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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 “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; Residency, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA; “Worlds in Collision,” Roberts and Tilton Gallery, Culver City, CA; “Everything Went Dark Until I Saw Angels,” Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA; “Out of Bounds,” San Francisco Art Commission Galleries, San Francisco, CA; “Floating World,” Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA; “Dig It!” Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA; and “Pyramid Dreams,” Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

Recent group exhibitions include “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; “To the Hoop: Basketball and Contemporary Art,” Weatherspoon Museum of Art, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC and Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS; “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; “See Something, Say Something,” Museum of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, CA; “There’s Reality and Then There’s California,” NIAD Art Center, Richmond, CA; “Way Bay,” Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; “Personal to Political: Celebrating African-American Artists of Paulson Fontaine Press,” DeVos Art Museum, Northern Michigan Universary, Marquette, MI; and “Sidelined,” (curated by Samuel Levi Jones), Galerie Lelong & Co, New York, NY.

His work may be found in the collections of the Arizona State University Art Museum, Arizona State University, Tempe Campus, Tempe, AZ; Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR; Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, University of; California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL; Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA; de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA; Embassy of the United States of America, Dakar, Senegal; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN; Museum of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, CA; Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA; Palo Alto Arts Center, Palo Alto, CA; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; and The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY.

David Huffman lives and works in Oakland, CA.