Cullen Washington Jr. (b. 1972) received his BA from Louisiana State University and his MFA from Tufts University/School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. A 2013 Artist in Residence at the Studio Museum in Harlem, Washington Jr. has exhibited his work widely in group and solo shows nation-wide and abroad including The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX; Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY; deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA; the Jack Bell Gallery and Saatchi Gallery London, UK among other arts venues. In addition to the Studio Museum, Washington Jr. has been an artist in residence at Rush Arts Gallery (2012), Yaddo (2011), and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2010). He was the recipient of a Joan Mitchell Foundation Award in 2009 and a Bartlett and Montague Travel Grant in 2008. Reviews and critical essays of his work appear in Art: 21 Magazine, The New York Times, The International Review of African American Art, The Boston Globe, Art New England and the exhibition catalogue Fore published by the Studio Museum. Cullen’s work can be found in the collections of the Studio Museum in Harlem and Saatchi Gallery.