Ouattara Watts

Born in Ivory Coast, 1957

Live and work in New York

 

SOLO SHOWS

 

2013 

 

“New Paintings”, The French Institute Alliance Francaise, NY

 

2009 

 

Hess Art Collection, International Contemporary Art at Glen Carlou, Peral, South Africa

 

2008 

 

Galería Leyendecker, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

Magazzino d´arte moderno, Roma, Italia

 

2007 

 

Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY

 

 

2006 

 

Ouattara Watts: Works on Paper, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York

 

2004 

 

Tracy Williams Gallery, New York, NY

Crossing Currents, The Synergy of Jean-Michel Basquiat and Ouattara Watts, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Maggazino d’Arte Moderna

Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milan

 

2002 

 

Leo Koenig, New York, NY

 

1999 

 

Magazzino d’Arte Moderna, Rome

 

1998 

 

Baldwin Gallery, Aspen

 

1996 

 

The Kemper Museum, Kansas City

 

1995 

 

Gagosian Gallery, New York

 

1994 

 

University Art Museum, Berkley

 

1993 

 

Galerie Boulakia, Paris

 

1992 

 

Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, New York

 

1990 

 

Galerie Boulakia, Paris

Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya, Japan

Vrej Baghoomain, New York

 

1989 

 

Marilyn Butler Gallery, Los Angeles

 

1986 

 

Centre Culturel de la Rochelle, La Rochelle, France

 

GROUP SHOWS

 

2018 

 

Jazz & LoveCentre de la Vieille CharitéMarseilleFrance

The Black Sphinx IIPrimo Marella Gallery MilanMilanItaly

La Sfinge Nera II - Dal Marocco Al MadagascarPrimo Marella Gallery MilanMilanItaly

 

2017 

 

The Black Sphinx From Morocco To MadagascarPrimo Marella Gallery , Milan

The White HunterFM Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea Milan

Il Cacciatore Bianco / The White HunterFM Centro per l'Arte     Contemporanea Milan

 

2012 

 

Peekskill Project V: Virtual ValleyHudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (HVCCA)Peekskill, NY

 

2011 

 

Outtara Watts and Katy SchimertBertrand Delacroix GalleryNew York City,    NY

An Instance Of VibrationAnonymous GalleryNew York City, NY

 

2010 

 

“SPHÉRES 2010” - Galleria Continua. Le Moulin, Boissy-le Châtel

“Why Were You Born?”. Charest-Weinberg Gallery, Miami

 

2009 

 

The Armory Show NYC. Magazzino d'Arte Moderna

 

2007 

 

Feria de Arte SWAB, Barcelona, Spain – Stand Galería Leyendecker

Casa Africa, Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain (forthcoming)

 

2006 

 

Intersections: Shifting Identity in Contemporary Art, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

Realm of the Spirit, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY

Body of Evidence, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC

 

2003 

 

New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York

 

2002 

 

Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany

Whitney Museum Biennale, New York

The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa 1945-1994” P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City

 

2001 

 

Gorney Bravin Lee, New York

 

1997 

 

Fukui Fine Arts Museum, Fukui, Japan

Chiba Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan

 

1994 

 

“Group Exhibtion,” Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, New York

“Un Altre Pais” Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas Fundacion

“La Caixa,” Palma de Mallorca, La Virreina Expositions, Barcelona

 

1993 

 

“Venice Bienale”

 

1992 

 

Other Drums: Visionary Works,” Calvin Morris Gallery, New York

“Haessle, Ouattara, Ray Smith,” Navara Gallery, New York

 

1991 

 

“Syncretism: The Art of the xx Century,” The Alternative Museum, New York

“Social Sculpture,” Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, New York

“African Explores: New and Renewed Forms in the 20th Century Art”

“The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, traveled to University Art Museum, Berkley; Dallas; St. Louis Art Museum; Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte; The Carnagie Museum of Art; Pittsburgh; The Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington D.C., The Center of Fine Arts, Miami; Ludwig Forum, Aachen; Antoni Tapies Fondacion, Barcelona, Espace Lyonnais d’Art Contemporain, Lyons; Tate Gallery, Liverpool

 

1990 

 

“It Must Give Pleasure” Erotic Perceptions” Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, New York

“Images of Death in Contemporary Art,” Patrick and Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee

 

1988 

 

“Summer Exhibition,” Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, New York

 

1986 

 

Galerie Georges Lavrov, Paris

 

1985 

 

Musee National des Arts Africans et Oceaniens, Paris