Rashawn Griffin is a sculptor whose work has been exhibited widely, including the 2008 Whitney Biennial, a 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. 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. Griffin was a 2006 resident of the Studio Museum in Harlem’s AIR program
At MacDowell, he is collaborating with William E. Jones on a project to be realized as a film within a multimedia installation. Their goal is to investigate how the image, sculpture, and body move in space, and how that translates into film.