YoYo Lander


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

Howard University 2007, B. A. 

Solo Exhibitions

Zidoun - Bossuyt – Paris, FR 2023 

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 

Kunstmuseum Basel, When We See Us – Basel, Switzerland  2024

Museum of Fine Art Houston – Multiplicity: Blackness in Contemporary American Collage,  Houston, TX  2024

The Phillips Collection – Multiplicity: Blackness in Contemporary American Collage,  Washington, DC  2024

Art SG – Marina Bay Sands, Singapore 2024

Untitled Art – Miami Beach, FL  2023

Museum Folkwang – WE IS FUTURE: Visions of New Communities, Essen, Germany  2023-2024

Frisk Art Museum – Multiplicity: Blackness in Contemporary American Collage,  Nashville, TN  2023

EXPO Chicago – Chicago, IL  2023

Abu Dhabi Art – Abu Dhabi, UAE  2023

Untitled Art – Miami Beach, FL  2022

Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art,  When We See Us – Cape Town, SA  2022

Abu Dhabi Art – Abu Dhabi, UAE  2022

Art Brussels – Brussels, Belgium  2022

Art Dubai – Al Sufouh, Dubai  2022  

Chicago Booth – London, UK  2022

Marianne Boesky Gallery, Winner Takes All – New York City, NY  2022

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

Dozier, Ayanna. "Curator’s Choice: Women and Nonbinary Artists Subvert the Politics of Portraiture" Artsy.net. 25 April 2023. link

Zoldan, Sharón. "Sharón Zoldan Shares Her Miami 2022 Highlights." Whitewall.art. 07 December 2022. link

Dozier, Ayanna. "The 10 Best Booths at Untitled Art, Miami Beach 2022." Artsy.net. 29 November 2022. link

Labaz, Victoria Sarah. "The Embodied Minds of YoYo Lander." VictoriaSarah.com 24 March 2022. link

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

"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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