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Rico Gatson

2012 Open Studio Fellowship Artists


10' x 44'4" x 6'
Mixed Media Photo Montage


Artist Statement
My work addresses issues pertaining to race and identity. I consider myself a multi-media artist as opposed to focusing on a singular material.

Rico Gatson

Born1966, Augusta GA
Currently Resides: Brooklyn, NY

• Bethal College BA/Studios Arts, 1989
• Yale University MFA/Sculpture, 1999

Selected Exhibitions 
• Open House: Working in Brooklyn
• Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn,NY 2004
• Living Inside the Grid, New Museum of Contemporary Art, NewYork,NY 2003
• Americas Remixe, Comune Di Milano, Milan Italy, 2002

Selected Awards
• Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation
• Biemmial Award for Visual Artists, 2001
• Prized Pieces Video Award, 1991
• PEW Charitable Trust Graduate Fellowship,1990 

Selected Collections:
• Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
• Norton Faily Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
• The Studio of Harlem, New York, NY

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