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Christina Quarles (b. 1985 Chicago, Illinois) received an MFA in Painting and Printmaking from the Yale School of Art in 2016 and holds a BA from Hampshire College. She participated in the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Skowhegan in 2016 and the Fountainhead Residency in Miami in 2017. Quarles is the current subject of a solo exhibition at The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield (October 19, 2019 – January 19, 2020). Forthcoming solo exhibitions of her work will take place at Pond Society, Shanghai (November 5, 2019 – January 15, 2020), marking the artist’s first solo presentation in China, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago (April 4 – August 30, 2020). Past solo exhibitions by the artist have been held at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley (2018) and the Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo (2019). Her work has appeared in numerous group exhibitions including Made in L.A., Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2018); Fictions, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (2017); Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon, New Museum, New York (2017); and Still Human, Rubell Family Collection Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami (2017). She has been the recipient of several awards and grants including the Pérez Art Museum Miami Pérez Prize (2019); Rema Hort Mann Emerging Artist Grant (2017); and the Robert Schoelkopf Fellowship at Yale University (2015). Work by the artist is held in the collections of national and international institutions including Aïshti Foundation, Beirut; Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo; Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley; Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin; Girls’ Club, Fran & David Horvitz Collection, Ft. Lauderdale; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; KADIST, Paris and San Francisco; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla; Pérez Art Museum, Miami; Rubell Family Collection Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami; Samdani Art Foundation, Dhaka; Tate Modern, London; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; and Zabludowicz Collection, London. She lives and works in Los Angeles.