Arnold Kemp

Arnold J. Kemp was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2012. His work is included in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Studio Museum in Harlem, and the Berkeley Art Museum, among others. His solo shows include the Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, esp, San Francisco, Debs & Co., New York, envoy, New York and Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco. In 2000, he exhibited work in the Studio Museum in Harlem’s groundbreaking exhibition “Freestyle.” In 2007, The Portland Institute of Contemporary Art commissioned a major installation of paintings and sculpture by Kemp. His work has been seen recently in Portland, OR at Fourteen30 Contemporary, in Los Angeles at Sister Gallery and in New York at Postmasters Gallery and at Printed Matter Inc. His work has been exhibited internationally including exhibitions at Chisenhale Gallery, London, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, Hyére Festival, Hyére, France, and at Art Caucasus National Gallery, Tbilsisi, Georgia.