Tschabalala Self

Born 1990 in Harlem, New York, US

Lives and works in New York and New Haven




Le Consortium, Dijon, France (forthcoming)

Pilar Corrias, London, UK (forthcoming)


Tschabalala Self: By My Self, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, US

Sounding Board, Performa, New York, US


Cotton Mouth, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, New York, US

Tschabalala Self: Out of Body, ICA Boston, Boston, US


Thigh High, Pilar Corrias, London, UK

Tschabalala Self, Art Omi, New York, US

Hammer Projects: Tschabalala Self, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US

Tschabalala Self, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, US


Bodega Run, Yuz Museum, Shanghai, China


Bodega Run, Pilar Corrias Gallery, London, UK

Tschabalala Self, Tramway, Glasgow, UK

Tschabalala Self, Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art, London, UK


Gut Feelings, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York, US

The Function, T293, Naples, Italy


Tropicana, The Cabin, Los Angeles, US

Out of Body, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York, US

Head over Heels, Schur-Narula, Berlin, Germany




Mirror Mirror - Fashion & The Psyche, ModeMuseum, Antwerp, Belgium (forthcoming)

The Condition of Being Addressable, Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, US (forthcoming)

Women and Change, Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark

Luncheon on the Grass, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, US


The Slipstream: Reflection, Resilience, and Resistance in the Art of Our Time, The Brooklyn Museum, New York, US

Journey Through a Body, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

Sweat, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany


Beyond the Black Atlantic, Hannover Kinstverein, Hannover, Germany

Radical Figures: Painting in the New Millennium, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

Never Done: 100 Years of Women in Politics and Beyond, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, New York, US

Romancing the Mirror, MOCA Jacksonville, Jacksonville, US

Protext! When Fabric Becomes Manifesto, Centro Pecci, Prato, Italy


Embodiment, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, US

PUNCH, Jeffrey Deitch Gallery, Los Angeles, US

Present Tense: Recent Gifts of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia Art Museum, Philadelphia, US

MOOD: Studio Museum Artists in Residence, MoMA PS1, New York, US

A Seed's A Star, LOYAL Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

The Big Sleep, 4th Artists’ Biennial, The Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany

Paint also known as Blood, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland

Dreamweavers, UTA Artist Space, Los Angeles, US

Show Me as I Want to Be Seen, Jewish Museum, San Francisco, US

Dirty Protest: Selections from the Hammer Contemporary Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US


Triple: Alex Bradley Cohen, Louis Fratino, and Tschabalala Self, University Art Museum, Albany State University, Albany, US

Figure and Phantasy, Maximillian William, London, UK 

The Beyond: Georgia O’Keefe & Contemporary Art, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, US

The Beyond: Georgia O’Keefe & Contemporary Art, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, US

Mademoiselle, Le Centre Régional d’Art Contemporain OCCITANIE / Pyrénées-Méditerranée, Sète, France

The Beyond: Georgia O’Keefe & Contemporary Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, US


Engendered, Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, US

Slip, Stems Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon, New Museum, New York, US

Face to Face: Los Angeles Collects Portraiture, The California African American Museum, Los Angeles, US

From DADA to TA-DA, Fisher Parrish Gallery, New York, US

NSFW Female Gaze, The Museum of Sex, New York, US

All These Beautiful Ladies, Lewben Art Foundation, Lithuania

A Screen of Flesh, Coma Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Body Language, Company Gallery, New York, US

Tschabalala Self, Ellannah Sadkin, Mr Kiji, Red Bull House of Art, Detroit, US

Le Nouveau Voyeurisme, Hotel Contemporary, Milan, Italy


Desire, Moore Building, Miami, US

Life During Wartime, Diane Rosenstein, Los Angeles, US

Protuberances, LAXART, Hollywood, US

Aiko Hachisuka, Tschalalaba Self, Caroline Wells Chandler, 11R, New York, US

Sexting, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, US

Perfect Day, Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, US

WACKing the Piñata, ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, US

A Being in The World, Salon 94 Bowery, New York, US

Look up here, I’m in heaven, BRIC, New York, US

Intimisms, James Cohan, New York, US

Mal Maison, Maccarone, New York, US

A Shape That Stands Up, Art + Practice, Los Angeles, US

Intersections, Tensquared Gallery, Online show (http://www.tensquared.gallery/)

Arachne’s Woolf, Litvak Contemporary, Tel Aviv, Israel

New Genealogies, Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven, US

Duplify, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, US


Berg Matthams Self & Weaver, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York, US

A Constellation, Studio Museum Harlem, US
The New New
, Diane Rosenstein Gallery, Los Angeles, US

THATS ON ME, Paris Blues, New York, US

Yale MFA Painting and Printmaking Graduates 2015, Garis & Hahn, New York, US

2,015 But Who’s Counting, Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven, US

13 Artists,
24/6 Gallery, New Haven, US

Swimming Pool, 24/6 Gallery, New Haven, US

For Ed: Splendor in the Grass with Olympic Lad & Lass,
Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven, US

Women Love the World, Launchpad, Brooklyn, New York, US

Encounters, Harlem School of the Arts, Harlem, New York, US

Essie Green Galleries, Harlem, New York, US

Edge Control, UBS Exhibition Center, Red Hook, New York, US

NEO XL, Werehouse, Long Island City, New York, US

Radiant Minds,
Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York, US

Admission $2.00,
Whitney at Altria, New York, US



MFA in Painting/Printmaking, Yale School of Art, New Haven

BA in Studio Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York



The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, Grant

The Studio Museum AIR Program, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York

Joan Mitchell Foundation Award

Liquitex Work Residency, London

Red Bull House of Art Residency, Detroit – US Parasol Unit Work Residency, London

T293 Residency, Naples

The La Brea Studio Residency, Los Angeles

Fountainhead Residency, Fountainhead, Miami

Arttable Curatorial Fellowship; Artspace, New Haven

Al Held Fellow, American Academy in Rome, Rome


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