Napoleon Jones-Henderson BENNU ARTS, LLC 609 N. Kevin Court Statesboro, GA 30461 617-989-1191 (studio) 803-348-8746 (cell) nappyhenderson@hotmail.com Education: 2005 Maryland Institute College of Art, Master of Fine Arts Degree, Baltimore, MD 1974 Northern Illinois University, Master of Arts; Candidate, DeKalb, IL. 1971 Art Institute of Chicago, Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Chicago, IL. 1963 The Sorbonne, Student Continuum, Student and Artist Center, Paris, France 1963 Continuous Independent Study, research, writing, curating, and collecting of art Awards: 2015 Brother Thomas Fellowship; Boston Foundation-Pucker Gallery, Boston, MA 2011 Elmcrest School workshop, Syracuse, NY 2007-8 Ford Foundation: Artist in Residence Fellow, CFAC, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 2007 Tougaloo Art Colony, Artist in Resident, Tougaloo College, Tougaloo, MS 2005 Walters Art Museum, Merit of Honor Award, Baltimore, MD 2005 Artist in Residence, McDonogh School, Owings Mills, MD 2005 Artist in residence in Print Making, Towson University, Baltimore, MD 2005 Artist workshop City Springs Elementary School, Baltimore, MD 2005 Walters Art Museum, Traveling Fellowship Award, Honorable mention, Baltimore, MD 2005 Official Citation, The Senate of Maryland, Senator Verna L. Jones 2005 Certificate of Recognition, Maryland Institute College of Art 2004 Artist workshop Diggs Johnson YMCA After School Program, Baltimore, MD Commissions: Boston Arts Commission, Bruce C. Bolloing Municipal Building, Roxbury, MA ($ 90,000) CFAC, Syracuse Uni. Dept of African American Studies, Syracuse, NY: 2009 ($ 5,000) DC Commission on the Arts, Finalist Anacostia Public Art Commission, Washington, DC 2006 McDonogh School, Owings Mills, MD: 2005 ($ 10,000) Sarasota Library Finalist Public Art Commission, Sarasota, FL. 2005 ($ 55,000) Dining Table with Enamel insets, Private, Jamaica Plain, MA: 2000 ($ 55,000) O’Donnell School, Boston Public Schools, East Boston, MA: 1996 ($ 12,000) Rode Island Convention Center Authority, Providence, R. I.: 1996 ($ 55,000)Representative Exhibitions: AfriCOBFRA: Now-Works on Paper; HEARNE Fine Art Gllery, Little Rock, AK 2016 Roxbury Community College; Violenec Transformed 2015-2016 Harvey V, Gantt Center, AfriCOBRA Now: An Aesthetic Reflection, Charlotte, NC 2015 Violence Transformed. RCC Gallery, Roxbury, MA 2015 Community Folk Arts Center, “AfriCOBRA; Liberated Images” Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 2008 David Lusenhop Gallery, NY NBFA NYC, NY 2008 King Arts Complex, “Living Legends”, Columbus, OH 2007 Hampton University Museum: AfriCOBRA: Revolutionary Images” Hampton Uni.: Hampton, VA 2007 http://roxburyrhapsody.tumblr.com/ CLICK HERE-the correct link.
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