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EJ Hill

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EJ Hill (b. 1985, Los Angeles; lives and works in Los Angeles) received his MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2013 and BFA from Columbia College, Chicago in 2011. Solo exhibitions have been held at Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard, MA (2020); Company Gallery, New York (2018); Human Resources, Los Angeles (2017); ACRE Projects, Chicago (2012); The Hills Esthetic Center, Chicago (2011); and A+D Gallery, Chicago (2010). Hill has participated in group exhibitions at Dallas Museum of Art, TX (2019); California African American Museum, Los Angeles (2019); Aspen Art Museum (2018); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2018); Palazzo Contarini Polignac, Venice, Italy (2017); The Underground Museum, Los Angeles (2017); Institut d’art contemporain, Villeurbanne, France (2017): PinchukArtCentre, Kyiv, Ukraine (2017); Studio Museum, New York (2016); PIASA, Paris, France (2015); Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles (2014); and POPA Galleria de Arte, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2013). He is the recipient of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Fellowship at Harvard University (2018-19), Foundation for Contemporary Arts' Grants to Artists (2018); Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant (2018), the Mohn Public Recognition Award at the Hammer Museum’s Made in L.A. 2018 (2018), the Los Angeles Artadia Award (2018), the Art Matters Foundation Grant (2017), and the California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Artists (2015).  


Hill's work is in the collections of Dallas Museum of Art, TX; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Institut d’art Contemporain, Villeurbanne, France; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA; The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York