Guest Artists - Claire Oliver Gallery

Guest Artists

Ruben Natal-San Miguel

New York City’s relationship with photography is rich and layered, but unfortunately, is often seen as hackneyed and spent. Its iconic touchstones and most innovative moments, landscape, and architecture have been photographed and re-photographed so many times that there is often an impression that nothing new can be said.

Enter Ruben Natal-San Miguel, who has been photographing nearly every inch of the city for the past two decades, building on its visual history while adding his own, fresh perspective to the conversation. San Miguel, who moved to New York City from Boston in 1992, originally working as an architect, then art collector, curator, and photographer, approaches its various communities with a unique sensitivity. His pictures, which cover wide geographical and cultural terrain, push against the too-often problematic gaze of documentary photography, in exchange for something that celebrates the city’s many inhabitants. This may be influenced in part by his experience as a survivor of the September 11th attacks, and a desire to preserve what he holds dear

February 20, 2021 to March 27, 2021

Claire Oliver Gallery

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“As longtime residents of Harlem, we are inspired by the rich cultural lineage of our neighborhood,” states gallerist Claire Oliver. “In the midst of this challenging year when we have all been so isolated, we wanted to showcase the resiliency and celebrate the individuals, geography, and culture of Harlem through the intimacy of photography while also supporting a vital organization that provides urgently needed aid to our community in this time of need.”

A portion of the proceeds from the exhibition will go towards supporting the more than 1,200 meals being served daily at the Salem United Methodist Church on 129th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd. “This is one of the biggest opportunities to feed people who are hungry,” said Winston Majette, Harlem Week Executive Director.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2021    Mint Museum of Art, Contemporary Art Collection. Charlotte, NC.
2021    Musée MUSÉE DE LA CIVILISATION
2021    Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art Re-Opening
2021    Fitchburg Museum of Art, Fitchburg Massachusetts.
2020    “Expanding The Pantheon : Women R Beautiful” Solo exhibition  Mint Museum Of Art, Charlotte, NC.
2020    “Harlem Postcards” Studio Museum of Harlem, NYC.
2020    “NY Responds” Museum of The City Of NY, Manhattan, NYC
2020    “New York Stories” Museum Of The City of New York, Manhattan, NYC.
2020    “The Big Picture”: Giant Photographs And Powerful Portfolios
2020    “Styling” Black Expression, Rebellion And Joy Through Fashion, Presented by Long Gallery Harlem and Nordstrom, NYC.
2020    Postmasters Roma Selections from the Collection, Rome, Italy
2020    “Women R Beautiful”, Postmasters Gallery, New York
2020    “Summer Stock” Craven Contemporary Gallery, Kent, Connecticut.
2020    “The Confidence Game”. Artsy Curated by Savannah
2020    “Spring Affair” Center For Photography At Woodstock, Woodstock, NY.
2020    A Light Exists in Spring: Group Exhibition, Gallery 52, Jeffersonville, NY
2020    Members Show, Center For Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY.
2020    “THE ARCHIVE TO COME” Telematic Media Arts Gallery San Francisco, Ca. Curated by Carla Giannis
2020    “Racism: The Other American Pandemic” Eastern Connecticut University Gallery
2019    “Making the Invisible: Visible ‘’ Solo exhibition, Center For Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY.
2019    “NY Summer Longing Never Fade”, LMAK Gallery, Manhattan, NYC.
2019    “Summertime Salon” Group Exhibition. Robin Rice Gallery, NYC.
2019    “Members Show” Center For Photography At Woodstock, Woodstock, NY.
2019    “Queer As I” Group show. HERE Art Center , Manhattan, NYC
2019    69/19: Woodstock, Stonewall & the Moon Landing, Gallery 52, Jeffersonville, NY
2019    “Pride”, Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY
2019    “ROLE PLAY”, Postmasters Gallery, Roma
2018    “Summertime Salon” Group Exhibition . Robin Rice Gallery, NYC.
2018    “Greetings From Coney Island”Group exhibit . United States District Court for the Eastern District of NY .
2017    “Made In NYC” Solo show Exhibition at Independent Projects, LES, NYC.
2017    “UPTOWN” Triennial Of Contemporary Art- Museo Del Barrio, Manhattan, NYC.
2017    “Contemporary Art Permanent Collection exhibition.  Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina.
2017    “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,” WhiteBox NYC.
2016    “WE AMEricans” Station Independent Projects Gallery, Manhattan, NYC.
2016    Pushing Buttons, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY
2015    Aperture Foundation Benefit & Auction Gala, New York, NY
2015    “Street Life: A New York City Vanishing Act” SoHo Photo Gallery, NYC
2010    “First Class: Second Class”  Asya Geisberg Gallery Manhattan, NYC.


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John Pinderhughes

John Pinderhughes has been a working photographer for over 50 years.  He has worked as a commercial photographer in New York City for more than 50 years; operating his own full service studio for the past 45 years.  At the same time, he has been honored with a continuous series of shows over that period.

With multi-faceted interests, Pinderhughes has pursued both a commercial career and one in fine art photography.  His striking images have garnered the recognition of both commercial art
directors and gallery/museum curators, as well as satisfying the interests of their diverse and separate audiences.  Pinderhughes’ talent and reputation for  excellence have been  recognized with many awards; including awards from The Art Director’s Club, Design competitions, The Clio

Awards, The CEBA Awards, magazine competitions, and others. Pinderhughes’ fine art photography is not an appendage of his commercial work, but a separate Sphere of influence.  His images explore variations in pattern, texture, light, and line.  He has been widely exhibited and is represented in major collections; including The Picker Art Gallery / Colgate University, The Museum Of Modern Art, The Studio Museum In Harlem, The Detroit Institute of Arts, The Ringling Museum

Pinderhughes has been the recipient of numerous grants including recently The Katrina Media Fellowship from the Open Society Institute where he worked in post-Katrina Louisiana.

February 20, 2021 to March 27, 2021

Claire Oliver Gallery

View exhibit press release (pdf)

“As longtime residents of Harlem, we are inspired by the rich cultural lineage of our neighborhood,” states gallerist Claire Oliver. “In the midst of this challenging year when we have all been so isolated, we wanted to showcase the resiliency and celebrate the individuals, geography, and culture of Harlem through the intimacy of photography while also supporting a vital organization that provides urgently needed aid to our community in this time of need.”

A portion of the proceeds from the exhibition will go towards supporting the more than 1,200 meals being served daily at the Salem United Methodist Church on 129th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd. “This is one of the biggest opportunities to feed people who are hungry,” said Winston Majette, Harlem Week Executive Director.

Selected Collections:

The Museum Of Modern Art; New York, NY.
The Schomberg Center For Research In Black Culture; New York, NY.
The DeMenil Foundation; Houston, TX.
The Studio Museum In Harlem; New York, NY.
Howard University; Washington, DC.
The Picker Art Gallery; Colgate University, Hamilton, NY.
The Axa (Equitable) Collection; New York, NY.
Goldman Sachs & Company; New York, NY.
The Detroit Institute Of Arts, Detroit, MI
The John L. Warfield Center, The University of Texas; Austin, Texas
Smithsonian National Museum Of African American History And Culture; Washington, DC.

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2016        Reflections/Meditations: A Retrospective Of Photography By John Pinderhughes; Crossroads Gallery; Notre Dame Center For Arts & Culture; University Of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN.
2016        Life And Light: St. Louis Cenetery No.1 Reframed Through The Lens Of John Pinderhughes; The John L. Warfield Center For African & African American Studies; The University Of Texas At Austin; Austin, TX
2015        Quiet Scripture; The June Kelly Gallery, New York, NY.
2014        John Pinderhughes/ A Digi-Retrospective & Conversation; Harlem Art Salon, New York, NY.
2012        Eatonville Embodied; The Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Art, Eatonville, FL.
2011        A Heritage Fulfilled: Photographs Of West Africa By John Pinderhughes; Museum Of Art And Origins, New York, NY.
2010        The Katrina Portraits; The East Meadow Public Library, East Meadow, NY.
2000        Majestic Vista: The Landscape Of Eastern Long Island; The June Kelly Gallery, New York, NY.
2000        John Pinderhughes: Soliloquies; The Sherry Washington Gallery, Detroit, MI.
1999        A Celebration Of Nature; The Nature Conservancy, Holand & Holand, New York, NY.
1993        A Photographer’s View; AT&T, Holmdel, NJ.
1990        Dry Bones & Burnt Offerings: The Bronx Museum Of The Arts, Bronx, NY.
1989        John Pinderhughes: Recent Work; G.R. N’Namdi Gallery, Birmingham, MI.
1989        John Pinderhughes; The Cinque Gallery, New York, NY.
1987        The Photographer’s Eye; The Port Washington Public Library, Port Washington, NY.
1985        John Pinderhughes: An African Experience Revisited; Charles H. Wright Museum Of African American History, Detroit, MI.
1984        Wavelines / Martha’s Vineyard; Gallery 62, The National Urban League, New York, NY.
1982        The Shady Side Portfolio; The W E B Dubois Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1979        John Pinderhughes; The University Of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, NC.
1978        John Pinderhughes; Hoffman LaRoche Pharmaceuticals, Nutley, NJ
1972        John Pinderhughes; The Metropolitan Applied Research Center, New York, NY.

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2020        Visions 1020; Wilmer Jennings Gallery / Kenkeleba House, New York, NY
2018        The Beautiful Difference; Featherstone Center For The Arts; Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA
2018        The Black Woman: Power and Grace; Kamoinge, The National Arts Club, New York, NY
2017        Uptown; The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY.
2017        More Than A Picture; National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, DC.
2015        On Being Black; Arnika Dawkins Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2014        Kamoinge & En Foco: Advancing The Frame; The Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York, NY.
2014        Optional Allusions: Art In Flux Harlem, Aloft Hotel, New York, NY
2013        Permanent Collection: The General Motor’s Center For African American Art; Detroit         Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
2012        Kamoinge: Revealing The Face Of Katrina; Gordon Parks Gallery, The College Of New Rochelle, Bronx, NY
2011        Doren’s Eye; Sechrest Art Gallery, High Point University, High Point, NC
2008        Moving Walls 14; Open Society Institute, New York, NY.
2007        Death Bizarre; Center For Photography At Woodstock, Woodstock, NY
2007        Kamoinge: Revealing The Face Of Katrina; Calumet HP Gallery, New York, NY.
2007        Celebration: Nine Artists Commemorate the 35th. Anniversary of Winston Salem Delta Fine Arts; Winstem Salem, NC.
2006        Soul Food; The Amistad Center for Art & Culture, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
2006        Engulfed By Katrina: Photographs Before & After The Storm; Nathan Cummings Foundation New York University Tish School Of Arts; New York, NY.
2005        Saturday Night / Sunday Morning; African American Museum In Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.
2002        Untitled; Renssealaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY.
2001        Committed To The Image: Contemporary Black Photographers; The Brooklyn Museum Of Art, Brooklyn, NY.
2000        Reflections In Black: A History Of African American Photographers 1840 To Present; Arts & Industries Gallery, The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.
1999        Jazz Plus / Kamoinge; The UFA Gallery, New York, NY.
1992        Paintings & Photographs; The Alitash Kebede Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
1991        New York Time; DeMeervaart Cultural Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
1991        The Pleasures And Terrors Of Domestic Comfort; The Museum Of Modern Art, NY, NY.
1990        Home: Contemporary Urban Images; The Studio Museum In Harlem, New York, NY.
1990        Images Of Africa; Cinque Gallery, New York, NY.
1989        Photographs & Diaries; The Photo Canter Gallery, Tisch School Of The Arts, New York University, New York, NY.
1989        The National Black Arts Festival; Atlanta, GA.
1987        Curator’s Choice: The Photographer’s Mind; CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
1986        Contemporary African American Photography; The Weatherspoon Gallery, The University Of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, NC.
1986        Two Schools: New York & Chicago; Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, NY.
1986        America: Another Perspective; The Photo Center Gallery, Tisch School Of The Arts, New York University, New York, NY.
1986        Contemporary Afro American Photography; The Weatherspoon Gallery, The University Of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC.
1985        Contemporary Afro American Photography; The Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
1983        Contemporary Afro American Photography; Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH.
1982        Photography: Image & Imagination; Jazzonia Gallery, Detroit, MI.
1982        Recent Acquisitions; The Schomberg Center For Research In Black Culture, New York, NY.
1980        Self Portrait; The Springfield Museum Of Fine Art, Springfield, MA
1980        Selections From The Permanent Collection; The Studio Museum In Harlem; New York, NY.
1979        Encounters; The Studio Museum In Harlem, New York, NY.
1979        The Black Photographer; The San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
1979        Diaspora 2: Festival De Diaspora Africaine Du Nouveau Monde; Port Au Prince, Haiti.
1978        The Black Photographer; The Pittsburg Arts Institute, Pittsburg, PA.
1978        Art In Photography; The Peg Alston Gallery, New York, NY.
1977        The Black Photographer; The Cocoran Gallery, Washington, DC.
1976        Light Textures Three; Just Above Midtown Gallery, New York, NY.
1972        The Flag Show; Judson Memorial Church, New York, NY.


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Jeffrey Henson Scales

My camera at the time was a big 500C/M Hasselblad film camera, which always presents what’s in front of the lens backward, in its square waist-level viewfinder. Many days, I’d be seated in this crowded shop, on an old banquet bench, or a random Naugahyde dining chair. Looking down through the viewfinder with its reverse perspective, I watched the barbers: David House, Mr. Ben, Terry, and Jerry Love, with scissors, clippers, and straight razors, as they precisely groomed the men and boys of my neighborhood. It was a much more intimate, yet public experience than I’d ever done as a photographer.

In the daytime, from the shop’s west side, Harlem life of the 1980s streamed past, through the broad storefront windows on Seventh Avenue, like an old movie screen illuminating a 12-foot-wide theater. As the sun would set, the soft light of the fluorescent fixtures gave an intimate cool glow, filling the place with soft light from the shop’s high ceilings, and bouncing back off the room’s mirrored surfaces. Most often jazz would be playing on the radio, accompanied by the soft scraping sound of straight razors sliding across necks, scissors sharply snipping across heads, and electric clippers buzzing fine lines on napes and beards. Men of all ages were there, getting groomed in styles that spanned generations. From an occasional pungent Conk, the straightened 1950s-style, to the flattop Afros and pattern cut designs so popular in the 1980s and 90s.

February 20, 2021 to March 27, 2021

Claire Oliver Gallery

View exhibit press release (pdf)

“As longtime residents of Harlem, we are inspired by the rich cultural lineage of our neighborhood,” states gallerist Claire Oliver. “In the midst of this challenging year when we have all been so isolated, we wanted to showcase the resiliency and celebrate the individuals, geography, and culture of Harlem through the intimacy of photography while also supporting a vital organization that provides urgently needed aid to our community in this time of need.”

A portion of the proceeds from the exhibition will go towards supporting the more than 1,200 meals being served daily at the Salem United Methodist Church on 129th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd. “This is one of the biggest opportunities to feed people who are hungry,” said Winston Majette, Harlem Week Executive Director.

Selected Museum Collections

Museum of Modern Art, NYC
Baltimore Museum of Art
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, NYC
International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
Museum of The City of New York

Selected One-Person Exhibitions

2017- +81 Gallery, New York, “THEN AND NOW; Photographs by Jeffrey Henson Scales”
2013- Prichard Art Gallery, University of Idaho, “THAT YEAR OF LIVING”
2011- Light Work/ Robert B. Menschel Gallery, Syracuse, NY “THAT YEAR OF LIVING”
2000-Homer Contemporary Design Gallery NYC
1998- Baltimore Museum of Art, “PICTURES FROM AMERICA,” traveling exhibition, 70 photographs
1998- Manchester Craftsmen Guild, Pittsburgh, PA, New Color Work.
1998- Harrisburg Community College, Harrisburg Pennsylvania “PICTURES FROM AMERICA,”
1997- Ramapo College, New Jersey,” PICTURES FROM AMERICA,”
1996- Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester NY, “PICTURES FROM AMERICA,”
1996- The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville CT. “PICTURES FROM AMERICA,”
1994- Drew University Photographic Gallery, Madison NJ1990- Midland Arts Center, Birmingham England
1987- The College Gallery of Photography, Amherst, Mass. From the series, “Harlem”
1970- University Of California, Berkeley, “Oakland Black Panthers”

The one-person exhibition, “Pictures From America by Jeffrey Henson Scales,” sponsored by The Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, New York, contained over seventy images and traveled throughout the United States from 1996 to 2001.

Selected Group Shows

2020 — Museum of The City of New York, Collecting New York Stories
2019 – Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography
2016 – Photographer’s Gallery, London, Made You Look: Dandyism and Black Masculinity
2015-2021.    Posing Beauty in African American Culture
2021: Flint Institute of Arts, Flint MI
2019: Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware
2019: University of Maryland, David C. Driskell Center, Baltimore, MD
2017: Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile AL
2017: SNAP! Space, Orlando, FL
2017: The Mona Bismarck American Center, Paris, France
2016: Northwest African American Museum, Seattle, Washington
2014: Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, Virginia
2014: Evansville Museum, Evansville, Indiana
2013: Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia
2013: The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster Ohio
2012: The Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science & Art, Scranton, PA
2011: University of Southern California, Fischer Museum
2011: The Newark Museum, New Jersey
2010: William College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
2010: Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
2009: Gulf + Western Gallery at Tisch, NYU, New York
2013- South Street Seaport Museum, Street Shots, NY
2009- Gulf + Western Gallery at Tisch, NYU Faculty Show
2003- McMullen Museum of Art on the Chestnut Hill campus of Boston College, Reflections in Black
2003- Oakland Museum of Art, Reflections in Black; African American photography 1840 to the present
2002- Vanderbilt Hall, Grand Central Station, New York, A Day In The Life OF Africa
2002-Museum of Modern Art, NYC Life of The City
2001- Studio Museum in Harlem, Reflections in Black; African American photography 1840 to the present
2001-The Jetty Center, Los Angeles, CA; Walker Evans and Company
2000- Brooklyn Museum of Art; Committed to The Image; Contemporary African American Photography
2000- Museum of Modern Art, NYC; Walker Evans and Company
2000- Smithsonian Museum of American History, Reflections in Black; African American photography 1840 to the present
1999- Smithsonian Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture, Locating the Spirit: Spirituality in African American Art
1998- Museum of Modern Art, NYC, Photography From The Collection,
1998- Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester NY, Rejuvenation New colorwork
1998- Weasel + O’Connor Gallery NYC, ‘MALE’ Curated by Vince Aletti,
1997- Museum of The City of New York, NYC: The Streets and Beyond: The New York Photographs
1996- Arbetets Museum, Laxholmen, SWEDEN, A Century Apart: Images of Struggle and Spirit, w/ Jacob Riis
1996- Den Antikvariske Samling, Ribe, DENMARK, A Century Apart: Images of Struggle and Spirit, w/ Jacob Riis
1996- Ft. Lauderdale Museum of Art, Ft. LAUDERDALE, Burning Issues, Contemporary African American Art
1996- National Museum of Denmark, COPENHAGEN, A Century Apart: Images of Struggle and Spirit, w/ Jacob Riis
1995- Richard F. Brush Art Gallery St. Lawrence University, The Skin Landscape exhibition on Tattoo Art.
1995- Museum of the City of New York, A Century Apart: Images of Struggle and Spirit, Jacob Riis and 5 Contemporary Photographers.
1993- Museum of Modern Art, NYC, Photography From The Collection, from the Harlem series
1992- Museum of Modern Art, NYC, More Than One Photography, from the Harlem series
1991- Museum of Modern Art, NYC, Mean Streets, from the Harlem series.
1991- University of California at Irvine Fine Arts Gallery, Convergence 8, From the Young Men  series
1991- Photographic Resource Center, Boston   Convergence 8, From the Young Men series
1991- Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY   Convergence 8, From the Young Men series.  Traveling show
1991- Deer Meervarrt Arts Center, Amsterdam, The Home Show-New York Time, from the Harlem series
1990- University of California Berkeley Art Museum, Constructed Images, from the House’s Barber Shop
1990- High Art Museum, Atlanta Constructed Images, from the House’s Barber Shop series.
1990- Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC The Home Show, From the Harlem series
1990- Houston Foto Fest Constructed Images, from the House’s Barber Shop series.
1989- Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC, Constructed Images, from the House’s Barber Shop series. Traveling Exhibition through 1993
1988- Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, NYC Who’s Uptown from the Harlem series
1988- The Eye Gallery, San Francisco, Ca. from the Harlem Series
1988- C. E. P. A.  Buffalo, NY, The Photographers Mind, from Harlem series
1986- The Midtown Y Gallery, NYC, from the Harlem series
1984- Los Angeles Photographers Association Gallery, Central American Refugee portraits
1982- Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions Gallery,  (L.A.C.E.),  In This House That I Call Home
1979- Camerawork, San Francisco, Portraits

Photography Awards:

1996- New York Foundation of the Arts Fellowship in Photography
1995- National Endowment for the Arts, Exhibition Support Grant W/ Visual Studies Workshop
1991- Dorothea Lange/ Paul Taylor Award for Collaborative Project, Honorable Mention (with Meg Henson)
1991- W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography, Second Place
1991- Mid-Atlantic Arts, Photographers Fellowship


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Shawn W. Walker

Born and raised in Harlem, NYC, I see myself as a fine arts photographer with a documentary foundation. I look for the truth within the image, the multi-layers of existence, and the ironies in our everyday lives. Working from a Black Aesthetic, my work tries to speak to everyone. For more than 50 years, I have tried to reflect on the positive aspects of my community and to see the relationships between various communities of color.

A master darkroom printer, I printed my own earlier work. Now working exclusively in digital video and photography, I strive to maintain those earlier standards. In all my work, I have let the images speak for themselves — only using color and my own individual vision to enhance them. In all cases, the viewer is an integral part of the art, as he/she interacts with the image.

In these three portfolios, I move from the more concrete/documentary images of the “Ritual and Spirit”/“Parade” series where everyday people get to express the significance of their ancestors and culture to the more surreal “Be-Bop” and abstract “Misterioso” series were found images call to other dimensions of being/understanding.

Finally, I strive to incorporate the spiritual past into our present, so we may learn and find alternatives to make life better: working in black and white and color, analog and digital, still and video/film media. I look into the intersections of dark and light, into the shadows that grow the seeds of existence.”

February 20, 2021 to March 27, 2021

Claire Oliver Gallery

View exhibit press release (pdf)

“As longtime residents of Harlem, we are inspired by the rich cultural lineage of our neighborhood,” states gallerist Claire Oliver. “In the midst of this challenging year when we have all been so isolated, we wanted to showcase the resiliency and celebrate the individuals, geography, and culture of Harlem through the intimacy of photography while also supporting a vital organization that provides urgently needed aid to our community in this time of need.”

A portion of the proceeds from the exhibition will go towards supporting the more than 1,200 meals being served daily at the Salem United Methodist Church on 129th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd. “This is one of the biggest opportunities to feed people who are hungry,” said Winston Majette, Harlem Week Executive Director.

Collections: 

Brooklyn Museum
Charles Perry Rand Foundation
Harlem Arts Collection
James Van Der Zee Institute
Museum of Modern Art, NYC
National Afro-American Museum, Wilberforce, OH
New York Public Library, Main Branch
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The Studio Museum in Harlem
William Patterson Foundation

Exhibitions:

2014
“Kamoinge + En Foco: Advancing the Frame” Nathan Cummings Foundation, NYC
“Reflections of Monk: Inspired Images of Music and Moods II”, The Dwyer Cultural Center, NY

2013
“Jazz. Covers. Politics”, Nathan Cummings Foundation, NYC
“Art and Protest”, The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center, NYC
“Salute to Sekou Sundiata”, The Apollo Theater, NYC
“Harlem Art Walk” Open Studio, NYC
“New York Photo Show” The Lighthouse, NYC

2012
“Heart and Soul: African American by African American Photographers” Keith de Lellis Gallery, NYC
”Kamoinge: Revealing the Face of Katrina”, Group Show, Gordon Parks Gallery, College of New Rochelle, Bronx, NY
“Reflections of Monk: Inspired Images of Music and Moods”, Wilmer Jennings Gallery at Kenkeleba, NYC
“Harlem & the City” The City College of New York, NYC
“Old Harlem New Harlem: Images of Transformation Photographic Exhibition” Rio II Gallery, NYC
“Harlem Art Walk” Open Studio, NYC

2011
“Harlem Views/Diaspora Visions: The New Harlem Renaissance Photographers”, Group Show, Schomburg Center, NYC
Traveled Rhodes International Sculpture Arts Garden. Brooklyn, NY

2010
“Neo African Identities”, Group Show, Baobab Center, Rochester, NY
“Kamoinge: In The Moment”, Group Show, HP Gallery at Calulmet Photo, NYC

2008
Group Show. Wilmer Jennings Gallery at Kenkeleba, NYC

2007
“Kamoinge: Revealing the Face of Katrina” Group Show, HP Gallery at Calumet Photo, NYC
“The Rhythm of Life” Group Show, Nordstrom, various locations nationally
Group show for Katrina grant recipients on Open Society Website. !3

2006
“Lifestyles: Celebrating Black History Month”, Group show at Nordstrom various locations nationally
Kamoinge-Ferman Scholarship exhibition and auction, Group show, Columbia College, Chicago
“The Eye of the Storm, Images of New Orleans”, Group show, Columbia University, NYC
“Amadou Diallo: A Memorial”, Group show, Casa Frela, NYC

2005
Group show, The 2nd International Photographic Exhibition, NYC
Group show, PCOG Gallery, NYC
“Water Inner Landscape”, three-person show, Casa Frela, NYC
Faculty Show, City College Art Department, NYC
“Message in the Masquerade: Carnival from Brooklyn to Bahia”, Group show, Nathan Cummings Foundation, NYC

2004
“Movement Movers”, IRIDAC, City College NYC
Group show, PCOG Gallery, NYC
Faculty Show, City College Art Department, NYC

2003
Group show, PCOG Gallery, NYC
Faculty Show, City College Art Department, NYC

2002
“Carnival in Brooklyn: West Indian Labor Day Parade”, Group show,
Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, NY

2001
“African and African-American Artists”, Group show, PCOG Gallery, NY
“Committed to the Image”, Group show, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
“A Photographic Show”, three-person show, Marymount College, NYC
Web-based group exhibit and sale, artnet.com

2000
“Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers 1840-Present”, Group show, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC

1999
“Ritual and Spirit”, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Group show, Bronx River Center, Bronx, NY
“Jazz Plus”, Kamoinge group show, UFA Gallery, NYC
Faculty Show, City College Art Department
Group show, Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship, NYC
“Black Photographers of the 20th Century”, Group show, The Schomburg
Center for Research in Black Culture, NYC
25th Annual Group Show, En Foco, El Museo del Bario, NYC

1998
“At One With God”, Group show, 92nd Street Y, NYC
Faculty Show, City College Art Department, NYC

1997
Hatch-Billops Collection, Group show, NYC
“Ritual and Spirit”, two-person show, Cinque Gallery, NYC
Faculty Show, City College Art Department, NYC

1996
“Shadow Series”, College of New Rochelle, Bronx, NY
25th Anniversary Group Show, Empire State College, NYC
“Say It Loud: Kamoinge Group Show”, Art in the Atrium, Montclair, NJ
Faculty Show, City College Art Department, NYC
“The Dedicators”, Group show, Brooklyn, NY

1995
Faculty show, City College Art Department, NYC

1994
Kamoinge Anniversary Show, Countee Cullen Library, NYC
Cinque Gallery Anniversary Show and Sale, Group show, NYC
National Conference of Artists’ Annual Show, NYC
Faculty Show, International Center of Photography, NYC
Faculty Show, City College Art Department, NYC
Faculty Show, Queensborough College, Queens, NY

1993
“Shadow, Dreams and Manifestations”, Three-person show, Cinque Gallery, NYC
“There is a World Through Our Eyes” Rockland State Museum, NY

1990
“Workers Exhibit”, Group show, NYS Legislature, Albany, NY
Faculty Show, Queensborough College, Queens, NY


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