Episode Thirty-Six features Francks Francois Deceus. He was born in Cap-Haitian, Haiti 1966. He currently resides and maintains a studio in Brooklyn, NY. Deceus received a B.A. in Sociology from Long Island University, NY in 1992 and studied Printmaking at Atlantis Arts Atelier, Gentily, France in 2007. His solo exhibitions include the Pounder-Kone Art Space, Los Angeles; Tilford Art Group, Los Angeles, CA. Group exhibitions include the Brooklyn Museum, NY; Museum of Contemporary African Diaspora Arts (MOCADA), Brooklyn, NY; The National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis TN; Hampton University, Hampton, VA; Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ; Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ; Prizm Art Fair Miami FL; Fridman Art Gallery, NY, NY; Gallery M, NY, NY. The works of Deceus have entered numerous public collections, including Xavier University, New Orleans, LA and the Schomburg Center, New York Public Library, NY. His work has been featured in publications such as Artillery Magazine, the International Revue of African-American Art, and The Village Voice.
Image title BO-BObo #1
32”x40” acrylic & Collage on canvas, 2020