Dion “TYGAPAW” McKenzie: 3WI

On view November 18, 2023 through February 18, 2024, 3WI is the first institutional solo exhibition of Dion “TYGAPAW” McKenzie, premiering a newly commissioned installation combining video, sound, and performance. 3WI, or Third World immigrant, is a phrase which McKenzie adopted to describe their experience of immigrating from Jamaica to the United States. Informed by

Allana Clarke: A Particular Fantasy

Allana Clarke: A Particular Fantasy marks the first solo institutional exhibition of Allana Clarke’s work, a collaboration between Usdan Gallery at Bennington College and Art Omi, with complementary installations across venues. A Trinidadian-American artist, Clarke is known for her inventive use of materials such as sugar, cocoa butter, and hair-binding glue to confront histories of colonialism and Western

Portia Munson: Flood

This summer, Art Omi presents Portia Munson: Flood in the Newmark Gallery. For over two decades, Munson has teased out cultural codes latent in the mass-produced items that surround us. Her monochromatic installations underscore the pleasures of looking at a dizzying array of items that are at once seductive and utterly disposable. Munson’s work offers an incisive

Raven Halfmoon: Ancestors

The first solo institutional exhibition of Raven Halfmoon (b. 1991, Caddo Nation), Raven Halfmoon: Ancestors features six recent large-scale ceramic sculptures, including several completed this year while in residence at the Archie Bray Foundation for Ceramic Arts in Helena, Montana. Halfmoon’s monumental ceramic sculptures–some towering more than five-feet high–examine entanglements between past and present, sampling from an

Jeffrey Gibson: To Feel Myself Beloved on the Earth

To Feel Myself Beloved on the Earth is an exhibition of quilts, garments, drums, prints, and video by Jeffrey Gibson, on view in the Newmark Gallery from September 11, 2021 to January 3, 2022. An opening reception for the exhibition will be held on Saturday, September 11, from 3 to 6 PM, and features a performance

Shona McAndrew: Just the three of us

Art Omi presents Just the three of us, a solo exhibition by Shona McAndrew. Just the three of us will be on view in the Newmark Gallery from May 29 until August 29, 2021. At Art Omi, McAndrew exhibits a sculptural installation. The installation portrays a group of friends sharing time together in a living room consisting of

Kianja Strobert: when is brunch?

when is brunch is an exhibition of sculptures, paintings and objects in-between by Kianja Strobert. At first glance the artist presents a world of amusement. Bright colors, expressive marks and textured surfaces leap between objects that rest in haphazard configurations on the wall. In a short amount of time what emerges is a glimpse of an

Howardena Pindell

Art Omi reopens the Newmark Gallery with an exhibition of photo collage and video art by American painter and mixed media artist, Howardena Pindell. Pindell’s extensive body of work addresses political themes, including racism, physical trauma, memory, and the human experience. Exhibition viewing hours are 9 am – 4 pm daily. Access to the gallery

Francesca DiMattio, Statues

Statues, a solo exhibition, presents selections from bodies of work ranging from 2015 – 2019. The works included probe perceptions of domesticity, presenting traditionally domestic forms and materials in novel and occasionally uncomfortable ways. By naming the exhibition “statues,” Dimattio seeks to highlight the representation of the figure, a consistent thread throughout the work. She

Tschabalala Self

Tschabalala Self builds a singular style from the syncretic use of both painting and printmaking to explore ideas about the black female body. The artist constructs exaggerated depictions of female bodies using a combination of sewn, printed, and painted materials, traversing different artistic and craft traditions. The exaggerated biological characteristics of her figures reflect Self’s