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Arthur Simms

Visual Arts, 2001



A native of Saint Andrew, Jamaica, Arthur Simms lives and works in Queens, New York. His work has been exhibited widely, including the York College Art Gallery, the Henry Street Settlement, and Brooklyn’s Sideshow Gallery. He has also been featured at the Brooklyn Museum of Art and Gasworks in London. Simms is a 1999 Guggenheim Fellow; he has also won funding from the Joan Mitchell Foundation, the Wheeler Foundation, and from the Rockefeller Foundation for a residency at Bellagio.

Arthur Simms at Clark Gallery

Awards and Accomplishments

2008: Simms receives Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award

2005: Simms is the subject of a feature article published in _The Brooklyn Rail_

2003: Simms receives New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Fellowship

2002: Simms receives the Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome

2001: Simms receives Pollock-Krasner Fellowship