Strobert, Kianja. (b. New York, NY, 1980; active Hudson, NY, 2015)

Bibliography and Exhibitions


New York (NY). Jack Tilton Gallery.
September 4-October 6, 2007.
Solo exhibition of watercolors and painted ceramics.

New York (NY). Studio Museum in Harlem.
KIANJA STROBERT: Of This Day in Time.
November 13, 2014-March 8, 2015.
Solo exhibition of acrylic, ink and other media on paper. Curated by Naima J. Keith.

New York (NY). Zach Feuer Gallery.
Solo exhibition.

Santa Monica (CA). Santa Monica Museum of Art.
KIANJA STROBERT: Nothing to Do but Keep Going.
September 15-December 1, 2012.
Solo exhibition. Curated by Jeffrey Uslip.


BEVERLY HILLS (CA). Steve Turner Gallery.
Effacé: Contemporary Practices in Subterfuge and Revelation.
September 16-October 14, 2006.
Exhib. cat., color illus. Curated by Malik Gaines, the exhibition includes new works by William Cordova, Mamadou Modou Dieng, Kianga Ford, Kalup Linzy, Nzuji De Magalhaes, Kianja Strobert, Lauren Woods and Brenna Youngblood.

HOUSTON (TX). Contemporary Arts Museum.
Black in the Abstract, Part 1: Epistrophy.
October 31, 2013-January 19, 2014.
Group exhibition. Curated by Valerie Cassell Oliver. Included: members of AFRICOBRA (Kevin Cole, James Phillips, Frank Smith), Candida Alvarez, Romare Bearden, Nick Cave, Abigail DeVille, Sam Gilliam, Richard Mayhew, Jayson Musson, Floyd Newsum, Angel Otero, John Outterbridge, Howardena Pindell, Shinique Smith, Kianja Strobert, Alma Thomas, and Jack White.

HUDSON (NY). Basilica Hudson.
November 6-12, 2013.
Group exhibition. Curated by Becca Mann. Included: Kianja Strobert.

HUDSON (NY). Limner Gallery.
February 7-28, 2009.
Group exhibition of black artists. Included: Barron Claiborne, Jennifer Crute, Reginald Madison, Kianja Strobert, Earl Swanigan, Ajamu Kojo Chioke Walker, Euphema Walker,

NEW YORK (NY). Anna Kustera Gallery.
Deep Cuts.
January 31-March 2, 2013.
Group exhibition. Curated by David Humphrey and Wendy White. Included: Eric Mack and Kianja Strobert.

NEW YORK (NY). Daniel Reich temporary space at the Chelsea Hotel.
Between the Lines.
March 4-April 8, 2006.
Group exhibition. Curated by Nick Mauss. Seven artists including: Lorraine O’Grady and Kianja Strobert. [Review: Holland Cotter, "Art in Review," NYT, March 24, 2006, with enthusiastic praise of O'Grady in his second to last sentence: "The plum presence, though, is Lorraine O'Grady, one of the most interesting American conceptual artists around."]

NEW YORK (NY). Fitzroy Gallery.
Robert Zungu / Kianja Strobert.
November 3-December 23, 2011.
Two-person exhibition. Strobert presented two bodies of work: new works on paper and an installation "Back On The Stroll" -- a series of rectangular cinderblocks that traversed the gallery to create a meandering, zigzagging labyrinth. At periodic intervals the words “back, on, “the, and stroll” appeared in flashing, pink electroluminescent wire.

NEW YORK (NY). Harris Lieberman Gallery.
A Painting Show.
Group exhibition. Included: Kianja Strobert.

NEW YORK (NY). Harris Lieberman Gallery.
November 30, 2006-January 6, 2007.
Group exhibition. Included: Kianja Strobert.

NEW YORK (NY). Harris Lieberman Gallery.
November, Again.
Group exhibition. Included: Kianja Strobert.

NEW YORK (NY). Jack Tilton Gallery.
but that joke isn't funny anymore....
May 1-June 7, 2014.
Group exhibition. Included: Simone Leigh, Kianja Strobert, and Brenna Youngblood.

NEW YORK (NY). Jack Tilton Gallery.
School Days.
January 14-February 25, 2006.
Group exhibition of work by 19 artists currently in MFA programs at Hunter College, Yale and Columbia University. Included: Titus Kaphar, Kianja Strobert.

NEW YORK (NY). Marianne Boesky Gallery.
Joe Deutch, Jay Heikes, Chris Moukarbel, Kianja Strobert, Jeffrey Wells.
October 25-November 25, 2006.
Group exhibition. Curated by Clarissa Dalrymple. Included: Kianja Strobert.

NEW YORK (NY). Marlborough Chelsea.
Grass Grows by Itself.
July 15-September 9, 2010.
Group exhibition. Curated by Sima Familant. Included: Chakaia Booker, Mark Bradford, David Hammons, Kianja Strobert.

NEW YORK (NY). Studio 18 Gallery.
Art in Perpetuity.
Group exhibition. Curated by Joyce Rezendes. Indluded: Kianja Strobert.

NEW YORK (NY). Studio Museum in Harlem.
30 Seconds Off an Inch.
November 12, 2009-March 14, 2010.
73 pp. exhib. cat., 72 illus. (68 in color.), bibliog. Group exhibition of 100 works by 42 artists. Curated and text by Naomi Beckwith. Included: Edgar Arceneaux, Jabu Arnell, Sanford Biggers, Kabir Carter, William Cordova, Charles Gaines, Deborah Grant, Rashawn Griffin, David Hammons, Maren Hassinger, Leslie Hewitt, Wayne Hodge, Rashid Johnson, Jennie C. Jones, Jayson Keeling, Simone Leigh, Glenn Ligon, Dave McKenzie, Nicole Miller, My Barbarian, Kori Newkirk, Chris Ofili, Demetrius Oliver, Karyn Olivier, John Outterbridge, Clifford Owens, Akosua Adoma Owusu, William Pope.L, Michael Queenland, Robin Rhode, Jimmy Robert, Nadine Robinson, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Gary Simmons, Xaviera Simmons, Shinique Smith, Soda_Jerk, Kianja Strobert, Stacy Lynn Waddell, Nari Ward. [Review: Roberta Smith, "A Beating Heart of Social Import," NYT, December 10, 2009.] 8vo (25 cm.; 9.4 x 6.4 in.), spiral binding.

NEW YORK (NY). Studio Museum in Harlem.
November 8, 2012-March 10, 2013.
Exhib. cat., color illus. Curated by Lauren Haines, Naima J. Keith, and Thomas J. Lax. Featuring twenty-nine emerging artists of African descent living and working in the United States. Includes: Firelei Báez, Sadie Barnette, Kevin Beasley, Crystal Z. Campbell, Caitlin Cherry, Jamal Cyrus, Noah Davis, Abigail DeVille, Zachary Fabri, Kenyatta Hinkle, Steffani Jemison, Yashua Klos, Eric Mack, Harold Mendez, Nicole Miller, Narcissister, Toyin Odutola, Akosua Adoma Owusu, Jennifer Packer, Taisha Paggett, Valerie Piraino, Nikki Pressley, Jacolby Satterwhite, Sienna Shields, Kianja Strobert, Jessica Vaughn, Cullen Washington, Jr., Nate Young, Brenna Youngblood. [Review: Holland Cotter, "Racial Redefinition in Progress: 'Fore' at Studio Museum in Harlem," NYT, November 28, 2012.] 4to, wraps.

PHILADELPHIA (PA). Locks Gallery.
Catch as Catch Can.
Group exhibition. Included: Kianja Strobert.

PHILADELPHIA (PA). Vox Populi Gallery.
December 3, 2010-January 30, 2011.
Group exhibition. Curated by Malik Gaines. Included: Nzuji De Magalhaes, Wardell Milan, Meleko Mokgosi, Akosua Adoma Owusu, Taisha Paggett, Adam Pendleton, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, and Kianja Strobert.