Location: Bowdoin / Accra Shepp

Visual Arts

Accra Shepp

Visiting Artist in Residence

Contact Information

ashepp@bowdoin.edu
207-798-7062
Art
232 Edwards Center for Art & D



Spring 2014

  • Photography I (VART 1401)
  • Photography and Color (VART 2402)



Education

  • 1986 New York University - Institute of Fine Arts/Program in Conservation, M.A. Art History
  • 1984 Princeton University, Cum laude, B.A. Art History/Visual Arts



2013

Imago Mundi, Venice Biennale, collateral event, Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice Italy, August 28 - October 7.

Rising Waters: Photographs of Hurricane Sandy. International Center of Photography, Governors Island, August 24 - September 29.

Flushing Creek into Bowery Bay: Selections from the Islands of New York. Flushing Town Hall, New York NY, November 16 - January 12, 2014 (solo).

STREET SHOTS/NYC, Museum of the City of New York at the Seaport Museum, January 15 – April 5.

2012

Human Cities 2012: Reclaiming Public Space. Royal Library of Belgium, Brussels, March 15-31.

Occupy Wall Street. Museum of the City of New York at the Seaport Museum, New York NY, Jan 25 - May 3.

2011

Occupying Wall Street. Steven Kasher Gallery New York NY, Nov 11 - ongoing.

Art of Latino Foodways. United Community Center, Milwaukee, WI, March 4 – July 1.

2009

Harlem Postcards. The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY Nov 12 - Mar 14, 2010.

2008

The Tobacco Project. Gallery 138, New York, NY May 8 - June 7.

2007

Photography Books. Nelson Hancock Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Dec 6 - January 26, 2008.

In The Still. Dell Pryor Gallery, Detroit, MI April 22 - June 1.

2006

In The Loop. Estudiotres, Chicago, IL May 12 - June 16 (solo).

Saturday Night Sunday Morning. Chattanooga African American Museum, Chattanoog, TN May 8 - June 30.

Artificial Afrika. Gigantic Artspace, New York, NY January 27 - March 17.

2005

Echoes of Complicity. LIPA, Chicago, IL September 9 - 30.

Saturday Night Sunday Morning.

African American Museum, Phildadelphia, PA April 10 - September 17

City Gallery East, Atlanta GA October 14 - November 11

2004

In The Loop. City Gallery at Water Tower Place, Chicago IL, October 7 - December 31 (solo).

2003

First Totems: the women and the children. Schneider Gallery, Chicago, IL December 5 - January 3, 2004 (solo).

Accra Shepp: Leaf Work. Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago IL March 15 - May 11 (solo).

2002

The Art Council Awards Show. Gallery 312, Chicago, IL May 1 - May 25.

2001

In/Site/Out. Apex Art, New York, NY March 16 - April 14.

Committed To The Image: A Half Century of Black Photographers in America. The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn NY. February - April.

Parade of Flags: Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A parade project with four New York City Schools. http://www.flagparade.org. January 15 (video CNN).

2000

Environmentally Concerned. Nathan Cummings Foundation/Dieu Donne Paper Mill, New York, NY April 10 - September 15.

Bronx River Art Center and Gallery. Bronx, NY September 23 - November 25.

Precedence: Emmet Gowin and His Students. Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, School of Art & Design, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred NY. September 6 - 30.

Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers, 1840 to the Present.   Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture, Washington, D.C., February 4 - June 30.

1999

HalfLight . Galeripadi.   Bandung, West Java, Indonesia, July 4 - 14 (solo).

The Making of HalfLight. Galeri Soemardja, Institut Teknologi Bandung - Fakultas Seni Rupa dan Desain.   Bandung, West Java, Indonesia, July 5-10 (solo).

1998

Paper+, Works on Dieu Donne Paper .   Dieu Donne Paper Mill, New York, NY, April 18 - May 29.

Black Art Fair. New York, N Y February.

FotoExpresion  La Biblioteca Publica Municipal Gabriel Turbay.   Bucaramanga, Colombia.   March 19 - April 23.

1997

Tunnel Visions. Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York, NY, July 10 - October 10 (solo).

Sensorial Impressions. Porter Troupe Gallery, San Diego CA, Nov. 15 - Jan. 3, 1998.

FotoExpresion  Centro Colombo - Americano.   Bogota, Colombia.   October 10 - November 3.

1996

Grand Central Station: SubTerrain. Drew University, Madison NJ February 8-28 (solo).

1995

Grand Central Station: SubTerrain. Jamaica Arts Center, New York NY, January 14 - March 18 (solo).

1994

Shadows. The Light Factory, Charlotte NC, November 15 - January 14, 1995 (solo).

Contemporary Photographs from the Museum Colelction. The Art Museum Princeton University, November 23, 1994 - January 8, 1995.

1993

On View 1993. Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley MA, December 10 - February 27, 1994.

Shadow Pictures. The Romi Crawford Gallery, New York NY, November 4 - December 26 (solo).

Accra Shepp. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC, March 22 - April 7 (solo).

Accra Shepp. The Charles Russell Gallery, Deerfield Academy, Deerfield MA, April - May.

1992

Accra Shepp. Kirkland Art Center, Clinton NY, March 8 - March 31.

untitled. Houk Friedman, New York, NY, June - August.

1991

New York Architects: In Search of the Urban Ideal . Jamaica Arts Center, New York NY, October 12-November 23.

Fragments. Art in General, New York NY, April 13 - May 11.

Marginal Majority. Aaron Davis Hall, City University of New York, April - August.

1990

Public Mirror: Artists Against Racial Prejudice. The Clocktower, New York NY, September 13 -October 7.

Accra Shepp. Midtown Y, New York NY, April - May.

1989

Rooms With a View. Ledel Gallery, New York NY, December - February 1990.

Alternate Mappings. New York University, New York NY Nov.-Dec. (solo).

1988

Crysallis. Association of Community Based Artists of Westchester and Environs, Mt. Vernon, NY, September - November.