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Rakeem Cunningham

rakeemc@gmail.com

Solo Exhibitions

2017 - White Artists Don’t Have to Make Work About Racial Identity, Littman + White Galleries, Portland ,OR
2017 – Our Body’s Matter, LA LGBT Center Advocate & Gochis Galleries, Los Angeles, CA

Group Exhibitions

2019 – Many, Many, Many Men Little Tokyo Arts Complex (APEX Gallery), Los Angeles, CA

2019 – Useless Man, Highways Performance Space, Los Angeles, CA

2018 - Whew Chile the Ghetto, TAG Gallery Loft, Los Angeles, CA 

2018 – In This Together: Embracing Diversity, Castelli Art Space, Los Angeles, CA

2018 - Queer Art Show, Southbay LGBT Center, Torrance, CA

2017 - Trans Professionals Champions Traveling Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA

2014 - Holographic UCLA Senior Exhibition, UCLA New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014 - UCLA Undergraduate Exhibition, UCLA New Wight Gallery, Los   Angeles, CA

2013 - UCLA Undergraduate Exhibition, UCLA New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Curatorial Projects

2019 – Can We Live? – Lead Curator Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2019 – Wholly Coast, Curator/Juror, Monte Vista Projects

2019 – LA Open Exhibition Lead Curator  – TAG Gallery

2019 – PROUD+ Exhibition Curator – The Studio Door, San Diego CA

2017  - Betty Sheinbaum, An Artist, Lead Curator, TAG Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Select Press / Features

2019 – Art & Cake, Can We Live? Review

2019 – Vogue Ukraine Feature/Cover, collaboration with Paul Pagmi Sepuya

2019 – PRIDE.COM, Many Many Many Feature 

2019 – OUT Magazine “Thirst Trap – How Eurocentric Beauty Standards Broke the Art World” 

2019 – Squarespace – Featured Artist

2019 – Intomore.com, Artist Feature

2019 – GAYTIMES Magazine, Black Queer Creatives Feature

2019 – Wussy Magazine, Big Dipper Photo Spread

2018 – GAYTIMES May Magazine Cover – Dexter Mayfield

2018 - ‘Whew Chile,’ Rakeem Cunningham Brought Ghetto to the Gallery, Out Magazine

2018 - Whew Chile the Ghetto Feature, Beverly Press

2018 - Whew Chile the Ghetto, An Immersive Experience at TAG Gallery, Review, Diversions LA

2018 - yngspc Whew Chile the Ghetto Feature / Interview, yngspc, Los Angeles, CA

2018 - Curate LA Whew Chile the Ghetto Feature, Curate LA Los Angeles, CA

2018 - Grindr Whew Chile the Ghetto Feature, Grindr Los Angeles, CA

2018 – MASK Magazine, Jaboukie Young-White Photo Spread

2017 – Fader Magazine, Barry Jenkins Photo spread 

2017 – Fader Magazine, TS Madison Photo Spread

2017 – LadyGunn Magazine, Skai Jackson Photo Spread

 Special Projects

2019 – Our Kitchen Table Installation, Fruitcake Queer Bazaar, Los Angeles, CA

2019 – Other Places Art Fair (OPAF), Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2019 – QiPO 01 Art Fair, Monte Vista Projects, Mexico City, MX 

2019 – Kronenboden of Berlin, Monte Vista Projects of Los Angeles and MADLAB of Rotterdam have partnered to present Call and Response, an exhibition of collaborative artworks for B-LA Connect. 

2018    LA Open Exhibition, Lead Curator, TAG Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

2017    Betty Sheinbaum, An Artist, Lead Curator, TAG Gallery, Los Angeles, CA