Radcliffe Bailey

 
 
 

 

Born in Bridgeton, NJ, 1968
Lives and works in Atlanta, Georgia


[ EDUCATION & AWARDS ]

2006     Visiting Faculty, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine
2004     Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant
1991     BFA, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA


[ SOLO EXHIBITIONS ]

    2010

  • Radcliffe Bailey: Art of an Ancient Soul, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

    2009
  • Looking for Light, Traveling by Night, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA
  • Between Two Worlds: The Art of Radcliffe Bailey, Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts & Culture, Charlotte, NC

    2008
  • Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
  • The Prints of Radcliffe Bailey, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX

    2007
  • In The Returnal, Clark Atlanta University Art Galleries, Atlanta, GA
  • Altered Destiny, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY

    2006
  • Flow: Paintings and Installations by Radcliffe Bailey, Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art, Jacksonville, FL

    2005
  • From the Cabinet: Reflections of Winding Roads, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY
  • Works on Paper, Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC
  • Four Corners, Clough-Hanson Gallery, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN

    2004
  • New/Now: Radcliffe Bailey, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT

    2003
  • Memory as Medicine, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA
  • New Paintings, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN

    2002
  • Meet By the River, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY
  • Tide, Blaffer Gallery, The Art Museum of University of Houston, TX
  • Recent Works on Paper, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN
  • Spiritual Migration, Diggs Gallery, University of North Carolina, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Spiritual Migration, Kresge Gallery of the Berrie Center for Performing & Visual Arts, Ramapo College, NJ

    2001
  • Spiritual Migration, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA
  • The Magic City, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL. Travelling to: Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO, Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, TX
  • Works on Paper, Jan Weiner Gallery, Kansas City, MO

    1999
  • Kindred, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY
  • Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA

    1998
  • David Beitzel Gallery, New York, NY

    1997
  • Arthur Rogers Gallery, New Orleans, LA
  • David Beitzel Gallery, New York, NY
  • Albany Museum of Art, Albany, NY
  • We Free Kings, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA
  • Hammonds House Gallery and Resource Center, Atlanta, GA

    1996
  • Jackleg, Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
  • Accounts Southeast: Radcliffe Bailey, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC

    1995
  • New Paintings, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA
  • Paintings, Constructions, and Works on Paper, David Beitzel Gallery, New York, NY
  • Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • The Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC

    1994
  • Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA

    1993
  • Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA

    1992
  • ART Currents II: Radcliffe Bailey, The Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
  • Radcliffe Bailey: Places of Rebirth, TULA Foundation Gallery, Atlanta, GA

[ SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS ]

    2010

  • Afro-Modernism: Journeys through the Black Atlantic, Tate Liverpool, UK
  • From Then To Now: Masterworks of Contemporary African American Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH

    2009

  • Uncharted, University Art Museum, University at Albany, Albany, NY
  • Chelsea in Havana, Havana Biennial, Havana Cuba
  • Neo-HooDoo, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL

    2008
  • Maritime: Ships, Pirates and Disasters, The Contemporary Art Galleries: Storrs + Stamford, Stamford, CT
  • I Am A Man, Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA), Brooklyn, NY
  • NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith, The Menil Collection, Houston TX
  • Uncoordinated, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH

    2007
  • Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song, Von Lintel Gallery, New York, NY
  • Collection Parallax, Kresge Gallery, Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ
  • Returnal, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA
  • The Colored Line, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Odili Donald Odita
  • Alejandro Aguilera and Radcliffe Bailey: Pitching, Emory Visual Arts Gallery, Atlanta, GA

    2006
  • Black Panther Rank and File, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
  • New Horizons: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA
  • The Whole World is Rotten, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
  • Parallel Economies, Wertz Contemporary, Atlanta, GA

    2005
  • 30th Parallel: A Convergence of Contemporary Painting, Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art, Jacksonville, FL
    Clough Hanson Gallery, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
  • More Than Dirty South," Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, FL
  • The Whole World Is Rotten: Free Radicals and the Gold Coast Slave Castles of Paa Joe, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY

    2004
  • Thinking with Blood: Conflict and Culture in the American South, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY
  • Summer Eyes / Summarize Biennial 2004, Jan Weiner, Kansas City, MO
  • Art for City Spaces - A Beginning, Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs, City Gallery East, Atlanta, GA

    2003
  • University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
  • Landscape as Metaphor, The Logan Collection, Vail, CO
  • Black President: The Art and Legacy of Fela Aikulapo-Kuti, New Museum, New York, NY
  • Portraiture (Every Picture Tells A Story), Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA
  • Images of the Spirit, The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL
  • A Century of Collecting: African American Art in the Art Institute of Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL
  • Thinking with Blood: Conflict and Culture in the American South, traveling to: Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA; Hite Gallery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY; The Harriet Tubman African American Museum, Macon, GA; Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC; Dorsky Gallery, New York, NY

    2002
  • Georgia Triennial, City Gallery East, Atlanta, GA; Georgia Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, GA; Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah,GA; Albany Museum of Art, Albany, GA
  • Spiritual Migration, Diggs Gallery, Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Summarize/Summer Eyes: unique works, Jan Weiner Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  • Beyond the Pale, Newberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, Purchase, NY

    2001
  • Starry Night, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY
  • Jazz and Visual Improvisations, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
  • New Orleans Triennial, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
  • Visibilities, Tippy Stern Fine Art, Charleston, SC

    2000
  • In The Shadow of the Flag, Tippy Stern Fine Art, Charleston, SC
  • Inner Eye, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
  • Our New Day Begun: African American Artists Entering the Millennium, Lyndon Baines Johnson Library & Museum, Austin, TX

    1999
  • The Conversation, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY

    1998
  • Prints from Paulson Press, Traywick Gallery, Berkeley, CA
  • Knowing Children, David Beitzel Gallery, New York, NY
  • Inner Eye: Contemporary Art from the Marc and Livia Straus Collection, Samuel P. Harn Museum, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Traveling to: Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN, University of Georgia, Georgia Art Museum, Athens, GA, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
  • Group Exhibition, David Beitzel Gallery, New York, NY

    1997
  • Best of the Season, 1996-1997, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
  • As Time Goes By Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion
  • Out of Bounds: New Work by Eight Southeast Artists, Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

    1996
  • Burning Issues: Contemporary African American Art," Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Out of Bounds: New Work by 8 Southeast Artists, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
  • No Doubt: African American Artists of the '90s, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
  • Decathlon, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA

    1995
  • Equal Rights and Justice, The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
  • Home is Where..., Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
  • Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
  • Insight, David Beitzel Gallery, New York, NY

    1994
  • Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
  • David Beitzel Gallery, New York, NY
  • The Hale Woodruff Memorial Exhibition, The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY
  • Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
  • Equal Rights and Justice, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
  • East Coast: A Traveling Group Exhibition and a Publication, curated by Marion and Robert Einbeck in conjunction with French visual art agencies and cultural organizations and museums

    1993
  • La Foire Internationale d'art Contemporain, The Grand Palais, Paris, France
  • 8 + 1 Artists from Atlanta, University of CIncinnati, OH
  • 20 Years/20 Artists, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA

    1992
  • The Atlanta Biennale: Into the Light, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
  • Space One Eleven, Birmingham, AL
  • Columbian Encounter and an Artist's Response to the Discovery of the New World, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA
  • Four Black Artists of the '90s, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Black Nativity, Spirituality in Contemporary African American Art, Hughley Gallery, Atlanta, GA

    1991
  • Black Men, Image/Reality, New Visions Gallery, Atlanta, GA
  • Summer Exhibition '91, McIntosh Gallery, Atlanta, GA
  • Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA
  • Central Metals Sculpture Competition, Fulton County Courthouse, Atlanta, GA
  • Eleventh Annual National African American Exhibition, Atlanta Life Insurance Company, Atlanta, GA
  • Soldiers, Gallery 10, Atlanta, GA

    1990
  • Expressions from the New Generation, North Carolina University, Durham, NC


[ BIBLIOGRAPHY ]

2008
Cotter, Holland, "Making Secular Art Out of Religious Imagery," New York Times, Wednesday, October 29th, 2008.
Carlin, T.J. "Sweet Sweetback═s Badasssss Song," Time Out New York, Jan 10-16, p. 72.

2007
Finch, Charlie, "Weekday Update," Artnet.com, December 3, 2007.
Cotter, Holland "The Color Line," Art in Review: The New York Times, Friday July 27, 2007.
Baker, R.C. "Best in Show," The Village Voice.
Oppenheim, Phil, "Radcliffe Bailey and Alejandro Aguilera," Art Papers, July/August, p. 52.
Dimling Cochran, Rebecca, "Returnal and In the Returnal," artforum.com, July 17.
Feaster, Felicia. "Speaking with â Radcliffe Bailey," Creative Loafing-Atlanta, June 28, p. 44.
Fox, Catherine, "National Black Arts Festival offers a real link to roots." The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, June 21.

2006
The Kansas City Star, May 7.

2005
Perez-Brennan, Tanya, "Explore the 30th Parallel," The Times-Union, Sept. 9, pp. 17 - 18. Cotter, Holland, "Imaginings of Africa, Chained or Unchained, Dispersed or Together," The New York Times, Art Review, Feb. 25, p.B37.
2004
Cotter, Holland, "Thinking with Blood," The New York Times, Art in Review, Aug. 20.

2003
Fox, Catherine. "In slowing his pace, Radcliffe Bailey finds a new ease - and inspiration," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Oct. 12, p. M1.
Pollack, Barbara. "The Afrobeat Generation," The Village Voice, July 18, 2003
Ogunnaike, Lola. "Celebrating the Life and Impact of the Legend Fela," The New York Times, July 17, 2003 Arts/Music.

2002
"Scattered Artifacts," The New York Times, NJ Section, April 7, p. 9.
"Bailey Painting Commissioned by Ulrich Museum," Review Magazine, p. 52.
Patterson, Tom. "Quilting a Canvas," Winston-Salem Journal, June 23, p. F1-F2.
Ibarra, Cathy. "Art Calendar," Kansas City Star, August 9, p. 32 (with reproduction).

2001
Daniel, Jeff, "When Radcliffe Bailey talks (to himself), people listen," St. Louis Post-Dispatch, April 19-25, p.18-19.
Atkins, Marcus, "Experience the 'magic" of Bailey and Powell at the Forum for Contemporary Art," St. Louis American, April 26-May 2, p. C1-C4.
Jazz and Visual Improvisations, exhibition catalogue, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
Hackman, Kate, "Radcliffe Bailey: Works on Paper," The Kansas City Star, Friday September 7, p. 24.
Thorson, Alice, "Collage-style artist conjures past, familial ties," The Kansas City Star, Friday, September 28, p.25.
Marsh, Jan, "Bailey Continues to Mine the Depths of a Rich Heritage," Review Magazine, October.

2000
Starland, Tom, "Editorial Commentary," Carolina Arts, June.
Harvin, Stephanie, "Art Exhibit Explores Flag Issues," Post & Courier, June 4.
"Fly it High, Fly it Low, Leave it Up, Make it Go," Charleston City Paper, May 31.
"In the Shadow of the Flag," Post & Courier, June 1.
In the Shadow of the Flag, exhibition catalogue, Tippy Stern Fine Art, Charleston, SC.
Heartney, Eleanor, "Radcliffe Bailey at Jack Shainman" Art in America, April, p. 154.
Klein, Mason, "Radcliffe Bailey at Jack Shainman Gallery," Artforum, February, p.121.

1999
Bandrowski, Katherine, Flatiron 2000, Featured Previews, Millennium Issue Volume 5/Number 4, p. 79.
Johnson, Ken, "Radcliffe Bailey," The New York Times, Friday,December 17.
Cochran, Rebecca Dimling, "Cityscape Atlanta" (interview with Radcliffe Bailey), Flash Art, March/April, p. 59-60.
Sirmans, Franklin, "Radcliffe Bailey at David Beitzel Gallery," Flash Art, Summer, p. 137.

1998
Fox, Catherine, "A Bridge Connecting the Past, Future," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 21.
Reid, Calvin, "Radcliffe Bailey at David Beitzel," Art in America, February, p. 103.

1997
Wasllik, Jeanne Marie, "Radcliffe Bailey, Recent Works," New York Arts Magazine, June, p.22.
Merkling, Frank, "The Aldrich Museum Rounds up the Best of NYC Gallery Scene," The News Times, October 23.
"As Time Goes By: History and Sentimentality," Whitney Museum of American Art Members Magazine, Summer.
"1996 in Review: Public Art," Art in America Annual Guide 1997-1998.
Gregory, Deborah, "People Under 30: Radcliffe Bailey," Essence Magazine, August, p. 62.
"Whitney Museum of American Art," The New York Times, July 18.
Burns, Kephra, "Reframing Black Art," Essence Magazine, July, p. 106.
O'Connell, Linda Matys, "As Time Goes By," The Sunday Advocate, June 15.
Ebony, David, "New York Top Ten," Artnet Magazine, May 3 - June 14.
Brockington, Horace, "Radcliffe Bailey at David Beitzel," Review, June 1.
Fox, Catherine, "the Keeper of the Flame," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 30.
Locke, Donald, "School of Thought," Creative Loafing, May 10.
Leonard, Pamela Blum, "Colors, Layering Show Bailey's Growth," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, April 18.

1996
Powell, Kevin, "Radcliffe Bailey," Vibe, p. 115.
Britton, Crystal A., "Radcliffe Bailey: Blackness," African American Art, Smithmark Publishers.
Smith, Roberta, "In Connecticut, the Old Meets the New," The New York Times, July 12.
Merkling, Frank, "Art from the garden, in-your-face, on high, " The Danbury News Times, May 30.
Cullum, J, "Radcliffe Bailey: In Nuh Watuh at Fay Gold," Art Papers, January/February, p.50.
Scoble, Ilka, "Contemporizing the Accessible: Radcliffe Bailey," Cover Magazine, January, p.41.

1995
Tuck, Angela, "Radcliffe Bailey: Artworks honor the struggle," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, December 31.
Aukeman, Anastasia, "Radcliffe Bailey: Railroad Spikes, Tintypes, and African Votives, ARTnews, November, p.112.
Melrod, George, "Rethinking History," Art & Antiques, October, p.33.
Humphrey, Jacqueline, "Home can be heaven or hell," Greensboro News & Record, September 22.
Goldberg, Vicki, "In Houston, Rebuilding by Creating," The New York Times, July 16, p. 26-27.
Lewis, Joe, "Radcliffe Bailey," Art in America, March.
Sturrock, Staci, "Radcliffe Bailey," Art in America, March.
York, Kristi, "Mixed-Media Artist: Radcliffe Bailey," Edge Magazine, January 13.

1994
Fox, Catherine, "Equal Rights & Justice, High Museum of Art," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, June 5.
Jinker-Lloyd, Amy, "Radcliffe Bailey at Fay Gold," ARTnews, April, p. 180.
Lewis, Joe, "Radcliffe Bailey at Fay Gold," Art in America, April.

1993
"Artist Profile," Vibe, September, p. 46.
Leach, Mark Richard, "Radcliffe Bailey," ARTCurrents, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC.

1992
Cullum, Jerry, "Radcliffe bailey: Places of rebirth," Art Papers, November-December, p.44.
Fox, Catherine, "Looking Deep into the Soul of Black Heritage," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, June 19.
Cullum, Jerry, "Nexus Biennale 1992," Art Papers, July-August.
Friedlander, Lil, Kevin Sipp and Ed Sprigg, Places of Rebirth, TULA Foundation Gallery, June.
Fox, Catherine, "Biennale Review," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, April 17.
White, Clarence D., "Black Men: Image/Reality," Art Papers, January/February.
Fox, Catherine, "A Contemporary Voyage of Discovery," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 7.

1991
Cullum, Jerry, "Black Nativity: Spirituality in Contemporary African-American Art," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, December 23.
Sheely, Glenn, "Wounded Young Artist has a lot of work to do," The Atlanta Journa-Constitution, October 3.
Fox, Catherine, "Opposing Images have Discerning Impact," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 10.
Cullum, Jerry, "Notable Shows," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, July 12.


[ COMMISSIONS ]

Knoxville Convention Center, Knoxville, TN
Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS


[ COLLECTIONS ]

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
A.B. Richman & Associates, Chicago, IL
Bell South, Atlanta, GA
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Kansas City, MO
Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
Citibank, New York, NY
Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Embassy of the United States of America, Kumpala, Uganda
General Mills, Minneapolis, MN
Hallmark Cards, Kansas City, MO
Hammonds House, Atlanta, GA
Harvard University Art Collection, Boston, MA
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
John Weiland Homes, Atlanta, GA
King and Spalding, Atlanta, GA
Knoxville Convention Center, Knoxville, TN
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority Collection
Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
New Britain Museum of Art, New Britain, CT
Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA
Pfizer, New York, NY
Philip Morris Company, New York, NY
Progressive Corporation, Mayfield Village, OH
Safeco, Seattle, WA
San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA
Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
Vincent, Berg, Spaizer & Menendez, Atlanta, GA
William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT
World Bank, International Finance Corporation, Washington, DC
Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC
 
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