TJ Ahearn Ricky Allman Cindy Bernard Jessica Bronson Steven CriquiMichael Dee Eurydice Dara Friedman
Todd Gray Frank Haines Christopher HaunVincent JohnsonSeth KaufmanCharles LaBelle T Kelly Mason
Dwayne Moser Michael O'BrienChristopher PateLori Precious Martin Sexton ChanSchatz Kim Schoenstadt
Carlos de Villasante
Bruce Yonemoto

Todd Gray

Todd Gray attended Cal Arts in the late 1970s and worked as Michael Jackson's official photographer from 1979-1984. In the late 1980s, Gray returned to Cal Arts to receive his MFA. Gray's work explores and transmogrifies his experience of Pop culture and imagery into a dark and conceptually challenging vision. "Fluent in cultural iconography, driven by introspection, and steeped in issues of corporate politics and racial identity, Todd Gray's photo-based works are challenging in almost every sense of the word." Work by Todd Gray has been included in many notable museum exhibitions, including Committed to the Image: Contemporary Black Photographers at the Brooklyn Museum of Art (2001); Made in California 1900-2000 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (2000); the nationally travelling Reflections in Black: African American Photography, A History Deconstructed, originated by the Smithsonian Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History (2000); Mouse: An American Icon at the Alternative Museum, New York (1998); Spheres of Influence (1997) and Man's World (1996) at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; The Present (H)our at the Oakland Art Museum; Convergence: 8 Photographers at the Georgia Museum of Art; and Body Evidence at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, among many others.

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Shaman: Horse, 2004
34" x 28"
Archival pigment print

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