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David Huffman Studio, 2021, Oakland, CA

David Huffman Studio, 2021, Oakland, CA

DAVID HUFFMAN (b. in 1963 in Berkeley, CA) studied at the New York Studio School and the California College of the Arts & Crafts, and received his Master of Fine Art degree at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco in 1999.

Recent solo exhibitions include “The Awakening,” Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY (forthcoming); “Terra Incognita,” Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, CA; Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; Chase Center and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (permanent commission), San Francisco, CA; 17th & Broadway Apartments (permanent commission), Oakland, CA; Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA; “Print Project,” Paulson Fontaine Press, Berkeley, CA; “Worlds in Collision,” Roberts and Tilton Gallery, Culver City, CA; and “Everything Went Dark Until I Saw Angels,” Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

Recent group exhibitions include Nino Mier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (forthcoming); “The Artist’s Eye,” Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA; “Recognition and Response: Rico Gatson and David Huffman,” Miles McEnery Gallery at The Armory Show, New York, NY; “Home & Away: Selections from Common Practice,” Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “To the Hoop: Basketball and Contemporary Art,” Weatherspoon Museum of Art, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC; “Personal to Political: Celebrating the African American Artists of Paulson Fontaine Press,” Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit, M; “Ordinary Objects / Wild Things,” de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA; “Counternarratives,” Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; and “See Something, Say Something,” Museum of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, CA.

His work may be found in the collections of the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL; Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA; Embassy of the United States of America, Dakar, Senegal; Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; San José Museum of Art, San José, CA; and The Studio Museum, Harlem, New York, NY, among others.

David Huffman lives and works in Oakland, CA.