Born in Springfield, IL
1964 – 1965
Los Angeles Trade Technical City College
1966 – 1968
Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles
1968 – 1972
Otis Art Institute at Parson's School of Design, Los Angeles
Lives and works in Brooklyn and Harlem, New York


Whitechapel Art Gallery, Back to Black - Art, Cinema and the Racial Imaginary, London/GB
CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, 'Irreducible: Contemporary Short Form Video', San Francisco CA
The Fabric Workshop and Museum, David Hammons: Phat Free, Philadelphia/PA (solo)
Dakar Biennial, Dakar/Senegal
Museum Villa Stuck, One Planet Under a Groove: Hip Hop und zeitgenössische Kunst, Munich/D
White Cube 2, Eclipse. Towards the edge of the visible, London/UK
Le Plateau, Ralentir vite, Paris/F
Galerie Hauser & Wirth, Zurich(solo)
50. Biennale di Venezia, Ritardi e Rivoluzioni, Venice
The Baltimore Museum of Art, Work Ethic, Baltimore, MD/USA
The Des Moines Art Center, Magic Markers, Des Moines, IA/USA
Ace Gallery, New York(solo)
White Cube, London(solo)
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Crisis Response. Providence, RI/USA
Gallery Shimada, Yamaguchi (solo)
The Bronx Museum of the Arts, One Planet Under A Groove, New York
Walker Art Center, One Planet Under A Groove, Minneapolis, MN/USA
The Studio Museum in Harlem, Red, Black, and Green: Loans to and Selections from the Permanent Collection, New York
The Rhode Island School of Design, About Objects: Selection from the Permanent Collection, Providence, RI/USA
Museo Reina Maria Sofia, Madrid/ESP (solo)
The Studio Museum in Harlem, Material and Matter, New York
The Museum of Modern Art, 'Parkett Editions', New York
The Museum of Modern Art, MoMA 2000: Open Ends, New York
Museum of Contemporary Art, The Age of Influence, Chicago
Exit Art, New York
Kunsthalle Bern, Blues and the Abstract Truth, Bern/CH (solo)
1998, Gallery Shimada, Yamaguch (solo)
Xavier LaBoulbenne, Group Show 4, New York
P.S.I Museum, Installations and Projects, Long Island City, NY/USA