REPRESENTATION

Atlanta, Georgia                  Maune Contemporary, Atlanta, Georgia

New York, New York           Voltz Clarke Gallery, New York, New York       

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018    

“Paper Light, Paintings by Khalilah Birdsong”, Cincinnati Art Underground, Cincinnati, Ohio

2017    

“Siren’s Call”, Hathaway Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

2016    

“Amalgamation”, Cincinnati Art Underground, Cincinnati, Ohio

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021    

Moon Art Fair, Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg, Germany (June 12)

Maune Contemporary, Atlanta, Georgia (May 1)

“Resurgence”, two-person exhibition, Voltz Clarke GalleryNew York, (April 8)

2019    

Spectrum Art Fair, “Rising Artist” section, Art Basel Miami Week, AHC Projects, Hamburg, Germany, Miami, Florida

XIIth Florence Biennale, Fortezza da Basso, Florence, Italy

“MOCA GA LIVE”, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Hathaway Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

“High Rise Show”, Showerhaus Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

“Deep Water”, Cincinnati Art Underground, Cincinnati, Ohio

“Little Treasures”, Galleria de Marchi, Trevisan International Art, Bologna, Italy

“Shibuya Station”, Installation, Tokyo Metro Station, Contemporary Art Station, Tokyo, Japan

“Fulton County Fine Art Acquisition Program Exhibition,” Atlanta, Georgia

2018    

Miami River Art Fair, Art Basel Miami Week, AHC Projects, Hamburg, Germany, Miami, Florida

“Little Things”, Swan Coach House Gallery, Forward Arts Foundation, Atlanta, Georgia

Tokyo International Art Fair, Bellesalle Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan

“Golden Hour”, Dashboard, Installation Commission, Historic Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia

Abstract Tendencies: Works by Contemporary Abstract Painters”, Hathaway Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

2017     

Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, International Terminal, Loupe Art Installation, Atlanta, Georgia

“Off the Wall Pin Up Show”, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia. Jury selection.

 “Lighter Than Air”, Cincinnati Art Underground, Cincinnati, Ohio

2016    

“Community: A Group Exhibition in Memory of Ellen DeLoach”, Hathaway Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

“From the Earth to the Sky”, Group Exhibition, Cincinnati Art Underground, Cincinnati, Ohio

Constella Festival, “Old World, Modern Expressions”, Freedom Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

“Carnaval: A New Exuberance”, Bill Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

2015    

“Ancestors: Origin & Return”, Bill Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

2014    

“Selections from the South’s Art Incubator” with the Fine Arts Atelier, Bill Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

SELECTED PUBLIC & PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

44th United States President Barack Obama, Washington, District of Columbia/Chicago Illinois (Presidential Library consideration)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Natatorium Center, Atlanta, Georgia (4)

8 West, Mixed-use development, Atlanta, Georgia (4)

Fulton County Arts & Culture, Permanent Collection, Atlanta, Georgia (2)

Boston Consulting Group, Atlanta, Georgia

Ae’o Tower, Honolulu, Hawaii

Tyler Perry Studios, Atlanta, Georgia (2)

Tyler Perry, Atlanta, Georgia

Legendary Events, Flourish Event Venue Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia (3)

Larry and Brenda Thompson, Atlanta, Georgia

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

2020    

8 West, Mixed-use development, Atlanta, Georgia (4)

2018    

Dashboard, “Golden Hour“, Installation, Historic Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia (voted best art exhibition, Creative Loafing)

2017     

Martin Luther King, Jr. Natatorium Center, Atlanta, Georgia (4)

2015    

Legendary Events, Flourish Event Venue, Atlanta, Georgia, (3) 108 x 144in (274 x 366cm) paintings

RESIDENCIES & AWARDS

2020    

Hambidge Center for Creative Arts & Sciences, Rabun Gap, Georgia, Awarded Fulton County Arts Fellowship (four weeks)

2017    

Independent study summer artist residency, Pontlevoy, Loire Valley, France (two weeks)

HONORS

2019    

“100 Future Contemporary Artists”, Contemporary Art Curator      Magazine, London, England, United Kingdom

2017    

Art Over Dinner, Featured Dinner Speaker, The Art Farm at Serenbe, Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia

AFFILIATIONS

2020-2021   

Ann Kendall Richards, New York, New York

2018-2021    

AHC Projects, Hamburg, Germany

2016-2021    

Cincinnati Art Underground, Cincinnati, Ohio

2019    

GOTTLING Gallery, Wailea, Maui, Hawaii

Four Seasons Resort, Maui at Wailea, Hawaii

2018  

Velvenoir, Salzburg, Austria

2016    

RH Contemporary Art (Restoration Hardware), Corte Madera, California

2015 -2021

Loupe Art, Atlanta, Georgia

2014 -2017   

Tyler Perry’s “If Loving You Is Wrong”, TV show on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network; set decoration, Atlanta, GA 

PRESS (SELECTED)

ArtsATL, “In Our Own Words: Khalilah Birdsong, painter and visual artist”, June 3, 2020, Atlanta, Georgia

Artfix Daily, “Passages of Passion. AHC Projects Germany at Spectrum Miami”, November 26, 2019, Miami, Florida

Contemporary Art Curator Magazine, Artist Profile, August 15, 2019, London, England, United Kingdom

VoyageATL, “Conversations with the Inspiring Khalilah Birdsong,” August 28, 2018, Los Angeles, California

Modern Luxury Interiors Atlanta, “Art of It All,” July 23, 2018, Atlanta, Georgia

BlackBook, “A Loupe Art Guide to Maui, with Khalilah Birdsong,” February 13, 2018, Brooklyn, New York

Polly Magazine, Featured story, December 2017, Cincinnati, Ohio

ArtsATL, Featured story, “A Conversation with Khalilah Birdsong About Intuition and Abstraction,” October 17, 2017, Atlanta, Georgia

Polly Magazine, Featured story, July 2017, Cincinnati, Ohio

NPR, “All Things Considered”, Georgia Public Broadcasting, “Atlanta Artists in Their Own Words”, February 2, 2017, Atlanta, Georgia

CityBeat Cincinnati, Review of Solo Exhibition “Amalgamation”, January 11, 2017, Cincinnati, Ohio

Polly Magazine, Featured story, November 2016, Cincinnati, Ohio

Southern Seasons Magazine, Cover story, May 2016, Atlanta, Georgia

Jezebel Magazine, Artist Profile, “Art for Action: Supporting Art on the Atlanta Beltline,” July 24, 2014, Atlanta, Georgia

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Florence Biennale. Catalogue. Volume XII, Florence, Italy, 2019

Little Treasures, Mostra Internazionale d’arte. Catalogue. Volume XII, Bologna, Italy. Trevisan International Art, 2019

100 Future Contemporary Artists. Volume 1.  London, England: Contemporary Art Curator Magazine, 2019

Conway, Tony. Tony Conway Legendary Events, Volume I.  Inside front cover/inside back cover, 2018

Tokyo International Art Fair. Catalogue. Volume IV, Tokyo, Japan, 2018

Studio Visit Magazine, Juried Competition, Winter 2016-2017 edition. Jury selection

David, Michael. Fine Arts Atelier Volume II, Atlanta, Georgia: Bill Lowe Gallery, 2014

EDUCATION

2014-2016    Apprentice to painter, Michael David, Brooklyn, New York and Atlanta, Georgia

2001             Bachelor of Business Administration, International Business, Minor French, Howard University, Washington D.C.

1999             French Civilization, Business and Culture, Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), Paris, France

 

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