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Olu Oguibe

 

Olu Oguibe

Education

PhD, Art History, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1992

BA, Fine and Applied Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1986

Select Past Employment

Professor of Art and African American Studies, University of Connecticut, 2003-2017

Interim Director, Institute for African American Studies, University of Connecticut, 2010-2011

Stuart Golding Endowed Chair, University of South Florida, Tampa, 1996-1999

Select Honors, Awards and Fellowships

2017 Arnold Bode Prize for documenta 14

2013 Fulbright Award to Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India (Declined)

2013 Governor’s Award for Excellence and Lifetime Achievement, State of Connecticut

2006 Senior Fellowship, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

2001, 2002 Senior Fellowship, Vera List Center for Art and Politics, The New School

1998 Resident Fellowship, Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, Bellagio, Italy

Current Project

2020 Project on sex work for sonsbeek 2020, Arnhem, Netherlands

Select Exhibitions

2019 Rios Intermitentes, Matanzas, Cuba

2018 RuhrTriennale, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

2017 documenta 14, Athens, Greece and Kassel, Germany

2016 11th Shanghai Biennial, Shanghai, China

2014 Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut

2013 FiveMyles Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2011 Rupert Ravens Contemporary, Newark

2010 Real Artways, Hartford, Connecticut

2009 International Women Artists’ Biennale, Incheon, South Korea (Guest Artist)

2007 52nd Venice Biennale, Africa Pavilion

Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway

Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

2006 Trienal de Luanda, Luanda, Angola

Center for Book Arts, New York

2005 Anyang Public Art Project, Anyang, Korea

Object Not Found, Monterrey, Mexico

III World Ceramics Biennial Workshop, Yeoju, Korea

2004 Busan International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Korea

Tri Postal, Lille, France

New Museum, New York

Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Bronx, New York

2003 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

2nd Biennial of Ceramics in Contemporary Art, Liguria Italy

Migros Museum, Zürich, Switzerland

BPS 22, Chaleroi, Belgium

Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Washington Square Gallery, San Francisco

2002 Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut

Lazeretto Sant’Elia, Cagliari, Italy

Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway

M21, Langenlois, Austria

En Ruta, Loiza, Puerto Rico

Tramway Gallery, Glasgow

2001 Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

Charlottenborg Museum, Copenhagen

Apex Art, New York

2000 1st Echigo-Tsumari Public Art Triennial, Tokamachi, Japan

7th Havana Bienal, Havana, Cuba

PS1, New York, 2000

Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Castello di Rivoli, Turino, Italy

Koldo Mitxelena, San Sebastian, Basque Country

Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, Netherlands

Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York

1999 Palazzo della Triennale, Milan, Italy

BildMuseet, Umea, Sweden

World Health Organisation Headquarters, Geneva

United Nations Headquarters, New York

1998 SESC Pompeia, Sao Paulo, Brazil

University Galleries, FAU, Boca Raton, Florida

1997 2nd Johannesburg Biennale

National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C

The Bronx Museum, New York

Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida

Schlossmuseum, Linz, Austria

Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

1996 Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen

Uppsala Konstmuseum, Uppsala, Sweden

Malmo Kunsthalle, Sweden

Setagaya Art Museum. Tokyo, Japan

Institute of Contemporary Arts, Johannesburg, South Africa

University Galleries, Gainesville, Florida

1995 Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

1986 - 1994 Solo and Group Exhibitions and Projects in Africa and Europe



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