LaKela Brown
Born in 1982 in Detroit, MI

2005 Bachelor of Fine Arts, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI 

Solo Exhibitions 2019 Surface Possessions, 56 HENRY, New York, NY

2018 Material Relief, Reyes Projects, Detroit, MI  Untitled, Lars Friedrich Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2016 Bamboo Earrings At Least Two Part, Cave Gallery, Detroit, MI

2015 LaKela Brown: Solar Gold, Jackie Klempay, Brooklyn, NY

2007 Heavy On the Heart, Moka Gallery, Chicago, IL  Losing/Gaining, Alumni/Faculty Hall, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI 

Group Exhibitions  2019
Styles of Resistance: From the Corner to the Catwalk, MOCADA, Brooklyn, NY

2018 Classic Beauty, Providence College, Providence, RI  Mane ‘N Tail, The Luminary, St, Louis, MO Ready Made, Inaugural Show, Swiss Institute, New York, NY Dressed, Paul Robeson Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ 2017

2017 Tell the Truth About me, Prince George African American Museum, P,G,, Maryland  Fools Gold, AC Institute, New York, NY Three, We Buy Gold, Brooklyn, NY Laurel, Laurel Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY

2015 Catch Me If You Can, Raw Space Gallery, New York, NY  Inventory of Lucifer’s Grotto, Jackie Klempay Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014 Paper For The Sky, Interstate Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2012 Untitled, Lars Friedrich Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2010 People Like Us, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI  Proof, CCCP Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2008 Women and Gender Studies, University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI

2006 Hip-Hop’s Influence on Art, Flint Institute of Art, Flint, MI

2005 Head, Hand, and Heart, Bagley Art Gallery, Detroit, MI 

Awards, Fellowship, Residencies 2018 Faculty Artist-In-Resident, ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI 2007 Residency, Mano y Mente, Tula Rosa, NM 2005 Fellowship, Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI 2003 Residency, Art On the Move, Detroit, MI, Grant, Art On the Move, Kettering High School, Detroit, MI