Discipline: Visual Art – sculpture

Rashawn Griffin

Discipline: Visual Art – sculpture
Region: Olathe, KS
MacDowell fellowships: 2007, 2016

Rashawn Griffin was a 2006 resident of the Studio Museum in Harlem’s AIR program. His work has been exhibited widely, including the 2008 Whitney Biennial, a the two-person exhibition at the Studio Museum (RSVP), as well as “Freeway Balconies” at the Deutsche Guggenheim in Berlin, Germany, and “Black Now” at the Longwood Gallery in the Bronx, New York. The subject of the solo exhibition “A hole-in-the-wall country” at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art in Overland Park, KS, has been included in the exhibition “Minimal Baroque” at Rønnebæksholm in Næstved, Denmark.



Rashawn Griffin worked in the Firth studio.

Originally a working barn perched atop the namesake hill of Hillcrest Farm, this building was converted to serve the arts in 1956. A grand set of windows was installed to make the large interior suitable for visual artists, bringing in abundant natural light from the north. The addition of a screened porch and accessible entrance ramp…

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