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Visiting Artist: Sherrill Roland

Friday, October 5, 2018
Performance, The Jumpsuit Project
Downtown Kalamazoo, EPIC center lobby, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 pm

Born in Asheville, North Carolina, Sherrill Roland lives and works in Raleigh, NC.  He earned his MFA and BFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensborough and participated in the 2008 Exchange Program at Manchester Metropolitan University in Manchester, UK.  Roland creates art the challenges ideas around controversial social and political constructs, and many of his projects and performances generate a safe space to process, question, and share.

His performances and installations have been featured at such venues Studio Museum in Harlem, NY; Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro, NC; Princeton University, NJ; Brooklyn Public Library, NY; University of Illinois Chicago; Appalachian State University, Boone, NC; Guilford College, NC; Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibition, CA; and Elsewhere Museum, NC. Forthcoming in 2018, Sherrill Roland’s work will be featured in group exhibitions at the Contemporary Art Museum, Houston; the New Gallery of Modern Art, Charlotte, NC; and ARTspace, Raleigh, NC.