William Pope.L

Visual Arts, 2001

William Pope.L has had solo exhibitions and performances at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and The Project, New York. He has also been featured at the Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, and The Drawing Center in New York. His performances include Eracism (2000) at Thread Waxing Space in New York, Eating the Wall Street Journal (2000) at the Sculpture Center in New York, and The Black Body and Sport (1999) in Berlin, Prague, Budapest, and Madrid. His writing has been published in P-Form, M/E/A/N/I/N/G, and by Exit Art. Pope.L’s awards include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Maine Arts Commission, a Franklin Furnace Award, and a Mid-Atlantic Residency.

Awards and Accomplishments

2008: Pope.L receives Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award

2007: Pope.L receives Nancy Graves Foundation Award

2006: Pope.L receives USA Artists grant

2005: _The Black Factory_ is the subject of a feature article in the CAA Art Journal

2004: Pope.L receives John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship

2004: Pope.L serves as a Skowhegan visiting artist

2003: Pope.L receives Penny McCall Foundation Grant

2003: Pope.L is included in the exhibition AMERIĀ©AN [email protected] at Ronald Feldman Gallery in New York

2002: _William Pope.L: The Friendliest Black Artist in America_ is a monograph published by the Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art and MIT Press

2002: Pope.L receives Foundation for Contemporary Performance Art Grant

2002: Pope.L is featured in the Whitney Biennial

2002: Pope.L is the subject of a feature article in _The New York Times_

2002: Pope.L is the subject of a feature article in _ARTnews_

2001: Pope.L receives Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance Art grant