Feb 18th: “A Global Rebellion of the Oppressed Against the Oppressor,” Jamal Cyrus

“A Global Rebellion of the Oppressed Against the Oppressor” Feb. 18th

Jamal Cyrus, Houston

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Jamal Cyrus is an artist and arts educator from Houston, Texas. Jamal received his BFA from the University of Houston in 2004 and participated in theSkowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2005. He earned an MFA from the University of Pennsylvania in 2008. His solo exhibitions include DKONKR, Bryan Miller Gallery, Houston (2011); Jamal Cyrus: Winners Have Yet to Be Announced, The Kitchen, New York (2009); and Jamal Cyrus: New Works, Bryan Miller Gallery (CTRL), Houston (2007). His group exhibitions include Fore, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (2012);The Bearden Project, The Studio Museum in Harlem (2012);Texas Prize Exhibition, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin (2012); Museum as Hub: Alpha’s Bet Is Not Over Yet!, New Museum, New York (2011); 10.2 International Artist-in-Residence program, Artspace, San Antonio, TX (2010); Huckleberry Finn, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco; Landfall, Museum of London Docklands (2009); After 1968: Contemporary Artists and the Civil Rights Legacy, High Museum of Art, Atlanta (2008); Lessons from Below: Otabenga Jones and Associates, Menil Collection, Houston (2007); Alabama, Office Baroque Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium (2007); When the Revolution Comes, Kathleen Cullen Gallery, New York (2007); Day for Night, Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2006); New American Talent: The Nineteenth Exhibition, Arthouse, Austin (2004); The Big Show, Lawndale Art Center, Houston (2003); Butta Phat, Eldorado Ballroom, Houston (2000); Preventions, Project Row Houses / Community Artist Collective, Houston (1996); and Houston Area Exhibition, Blaffer Art Museum, University of Houston (1996).