Conrad Egyir     b. 1989 Accra, Ghana

 

EDUCATION

2018                      MFA in Painting, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

                              Ox-Bow School of Arts and Artist Residency, Saugatuck, MI

2015                      B.A, Judson University, Elgin, IL

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019                      Ameliorations. Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Successions and Reflection: Heirs of A New Country, Library Street Collective, Detroit, MI                    

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019                      Armory 2019, Jessica Silverman Gallery Booth, New York, NY

I Am My Story, Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami, FL

2018                      Homemade, Library Street Collective, Detroit, MI

Art Prize 2018, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI

ARC: Emerging Artists, NCA Gallery, Detroit, MI

                              Spring Annual Group Exhibition, Next Step Studio Gallery, Ferndale, MI

                              Graduate Degree Exhibition, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI

                              The Treachery of Images, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Touch Me, Hold Me, Squeeze Me, Photo Hangar, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2017                      MOCAD Monster Drawing Rally, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI

What Did You Do Last Summer, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Incubator Opening, Talking Dolls, Detroit, MI

Spring Annual Group Exhibition, Next Step Studio Gallery, Ferndale, MI

Remedies, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Stick It, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

 

AWARDS / RESIDENCIES

2018                        Museum Acquisition Award, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI

                                Director's Award. Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

                                Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT

                                ACRE Residency, Artists’ Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions, Steuben, WI

                              Ox-Bow School of Arts and Artist Residency, Fall Artist-in-Residence, Saugatuck, MI

2017                      Talking Dolls, Artist-in-Residence, Detroit, MI

2016                      Edith Smilack Scholarship, Merit Recipient, Cranbrook, MI

2014                      Best in Fine Art Award, Judson University, IL

 

COLLECTIONS

2018                      Cranbrook Art Museum

                              Jimenez-Colon Collection

                              Rennie Collection

J.P. Morgan

 

SELECTED PRESS

https://www.artforum.com/picks/conrad-egyir-79884

http://www.lscgallery.com/conrad-egyir-successions-and-reflections-heirs-of-a-new-country

https://www.newamericanpaintings.com/artists/conrad-yaw-egyir

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/entertainment/arts/2018/04/27/cranbrook-graduate-degree-exhibition-openstudios-institute-science-house-ash-arder-conrad-egyir-anna-young-michael-hodges/34329963/

https://hyperallergic.com/439213/cranbrook-academy-of-art-2018-graduate-degree-exhibition/

https://cranbrookart.edu/2018/05/cranbrook-academy-of-art-students-receive-more-than-250000-in-awards/

http://photos.metrotimes.com/30-metro-detroit-artists-you-should-be-following-on-instagram