David Huffman (b. 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 Arts 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; “Terra Incognita,” Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, CA; “Afro Hippie,” Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA; Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; 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 “BOTH TEAMS PLAY HARD,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (forthcoming); “Painters Paint Paintings: LA Version,” Nino Mier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; “Ways of Seeing: Sports and Games,” Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL; “Personal to Political: Celebrating the African American Artists of Paulson Fontaine Press,” Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA; “The Artist’s Eye: Tammy Rae Carland, David Huffman, Lava Thomas, John Zurier, ” Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; “Mothership: Voyage Into Afrofuturism,” Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, 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; and “To the Hoop: Basketball and Contemporary Art,” Weatherspoon Museum of Art, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC.
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 between Berkeley and Oakland, CA.