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Chino Amobi

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Born 1984 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Lives and works in Richmond, Virginia.

Education

2019 VCU MFA Graphic Design

2010 VCU BFA Painting Printmaking

2006 John Tyler Community College Certificate

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2022 Age of Excess, Meredith Rosen, New York
Sextant, Fitzpatrick Gallery, Paris

2021 EROICA, Liste Art Fair, Basel

2020 Luma Westbau, Schwarzescafé, (cur. by Fredi Fischli and Niels Olsen in collaboration with House of Mixed Emotions)

2017 Endeavor Gallery, Richmond

Selected Group Exhibitions
2022 Elephant’s Leg, Tonus, Paris
Corp, Residence Gallery, London
Scouring, Meredith Rosen Gallery, New York
Focus Group 3, Von Ammon Co, Washington

2021 Still Time, Fitzpatrick Gallery, Paris
Giving Up the Ghost, Sow & Tailor, Los Angeles
Phantasia Bouquet, Sandy Brown, Berlin
Lust For Life, Part I & II, Edward Ressle, Shanghai

2020 Four Horsemen & the Apocalypse, Shockoe Art Space, Richmond

2019 Philip Martin Gallery, Los Angeles

2017 SCREEN: A Full Spectrum, MOCA Los Angeles

2013 Cultural Affair Interstate Projects, Brooklyn

2017 Direct 2 Video Byrd Theatre Screening, Richmond

Performances
2022 MoMA PS1, NYC
Parkingston, Gaité Lyrique, Paris

2021 KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (curated by The Performance Agency)
Chino Amobi, organized by Kévin Blinderman, Treize

2019 Institute of Contemporary Art, Richmond

2017 Pop Rally, MOMA New York
New Museum, New York
ICA London
Museum of Modern Art, Moscow
Tufts University, Boston

2016 Wesleyan University, Connecticut
MOCADA Museum of Contemporary Art of The African Diaspora, New York

2014 University of Gothenburg, Sweden

RESIDENCIES & GRANTS

2021-2022 ArtExplora residency, Paris

Curation

Co-founder of International Record Label and Art Collective
Non Worldwide
Director of Eroica

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Bibliography
2022 “On the rise : Chino Amobi - L’artiste poursuit son voyage cosmique à Art Basel Miami Beach”, by Ingrid Luquet-Gad
XIBT, “Chino Amobi/ Sextant”, review by Alexandra Gilliams

2022 “Paris, Europe’s Former Art Capital, Is Back on Top”, The New York Times Magazine

2020 Interview by the artist Jan Vorisek

2017 The Guardian, ““Exorcise the language of domination”: how NON Worldwide gives voice to the black diaspora”, review by Varaidzo
New Yorker, “Chino Amobi’s Rerouted Ambient Music”, review by Matthew Trammell
Pitchfork, “Paradiso : Album Review”, review by Chal Ravens

2016 ArtForum, “Music : Best Of 2016”
Red Bull Music Academy, “An Introduction to NON Worldwide”, review by Kevin Lozano
ArtNews, ““Its Own Sovereign State”, review by John Chiaverina

Selected Artworks
Chino Amobi
Fleur du Mal, 2022
Oil and acrylic on canvas
76.2 x 61 cm
30 x 24 in
Chino Amobi
Idyll 6, 2022
Oil and acrylic on canvas 30h x 24w in
Chino Amobi
Idyll 10, 2022
Oil and acrylic on canvas, 48 x 36 inches
Chino Amobi
I8I (EROICA SEXTANT), 2022
Oil, Acrylic on canvas
150 x 150 cm
59 1/8 x 59 1/8 in
Chino Amobi
Eroicaverse, 2022
Oil, Acrylic on canvas 100 x 100 cm
39 3/8 x 39 3/8 in
Chino Amobi
Serpentine Vespers, 2022
Oil, Acrylic on canvas 120 x 100 cm
47 1/4 x 39 3/8 in
Chino Amobi
X1, 2022
Oil and acrylic on canvas 100 x 100 cm
39 3/8 x 39 3/8 in
Chino Amobi
Æ, 2021
Oil and acrylic on canvas 100 x 100 cm
39 3/8 x 39 3/8 in
Chino Amobi
Leviathan, 2022
Oil, Acrylic on canvas 243.84 x 152.4 cm
96 x 60 in
Chino Amobi
ORACLE I (LIZ JOHNSON ARTUR), 2021
Oil Acrylic on canvas
100 x 100 cm
39 3/8 x 39 3/8 in
Chino Amobi
PARIS V, 2022
Oil and acrylic on canvas
80 x 60 cm
31 1/2 x 23 5/8 in
Chino Amobi
4-37, 2021
Oil and acrylic on canvas 61 x 76.2 x 3.3 cm
24 x 30 x 1 1/4 in
Chino Amobi
Osaka, 2020
Oil and acrylic on canvas 61 x 61 x 3.3 cm
24 1/8 x 24 1/8 x 1 1/4 in
Chino Amobi
Seraphim Landing, 2020
Oil, Acrylic, Airbrush on Canvas 61 x 61 cm
24 1/8 x 24 1/8 in
Chino Amobi
Tokyo, 2020
Oil, Acrylic, Airbrush on Canvas 91.4 x 61 cm
36 x 24 in