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Studio VU welcomes Cosmo Whyte on March 17, 2021

Posted by on Monday, March 15, 2021 in News and Events.

Cosmo Whyte, courtesy of the artist

The Vanderbilt University Department of Art and the Studio VU Lectures series welcomes internationally recognized artist, Cosmo Whyte on Wednesday,March 17, 2021 for a virtual artist talk. The event will be hosted on ZOOM at 3:00 PM (CST). Registration can be found at here.

Cosmo Whyte (b.) 1982, Jamaica, has exhibited his works in the United States, Jamaica, Cuba, The Netherlands, Norway, England, France, and South Africa.

Whyte has been the recipient of the Harpo Award (2021), the Art Matters Award (2019) and The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award (2019), the Working Artist Award (2018), The Drawing Center’s Open Sessions Fellowship (2018), Artadia Award (2016), the International Sculpture Center’s “Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award” (2015) and the Edge Award (2010).

Whyte attended Bennington College in Vermont for his BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art for his Post- Baccalaureate Certificate and the University of Michigan for his MFA.


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