Bethany Collins is a multidisciplinary artist, exploring issues related with race, language and identity.  Her works have been exhibited internationally in solo and group exhibitions, in locations such as the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Drawing Center, the High Museum of Art and the Birmingham Museum of Art. Collins has been recognized as an Artist-in-Residence at the Studio Museum in Harlem, the MacDowell Colony, the Bemis Center and the Hyde Park Art Center among others. And in 2015, she was awarded the Hudgens Prize.

Bethany Collins, Montgomery, 1984, Alabama, USA
Bethany Collins
Montgomery, 1984
USA

Current Exhibitions

17 Nov — 26 Jan
Bethany Collins‘ solo show “The Litany” consists of a major site-specific installation with an additional performance by the artist, occurring during Art Basel Miami Beach 2018. “My...

Parallels and Peripheries

ArtCenter South Florida

10 Oct — 16 Dec
Parallels and Peripheries is the first exhibition of a namesake series of showcases aimed to investigate the practices of eight artists and how they are inspired by the contemporary social, political and personal narratives. The inaugural...

Past Exhibitions

Re-al-ized

Carol Jazzar Contemporary Art
22/11/2014 — 21/12/2014

Solo Shows

2018
Bethany Collins: The Litany, Locust Projects, Miami, USA
Undersong, PATRON, Chicago, USA
Bethany Collins: Occasional Verse, The Center for Book Arts, New York, USA

2017
Material Fact, PATRON, Chicago, USA
Of a piece, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, USA

2016
Bethany Collins: In Evidence, Van Every / Smith Galleries, Davidson College, Davidson, USA
The problem we all live with, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, USA
with the exception of the sky, Hudgens Center for the Arts, Duluth, USA

2015
Bethany Collins: Inquiry’ s End, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, USA
This is How the Myth Repeats, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, USA
Bethany Collins: As We Wish To Be, Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, USA

Group Shows

2018
Parallel and Peripheries, ArtCenter, Miami Beach, USA
Out of Easy Reach, Depaul Art Museum, Chicago, USA
What We Make, Richard M. Ross Art Museum at Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, USA
In the Eyes of the Beholder, Tarble Arts Center at Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, USA

2017
Traduttore, Traditore, Gallery 400, Chicago, USA
EXPO IN/SITU: Chronopolitics, Curated by Florence Derieux, Chicago, USA
Another Country, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University, USA
Victory Over the Sun: The Poetics and Politics of Eclipse, KMAC Museum, Louisville, USA
The Darryl Atwell Collection of African American Art, Gantt Center, Charlotte, USA
Gray Matters, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, USA
In the Eye of the Beholder, Tarble Arts Center, Charleston, USA
Beyond Boundaries: Feminine Form, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, USA
Excerpt, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, USA

2016
S/Election: Democracy, Citizenship, Freedom, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles, USA
Strange Oscillations and Vibrations of Sympathy, Illinois State University, Normal, USA
AFRICA FORECAST: Fashioning Contemporary Life, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, USA
Chicago Invites Chicago, Galerie Lelong, New York, USA
Prix Canson, The Drawing Center, New York, USA
Lines of Flight, The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University, New York, USA
Art AIDS America, Zuckerman Museum of Art at Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, USA

2015
To Be Young, Gifted & Black, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
Talking Back, Otherwise, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery at the University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, Canada
DCG Summer Show, David Castillo Gallery, Miami Beach, USA
Hudgens Prize Finalists Exhibition, Hudgens Center for the Arts, Duluth, USA
I lost an arm on my last trip home: Derrick Adams, Emma Amos, Bethany Collins, Sara Rahbar, Ryan Lee Gallery, New York, USA
Venturing Out of the Heart of Darkness, Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture, Charlotte, USA

2014
Material Histories, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, USA
Retreat, organized by Theaster Gates, Valerie Carberry Gallery and Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, USA
The School, Chastain Arts Center, Atlanta, USA
Point of View: African American Art from the Elliot and Kimberly Perry Collection, Flint Institute of Art, Flint, USA
Space For Possibility, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, USA
INCOGNITO 2014, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, USA
See Through Walls, Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw, USA
Emerging Artist Exhibition, Museum of Arts & Sciences, Macon, USA

2013
Drawing Inside the Perimeter, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, USA
Intersections of Gender & Place, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, USA
Pulp 3, Beta Pictoris Gallery, Birmingham, USA
Outdated, Kibbee Gallery, Atlanta, USA
ONE ONE, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, USA
E-MERGE, Harstfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta, USA
Boom City, Dashboard Co-Op, M. Rich Building, Atlanta, USA
Art Papers Auction, Mason Murer Fine Art Gallery, Atlanta, USA

Contacts & Details

City of birth: Montgomery Country of birth: USA Date of birth: 1984 Lives in: Atlanta, Chicago