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David Alekhuogie

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David Alekhuogie (b. 1986, Los Angeles, CA; lives and works in Los Angeles, CA) received his MFA from Yale University and post-bac BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Alekhuogie’s multi-disciplinary art practice is centered around photography and examines the dialectical relationships between politics, race, gender, media, and power. He has had solo exhibitions at Yancey Richardson, New York (2021); Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, CA (2019); Company Gallery, New York (2019); Skibum MacArthur, Los Angeles (2017) and at the Chicago Artist Coalition (2016). Alekhuogie has participated in group shows at MoMA, New York (2020) Edward Cella Art and Architecture, Los Angeles (2019); The High Museum, Atlanta, GA (2017); Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco (2015); and Regen Projects, Los Angeles (2015). His work has been published in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Time Magazine, Timeout, Chicago, Vice, and The Los Angeles Times. He is the recipient of the Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant (2019).  

Alekhuogie's work is in the collections of the Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA and Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN