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The Studio Museum in Harlem announced the list of 19 artists to show this fall in “Fictions,” the fifth of the institution’s so-called “F-series” exhibitions of emerging artists. (Past F-series shows, dating back to 2001, have included “Freestyle,” “Frequency,” “Fore,” and “Flow.”)

 

Opening September 14 and continuing into January 2018, “Fictions” was curated by the museum’s associate curator for its permanent collection, Connie H. Choi, and assistant curator Hallie Ringle. Works in the show draw on a variety of media and, as a group, “investigate the complexities of the contemporary moment,” according to a description of the show. 

 

In a statement, Thelma Golden, the Studio Museum’s director and chief curator, said, “I am thrilled that Hallie and Connie are continuing the legacy of our beloved ‘F-shows’ with a new presentation of a diverse group of artistic voices, bringing to Harlem insightful perspectives from locations around the country, including Georgia, Michigan, North Carolina, and Texas.”

 

The emerging artists to be presented in “Fictions” are as follows: 

 

Paul Stephen Benjamin (b. 1966, Chicago, IL; Lives and works in Atlanta, GA)
Krista Clark (b. 1975, Burlington, VT; Lives and works in Atlanta, GA)
Michael Demps (b. 1976, Detroit, MI; Lives and works in New Haven, CT)
Genevieve Gaignard (b. 1981, Orange, MA; Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA)
Nikita Gale (b. 1983, Anchorage, AK; Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA)
Allison Janae Hamilton (b. 1984, Lexington, KY; Lives and works in New York, NY)
Matthew Angelo Harrison (b. 1989, Detroit, MI; Lives and works in Detroit, MI)
Texas Isaiah (b. 1986, Brooklyn, NY; Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA)
Patrick Martinez (b. 1980, Los Angeles, CA; Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA)
Walter Price (b. 1989, Macon, GA; Lives and works in New York, NY)
Christina Quarles (b. 1985, Chicago, IL; Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA)
Deborah Roberts (b. 1962, Austin, TX; Lives and works in Austin, TX)
Sherrill Roland (b. 1984, Asheville, NC; Lives and works in Morrisville, NC)
Amy Sherald (b. 1973, Columbus, GA; Lives and works in Baltimore, MD)
Devan Shimoyama (b. 1989, Philadelphia, PA; Lives and works in Pittsburgh, PA)
Sable Elyse Smith (b. 1986, Los Angeles, CA; Lives and works in Richmond, VA)
Maya Stovall (b. 1982, Detroit, MI; Lives and works in Detroit, MI)
Jazmin Urrea (b. 1990, Artesia, CA; Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA)
Stephanie Williams (b. 1981, Washington, D.C.; Lives and works in Washington, D.C.)