YoYo Lander


UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles 2010, M.F.A 

Howard University 2007, B. A. Communications

Solo Exhibitions

The KNOW Contemporary, Onto Something –  Los Angeles, CA 2021

Evergreen Valley College, No Rain, No Flower – San Jose, CA 2019

Joyce Gordon Gallery, No Rain, No Flower – Oakland, CA 2019

Museum of African American Art, Memories of Love – Los Angeles, CA 2018

Dysonna Art Gallery, When Joy Overcomes Pain – Los Angeles, CA 2016 

Group Exhibitions 

Phillips, House of Crowns – New York City, NY 2021

Jeffrey Deitch, Shattered Glass – Miami, FL 2021

Jac Forbes Gallery, Mother's Nature – Malibu, CA 2021

Marianne Boesky Gallery, In Situ – New York City, NY 2021

Prizm Art Fair, Noir, Noir: Meditations on African Cinema and its Influence on Visual Art – Miami, FL, 2020

Christie's, Say it Loud – New York City, NY 2020

CFHILL, Black Voices/Black Microcosm – Stockholm, Sweden 2020

Band of Vices, Shades of Summer – Los Angeles, CA 2020

ZuCot Gallery, H.E.R. – Atlanta, GA 2019

Residency Art Gallery, Untitled – Los Angeles, CA 2017

Gallery 38, Return of the Gods – Los Angeles, CA 2016 

Corporate Commissions/Art Placements/ Select Special Collections


UP NEXT ART MUSEUM – Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, 2020



INSECURE, HBO 2020 - Season 4 & 5

KAISER PERMANENTE – Los Angeles, CA 2018

GREY'S ANATOMY,  ABC 2018 – Season 15, Episode 7

Television and Publications

Dambrot, Shana Nys. "Reviews." Artillery Magazine. Nov/Dec Issue. 1 November 2021. pp 48-50. 

"October Art Exhibitions, Events, Pop-ups and Shows in LA." Los Angeles Times. October 2021 link

Boone, Keyaira. "18 Must-See Exhibitions To Visit This Fall." Essence.com. September 2021 link

"Anatomy of Black Art." Revolt TV. September 2020 link

Moore, Charles. "YoYo Lander's Vulnerable Portraits Celebrate Black Beauty and Strength." Artsy.net. August 2020 link

Schulz, Abby. "Christie's Hosts Selling Exhibition for Black Artist." Barrons.com. July 2020 link

Gray, Austen. "YoYo Lander Owns Feminine Vulnerability." ArtofChoice.co. April 2020  link

"YoYo Lander." CFHILL. April 2020  link

Dunsen, Danny. "Artist Spotlight: YoYo Lander." ArtX. October 2019  link

Cowen, Kathy. "YoYo Lander's new paintings explore what it means to be..." CreativeBoom. January 2020  link

"Meet the Creatives." Blavity. November 2016  link

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