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IMAN PERSON

Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

EDUCATION 

University of California- Los Angeles, CA Masters of Fine Arts, Design and Media Arts

Georgia State University- Atlanta, GA Bachelor of Fine Arts, Drawing, Painting & Printmaking

Atlanta College of Art- Atlanta, GA

RESIDENCIES

2023

2022

2019

2018

2017

2015

2014

2012

ArtSci Artist In Residence, Los Angeles, CA

MBQMQB Artist Residency at Villa Lena, Tuscany, Italy

Coalesce Bio Art Lab Residency, University of Buffalo

AIR Serenbe, Chattahoochee Hills, GA

Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture, Kefalonia, Greece

Southern Constellations Residency, Elsewhere MuseumGreensboro, NC

Ossabaw Island Residency, Ossabow, GA2022

Hambidge Creative Residency, Raburn, GA

AWARDS + FELLOWSHIPS

2021

2021

2021

2020

2019

2018

2015

2013

2011

2010

ACT STRP Award for Creative Technology

Dr. Hyman Eugene Oxman & Freida Dryer Oxman Fellowship

Elaine Krown Klein Scholarship

Dr. Hyman Eugene Oxman & Freida Dryer Oxman Fellowship

Graduate Opportunity Fellowship

Serenbe Focus Fellowship

National Endowment for the Arts Southern Constellations Fellowship

WonderRoot Hughley Fellowship
Art on the Beltline Atlanta Beltline, Atlanta, GA

Georgia State University Sculpture Garden Award Recipient, Atlanta, GA

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS + LECTURES

2021 - Present

2021

2020

2016 - 2019

2018

2012 - 2015

2015

Visiting Lecturer, University of California- Los Angeles, CA

Becoming Time Rebels: STRP Scenario #13, Lecturer, 2021 STRP Festival- Eindhoven, Holland

Honors Collegium: Biotechnology and Art,  Assistant, University of California- Los Angeles, CA

Hughley Fellowship, Facilitator and Curator of Exhibitions, WonderRoot- Atlanta, GA

Channeling Language Masterclass, Facilitator/Instructor, Ionion Center For Arts & Culture- Kefalonia, Greece

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, Mixed Media Instructor- Atlanta, GA

Elsewhere Museum, Visiting Artist- Greensboro, NC

COLLECTIONS

The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

The Dorrie D. & Philip W. Fletcher Collection

SOLO EXHIBITIONS + PERFORMANCES

2023

2021

2017

The End Project Space, Atlanta, GA

New Air, Broad Art Center, Los Angeles, CA

Performance: Mother Tongue, SoMA Art House, Berlin, Germany

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS + PERFORMANCES

2023

Inhabiting the Geosphere, Propeller Gallery, 18th Street Arts Center, Los Angeles, CA

Swept Away: Love Letter to A Surrogate, Los Angeles, CA

2022

Bruce Street Renovation Project, Arabia Mountain Foundation- Atlanta, GA

​Poetic Realities, New Wight Gallery- Los Angeles California

B-LA Connect, Goethe-Instiute LA- Los Angeles, CA

Symbiosis: Sculpting the Art of Living Together, NAVEL, Los Angeles, CA

2021

New Air, STRP Festival- Eindhoven, HO

Perspective Slip, New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2020

Telluric Vibrations, 2020 Ars Electronica Festival- Los Angeles, CA

Film Screening of ii.bodies, National Black Arts Festival- Atlanta, GA

2018

Waterlust: FLUX Projects: Grant Park, Grant Park- Atlanta, GA

20?5, Dashboard- Hapeville GA

Posed, Facet Gallery- Atlanta, GA

An Exploration of Her Ritual, WISH Gallery- Atlanta, GA

2017

Bloodlines, Transformer Gallery- Washington D.C

Performance: Mother Tongue, Emory University- Atlanta, GA

House Amphibia, Argha Noah- Atlanta, GA

RadiOpolis, Ionion Center for Creative Arts and Culture- Kefalonia, Greece

2016

Personal Politics, Hudgens Center for the Arts- Atlanta, GA

The Future We Remember, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA)- Winston-Salem, NC

Where We Are Going, Where We Have Been, MINT Gallery- Atlanta, GA

Love/d & Sex/ed: Conversations on the Body, Mammal Gallery- Atlanta, GA

2015

Southern Constellations Retrospective, The University of North Carolina Allcott Gallery- Chapel Hill, NC

Ladies First, Downtown Players Club- Atlanta, GA

2014

Walthall Fellowship Exhibition, Gallery 72- Atlanta, GA

Sense of Self, The Arts Exchange- Atlanta, GA

hymHouse, Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA

Body Conscious, Hambidge Creative Center for the Arts, Rabun, GA

2013

75 Blue Doors Project, WonderRoot- Atlanta, GA

Trois, Neighborhood Gallery- Decatur, GA

2012

Talent Loves Company, Barbara Archer Gallery- Atlanta, GA

What’s Not to Love, Young Blood Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2011

Grok, Kibbee Gallery- Atlanta GA

Esoteric Lore: Visual Storytelling, Auburn Research Library- Atlanta, GA

*Ground Floor, Dashboard Co-op- Atlanta, GA

29 29, The Pen, Atlanta, GA

Emerging Artist of 2011, Spruill Gallery, Atlanta GA

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2019

2019

2018

2018

2016

Phantoms and Soft Time, Swan Coach House- Atlanta, GA

Artists: Arianna Khemlinick, and Whiro Kim

 

Controlled Burn, MOCA GA- Atlanta, GA

Artists: Robert Chamberlin, Ben Coleman, Charity Harris, Julie B. Johnson, Arianna Khmelniuk, Neka King, María Korol, Sister Sai, Hez Stalcup, Pretty Major, Laura Vela

Channeling Language, Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture- Kefalonia, Greece

First Person Plural, MOCA GA- Atlanta, GA

Artists: Anicka Austin, CC Calloway, Claire Chambless, Davion Alston, Ebony Blanding, Jeremi Johnson, Meredith Kooi, Nicole Benner, Patrick Di Rito, Vanessa Brook Williams

Through and Felt, Eyedrum- Atlanta, GA

Artists: Rita Minissi, Lu Xu, Dana Haugaard, Skye Livingston, and Arianna Ferrari

PUBLICATIONS + WRITING +INTERVIEWS

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