Nene Humphrey


Nene Humphrey has exhibited in numerous museums and galleries since coming to New York in 1979. Exhibitions include PS1 Contemporary Art Center, NYC , McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX, Mead Museum, Amherst, MA, Palmer Museum, PA, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, Sculpture Center,Pavel Zoubok Gallery and the Lesley Heller Gallery, NYC. ,New Directions Series Commission, Carriage House Theater, Montalvo Art Center: Everything that happens: Saratoga, CA.Humphrey has received awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Rockefeller Foundation, Brown Foundation, Smithsonian Institution, Asian Cultural Council and Anonymous was a Woman among others. Her work has been written about in numerous publications including the New York Times, Art in America, ArtNews and Sculpture Magazine. Since 2005, she has been artist in residence at the Joseph LeDoux neuroscience lab at NYU where her work has focused on explorations of the brain mechanisms underlying human emotions