• Cullen Washington Jr.

    Date posted: August 14, 2012 Author: jolanta

     

    Drawing on a myriad of art-historical and pop culture references, Washington transforms everyday items into complex new cosmologies.

    Cullen Washington, Jr. holds an MFA from Tufts University / School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (2009) and a BA from Louisiana State University (1994). Born in Alexandria, Louisiana in 1976, Washington incorporates found objects bearing evidence of southern culture and social memory into works combining and juxtaposing drawing, video, sculpture and photography. Drawing on a myriad of art-historical and pop culture references, Washington transforms everyday items into complex new cosmologies. Washington’s work has been included in exhibitions at the deCordova Museum (Lincoln, MA), the Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists (Boston), The Rialto Art Center (Atlanta) and the CUE Art Foundation (New York).

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