WHO IS DEVIN?

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Devin Allen is a self taught artist, born and raised in West Baltimore. He gained national attention when his photograph of the Baltimore Uprising was published on the cover of Time in May 2015 – only the third time the work of an amateur photographer had been featured. His photographs have also appeared in New York Magazine, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Aperture, and is in the permanent collections of the National Museum of African American History & Culture, the Reginald F. Lewis Museum and the Studio Museum in Harlem.Now, known as a professional photographer, he is the founder of Through Their Eyes, a youth photography educational program and the winner of the 2017 Gordon Parks Foundation Fellowship.

RESUME BELOW: 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

DEVIN ALLEN SPACES OF THE UN-ENTITLED– JANUARY – MARCH 2019; THE PEALE CENTER OF ARCHITECTURE AND HISTORY, BALTIMORE,MD

DEVIN ALLEN SPACES OF THE UN-ENTITLED– JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2019; LEICA STORE, BELLEVUE, WA

DEVIN ALLEN: AWAKENINGS, IN A NEW LIGHT – JULY 10, 2015 – MARCH 13, 2016; REGINALD F. LEWIS MUSEUM BALTIMORE,MD

A BEAUTIFUL GHETTO – JANUARY 29-MARCH 4, 2016 – SLOUGHT.ORG; PHILADELPHIA, PA

A BEAUTIFUL GHETTO WITH MITCHELL DUNEIER – 2016 ; VENICE, ITALY

A BEAUTIFUL GHETTO WITH GORDON PARKS FOUNDATION – SEPTEMBER 15 -NOVEMBER 18, 2017; PLEASANTVILLE, NY

A BEAUTIFUL GHETTO, THREE YEARS LATER: A CONVERSATION ABOUT HEALING -MARCH 15 – MAY 24 2018; BALTIMORE,MD

EXHIBITIONS

THE MUSEUM OF BROKEN WINDOWS – SEPTEMBER 22, 2018 –SEPTEMBER 30, 2018 ; NEW YORK, NY

THE WINDOW AND THE BREAKING OF THE WINDOW – STUDIO MUSEUM OF HARLEM – NOVEMBER 17, 2016 – APRIL 2, 2017; NEW YORK, NY

BYSTANDER – STREET PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION – LEICA – JUNE 04, 2018-AUGUST 18, 2018; SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

MORE THAN A PICTURE – SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE ; WASHINGTON,DC


PUBLICATIONS

A BEAUTIFUL GHETTO – PUBLISHED BY HAYMARKET


FELLOWSHIP

2017 GORDON PARKS FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENT


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

STUDIO MUSEUM OF HARLEM

REGINALD F. LEWIS MUSEUM

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE


FEATURES

    FOR FREEDOMS CAMPAIGN
TIME MAGAZINE
NEW YORK MAGAZINE
NEW YORK TIMES
THE NEW YORKER
APERTURE
WASH POST
EBONY
THE FADER
VICE
HBO
PAPER MAGAZINE
BALTIMORE SUN
BALTIMORE MAGAZINE
WBAL-TV
THE REAL NEWS 
BET
REDBULL
OWN TV
NBC NEWS
ABC
BBC
CNN 
HUFFINGTON POST
USA TODAY
BUZZFEED
SALON
C-SPAN
YAHOO
TNT


NOMINATIONS


NAACP IMAGE AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING LITERARY WORK – DEBUT AUTHOR FOR

“A BEAUTIFUL GHETTO,’ – 2017

EBONY POWER 100 – 2015

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