- + Performance Artist
- + Jamaica
- + http://lawrencegrahambrown.com/
Lawrence Graham-Brown was born and raised in Jamaica, self educated, lives and works in NY & NJ, is a cross-disciplinary artist who works in sculpture, painting, performance, among other media. Graham-Brown uses his work as a palliative gesture to dispel the trauma and shame to which Black, Lesbian, Gay, Polysexual, Polyamorous, Transgender, Questioning, Indigenous people are routinely subjected. Lawrence’s work is included in the online critical andragogical and paedagogical collection of IRN housed at the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies at the City University of New York and has been presented at: The Queens Museum of Art; El Museo del Barrio NY; Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art; Institute of Jamaica, Museum of Ethnography; The National Gallery of Jamaica, WI; One of thirty artists to represent USA in the 2008 Shanghai Biennial in China; Galleria Homero Massena, Victoria, Brazil; Galerie Lutz Rohs, Duren, Germany; New York University, Grey Gallery; Creative Art Center, University of The West Indies, Jamaica; The streets of New York City, Churches, among other places.
His work has been written about in print by: The New York Times, Hartford Courant, Yankee Magazine, Hartford Advocate, Out in NJ, CAW Magazine, Jamaica Gleaner, In his catalog: Disconnecting, Reconnecting…Disconnected by Dean Daderko, Contemporary Art Museum Houston, published by Aljira a Center for Contemporary Arts, among other periodicals and blogs and appeared on BET TV and online by: The Queens Museum TV, Museum of Contemporary African diasporan Art TV among others. Lawrence has been the recipient of the Juror’s Award and Prize at NYU Small Works International Exhibition and is a Franklin Furnace Fellow.
To see more of Lawrence’s work visit: http://lawrencegrahambrown.com/