Paul Mpagi Sepuya

1982
San Bernardino, CA
 
Based in Los Angeles, lives and works in Los Angeles
 
2016
MFA Photography, University of California, Los Angeles
2004
BFA Photography & Imaging, New York University Tisch School of the Arts

Solo Exhibitions

2019
“Paul Mpagi Sepuya,” Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, MO (forthcoming)
 
“The Conditions,” Team Gallery, New York, NY (forthcoming)
2018
DelVaz Projects at Avant Premiere, Palais Royale, Paris, France
 
“Double Enclosure,” FOAM Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
 
“Dark Room,” Document, Chicago, IL
2017
“Dark Room,” Team (Bungalow), Los Angeles, CA
 
“Figures, Grounds and Studies,” Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
 
“Portraits / Positions,” KMAC Museum, Louisville, KY
2015
“Figures / Grounds / Studies,” DOCUMENT, Chicago, IL
2014
“STUDIO WORK,” Platform Centre for Photography, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
2013
“RECENT PICTURES / a journal,” Clough-Hanson Gallery at Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
 
“STUDIO WORK,” Artspeak, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2011
“STUDIO WORK,” Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis, MN
2010
“Portraits / Positions,” NP Contemporary Art Space, New York, NY
2009
“Alexandria,” Envoy Enterprises, New York, NY
2007
“Beloved Object and Amorous Subject,” Envoy Gallery, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

2019
"Smart to the Core: Embodying the Self," Smart Museum, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
 
“BeSeen: Portrait Photography Since Stonewall,” Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford, CT (forthcoming)
 
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (forthcoming)
 
“Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now,” Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY (forthcoming)
 
“Stonewall 50!,” Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, MO (forthcoming)
 
"Fire," Company Gallery, New York, NY
 
"Nobody's World," Gordon Robichaux, New York, NY
 
"The Body Electric," Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
 
"Circus of Books," Fierman, New York, NY
 
"Your Mirror: Portraits from the ICP Collection," International Center of Photography, New York, NY
 
"Grace Wales Bonner," Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London, UK
 
"Smart to the Core: Embodying the Self," Smart Art Museum, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2018
“Groundings,” MCA Chicago, Chicago, IL
 
"Tipping Points," Palmer Gallery, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
 
“Positioner,” Matthew Marks Gallery, West Hollywood, CA
 
“Echoes: Reframing Collage,” Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL. Opening October 11
 
“The Violators,” Leslie Lohman Project Space, New York, NY. Organized by Gio Black Peter
 
"This is Not a Prop,” David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY.
 
“Intimacy,” Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY.
 
“Both, and,” Stevenson Galleries, Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa.
 
“Being : New Photography 2018,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
 
“Tag: Proposals on Queer Play and the Way Forward,” ICA Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. Curated by Nayland Blake.
2017
“Trigger : Gender as a Tool and a Weapon,” The New Museum, New York, NY.
 
“Discursive Selves,” Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY.
 
“A Sag, Harbored,” Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL.
 
“Encounters I may or may not have had with Peter Berlin,” Vamiali’s, Athens, Greece. With Mariah Garnett and Neal Tait, curated by Caroline May.
 
“Over the Rainbow,” Praz-Delavallade, Los Angeles, CA.
 
“Visual Notes for an Upside-Down World,” P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York, NY.
 
“The Coffins of Paa Joe and the Pursuit of Happiness,” Jack Shainmann Gallery’s The School, Kinderhook, NY.
 
“Regarding the Figure,” The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY.
 
“Picturing Love: Photography’s Pursuit of Intimacy,” Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY.
 
“Deana Lawson, Judy Linn and Paul Mpagi Sepuya, “ Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, NY.
 
“Compassionate Protocols,” Callicoon Fine Arts, New York, NY. Curated by Moyra Davey and Jason Simon.
2016
“Tête-à-tête,” David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL. Curated by Mickalene Thomas.
 
“Protuberances,” LAXART, Los Angeles, CA.
 
“Occupy Space Differently,” Ochi Projects, Los Angeles, CA.
 
“A Subtle Likeness,” ONE Archive, Los Angeles, CA.
 
“James Baldwin / Jim Brown and the Children,” The Artists’ Institute, New York, NY. Curated by Hilton Als.
 
“Jack Pierson: Tomorrow’s Man,” University of Nevada, Reno, NV. Curated by Jack Pierson.
 
“storefront: Public Fiction,” MOCA, Los Angeles, CA. With Litia Perta, curated by Lauren Mackler.
 
“MFA Thesis Show #3,” University of California, Los Angeles, CA. With Nikita Gale and Sarah Sarchin.
 
“Queering the Biblioproject,” Center for Book Arts, New York, NY. Curated by John Chaich.
 
“Terms of Use : Reproducing the Photographic Image,” Glass Curtain Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL. Curated by Aron Gent.
2015
“Record. Collect. Compose,” Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Curated by Masood Kamandy (catalogue)
 
“I Am a Camera,” Houston Foto Fest, Houston, TX.
 
“A Room of One’s Own,” Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY.
 
“Nine Artists,” Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa.
 
“Introducing! Young California Photographer Award,” Paris Photo LA, Los Angeles, CA.
 
“In Profile: Portraits from the Permanent Collection,” the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY.
2014
“Kings County,” Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa. (catalogue)
 
“Spain & 42 St.,” Foxy Production, New York, NY.
 
“Something Beautiful,” Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY.
 
“Beyond the Pale,” Interstate Project, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Sam McKinniss. (catalogue)
 
“Race, Love, and Labor,” Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz, NY. Curated by Sarah Lewis. (catalogue)
 
“The Thing Itself,” Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY.
 
“Lighting Speed of the Present,” Boston University, Boston, MA. Curated by Lynne Cooney.
2013
“Tête-a-Tête,” QF Gallery, East Hampton, NY. Curated by Mickalene Thomas.
 
“Body Language,” The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY.
 
“The Kids Are All Right,” Weatherspoon Museum of Art, Greensboro, NC.
 
“White Boys,” Cantor-Fitzgerald Gallery at Haverford College, Philadelphia, PA. Curated by Hank Willis Thomas and Natasha Logan. (catalogue)
2012
“The Kids Are All Right,” Koelher Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI.
 
“BENEATH,” VOGT Gallery, New York, NY.
 
“B-OUT,” Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY.
 
“Surface Tension,” Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY.
2011
“Pride & Prejudice Reprise,” Mason Gross Galleries at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. Curated by LaToya Ruby Frazier.
 
“Evidence of Accumulation: Simone Leigh, Kamau Amu Patton, Paul Mpagi Sepuya,” The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY. (catalogue)
 
“Portraits,” I-20 Gallery, New York, NY. Curated by Simon Watson.
2010
“Quadruple-Consciousness,” Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA. Curated by Malik Gaines. (catalogue)
2018
2010 “In Translation (Portraiture),” Skylight Projects, New York, NY. Curated by Joe Sheftel.
2010
“Lost Horizon / Head Shop,” Exile Berlin, Berlin, Germany. Curated by Billy Miller.
 
“The Accidental Egyptian and Occidental Arrangements,” Façade/Fasad, Brooklyn, NY.
 
“50 Artists Photograph the Future,” Higher Pictures, New York, NY. Curated by Dean Daderko.
 
“Printed Matter’s Queer Zines,” Office for Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway.
2009
“Compassion,” Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY. Curated by AA Bronson
 
“30 Seconds Off an Inch,” The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY.
 
“Buddy List,” Space 414, Brooklyn, New York, NY.
 
“Lyst,” Overtaden Institut for Samtidskunst, Copenhagen, Denmark.
 
“Inside of Me,” PHIL, Los Angeles, CA.
 
“My Bloody Valentine,” Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA. Curated by Darin Klein.
2008
“Artist as Publisher,” Center for Book Arts, New York, NY.
 
“LEADAWARDS2008,” Deichterhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.
 
“Male: photographs, drawings, paintings and ephemera from the collection of Vince Aletti,” White Columns, New York, NY. (book)
2007
“Come Join The Brotherhood,” Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney and Neon Parc Galery, Melbourne, Australia
 
“The Male Gaze,” The powerHouse Arena, Brooklyn, New York, NY.
2006
“When Fathers Fail,” Daniel Reich Gallery, New York, NY.
 
“Six Degrees of Separation,” Stefan Stux Gallery, NY.
 
“When Artists Say ‘We’,” Artist Space, New York, NY. Curated by Andrea Geyer.

Two and Three Person Exhibitions

2019
"Sheree Hovsepian & Paul Mpagi Sepuya," team bungalow (forthcoming)
2016
"MFA Thesis Show #3," New Wight Gallery, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
 
"storefront: Public Fiction," Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA), Los Angeles, CA
2019
"Sheree Hovsepian and Paul Mpagi Sepuya," Team (bungalow), Venice, CA

Teaching

2017-2018
Visiting Artist Faculty, CalArts (current)
2018
Visiting Artist, California College of Art
 
Visiting Artist, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
 
Visiting Artist, MFA Lecture Series, Yale University School of Art
 
Visiting Artist, Ben Maltz Lecture Series, Rhode Island School of Design
 
Visiting Artist Faculty, Bard College MFA
 
Visiting Artist, Pacific Northwest College of Art
 
Visiting Artist, Virginia Commonwealth University
 
Visiting Artist, Georgia State University
 
Visiting Artist, University of Georgia, Athens
2017
Guest Critic, Cal State University, Long Beach
 
Visiting Artist, Denison University
 
Visiting Artist, Otis College of Art & Design
 
Visiting Artist, Parsons The New School
2016
Summer Arts Academy, University of California, Los Angeles

Public Talks, Panels and Juries

2018
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (artist talk)
 
Columbia College, Chicago, IL
 
The Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA. (In conversation with Hilton Als)
 
The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL. (artist talk)
 
The Society for Photographic Education, Northeast Chapter, New Paltz, NY. (keynote lecture)
 
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI. (artist talk)
 
Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR. (artist talk)
 
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. (panel)
 
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. (artist talk)
 
The New Museum, New York, NY. (screening and artist talk with A.K. Burns)
 
The Palm Springs Museum of Art, Palm Springs, CA. (artist talk)
2017
KMAC Museum, Louisville, KY. (artist talk)
 
Denison University, Granville, OH. (artist talk)
 
Parsons The New School, New York, NY. (artist talk)
 
Photo LA, Los Angeles, CA. (panel with Kelly Nipper, Carter Mull and Russell Ferguson)
3000
Analogue Dissident at South of Sunset, Los Angeles, CA. (artist talk)
2015
Document, Chicago, IL. With Megha Ralapati (artist talk)
2014
The Pitch Project, Milwaukee, WS. (artist talk)
 
Latitude, Chicago, IL., With Elijah Burgher. (artist talk)
 
Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL. (artist talk)
2013
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. (visiting artist talk)
 
Haverford College, Philadelphia, PA. (artist talk)
 
“Black Male Revisited,” Danspace Project, New York, NY. With niv Acosta, Rich Blint, and Thomas Lax. (artist talk)
 
Fire Island Artist Residency, Cherry Grove Arts Center, Fire Island, NY. With Laurel Sparks, Baker Overstreet and Grey Day. (artist talk)
 
Artspeak, Vancouver (artist talk)
2012
Pride Photo Award, Amsterdam (juror)
2011
Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY. With Simone Leigh and Kamau Amu Patton. (artist talk)
 
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (juror)
2010
Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY.
2011
New York Photo Fest (panelist)
 
Rhode Island School of Design (visiting artist)
2009
Printed Matter Artist Grant (juror)
2006
“Slide Slam,” International Center for Photography, New York City. With Leigh Ledare and Phyllis Galembo. (artist talk)

Selected Press

2019
Manatakis, Lexi and Ashleigh Kane. "Art shows to leave the house for this month," Dazed, March 15 (link)
 
"9 Art Events in New York: Isaac Julien, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Gretchen Bender, Arakawa, and More," ArtNews, March 4 (link)
 
Velasco, David. "Project: Paul Mpagi Sepuya," Artforum, March (link)
 
"Photographer Paul Mpagi Sepuya's Blurred Lines," Garage, February 20 (link)
 
Cavaluzzo, Alexander and Daniel Avery. "THE 12 BEST ART EXHIBITS TO SEE IN 2019," Newsweek, February 13 (link)
 
Malone, Callan. "The LALA List," LALA Magazine, Winter 2019, p. 51
 
"In the Studio with Paul Mpagi Sepuya," SIXTY Hotels (blog), January 9 (link)
 
Selvin, Claire. "Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects Now Represents Paul Mpagi Sepuya,' ARTnews, January 8 (link)
 
Pahules, Anastasia. "Artists on Art: Paul Mpagi Sepuya on Lorna Simpson," LACMA Unframed (blog), January (link)
2018
Cooper, Ashton. "Critics' Picks: Positioner at Matthew Marks," Artforum, October (link)
 
Christon, Jimmy. "'Tipping Points' exhibit reflects changing political world," The Miscellany News, October 24 (link)
 
Haris, Gareth. "Can an increase in two-artist booths spur sales at Paris's Fiac?" Art Newspaper, October 17 (link)
 
Lubow, Arthur. "What’s New in Photography? Humanism, MoMA Says," New York Times, March 9 (link)
 
Allegretto, Dan. "We All Wear the Mask: New Photography at the Museum of Modern Art," Art in America, April 2 (link)
 
Jones, Gregory Eddi. "Picture, Paper, Friend, and Flesh: An Interview with Paul Mpagi Sepuya," In the In-Between, March 12 (link)
 
Onyewuenyi,Ikechukwu Casmir. "Paul Sepuay at team (bungalow," Carla, February 14 (link)
 
Oldweiler, Cory. "MoMA’s new photography exhibit focuses on identity in 2018," AM New York, March 18 (link)
 
Woodward, Richard B. "MoMA’s Human Focus," Wall Street Journal, March 14 (link)
 
Wheeler, André-Naquian. "moma’s 'new photography' series asks what it means to be human," i-d, March 27 (link)
 
Aubry, Lisa. "MoMA to Display UCLA Alum's Work Exploring Identity, Portraiture," Daily Bruin, March 14 (link)
 
Norman, Lee Ann. "Intimate Moves In A Dark Room: Paul Mpagi Sepuya at Document," New City Art, April 19 (link)
 
Goldberg, Ariel. "In the Room," Art in America, April 1 (link)
 
"Image of the Day," Elephant, September 12 (link)
 
Wheeler, André. "In the Studio, in the Nude: An Artist Capturing Queer Masculinity," AnOther, October 12 (link)
 
Eckardt, Stephanie. “The 7 Photographers Proving that the Self-Portriat is 2018’s Most Exciting Genre,” W Magazine, April 6 (link)
 
Campbell, Andy. “Paul Mpagi Sepuya,” Aperture, Fall
 
“Paul Mpagi Sepuya,” Unseen, Issue 5, Fall
 
Quinton, Jared. “Paul Mpagi Sepuya at DOCUMENT,” Artforum, March (link)
 
Norman, Lee Ann. “Intimate Moves In A Dark Room, Paul Mpagi Sepuya at Document,” Newcity Art, April 19 (link)
 
Goldberg, Ariel. "The Room,” Art In America Magazine, April 1 (link)
 
Allegretto, Dan. “We All Wear The Mask : New Photography at the Museum of Modern Art,” Art In America Magazine, April 2 (link)
 
Wheeler, André-Naquian. “MoMA’s ‘New Photography’ Series Asks What It Means to be Human,” i-D Magazine, March 27 (link)
 
Indrisek, Scott. “At MoMA, Photography Doesn’t Have to Reinvent Itself to be Radical,” Artsy, March 20 (link)
 
“Five Questions with Paul Mpagi Sepuya,” Cultured Magazine, March 20 (link)
 
Woodward, Richard B. “MoMA’s Human Focus,” The Wall Street Journal, March 14 (link)
 
Jones, Gregory Eddi. “Picture, Paper, Friend and Flesh: An Interview with Paul Mpagi Sepuya,” The In-Between, March (link)
 
Schwabsky, Barry. “Without Warning: Margins and the Mainstream at the New Museum’s ‘Trigger’” The Nation, January 26 (link)
 
Lubow, Arthur. “What’s New in Photography? Humanism, MoMA Says,” The New York Times, March 9 (link)
2017
Eckardt, Stephanie. "Paul Mpagi Sepuya's Photo Studio is Sexier Than Yours," February 25 (link)
 
Dykstra, Jean. "PAUL MPAGI SEPUYA: FIGURES, GROUNDS AND STUDIES AT YANCEY RICHARDSON GALLERY," Photograh Magazine, February (link)
 
Sargent, Antwuan. "Picture Yourself in the Queer Photographic Space of Paul Mpagi Sepuya," Creators, March 23 (link)
 
Bradley, Rizvana. “Aesthetic Inhumanisms : Toward an Eroritcs of Otherworlding,” The New Museum
 
Onyewuenyi, Ikechukwu Casmir. “Paul Mpagi Sepuya at team (bungalow),” Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles, issue 15
 
Pieterson, Mark. “The sinuous nature of desire + alternative ways of seeing with Paul Mpagi Sepuya’s photographic explorations of queer presence,” AQNB, October 31 (link)
 
Pofalla, Boris. “Zeigen und Verbergen,” Monopol Magazine, October
 
Cunningham, Vinson. “How Radical Can A Portrait Be?,” The New Yorker, May 5 (link)
 
Schwabsky, Barry. “Playing with Mirrors: Two artists push the limits of what cameras can do,” The Nation, May 2
 
Dafoe, Taylor. “Paul Mpagi Sepuya at Yancey Richardson Gallery,” Modern Painters, March
 
Bourland, Ian. “Critic's Pick: Paul Mpagi Sepuya,” Artforum, March 3 (link)
 
Griffith, Phillip. “Paul Mpagi Sepuya: Figures, Grounds and Studies,” The Brooklyn Rail, March 1 (link)
 
Small, Zachary. “The Solitude and Sensuality of an Artist’s Studio,” Hyperallergic, February 17 (link)
 
Rachel, T. Cole. “Paul Sepuya on finding your form,” The Creative Independent, February 9 (link)
 
Yau, John. “Three Photographers and What They Show Us About Everyday Life: Deana Lawson, Judy Linn, Paul Mpagi Sepuya,” Hyperallergic, February 12 (link)
 
“Goings On About Town: Deana Lawson, Judy Linn and Paul Mpagi Sepuya,” The New Yorker, February 1
2016
Als, Hilton. “James Baldwin / Jim Brown and the Children,” The Artists Institute
 
Garcia, Lindsay. “The Autonomous Limbs of Paul Mpagi Sepuya,” Tiger Strikes Asteroid
 
Malick, Courtney. “From the Singular to the Indexical in Contemporary Portraiture,” San Francisco Art Quarterly
 
Reznik, Eugene. “Enter the Private World of Photographers’ Studios,” American Photo Magazine, August 13
2015
Malick, Courtney. "Paul Mpagi Sepuya In Conversation with Courtney Malick," SFAQ, December 3 (link)
 
“Goings On About Town: A Room of One’s Own,” The New Yorker, August 8
 
“Goings On About Town: Spain & 42 St.,” The New Yorker, January 6
2014
Russeth, Andrew. “To Bushwick! Shows to See Right Now…,” Artnet News, October 30
 
Scheffler, Daniel. “Brooklyn Inspires African Artists,” The New York Times, October 14 (link)
 
“Goings on About Town: The Thing Itself,” The New Yorker, August 19
2018
ArtReview Magazine : “The Expanded Photograph,” by David Everett Howe, May 2014
2013
Fialho, Alex. “Nuggets of Queerness: Year 3 of the Fire Island Artist Residency,” ARTFCITY, August 29 (link)
2018
Koestenbaum, Wayne. "My 1980s and Other Essays," Eric’s Stubble, 2013
2013
Benderson, Bruce. “Petits Portraits Entre Amis,” Têtu Magazine, March
2012
Akel, Joseph. “500 Words: Paul Mpagi Sepuya,” Artforum, May 15
2011
Lopes, Fabiola. “Review: Portraits, at I-20 Gallery,” Flash Art International Magazine, October
 
Bronson, AA and Lauren Haynes. “Evidence of Accumulation,” The Studio Museum in Harlem
2010
“Goings On About Town: 50 Artists Photograph the Future,” The New Yorker, June 10
 
Cotter, Holland. “Art in Review – 50 Artists Photograph the Future,” The New York Times, May 28
 
Cotter, Holland. “In Books and Fine Arts, Filling the Down Time of New Year’s,” The New York Times, December 31
2009
Cotter, Holland. “All the Books You’ll Never Catch on a Kindle,” The New York Times, October 2
 
Forteza, Pepo Moreno. “Paul Mpagi Sepuya: Natural Light Portrait,” Revista Metal Magazine, April 15
 
Ryzik, Melena. “At a Clinic, Artists Reflecting on Home,” The New York Times, May 10
 
Blagojevic, Bosko. “Paul Sepuya’s ‘Alexandria’ at envoy,” ArtCat, February 10
 
Gartenfeld, Alex. “Jack Pierson interviews Paul Sepuya,” Interview Magazine, January 30
 
Courtney, Kenneth. “Alexandria,” This.Hearts.On.Fire, January 5
2008
Bronson, AA. “Queer Zines” Printed Matter, NY
 
Limnander, Armand. “Fine Print: Beloved Object and Amorous Subject, Revisited,”The New York Times Style Magazine, April 4
 
Il Terzo Occhio : “La fotografia americana,” by Umberto Mancini January 28
2007
Packam, Monte. “Clean Sheets: Paul Mpagi Sepuya,” SLEEK Magazine, Autumn
 
Trebay, Guy. “Gay Art: A Movement, or at Least a Moment”, The New York Times , May 6
2006
van Benekom, Jop and Gert Jonkers. “BUTT BOOK,” BUTT Magazine
 
Polly, John. “Art Zines Rule! Part One,” LOGO New Now Next Blog, September 20
 
Tierney, Paul. “Zine Scene,” V Man Magazine, September
 
Klein, Darren. “Thing: New Penis Art from America,”
 
Weskott, Aljoscha. “Designing Men- Shoot,” de:bug, July
 
“Weniger ist mehr: Paul Sepuya besticht mit eindrucksvollen Portraits,” GAB-Frankfrut Magazin, April
 
White, David. “He SHOOTs, He Scores,” Instinct Magazine, March
 
Frame, Allen. “Slide Slam” Teaching Photo Magazine, February
 
“Boys,” BUTT Magazine : issue 15
2005
Boston, Nick. “Canadian Professor in New York gets hyper-realistic portrait taken by young photographer,” BUTT Magazine, issue 14
 
“Paul Mpagi Sepuya,” EYEMAZING Magazine, issue 08

Grants, Awards, and Residencies

2019
Rauschenberg Residency, Captiva Island, FL
2018
Artist-in-Residence, Lightwork, Syracuse, NY
2017
The Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant for Emerging Los Angeles Artists
2015
Finalist, Paris Photo Los Angeles inaugural Introducing! Young California Photographer Award
2014
Jackman Goldwasser Artist-in-Residence, Hyde Park Arts Center, Chicago
2013
Artist-in-Residence, Fire Island Artist Residency (Sikkema Fellow Award)
2010-2011
Artist-in-Residence, Studio Museum in Harlem
2010
Artist-in-Residence, Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY
2009-2010
Artist-in-Residence, Workspace, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
 
Visiting Artist, New York University
2009
Artist-in-Residence, HomeBase, New York
2008
LEAD Academy, Hamburg

Public Collections

 
Birmigham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
 
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
 
Center for Photography at Woodstock Collection at SUNY New Paltz, NY
 
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
 
Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
 
International Center for Photography, New York, NY
 
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
 
JP Morgan Collection, New York, NY
 
Leslie Lohman Museum of Art, New York, NY
 
Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA
 
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
 
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
 
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
 
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
 
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
 
Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Desert, CA
 
Smith College, Northhampton, MA
 
Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
 
University of New Mexico, La Cruces, NM
 
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY