Chronologie

1961
Born in Tallahassee, Florida, USA
1981 – 1982
Parsons School of Design, New York, USA
1985
BFA, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, USA
1990
Vermont Studio School, Artist in Residence
1991
e Studio Museum in Harlem, Artist in Residence
1993
Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation Grant
1994
Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant
1995
ArtPace Artist in Residence
1997
Asian Cultural Council Grant
1998
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Artist in Residence
2011
Joyce Alexander Wein Artist Prize
Lives and works in Brooklyn, USA

Expositions

2015
Art Basel Hong Kong, Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong, China
2014
Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, USA (solo)
2013
Selected Works, SCAD Museum of Art at the Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, USA (solo)
2013
Canzani Center Gallery at Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH, USA (solo)
2013
VIGO, London, UK (solo)
2013
Material World, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, USA
2012
San Antonio Collects Contemporary, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX, USA
2012
Against the Grain - Wood in Contemporary Art, Craft and Design, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC, USA
2012
Museum of Art and Design, New York, USA
2012
Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, USA (solo)
2012
Pace Prints, New York, USA (solo)
2011
Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, USA (solo)
2011
VIGO, London, UK (solo)
2011
Galleria Napolinobilissima, Naples, Italy (solo)
2011
Toward the Third Dimension, David Floria Gallery, Aspen, CO, USA
2011
The Bearden Project, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, USA
2010
From then to Now: Masterworks of Contemporary African American Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, OH, USA
2010
Collected. Reflections on the Permanent Collection, Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, USA
2010
Lost and Found: Selections from the MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Chicago, USA
2010
Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, USA (solo)
2010
Window Works: Leonardo Drew, Artpace, San Antonio, TX, USA (solo)
2009
Existed: Leonardo Drew, Blaffer Gallery, Art Museum of the University of Houston, Houston, USA (solo)
2009
Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC, USA (solo)
2009
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA, USA (solo)
2009
Fine Art Society, London, UK, (solo)
2009
Your Golden Teeth II, Marianne Boesky Galley, New York, USA
2008
30 Americans, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA
2008
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC, USA
2008
Corcoran Gallery of Art at the College of Art and Design, Washington, DC, USA
2008
Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA, USA
2008
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI, USA
2007
Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, USA (solo)
2007
New Directions in American Drawing, Columbus Museum, Columbus Georgia, USA
2007
Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA, USA
2007
Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN, USA
2007
Repeat Performances: Seriality and Systems Art since 1960, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH, USA
2007
Reverance, HVCCA – Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY, USA
2006
Palazzo Delle Papesse, Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy (solo)
2006
Legacies: Contemporary Artists Reflect on Slavery, The New York Historical Society, New York, USA
2006
Black Alphabet: Contexts of Contemporary African American Art, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
2005
Brent Sikkema, New York, USA (solo)
2005
Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, USA
2005
Leonardo Drew/Kara Walker, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
2005
Between Image and Concept: Recent Acquisitions in African-American Art, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ, USA
2004
Material Pleasures, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2003
Hands on, Hands down, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, USA
2003
From Modernism to the Contemporary, 1958-1999, The Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH, USA
2002
The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, USA (solo)
2001
Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2001
Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland (solo)
2001
Brooklyn!, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, FL, USA
2000
Vanitas: Meditations on Life and Death in Contemporary Art, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, USA
2000
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, USA (solo)
2000
The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY, USA (solo)
1999
Madison Art Center, Madison, WI, USA (solo)
1998
Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
1998
Passages: Contemporary Art in Transition, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, USA
1998
Bill Jenson/Leonardo Drew, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA
1997
New Work: Words & Images, Miami Art Museum, Miami, USA
1997
Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainsville, FL, USA (solo)
1996
University at Buffalo Art Gallery, Center for the Arts, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA (solo)
1996
Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
1996
Currents: Leonardo Drew, Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MI, USA (solo)
1996
Leonardo Drew/Mark Francis/Oliver Herring, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA
1995
About Place: Recent Art of the Americas, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA
1995
Pace Roberts Foundation for Contemporary Art, San Antonio, TX
1995
Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
1995
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA, USA (solo)
1995
The Pace Roberts Foundation for Contemporary Art, San Antonio, TX, USA (solo)
1995
Ground Level Overlay, Merce Cunningham Dance Company Collaboration, New York, USA (solo)
1994
San Francisco Art Institute, Walter/Mc Bean Gallery, San Francisco, USA (solo)
1994
Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY (solo)
1994
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA (solo)
1994
Promising Suspects, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT, USA
1993
Markets of Resistance, White Columns, New York, USA
1992
Biennial Dakar, Dakar, Senegal
1992
Three Sculptors: Leonardo Drew, Lisa Hoke, Brad Kahlhamer, Thread Waxing Space, New York, USA
1992
Thread Waxing Space, New York, USA (solo)
1991
From the Studio: Artists in Residence, 1990-91, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, USA

Collections publiques

West Collection, Oaks, PA, USA
Miami Art Museum, Miami, USA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK, USA
Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ, USA
Progressive Art Collection, Mayfield Village, OH, USA
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
Sorigue Foundation Collection, Lérida, Spain
St Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, USA
Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, USA
Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC, USA
Caldic Collectie, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, USA
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, USA
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI, USA
Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, USA
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge MA, USA
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA
Linda Pace Foundation, San Antonio, TX, USA
McNay Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX, USA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA