Ramekon Ramekon

Ramekon lives and works in San Francisco, California and was a recipient of a 2003 Artadia Award. He has exhibited at the Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, California and the Kato Gallery, Tokyo, Japan. His numerous group exhibitions include Past Forward: African Spirituality in Contemporary Black Art at the African American Art & Cultural Complex (AAACC), San Francisco, California and Decoding Identity: I Do It For My People, Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD), San Francisco, California. Ramekon was awarded his second San Francisco Arts Commission Individual Artist Grant in 2011. He has been actively involved in guest residences and lectures at Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Vermont Studio Center, Chico Art Center, and Sonoma State University. His exhibition, Communing With The Unseen: African Spirituality in Contemporary Art, was in conjunction with his April 2012 artist-in-residence at the M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, California. His recent one-person exhibition, Sugar In Our Blood: Uniting The Spirit of Black and Queer Identity, in 2013 was the African American Art and Culture Center in San Francisco, California. Ramekon is a 2014 Eureka Fellow, awarded from the Fleishhacker Foundation, San Francisco, California.

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