Titus Kaphar

Titus is an artist who cuts, bends, sculpts, and mixes the work of Classic and Renaissance painters, creating formal games and new tales between fiction and quotation. He is the recipient of the distinguished Jacob Lawrence Fellowship, a 2015 Creative Capital Grant, and the 2016 Robert Rauschenberg Artist as Activist Grant. His work is included in the collections of The Studio Museum in Harlem, The Seattle Art Museum, The Brooklyn Museum, and The Museum of Modern Art, among others. In 2014, TIME magazine commissioned Kaphar to create a work of art in response to protests in Ferguson, Missouri. Kaphar’s work has been reviewed in the New Yorker, the Huffington Post, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Forbes. Kaphar received a BFA from San Jose State University and an MFA from the Yale School of Art. Kaphar lives and works in New Haven with his wife Julianne and their sons.