Steffani Jemison is a visual artist and educator. Her recent work approaches privacy and opacity as strategies of abstraction and strategies of political resistance.
During her fellowship at the Radcliffe Institute, Jemison will develop and present new exhibitions, performances, and publications.
Jemison received a BA from Columbia University and an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her work is in several public collections, including the Brooklyn Museum, KADIST, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Studio Museum in Harlem. Jemison was the Arthur Levitt, Jr. ’52 Artist-in-Residence in spring 2017, and she has received awards from the Art Matters Foundation and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation.