna, United States

  • 2012

    Converge, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

  • 2011

    Shade Compositions, Galerie Stadtpark, Krems, Austria

  • Rashaad Newsome: Herald, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States

  • Rashaad Newsome/MATRIX 161, The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

  • 2010

    Rashaad Newsome: Videos and Performance 2005-2010, Syracuse University Art Galleries, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, United States

  • Honorable Ordinaries, Ramis Barquet Gallery, New York, New York, United States

  • Futuro, ar/ge Kunst Galerie Museum, Bolzano, Italy

  • 2009

    Rashaad Newsome: Standards, Ramis Barquet Gallery, New York, New York, United States

  • 2008

    Untitled (Banji Cunt), Talman + Monroe, Brooklyn, New York, United States

  • Compositions, Location1, New York, New York, United States

Group Exhibitions

  • 2018

    BLACK BLOODED, New Gallery of Modern Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

  • 2017

    Elements of Vogue, Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid, Spain

  • Public Movement, Moderna Museet Malmö, Malmö, Sweden

  • Pose, Galerie Henrik Springmann, Berlin, Germany

  • 2015

    Performance and Remnant, The Fine Arts Society, London, United Kingdom

  • Fabulous, Shirin Gallery, New York, New York, United States

  • A Curious Blindness, Columbia University, New York, NY

  • 2014

    Killer Heels, Brooklyn Museum, New York, New York, United States

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

  • BLACK EYE, New York, New York, United States

  • 2013

    The Concept of Baroque in Contemporary Art, curated by Dr. Sabine Maria Schmidt, Gallerie Henrik Springmann, Berlin, Germany

  • In God We Trust — The Religious Mosaic in America, Zacheta National Gallery of Art in Warsaw, Poland

  • GODDESS CLAP BACK: HIP HOP FEMINISM IN ART CURATED BY KATIE CERCONE, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY, United States

  • The Idyllic Synthesis: Contradictions of Vision and Reality, Curated by Yu Yeon Kim, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

  • Summer Group Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY, United States

  • Tectonic - 24 International Artists in Dubai, The Moving Museum, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • Eye on the Storm, Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, St. Myers, Florida, United States

  • 2012

    It’s Time to Dance Now, Centre national d'Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

  • Stage Presence: Theatricality in Art and Media, SFMoMA, San Francisco, CA, United States

  • Eagles, Marlborough Madrid in Collaboration with Marlborough Chelsea, Madrid, Spain

  • Sound Quality, Grey Area, New York, New York, United States

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

  • 2011

    Revel, Revel, Cave, Detroit, Michigan, United States

  • Beauty Contest, Austrian Cultural Forum New York, New York, New York, United States; Traveled to MUSA, Vienna, Austria

  • Summer Group Exhibition, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States

  • Commercial Break, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture at the 54th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

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

  • 2010

    Free, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, New York, United States

  • In the Company of..., Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States

  • Boy, oh Boy, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, Florida, United States

  • Word-Less, The Elizabeth Foundation For The Arts, New York, New York, United States

  • Greater New York, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, New York, United States

  • After Image, School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

  • Prospect 1.5, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

  • 2009

    African Americana, Brennan Courthouse, Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

  • Art Hysteria, Nicola Vassell Salon, New York, New York, United States

  • That Was Then..., Rush Arts Gallery, New York, New York, United States

  • East Coast Video, Ramis Barquet Gallery, New York, New York, United States

  • After Dark, A.D. Projects, New York, New York, United States

  • Fusebox Festival 2009, United Sates Art Authority, Austin, Texas, United Sates

  • Stage II, The Project Gallery, New York, New York, United States

  • Pulse, Taller Boricua, New York, New York, United States

  • 2008

    The B Sides, Aljira Center For Contemporary Art, Newark, New Jersey, United States

  • The Summer Show, Phillips de Pury, New York, New York, United States

  • 2007

    We Are Familia, Colette, Paris, France

  • Inspired In New York, The Sapphire Lounge, New York, New York, United States

  • New York Electronic Arts Festival, 15 Nassau St. (LMCC Swing Space Program), New York, New York, United States

  • 2006

    TINAB 2006, The Veletrzni Palace, Prague, Czech Republic

  • Kick It One Time!, Ingalls & Associates Gallery, Miami, Florida, United States

  • Beauty Shop, Soul Gallery, Miami, Florida, United States

  • Video Dumbo, DUMBO Arts Center, Brooklyn, New York, United States

  • Believe, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, New York, United States

  • Open Zone, Ocularis at Galapagos Art Space, New York, New York, United States

  • Brother To Brother, Zero Station, Portland, Maine, United States

  • The Summer Show, Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, New York, United States

  • 2005

    A TV, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, New York, United States

  • 2004

    Live Fast Die Young, DUMBA Arts Collective, Brooklyn, New York, United States

  • 2003

    Summer Salon, DUMBA Arts Collective, Brooklyn, New York, United States

  • 2000

    Babylon Lexicon, Zeitgeist Multidisciplinary Arts Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

  • New Orleans Emerging Artists, Zeitgeist Multidisciplinary Arts Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

  • No Frills, The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Performance

  • 2019

    FIVE, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

  • FIVE, New York Live Arts, New York, New York, United States

  • 2018

    Shade Compositions, Pittsburg, Pennyslvania, United States

  • FIVE, HAUS, Berlin, Germany

  • FIVE, Kampnagel, Hamburg, Germany

  • 2017

    Shade Compositions, Detroit, Michigan, United States

  • King of Arms Parade, Detroit, Michigan, United States

  • 2016

    Shade Compositions NOLA, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

  • FIVE, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, United States

  • 2015

    The Conductor, Midnight Moment, Time Square Art Alliance, New York, NY

  • 2014

    KNOT, Brooklyn, Museum, New York, NY

  • Shade Compositions, Steirischer Herbst Festival, Graz, Austria

  • FIVE, The Drawing Center, New York, New York, United States

  • 2012

    FIVE, Feast Projects, Hong Kong, China

  • Shade Compositions, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California, United States

  • 2011

    The Tournament, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States in conjunction with Performa 11

  • Hair Affair and FIVE, Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida, United States

  • Hair Affair, ArtBook/D.A.P., New York, New York, United States

  • Party in the Plaza, Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida, United States

  • FIVE, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

  • 2010

    Shade Compositions, MoMA PS1, New York, New York, United States

  • FIVE, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, United States

  • Shade Compositions, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, Russia

  • Honorable Ordinaries, Under The High Line 24th St., New York, New York, United States

  • 2009

    FIVE, Eyebeam, New York, New York, United States

  • Shade Compositions 2009, The Kitchen, New York, New York, United States

  • 2008

    Shade Compositions, Location One, New York, New York, United States

  • 2007

    Shade Compositions, DUMBO Arts Under The Bridge Festival, 111 Front Street Galleries, Brooklyn, New York, United States

  • 2006

    The 14th Bi-Annual International Electro-Acoustic Music Festival, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York, United States

  • Shade Compositions, Glassbox Gallery, Paris, France

  • Shade Compositions, K.U.E.L., Berlin, Germany

Film Screening

  • 2015

    The Conductor, Midnight Moment, Time Square Art Alliance, New York, NY, United States

  • Shade Compositions SFMOMA, Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery, Manchester, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States

  • Shade Compositions SFMOMA, Vivid Projects, Birmingham, UK

  • Untitled and Untitle (New Way), Public Studio, Toronto, Canada

  • 2014

    KNOT and FIVE (The Drawing Center), ARTPROJX, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, Florida, United States

  • 2013

    Swag the Mix-Tap Vol 1, ARTPROJX, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, Florida, United States

  • Shade Compositions SFMoMA 2012, Dirty Looks: On Location, StoneWall, New York, New York, United States

  • 2012

    Shade Compositions SFMoMA 2012, ARTPROJX, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, Florida, United States

Commissions

  • 2018

    FIVE, HAUS, Berlin, Germany

  • FIVE, Kampnagel, Hamburg, Germany

  • 2017

    King of Arms Parade, Detroit, Michigan, Untitled States

  • Shade Compositions, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan, United States

  • FIVE, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

  • 2016

    Rashaad Newsomes’ Daata Editions, Daata, London, United Kingdom

  • King Of Arms Art Ball IV, New York, New York, United States

  • 2015

    The Conductor, Midnight Moment, Time Square Art Alliance, New York, New York, United States

  • King of Arms Art Ball III, New York, New York, United states

  • 2014

    KNOT, Brooklyn Museum, New York, New York, United States

  • King of Arms Art Ball II, New York, New York, United States

  • Shade Compositions Graz, Steirischer herbst Festival, Graz, Austria

  • 2013

    King of Arms Art Ball, New York, New York, United States

  • 2012

    MTV Art Breaks, Rashaad Newsome SWAG the Mixtape Vol.2, New York, New York, United States

  • 2010

    Status Symbols #22, Collage, Atlantic Records, New York, New York, United States

  • 2009

    Shade Compositions 2009, Performance, LMCC Downtown Dinner, 7 World Trade Center, New York, New York, United States

Grants & Awards

  • 2018

    WILLIAM PENN FOUNDATION, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

  • 2017

    THE POLLOCK-KRASNER FOUNDATION, INC, New York, New York, United States

  • Artist & Editions Award, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

  • 2016

    Artist-in- Residence, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

  • 2014

    Artist-in-Residence, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, California, United States

  • 2012

    Artist-in-Residence, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

  • Visiting Artist Residency, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Washington, United States

  • 2011

    Award, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, New York, New York, United States

  • Artist in Residence, Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, Washington, United States

  • 2010

    Visual/Interdisciplinary Arts fellow, Urban Artist Initiative, New York, NY, United States

  • Artist Grant, The Urban Artist Initiative, New York, New York, United States

  • 2009

    Visual Arts Grant, Rema Hort Mann Foundation, New York, New York, United States

  • Harvestworks Van Lier Grant, Harvestworks, New York, New York, United States

  • Summer/Fall Artist in Residence Program, Eyebeam, New York, New York, United States

  • Artist Studio Program, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, New York, United States

  • BAC Community Arts Regrant, Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, New York, United States

  • 2008

    International Residency Program, Location 1, New York, New York, United States

  • SVA/LMCC Visiting Artist Award, School of Visual Arts, New York, New York, United States

  • Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Workspace Artist Residency Program, LMCC, New York, New York, United States

  • 2007

    Joint Multimedia Residency, BCAT/Rotunda Gallery, New York, New York, United States

  • 2006

    Franklin Furnace Grant for Performance Art, Franklin Furnace Fund, New York, New York, United States

  • 2005

    Artist in Residence, Harvestworks, New York, New York, United States

  • Artist in Residence, L'Entreprise Culturelle, Paris, France

Collections

  • Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin United States

  • McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas, United States

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, United States

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

  • San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, California, United States

  • The Dean Collection, New York, New York, United States

  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, United States

  • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, United States

  • Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, United States

Lectures/Talks

  • 2018

    Lecture, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

  • Lecture, School of Visual Arts, New York, New York, United States

  • Lecture, Innovation Foundation, Los Angeles, California, United States

  • Lecture, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States

  • 2017

    Lecture, School of Visual Arts, New York, New York, United States

  • Lecture, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan, United States

  • Lecture, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States

  • Lecture, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

  • Lecture, Lawrence University, Appleton , Wisconsin, United States

  • 2016

    Lecture, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, New York, United States

  • Lecture, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, São Paulo, Brazil

  • Lecture, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States

  • 2015

    Lecture, Manchester Community College, Manchester, Hartford County, Connecticut

  • Lecture, The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, New York, United States

  • Lecture, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut

  • Lecture, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

  • 2014

    Lecture, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan, United States

  • Lecture, Parsons Fine Art, New York, United States

  • 2013

    Lecture, Art Basel in Miami Beach, Miami, California, United States

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

  • 2012

    Lecture, Pratt Institute, New York, New York, United States

  • Lecture, San Francisco Art institute, San Francisco, California, United States

  • Lecture, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York, New York, United States

  • 2011

    Lecture, Rhode Island School Of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

  • Lecture, The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

  • Lecture, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey, United States

  • Lecture, ar/ge Kunst Galerie Museum, Bolzano, Italy

  • 2010

    Lecture, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, Russia

  • Lecture, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

  • 2009

    Lecture, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, New York, United States

  • Lecture, School of Visual Arts, New York, New York, United States

Publications

  • 2016

    STOP PLAYING IN MY FACE!, Debuck Gallery, New York, New York, United States

  • THIS WHAT I WANT TO SEE, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, New York, United States

  • 2015

    L. S. S., Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States

  • 2014

    Shade Compositions Graz, Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria

  • FIVE, The Drawing Center, New York, New York, United State

  • 2013

    The Concept of Baroque in Contemporary Art, curated by Dr. Sabine Maria Schmidt, Galerie Henrik Springmann, Berlin, Germany

  • 2011

    Herald, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States

  • Komary, David. Shade Compositions. Krems: Galerie Stadtpark

  • Austrian Cultural Forum New York and MUSA Vienna. Beauty Contest. New York: Austrian Cultural Forum New York and MUSA Vienna

  • 2010

    Fassi, Luigi. Futuro. Bolzano: Kunst Galerie Museum

  • Biesenbach, Klaus, Cornelia Butler and Neville Wakefield. Greater New York 2010. New York: MoMA PS1

  • Bonami, Francesco and Gary Carrion-Muryari. 2010: Whitney Biennial. New York: The Whitney Museum of American Art

  • 2008

    Anonymous. Untitled (Banji Cunt). Brooklyn: Talman + Monroe Gallery. Exhibition catalogue

Bibliography

  • 2017

    Kurt McVey, “RASHAAD NEWSOME.RUNNING. PARK AVENUE ARMORY”, QUIET LUNCH, November 10, 2017, United States

  • Laila Pedro, “Rashaad Newsome Recenters Blackness in Art History”, HYPERALLERGIC, November 7, 2017, United States

  • Ben Solis, “DLECTRICITY outdoor light & art festival reveals changes, artist lineup”, MLIVE, August 21, 2017, Michigan, United States

  • Charlie Patton, “MOCA’s new exhibit ‘Synthesize’ looks the intersection of visual art and music’, The Florida Times Union, June 4, 2017, Jacksonville, Florida, United States

  • Alana Walker, “Artist Rashaad Newsome looking to cast ‘self-identifying’ black women for upcoming performance”, BLAC DETROIT, May 17, Detroit, Michigan, United States

  • Gary Pini, “Artists’ Childhood Masterpieces”, Paper Magazine, April 28, 2017, New York, United States

  • David Graver, “Premiere: Aish’s “Migrant”, Cool Hunting, February 27, 2017, United States

  • John D’addario, “ ‘Mélange’: Rashaad Newsom eon what we own and what owns us”, The New Orleans Advocate, January 18, 2017, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

  • Diane Mack, “Inside the Arts: Rashaad Newsome at CAC”, New Orleans Public Radio, January 17, 2017, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

  • Will Caviello, “Rashaad Newsome brings vogue performances to the Contemporary Arts Center”, Gambit, January 16, 2017, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

  • 2016

    Stephanie Eckardt, “Checking in with Rashaad Newsome, the Artist Bringing Harlem’s Vogue Scene to Chelsea”, WMagazine, April 12, 2016, New York, United States

  • Laura Van Straatsen, “The Artist Vogueing (and Collaging, and Boxing) Across America”, The New York Times Style Magazine, March 24th, 2016, New York, United States

  • Hannah Ongley, “rashaad newsome’s explosive mash-up of post-feminism and the mainstreaming vogue”, i-D Magazine, March 23, 2016, London, United Kingdom

  • 2015

    Winter Mendelson, “THE ORNAMENTATION ISSUE”, Posture Magazine, March 5,2016 New York, New York, United States

  • Courtney Willis Blair, “Rashaad Newsome opens at SCAD Museum of Art”, Forbes, July 20, 2015, New York, United States

  • Alexandra Symonds, “When Contemporary Art Meets Ballroom Culture”, September 21, 2015, The New York Style Magazine, New York, New York, United States

  • Priscilla Frank, “Rashaad Newsome Explores The History of Hip Hop Gestures”,The Huffington Post, December 5, 2014, New York, New York, United States

  • Kathleen Massara, “Rashaad Newsome Takes on Voguing Legends at King of Arms Art Ball”, Artnet news, September 23, 2015, New York, New York, United States

  • Jared Butler, BURNAWAY, Savannah, Georgia, United States

  • Antwaun Sargent, Interview, New York, New York, United States

  • Antwaun Sargent, Watch: Step Inside Multimedia Artist Rashaad Newsome’s Queens Studio”, TRIBECA, New York, United States

  • Nicole Disser, “Rashaad Newsome’s ‘Coming Out’ Ball in Bushwick Was Insane”, BEDFORD + BOWERY, September 22, 2015, New York, New York, United States

  • Antwaun Sargent, The Art of Being Feminist and Fabulous”, The Creators Project, Sept 18, 2015, New York, United States

  • Fran Schechter, Rashaad at Art Gallery of York University”, NOW, April 24, 2015, Toronto, Canada

  • Sehba Mohammad, “Figure Out Rashaad Newsome’s Creative’s Process”, Flavorpill, March 27, 2015, New York, United States

  • Jeremy Willard, “Rashaad Newsome throws shade”,DAILYXtra, April 6, 2015, Toronto, Canada

  • 2014

    Emily Manning, I-D Magazine, London, United Kingdom

  • Julie Baumgardner, Rashaad Newsome’s Miami Warm Up Playlist,VULTURE, December 1, 2014, New York, New York, United States

  • Alyse Archer-Coité, Maker Magazine, New York, United States

  • Dina Litovsky, “Newsome Marries voguing with Art History”, August 25, 2014, The New York Times, United States

  • Alex Frank, “Voguing on the Pier with Artist Rashaad Newsome”, VOGUE, New York, New York, United States

  • Benjamin Sutton, “Rashaad Newsome and Louboutin Lace at the Brooklyn Museum”, Artnet, August 26, 2014, New York, United States

  • Annelise Cooper, “Mykki Blance Joins Rashaad Newsome at SELECT Fair Miami”, BLOUINARTINFO, Decemeber 6, 2014, New York, United States

  • Ashton Cooper, “Q&A with Artist Rashaad Newsome,” BLOUINARTINFO, November 3, 2014 New York, New York, United States

  • Antwaun Sargent, “Artist Rashaad Newsome Discusses his “KNOT” film in the Brooklyn Museum’d “Killer Heels” Group Exhibition”, COMPLEX, September 3, 2014, New York, United States

  • 2013

    Doug MacCash, “Artist Rashaad Newsome brings bling to the New Orleans Museum of Art”,The Times –Picayune, June 20, 2013, New Orlean, Louisiana, United States

  • Andrew Lasane, “Rashaad Newsome Blends Baroque Ornamentation and Hip Hop Influences”, COMPLEX, June 20, 2013, New York, United States

  • Stephen Babcock, “BLING KING Rashaad Newsome’s Hip Hop Heraldry Crowns NOMA’s Hall”, NOLA DEENDER, June 25, 2013, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

  • 2012

    Benjamin Sutton, “Rashaad Newsome and Teens Collaborate on Occupy-Themed Video Art at MOMA”, BLOUINARTINFO, August 21, 2012

  • Melissa Smith, “Rashaad Newsome’s 21st Century art party”, POLITICO beta, June 6, 2012

  • Allen, Emma. "Does Serious Art Belong on MTV." The New Yorker, April 10, 2012

  • Ambrozy, Lee. "Days of being wild." Artforum, May 22, 2012

  • Anonymous. "Afternoon Bites: Rashaad Newsome, Neil Gaiman on Ray Bradbury, Cooking with Matt Fraction and Kelly Sue DeConnick, and More." Vol. 1 Brooklyn, June 07, 2012

  • Anonymous. "Marlborough Chelsea x W Magazine Presents Rashaad Newsome." Think Contra, June 06, 2012

  • Anonymous. "Pop Filter Hot Pick: Factory Direct Pittsburgh." Pop City, June 20, 2012

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  • Anonymous. "Robert Rauschenberg Foundation announces recipients for the inaugural round of its artistic grants." Art Daily, January 30, 2012

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Teaching

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    Visiting Faculty, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States