Melvin Edwards

Born: Houston, Texas, 1937
Lives and works in New York and New Jersey, and Dakar, Senegal


Education

1965
BFA, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

Solo Exhibitions (selected)

2020
Public Art Fund, City Hall Park, New York (forthcoming)
Melvin Edwards, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

2019-2020
Melvin Edwards: Crossroads, Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland; touring to Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, California; and University of Southern California Fisher Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California

2019
Melvin Edwards: Painted Sculpture, Alexander Gray Associates, New York
Melvin Edwards, Alexander Gray Associates, New York
Melvin Edwards, auroras, São Paulo, Brazil
Melvin Edwards, Museu da Republica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; travelling to Museu de Arte Moderna de Bahia, Salvador, Brazil

2018
Lynch Fragments, MASP, São Paulo, Brazil

2017-2018
Melvin Edwards: Festivals, Funerals and New Life, David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Rhode Island

2017
Melvin Edwards, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin, Germany
Melvin Edwards: In Oklahoma, Alexander Gray Associates, New York

2016
Melvin Edwards: Haptic, Alexander Gray Associates, New York
Melvin Edwards, Oklahoma Contemporary, Oklahoma

2015-2016
Melvin Edwards: Five Decades, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas; travels to Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey; and Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio

2014
Melvin Edwards, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
Melvin Edwards, Alexander Gray Associates, New York
Melvin Edwards, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

2012
Melvin Edwards, Alexander Gray Associates, New York

2010
Melvin Edwards: Sculptures 1964-2010, Alexander Gray Associates, New York

2005
Melvin Edwards, Georgia Southern University, Georgia
Melvin Edwards, CDS Gallery, New York

2002
Melvin Edwards, Dieu Donne, New York

2001
Melvin Edwards, Hunterdon Museum of Art, New Jersey

2000
Melvin Edwards, Corroborations, Works of the 1990s, CDS Gallery, New York
The Prints of A Sculptor, Jersey City Museum, New Jersey
Conversation with Igun, Bayly Art Museum, University of Virginia, Virginia
Melvin Edwards: Lynch Fragments and Larger Works, Miami University Art Museum, Ohio

1998
Melvin Edwards: Lynch Fragments, Flint Institute of Arts, Michigan

1996
The Way of Fire, CDS Gallery, New York
Melvin Edwards: Lynch Fragments, Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey

1995
Melvin Edwards Sculpture: A Thirty-Year Retrospective 1963-1993, McNay Art Museum, Texas
Melvin Edwards, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Melvin Edwards, Porter Troupe Gallery, California
Melvin Edwards, Parchman Stremmel Gallery, Texas

1994
Melvin Edwards Sculpture: A Thirty-Year Retrospective 1963-1993, Frost Art Museum, Florida
Melvin Edwards Sculpture: A Thirty-Year Retrospective 1963-1993, Hood Museum of Art, New Hampshire
Melvin Edwards, CDS Gallery, New York

1993
Melvin Edwards Sculpture: A Thirty-Year Retrospective 1963-1993, Neuberger Museum of Art, New York
Melvin Edwards Lynch Fragments, Museum of Fine Arts, Massachusetts
Lynch Fragments, CDS Gallery, New York

1992
Melvin Edwards, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Iowa
Mel Edwards: "The Lynch Fragment Series", Eugene Johnson Gallery of Art, Minnesota

1991
Lynch Fragments: Selected Small Sculptures by Mel Edwards, Hammonds House Galleries and Resource Center of African-American Art, Georgia
Project 1: Melvin Edwards: The "Lynch Fragment Series", Oklahoma City Art Museum on the Fairgrounds, Oklahoma
Mel Edwards: Sculptures/Drawings, Tomasulo Gallery, New Jersey

1990
Sculpture by Melvin Edwards, Franklin and Marshall College, Pennsylvania
Melvin Edwards Sculpture: Fragments of a Decade 1980-1990, Montclair State College Art Gallery, New Jersey
Melvin Edwards Sculpture, De Luce Gallery Northwest Missouri State University, Montana
Melvin Edwards: Recent Sculpture, CDS Gallery, New York

1989
Sculpture of Melvin Edwards, Korn Gallery, Madison College, New Jersey
Memories Forming the Future: Sculpture of Melvin Edwards, Colgate University, New York
Melvin Edwards Sculpture, Extension Gallery, New Jersey

1986
Mel Edwards Sculpture, Atrium Gallery, Connecticut

1985
Mel Edwards: Lynch Fragment Series, Robeson Center Gallery, New Jersey
The Sculpture of Mel Edwards, Atrium Gallery, Connecticut
Drawings, Monoprints, and Maquettes by Melvin Edwards, Jersey City Museum, New Jersey

1984
The Sculpture of Melvin Edwards, UNESCO, Paris, France

1983
Mel Edwards: Drawings for Southern Sunrise, Winston-Salem State University, North Carolina

1982
The Sculpture of Melvin Edwards, Sculpture Center Gallery, New York

1981
Sculpture by Mel Edwards, New Jersey State Museum, New Jersey

1980
Melvin Edwards: Recent Sculpture, Fragments, and Larger Works, 55 Mercer Gallery, New York
Sculpture by Mel Edwards, Lusaka, Zambia American Cultural Center, Kenya, Africa
Melvin Edwards, YM-YMHA Greene Lane, Union, New Jersey

1979
Melvin Edwards, Johnson Atelier, New Jersey

1978
Melvin Edwards, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York

1974
Lines, Carpenter Gallery, New Hampshire

1972
Melvin Edwards, Wright State University, Ohio

1970
Melvin Edwards, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1969
Melvin Edwards, Andrew Dickinson White Museum of Art, New York

1968
Melvin Edwards, Walker Art Center, Minnesota
Melvin Edwards, Barnsdall Art Center, California

1965
Melvin Edwards, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California


Group Exhibitions (selected)

2020-2021
Future Food. Food for the World of Tomorrow, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, Germany

2020
Kalunga, Transmission Gallery, supported by Glasgow International, Glasgow, Scotland (forthcoming)
Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts; Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington D.C. and Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, Utah

2019-2020
Theater of Operations: The Gulf Wars 1991-2011, MoMA PS1, New York
Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art, Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland
Walking Through Walls, Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany
LA Blacksmith, California African American Museum, California
Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, de Young Museum, San Francisco, California
African American Art in the 20th Century, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.; travelling to Dubuque Museum of Art in Dubuque, Iowa; Cornell Fine Arts Museum in Winter Park, Florida; Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

2019
Where the Oceans Meet, Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College, Miami, Florida
Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem, Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, California; travelling to Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, South Carolina and Kalamazoo Institute of Arts (KIA), Kalamazoo, Michigan
Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, The Broad, Los Angeles, California
Solidary & Solitary: The Joyner/Giuffrida Collection, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

2018
Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville; Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn
A Gathering: Sculpture from the Collection, Neuberger Museum, Purchase College, State University of New York, New York
Lydia Cabrera and Édouard Glissant: Trembling Thinking, Americas Society, New York
On Edge, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut
Paper/Print: American Hand Papermaking, 1960s to Today, International Print Center (IPCNY), New York
Art of Protest, Fralin Museum of Art, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
Give Up the Ghost, Baltic Triennial 13, Vilnius, Lithuania
Working Metal in 20th-Century Sculpture, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, California
O Triângulo Atlântico, 11ª Bienal do Mercosul, Museu de Arte do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
A Page from my Intimate Journal (Part I), Gordon Robichaux, New York
Third Space/shifting conversations about contemporary art, Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama
The Long Run, Museum of Modern Art, New York

2017-2018
An Incomplete History of Protest: Selections from the Whitney's Collection 1940-2017, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

2017
Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, Tate Modern, London, England
20/20, The Studio Museum in Harlem and the Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Say it Loud: Art, History, Rebellion, The Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit
AfroFantastic: Black Imagination and Agency in the American Experience, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, FL
Third Space / shifting conversations about contemporary art, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama
Space Force Construction, V-A-C Foundation with the Art Institute of Chicago, Palazzo delle Zattere, Venice, Italy
Black Feast, Simon Lee Gallery, New York

2016
Not New Now, Marrakech Biennale, Morocco
The Lasting Concept, curated by Rob Halverson, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland
Postwar: Art between the Pacific and the Atlantic 1945 - 1965, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
Exposition d'artistes Caraibeens et des Amériques, Institut du Tout-Monde, Paris, France

2015
Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
56th International Art Exhibition - All the World's Futures, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Black SoCal: Art in Practice in an Evolving Landscape, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
A Constellation, The Studio Museum, Harlem, New York
Not New Now, Marrakech Biennale, Marrakech, Morocco

2014-2015
Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties, Brooklyn Museum, New York; travelling to Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas; and Hood Museum of Art, New Hampshire

2014
Beyond the Spectrum: Abstraction in African American Art, 1950-1975, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York
Viewpoints: 20 Years of Adderly, Bakalar and Paine Galleries, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, Massachusettes

2013
African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center, Taft Museum of Art, Ohio
Assembly Required: Selections from the Permanent Collection, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
Blues for Smoke, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

2012
Blues for Smoke, Museum of Contemporary Art, California
Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles, 1960-1980, MoMA PS1, New York
Paper Space: Drawings by Sculptors, Inman Gallery, Texas
African American Art Since 1950: Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center, David C. Driskell Center, Maryland
Pacific Standard Time: Crosscurrents in L.A. Paintings and Sculpture 1945-1970, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era, and Beyond, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C
Magical Visions: Ten Contemporary African American Artists, Mechanical Hall Gallery, Delaware

2011
Paper Trails: Selected Works from the Collection, 1934-2001, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Inside & Out: Melvin Edwards and Peter Saul, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Georgia
Pacific Standard Time: Crosscurrents in L.A. Paintings and Sculpture 1945-1970, J. Paul Getty Center, California
Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles, 1960-1980, Hammer Museum, California
Sculpted, Etched and Cut: Metal Works from the Permanent Collection, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York

2010
Abstract Relations, David C. Driskell Center, Maryland
Art in Embassies Exhibition, U.S. Embassy Residence, Warsaw, Poland
Art Collection of the United States Embassy, U.S. Embassy, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
What Matters, Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
Americanana, Hunter College, New York

2008
Melvin Edwards, Museu Afrobrasil, São Paulo, Brazil

2006
Energy/Experimentation: Black Artists and Abstraction 1964-1980, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
L.A. Object and David Hammons Body Prints, Tilton Gallery, New York

2005
The Bristol-Myers Squibb Sculpture Project, Bristol-Myers Squibb Park, New Jersey
Something to Look Forward To, Heckscher Museum, New York
Reaction (1945-1963), Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, California
African American Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Utah

2004
Something to Look Forward To, The Phillips Museum of Art, Pennsylvania
How Sculptors See, Worcester Art Museum, Massachussets
African American Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Melvin Edwards, Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio

2003
African American Masters: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, New
Watts: Art & Social Change in Los Angeles, 1965-2002, Haggerty Museum of Art, Wisconsin

2001
Expanding on a Legacy: American Art From the Montclair Art Museum, UBS Paine Webber Art Gallery, New York
American Identities: A New Look, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York
Material and Matter, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York

2000
Welded Sculpture of the Twentieth Century, Neuberger Museum of Art, New York
Public Voices, Private Visions: African American Art 2000, Rockland Center for the Arts, New York
Melvin Edwards, Project Row Houses, Houston, Texas

1999
26 Sculptors in Their Environments, Rockland Center for the Arts, New York

1998
Histories (Re)membered, Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York
African American Art from the New Jersey State Museum Collection, New Jersey State Museum, New Jersey
Stages of Creation: Public Sculpture by National Academicians, National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts, New York
Sculpture From New Jersey, New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts, New Jersey
Sculpture: New Jersey, Ramapo College Art Gallery, New Jersey
Twentieth Century American Sculpture at the White House, The White House, Washington D.C
Tragic Wake: The Legacy of Slavery and the African Diaspora in Contemporary American Art, Spirit Square Center for Arts and Education, North Carolina

1997
Melvin Edwards, CDS Gallery, New York

1996
Texas Modern and Post-Modern, Museum of Fine Arts, Texas

1995
Editions, Skoto Gallery, New York
Melvin Edwards, Richard Hunt, Lester Johnson, Stephen Procuniar Editions 1974-1991, Pharos Gallery, New York
The Listening Sky, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
Civil Rights Now, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, North Carolina
The Iguana Hat: The Artist's Quest for Symbols of the Self, SciosNova, Florida

1994
Dream Singers, Story Tellers: An African American Presence, New Jersey State Museum, New Jersey
Melvin Edwards, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey
25th Anniversary Exhibition, Cinque Gallery, New York

1993
The Mask in Contemporary Art, Sewall Art Gallery, Texas
New Jersey Arts Annual, The Newark Museum, New Jersey
Recollections/Resistances/Reconstruction, Hillwood Art Gallery, New York

1992
Present Tense, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Union Art Gallery, Wisconsin
The Expanding Circle: A Selection of African-American Art, The Gallery at Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Princeton, New Jersey
The Order of Things: Toward a Politic of Still Life, Real Art Ways at Widener Gallery, Connecticut
John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Gifted Visions: African American Artists, Lyman Allyn Museum, Connecticut
Bridges and Boundaries: African-Americans and American Jews, The Jewish Museum, New York
Three Voices: Thirty Years of Afro-American Expression, Shircliff Gallery of Art, Indiana
In Plural America: Contemporary Journeys Voices and Identities, The Hudson River Museum, New York
Warriors: The Guerreros, Atrium Gallery, Connecticut
Dream Singers, Story Tellers: An African-American Presence, Fukui Fine Arts Museum, Fukui, Japan

1991
Sculpture: Seven Artists of the 90's, CDS Gallery, New York
Espiritu & Materia; Estetica Alternativa Norteamericana, Museo de Artes Visuales Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela
Discarded, Rockland Center for Arts, New York
The Harlem Renaissance Remembered, Brownson Art Gallery, New York
Spirit Calls, Artworks Gallery, Connecticut
Spiritual Cargo: Shamanistic Manifestations, Atrium Gallery, Connecticut
Artists of Conscience: 16 Years of Social and Political Commentary, Alternative Museum, New York
African American Works on Paper from the Cochran Collection, New Visions Gallery, Georgia

1990
The Blues Esthetic: Black Culture and Modernism, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
Formulation and Representation: Recent Abstract Sculpture, Bertha and Karl Luebsdorf
Steelworks, USX Tower, Pennsylvania
CDiverse Representations 1990, The Morris Museum, New Jeresey
The Decade Show: Frameworks of Identity in the 1980s, Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art, New York
Inaugural Exhibition, Abington Art Center Sculpture Garden, Pennsylvania
A Force of Repetition, New Jersey State Museum, New Jersey
New History: Sculptural Installations, Atlanta College Art Gallery, Georgia
Legacies: African American Artists, New Jersey Center for Visual Art, New Jersey
Painted Forms: Recent Metal Sculpture, Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York

1989
Bronze and Steel: Sculpture by Melvin Edwards and Robert T. Cooke, Pyramid Gallery, New York
Introspective: Contemporary Art by Americans and Brazilians of African Descent, California African American Museum, California
Traditions and Transformations: Contemporary Afro-American Sculpture, Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York
Afro American Abstractions in Printmaking, California African American Museum California
The Blues Aesthetic: Black Culture and Modernism, Corcoran Gallery, Washington D.C
Melvin Edwards, Newton Art Center, Massachusetts

1988
Committed to Print, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Sculpture: Inside, Outside, Walker Art Center, Minnesota
Affinities: Idioms/Aesthetics/Intents, Jamaica Art Center, New York
Traces of History: Art of Afro-America, Robeson Gallery, New Jersey
The Law & Order Show, Gladstone Gallery, New York
Outside In, New York Cultural Center, New York
Making The Main Stream, Melvin Gallery, Florida
Public Art, California African American Museum, New York
Committed to Print, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

1987
The Law & Order Show, Gladstone Gallery, New York
The Afro-American Artist in the Age of Cultural Pluralism, The Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey
Outside In, New York Cultural Center, New York
Making the Mainstream, SVC Fine Arts Gallery, Florida
Public Art, The Museum of African American Art, Los Angeles, California

1986
Black Visions, City Hall, New York
Liberty and Justice, Alternative Museum, New York
Irons in the Fire, Memorial Arch at Grand Army Plaza, New York
Contemporary Sculpture Selection, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
Inaugural, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York

1985
Traditions and Conflict: Images of a Turbulent Decade, 1963-1973, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York

1984
Since the Harlem Renaissance, Center Gallery, Pennsylvania
Art: For and Against, Thorpe Intermedia Gallery, New York
Celebration: Eight Afro-American Artists Selected by Romare Bearden, Louis Abrons Arts of Living Center, Henry Street Settlement, New York
Contra-Apartheid, UNESCO, Paris, France
East-West: Contemporary American Art, California Afro-American Museum, Los Angeles, California
Artists in Celebration of Black History Month, Trenton State College Art Gallery, New Jersey
Sculpture, Gallery of Murphy Fine Arts Center, Maryland
Sticks and Stones: Modern and Post-Modern Sculpture, Kenkeleba House, New York
Sculpture from Rutgers, Robeson Center Gallery, New Jersey
New Jersey Arts Inclusion Program 1978-84, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Jersey
Melvin Edwards, Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, New York
3 Artists in Celebration of Black History Month, Trenton State College Art Gallery, New Jersey

1983
Var for New York, Futura Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
The War Show, University Art Gallery, New York
5 Sculptors, Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York
Art in Public, Chicago Sculptural Society, Illinois
Celebrating Contemporary American Black Artists, Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, New York
4 Sculptors, Sid Deutsch Gallery, New York
Young Talent Awards 1963-83, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Environmental Sculpture, Chicago Sculptural Center, Illinois

1982
Mayor Byrnes' Mile of Sculpture, Navy Pier, Illinois
The 4 Directions, Gallery of the American Indian Community House, New York
Sacred Artifacts: Common Objects of Devotion, Alternative Museum, New York
Ritual and Myth: A Survey of African American Art, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
Works on Paper, Woodson Regional Library, Illinois
Black Artists: Recent Attitudes II, California State University, California
Visual Politics, Alternative Museum, New York
Afro-American Abstraction, Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1981
Mel Edwards and Greg Edwards: Sculpture and Works on Paper, University Art Gallery, New York
Outdoor Sculpture at the Aquarium, Niagara Falls, New York
Melvin Edwards, Cinque Gallery, New York
Focus Southern Africa: Details of the Struggle, Countee Cullen Library, New York
Melvin Edwards, Westbeth Gallery, New York

1980
Melvin Edwards, YW-YMHA, Green Lane, Union, New Jersey
Sculpture Today: Tradition and Non-Traditional, The Art Gallery: University of Maryland, Maryland
Afro-American Abstraction, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, California

1979
3 Sculptors, The Bronx Museum of Arts, New York
Studio Museum in Harlem, New York

1977
Melvin Edwards, Florida International University, Florida
Melvin Edwards, Henry O. Tanner Gallery, New York
Drawn and Matched, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Environmental Sculpture, Robert Moses Plaza, Fordham University at Lincoln Center, New York
The Concept as Art, Just Above Midtown Gallery, New York
Second World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture: FESTAC '77, Lagos, Nigeria
Melvin Edwards, Fisher Gallery, California

1976
Resonance: Williams/Edwards/Gilliam, Morgan State University, Maryland

1975
76 Jefferson, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Sculpture Invitational, Gallery Ariadne, New York
Melvin Edwards, Cinque Gallery, New York

1974
Gilliam / Edwards / Williams: Extensions, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum, Connecticut
Melvin Edwards, Carpenter Gallery, New Hampshire

1973
Melvin Edwards, Arnot Art Museum, New York
Sculpture Three: New York Artists on Tour, World Trade Center, New York

1972
Edwards, Gilliam, Williams, Wabash Transit Gallery, Illinois
New York Artists at Storm King, Storm King Art Center, New York

1971
Artist as Advocate, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Melvin Edwards, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Connecticut
Whitney Annual - Contemporary American Sculpture, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1970
Paperworks, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Melvin Edwards, The William Benton Museum of Art, Connecticut
Dimensions of Black Art, La Jolla Museum of Art, California
Melvin Edwards, Rental Gallery, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

1969
California Crafts Survey, Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, California
Five + 1, Frank Bowling, Melvin Edwards, Al Loving, William T. Williams, Daniel L. Johnson, Jack, Whitten Art Gallery, New York
X to the 4th Power, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York

1968
New Voices, American Greeting Gallery, Pan Am Building, New York
Thirty Contemporary Black Artists, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1967
Melvin Edwards, San Fernando Valley State College, California
Melvin Edwards, Esther Bear Gallery, California

1966
Melvin Edwards, Esther Bear Gallery, California
The Negro in American Art, University of California, California

1965
Melvin Edwards, Esther Bear Gallery, California
Melvin Edwards, Richard Grey Gallery, Illinois
Five Younger Los Angeles Artists, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California

1962
Annual, La Jolla Museum of Art, California


Catalogues and Publications (selected)

2019
Melvin Edwards: Painted Sculpture, Alexander Gray Associates, New York (catalogue)
Melvin Edwards: Lynch Fragments, MASP, Brazil (catalogue)

2017
Melvin: In Oaklahoma, Alexander Gray Associates, New York (catalogue)
Third Space: Shifting Conversations About Contemporary Art, Al-Khudhairi, Wassan, ed., Birmingham Museum of Art, 2017, p. 181.

2015
Melvin Edwards: Five Decades, Nasher Sculpture Center, Texas (catalogue)
20 Years, essays by Stephen Friedman and Sarah Thornton, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (catalogue)

2014
Melvin Edwards, Alexander Gray Associates, New York (catalogue)
Carbone, Teresa A. and Kellie Jones, Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties, Brooklyn Museum and The Monacelli Press, New York

2012
Magical Visions: Ten Contemporary African American Artists, Newark, Mechanical Hall Gallery, University of Delaware, Delaware

2004
Wake Up Our Souls: A Celebration of Black American Artists, ed. Tonya Bolden, Abrams Books for Young Readers, New York, p114

2000
Melvin Edwards: The Prints of a Sculptor, Jersey City Museum, New Jersey (catalogue)

1993
Melvin Edwards Sculpture: A Thirty-Year Retrospective, The Neuberger Museum of Art, New Jersey
Mosquera, Gerardo, Melvin Edwards, Ante America, Banco de la Republica, Bógota, Columbia

1992
The Expanding Circle: A Selection of African American Art, The Gallery at Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, New Jersey
Gifted Visions: African American Artists, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, Connecticut
In Plural America: Contemporary Journeys, Voices and Identities, The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York
Melvin Edwards, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Melvin Edwards: The Lynch Fragment Series, Bethel College, St. Paul, Minnesota
Vansen, Leslie, Present Tense, The University of Wisconsin, UMW Fine Arts, January
Brenson, Michael, "The Pressure of Voices." Dream Singers, Story Tellers: An African American Presence, Fukui Art Musem, Tokyo, Japan; New Jersey State Museum, New Brunswick and the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Canning, Susan M., The Order of Things: Toward a Politic of Still Life, CaThe Widener Gallery at Trinity College and Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut

1991
Abrams, Joyce, Discarded, The Emerson Gallery, Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, New York
Espiritu & Materia: Estética Alternativa Norteamericana, essays by Jorge Guttierez and Lucila Anzola, Caracas, Venezuela, Museo de Artes Visuales Alejandro Otero, Venezuela
Sculpture Update, Feinberg, Jean E. Bertoia, Buchanan, Edwards, Mitchell, Diggs Gallery, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Spriggs, Edward S. Lynch, Fragments: Selected Small Sculpture by Mel Edwards, Hammonds House Galleries and Resource Center of African-American Art, Atlanta, Georgia

1990
Abington Art Center Sculpture Garden, The Inaugural Exhibition, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, Pennysylvnia
Edwards, Susan, Formulation and Representation: Recent Abstract Sculpture, The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, New York
A Force of Repetition, The New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, New Jersey
Gear, Josephine, Painted Forms: Recent Metal Sculpture, Whitney Museum of Art at Phillip Morris, New York
Pace, Lorenzo, Melvin Edwards Sculpture: Fragments of a Decade: 1980-1990, Montclair State College Art Gallery, New Jersesy
Patton, Sharon F., The Decade Show: Frameworks of Identity in the 1980s, Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art; The New Museum of Contemporary Art; The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York

1989
Bronze and Steel Sculpture by Melvin Edwards and Robert T. Cooke, Pyramid Gallery, New York
Drewal, Henry J. and David C. Driskell, Introspectives: Contemporary Art by Americans and Brazilians of African Descent, Afro-American Museum Foundation, Los Angeles, California

1988
Affinities: Idioms: Aesthetics/Intents, Jamaica Arts Center, Queens, New York

1984
Sticks and Stones: Modern/Post-Modern Sculpture, Kenkeleba House, Inc., New York
Celebration: Eight Afro-American Artists Selected by Romare Bearden, Henry Street Settlement Urban Life Center, New York

1982
Hammond King, Leslie, Ritual and Myth: A Survey of African American Art, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York

1980
Sculpture Today: Traditional and Non-Traditional, College Park, Maryland

1978
Goode-Bryant, Linda and Marcy S. Phillips, Contextures, Just Above Midtown, Inc, New York
Melvin Edwards: Sculptor, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
Campbell, Marty Schmidt, Melvin Edwards: Sculptor, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York

1977
Environmental Sculpture, Fordham University, New York

1974
Extensions: Gillaim/Edwards/Williams, Wadsworth Atheneum Galleries, Hartford, New York

1971
Doty, Robert, Contemporary Black Artists in America, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1970
Artist as Advocate, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Melvin Edwards: Works, statement by William T. Williams, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1969
Bowling, Frank, Five Plus One, Stony Brook Department of Art, State University of New York
X to the Fourth Power, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York

1968
30 Contemporary Black Artists, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis

1965
Five Younger Los Angeles Artists, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California


Bibliography (selected)

2015
Diakhaté, Lydie, Melvin Edwards: The Poetics of the Blacksmith, Wasafiri, Volume 30, No. 3, September, pp. 64-74
Godfrey, Mark, Reciprocal Gestures, Art Forum, May
Quaintance, Morgan, Melvin Edwards, Stephen Friedman Gallery Review, Frieze Magazine, March
Smart, Lauren, Melvin Edwards on Sculpture: ‘It's Like Making a Baby', Dallas Observer, 16 February
American Sculptor Exhibits Work In First Solo UK Show, The Voice, 12 January

2014
Jones, Jonathan, Exhibition of the week, The Guardian, 12 December
Frankel, Eddy, Melvin Edwards at Stephen Friedman Gallery, Time Out 10 December
Cotter, Holland, Battle Lines for Change ‘Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties' at the Brooklyn Museum, The New York Times, 20 March
Campbell, Andrianna, "Witness", Artforum, March
Craft, Catherine, Barbed Abstraction, Art in America, January
Dagen, Philippe, Melvin Edwards: Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Le Monde, 3 March
In the Studio: Melvin Edwards, Nasher Sculpture Centre: Members Newsletter, Summer

2013
Bailey, Ludlow. E, Review: Art Basel goes ‘Afropolitan.' The Grio, 8 December
Blues for Smoke, The Geffen Contemporary At MoCA, Los Angeles, Artforum, March

2012
Diawara, Manthia and Lydie Diakhaté, Melvin Edwards in Conversation with Manthia Diawara and Lydie Diakhaté, Journal of Contemporary African Art, Spring
Goodman, Jonathan, Resistance of Steel: Melvin Edwards at Alexander Gray, Artcritical, 1 December
Kino, Carol, Rediscovering Someone Recognized, The New York Times, 21 October
2011
Jones, Kellie, and Imamu Amiri Baraka, Eyeminded: Living and Writing Contemporary Art, Durham, NC: Duke University Press
Art Review: ‘Now Dig This!' at the UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles Times, 10 October
McRae, F. Finley, L.A. Exhibit Salutes City's Elite Black Artists, The Root, 15 October
Nelson, Crystal Am, From Los Angeles: Now Dig This!, Art Practical, 26 October
Plagens, Peter, Laying Claim to Its Place in the Sun, The Wall Street Journal, 26 October

2010
Chamberlain, Colby, Melvin Edwards, Artforum, September
King-Hammond, Leslie and Lowery Stokes Sims, The Global Africa Project, Museum of Arts and Design, New York: Prestel
Merjian, Ara H, Melvin Edwards: Alexander Gray Associates, Artforum, November
Molesworth, Helen, Best of 2010, Artforum, December
Ostrow, Saul, Melvin Edwards, Art in America, 1 December
Perchuk, Andrew and Rani Singh, Modern Art in Los Angeles Melvin Edwards oral history interview
Troupe, Margaret Porter, Mel Edwards and His Magical Metal Sculptures, The Root, 11 October
Smith, Roberta, Melvin Edwards: ‘Sculpture 1964-2010', The New York Times, 15 October
Schultz, Charlie, From Hostility to Humor, Artslant, 12 September

2006
Cotter, Holland, Energy and Abstraction at the Studio Museum in Harlem, The New York Times, 7 April
Eitzen, Dirk, Persistence of Vision: Contemporary African American Abstract Art, Franklin & Marshall College

2004
Janson, Anthony F, History of Art: The Western Tradition, New York: Prentice Hall

1999
Frascina, Francis, Art, politics, and dissent: aspects of the art left in sixties America, Manchester: Manchester University Press
Schwabsky, Barry, ON THE TOWNS; The Great Outdoors As a Showcase For Sculpture, The New York Times, 23 May

1998
Dotson, Howard, African-American Art
Ebony Magazine, October
African American Art Oxford History of Art Series
Sculpture & Poetry, Sculpture Magazine, March

1997
Princenthal, Nancy, Melvin Edwards at CDS, Art in America, January
Sandler, Irving, Art Postmodern

1996
Rapaport, Brooke Kamin, Welded Poetry, Sculpture Magazine, October
Wallach, Amei, Melvin Edwards, ArtNews, October

1995
Gregg, Gail, Poetry in Heavy Metal, ArtNews, February

1994
Alegría, Carmen and Nancy Morejón, Melvin Edwards: The World of a Marvelous Artist, The Black Scholar, Vol. 24, No. 1, Winter, pp. 47-50
Edwards, Melvin and Jayne Cortez, Fragments: Sculpture and Drawings from the ‘Lynch Fragment' Series, New York: Bola Press
McEvilley, Thomas, Dream Singers, Story Tellers, Artforum, March
Morejón, Nancy, Melvin Edwards: The World of a Marvelous Artist, The Black Scholar
Patton, Sharon, Melvin Edwards Sculptor of the African-American Ethos, The Black Scholar, Vol. 24, No. 1, Winter, p. 51-55

1993
Exhibition celebrates African American Sculptor, Westchester County Press, 1 April
Edwards Retrospective to Open at Neuberger, The Scarsdale Inquirer, 26 March
Gouveia, Georgette, SUNY Exhibit Likely to Cause a Favorable Chain Reaction, Gannett Suburban Newspapers, May
Kimmelman, Michael, Melvin Edwards: Art that goes Beyond Social Content, The New York Times, 23 May
Major Exhibit Showcases Works of Plainfeld Sculptor, The Star Ledger, 17 April
Rapaport, Brooke Kamin, Melvin Edwards: Lynch Fragment, Art in America, March
Raynor, Vivien, Out the Works of So-Called 'Outsiders', The New York Times, 28 November
Ross, Carolee, Man of Steel, The Advocate and Greenwich Times, 7 May
Scates, Deborah A, Melvin Edwards: Steel Fusions at the Neuberger, Artnews, May
This Week in Westchester, The New York Times, 4-11 April
Zimmer, William, Freestanding Metaphors of Suffering and Strength, The New York Times, 18 April

1992
Cortez, Jayne, Three Poems: Lynch Fragment I; It Came; Ogun's Friend, Sulfur: A Literary Bi-Annual of the Whole Art, Ypsilanti: Eastern Michigan University
Dufresne, Bethe, Gifted Visions: Lyman Allyn Show Celebrates Works by African Americans, The Day, New London, Connecticut, 2 February, C1, C3

1991
Bohlier, Michelle, Mel Edwards: Not Your Typical Steel Worker, Oklahoma Accent Magazine, February, vol. 3, cover pp. 7, 11, 21
Brandenburg, John, Metal Sculptures Are Powerful, NewsOK, 6 March
Brenson, Michael, Art in Review: Lee Tribe, The New York Times, 28 June, C21
Brenson, Michael, Melvin Edwards, The New York Times, 8 March, C20
Brenson, Michael, Melvin Edwards, The New York Times, 26 July, C28
Brenson, Michael, Natural Gallery: A Cityful of Sculpture, Under the Sky, The New York Times, 26 July, C1
Brenson, Michael, Painted Forms: Recent Metal Sculpture, The New York Times, 4 January, C20
Caccioppo, Nancy, From Waste to Art, Rockland Journal News, Rockland County, New York, 4 October, C1
Chadwick, Susan, Shadow Dancing at CAM, The Houston Post, 20 October, J10
Guevera, Roberto, ‘Plastica: Arte y Consistencia' Nacional, 23 July
Jennings, Kate F, Vibrant art show celebrates Harlem Renaissance, Greenwich News,
7 November
Los Cuatro Jinetes del Arte Estadounidense, El Diario de Caracas, 20 May
Lynch Fragment, Oklahoma City Art Museum
Lynne, Kenny, Purchase, NY: Manhattanville College
McNally, Owen, Myths, Masks, Monsters, The Hartford Courant, November B1, B3.
Public Art Fund: Making a Place for Sculpture in the City, The Journal of Art, June-August, pp. 12.
Zimmer, William, Big Names in the Recycling Game Coax Poetry From Debris, The New York Times, 8 November
Zimmer, William, Dreams and Legacies of Harlem Renaissance, The New York Times, 3 November, WC20.
Wadsworth, Susan, The Artist as Magic Seer, The Chronicle, 1 November, p. 11

1990
Bass, Ruth, Melvin Edwards, ARTnews, September, vol. 89, p. 190. Illus. ‘Sekuru Knows
Bernard', Audrey J, Audrey's Whirl...Man of Steel, Afro Times, 3 March, p. 10
Brenson, Michael, Melvin Edwards, The New York Times, March 30, C28
Brenson, Michael, Taking on the World from 125th Street, The New York Times, 23 September, pp. 2, 35, 40
Cotter, Holland, Black Artists: Three Shows, Art in America, no. 78, March, pp. 164-71
Fox, Catherine, Form, Materials Unite New History Exhibition, The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, 10 August, E2
James, Curtia, New History, ARTnews, no. 89, October, p. 203
Johnson, Ken, Melvin Edwards, Art in America, no. 78, September, p. 136. Illus. ‘Mangwana'
Mercer, Valerie J, Sculptor's Horizons Have No Limits, The New York Times, 3 June, sec. 8, p. 12.
Oren, Michel, The Smokehouse Painters: 1968-70, African American Review, vol. 24, no.3, Fall pp. 509-31
Woods, Joe, Mel Edwards, The Village Voice, 27 March, p. 103
Zimmer, William, A Keeper of the Heroic Flame, The New York Times, 11 March D16.

1989
Brenson, Michael, Black Artists: A Place in the Sun, The New York Times, 12 March, sec 2, p.1
Brenson, Michael, Bold Sculpture for Wide-Open Spaces, The New York Times, 21 July, sec. C1
Brenson, Michael, Going Beyond Slickness: Sculptors Get Back to Basics, The New York Times, 3 March, C1, p. 40
Bernard, Audrey J, Audrey's Whirl...Bronze and Steel, Afro Times
Knight, Christopher, Exhibiting a Real Identity Crisis: Introspectives focuses on U.S., Brazilian Slavery Roots, Los Angeles Herald Examiner, Sunday, 16 April, E2.
O'Crowley, Peggy, Putting Together Fragments, News Tribune, 7 May, E1, p. 2.
Odenhal, Nora, Heavy Metal: New Jersey Sculptors Melvin Edwards and Robert Cooke Bring Life to Steel and Bronze, New Jersey Good Life, October
Sypniewski, Mike, Putting together ‘Fragments', The News Tribune, 7 May
Wallach, Amei, Art with a Wallop, Newsday, 10 April, Nassau and Suffolk ed., II, 4; City ed., 8.

1988
Brenson, Michael, Sculpture, Private and Public, The New York Times, 23 December, C36
Raynor, Vivien, Trace of History: Art of Afro-America at Robeson Gallery, The New York Times, 14 February, p. 32

1985
Brenson, Michael, Expressionists Who Point Up at Each Other's Strengths, The New York Times, 21 July, C3
Differing abstract media enhance Rutgers exhibit, The Sunday Star Ledger, 7 July
Raynor, Vivien, Art; Sculpture, Drawings, and Paintings, Too, The New York Times, 14 July, p. 21

1983
Edgerton, A.C. and M. Tuchman, Modern and Contemporary Art Council Young Talent Awards 1963-1983, Bulletin of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, no. 27,
Illus. ‘Fourth Circle and Luxor Variation'
Fryer-Kohles, Jeanne, Mel Edwards Poetics, Dialogue: The Ohio Arts Journal, vol. 5, no. 5, May/June

1982
Mt. Vernon Plaza Sculpture by Melvin Edwards Dedicated, The Call and Post, 8 November, 9A

1981
Encore American & Worldwide News, November
Art: Melvin Edwards: Steelyard Blues, a Black Sculptor Wins Recognition, Encore: American and Worldwide News, November, pp. 42-43

1980
Alloway, Lawrence, Art, The Nation, April 12, vol. 230, pp. 441-42
Hughes, Robert, Going back to Africa...As Visitors, Time, no. 115, 31 March, p. 72
Wilson, Judith, Melvin Edwards at 55 Mercer, Art in America, October vol. 68, p. 136.

1979
Kingsley, April, Overcoming the Double Whammy, The Village Voice, June 25, p. 99.

1974
Cortez, Jayne, Extensions, Continuities: Journal from the Black Studies Department of the City College of New York, pp. 51-53

1973
Cederholm, Theresa Dickason, Afro-American artists: A Bio-Bibliographical Directory, Boston: Boston Public Library
Cortez, Jayne, Scarifications, New York: Cortez
Fine, Elsa H, The Afro-American Artist; A Search for Identity, New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston
Lynch Fragments, Mundus Artisum Quarterly

1971
Bowling, Frank, It's Not Enough to Say Black is Beautiful, ARTnews, April, p. 55. Illus. ‘Pyramid Up and Pyramid Down'
Cortez, Jayne, Festivals and Funerals, New York: Cortez
Walker, Roslyn, A Resource Guide to the Visual Arts of Afro-Americans

1970
Bloom, Janet, 5+1, Arts, December
Harley, Ralph Jr, Check-List of Afro-American Art and Artists, December
Myers, Carol, Black Power in the Arts, Flint, MI: Flint Board of Education
Object Diversity, Time, 6 April, pp. 80-87
Pincus-Witten, Robert, Exhibition at the Whitney Museum, Artforum, May
Ratcliff, Carter, New Informalists: Young New York Painters, Artnews, February

1969
Bowling, Frank, Black Art III, Arts Magazine, December, pp. 20-22. Illus. ‘My Turn to Burn', 1965
Bowling, Frank, Discussion on Black Art II, Arts Magazine, May, pp. 20-23. Illus. ‘Untitled' 1968
Cortez, Jayne, Pissstained Stairs and the Monkey Man's Wares, New York: Phrase Text
Fine, Elsa H, Mainstream, Beckstream and the Black Art Movement, Art Journal, Spring
Mellow, James R, The Black Artist, The Black Community, The White Art World, The New York Times, 29 June sec. 2, p. 23

1968
Afro-American Issue, Art Gallery, April
New Voices 15 New York Artists, American Greetings Gallery

1965
Gebhard, David, Melvin Edwards, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Artforum


Public Artwork

2017
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia

2012
Column of Memory, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

2008
Transcendence, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania

2003
Transformations in the Light, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

1993
Safe Journey, Department of Motor Vehicles, Eatontown, New Jersey

1991
Passage, Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, New York
Tomorrow's Wind, Thomas Jefferson Park, New York

1990
Asafokra, The Utsukushi-Ga-Hara Open-Air Museum, Nagano Prefecture, Japan

1989
Confirmation, Joseph P. Addabbo Federal Building, Jamaica Queens, New York

1987
Education Is an Open Book, Livingston College of Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

1986
Gate of Ogun, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York
Along the Way, Peat, Marwick, and Mitchell, Montvale, New Jersey

1985
Holder of the Light, Lafayette Gardens, Jersey City, New Jersey

1983
Southern Sunrise, Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

1982
Out of the Struggles of the Past to a Brilliant Future, Mount Vernon Plaza, Columbus, Ohio

1970
Double Circles, Bethune Towers, New York

1969
Homage to My Father and the Spirit, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

1967
Homage to Billie Holiday and the Young Ones of Soweto, Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland


Grants and Awards

2020
United States Artists Fellowship, Chicago

2014
Honorary Doctorate, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston

2006
Rockefeller Foundation Research Award for Work on Sculpture and Architecture

2000
Papermaking Fellowship, Dieu Donne

1998
Grant for Artist Residency for Inauguration of Print Workshop for Goree Institute, Senegal
VanDer Zee Artist Award

1997
Phillis Weatley Award for Life's Work in Sculpture

1995
Artist Award, Studio Museum in Harlem
National Endowment for the Arts Grant

1994
Joan Mitchel Foundation Award

1993
Historic Hudson Valley "African American Heritage Award" for Art
The Fujisankei Biennale Grand Prize, The Utsukushi-ga-hara Open-Air Museum

1989
Fulbright Fellowship to Zimbabwe

1985
New Jersey State Arts Council Individual Artist Grant

1984
National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artist's Fellowship

1975
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Award

1973
New York State Council on the Arts Creative Artists Public Service Fellowship

1971
National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowship

1969
Cassandra Foundation Award
Santa Barbara Art Association Small Sculpture Award

1967
Long Beach Museum of Art Award

1965
Los Angeles Contemporary Art Council Award

1964
John Hay Whitney Fellowship

1958
Scholarship to Los Angeles County Art Institute


Public Collections

Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, California
Long Beach Museum of Art, California
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California
Martin Luther King, Jr. Promenade, California
Winston-Salem State University, North Carolina
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Connecticut
Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Florida
Center for the Arts, Florida
Miami University, Florida
The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
The Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Pennsylvania
James E. Lewis Museum of Art, Maryland
University of Maryland, Maryland
Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Flint Institute of Arts, Michigan
Mott-Warsh Collection, Michigan
Bethune Towers, New York
Bronx Museum of Art, New York
Brooklyn Museum, New York
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, New York
Joseph P. Addabbo Federal Building, New York
Kingsborough Community College, New York
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Museum of Modern Art, New York
National Academy Museum, New York
Neuberger Museum of Art, New York
Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
Thomas Jefferson Park, New York
The Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York
Lafayette Gardens, New Jersey
Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey
New Jersey State Museum, New Jersey
Newark Museum, New Jersey
Peat, Marwick, and Mitchell, Montvale, New Jersey
Rutgers University, New Jersey
Mount Vernon Plaza, Ohio
Lafayette College, Pennsylvania
The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Texas
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C
Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington D.C.
University of Virginia, Virginia
Tate, London, England
United States Embassy, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Museo de Artes Visualez Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela