Abigail Lucien
and Brittney Leeanne Williams
February 24 – March 26, 2022

Abigail Lucien (they/she, b. 1992) is a Haitian-American artist working in sculpture, time-based media, and language. Raised in Cap-Haïtien, Haïti and the northeast coast of Florida, their practice looks at ways cultural identities and inherited colonial structures transmit to the body and psyche by challenging systems of assimilation through material. Lucien was named to the 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 list, is a recipient of a 2021 VMFA Fellowship and a 2020 Harpo Emerging Artist Fellow. Their work has exhibited at museums and institutions such as SculptureCenter (NY), MoMA PS1 (Long Island City, NY), MAC Panamá (Panamá), Atlanta Contemporary (Atlanta, GA), UICA (Grand Rapids, MI), and The Fabric Workshop and Museum (Philadelphia, PA). Residencies include the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Fine Arts (Wrocław, Poland), The Luminary (St. Louis, MO), and OxBow School of Art & Artist Residency (Saugatuck, MI). Lucien is currently based in Baltimore, MD where they teach sculpture at the Maryland Institute College of Art.

Brittney Leeanne Williams
is a Chicago-based artist, originally from Los Angeles. Her work has been exhibited in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami (Untitled Art Fair), London, Venice, Italy (Venice Biennale), Paris, Antwerp, Copenhagen, and Hong Kong, as well as in Chicago and throughout the Midwest. Williams attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2008-09). She is a Joan Mitchell Foundation grant recipient. Williams’ artist residencies include the Fores Project (UK), Arts + Public Life, and McColl Center for Art + Innovation, among others. Her work is included in the public collections of the Columbus Museum (Columbus GA), the Domus Collection (NYC/Beijing); Fundacion Medianoche0, (Granada ES); and Museum X (Beijing), among others.

Deli Gallery - All Rights Reserved 2020
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