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YUSUF LATEEF: VISUAL ARTIST

 


Education
2014        BFA, Columbus College of Art and Design

1993-96    Young Artists at Work
(facilitated by The Arts Commission of Toledo)

 

 
by Yusuf Lateef (Copyright Yusuf Lateef; All rights reserved.)

by Yusuf Lateef
(Copyright Yusuf Lateef; All rights reserved.)

 


 

Teaching
2014    Youth Arts Alliance, Ann Arbor, MI - Music and visual art therapy for 5 juvenile detention centers in lower Michigan

2013   Young Artists At Work (The Arts Commission Toledo) -- Public Art Instruction for students ages 14-18

 

 
by Yusuf Lateef (Copyright Yusuf Lateef; All rights reserved.)

by Yusuf Lateef
(Copyright Yusuf Lateef; All rights reserved.)

Group Exhibitions
 

2014 Double Dozen, A Small Works Invitational -- Hudson Gallery; Toledo/Sylvania OH

2014 Public Domain Homeport Gallery; Columbus, OH

2014 New American Color – Toledo, OH (Curator: Jefferson Nelson)

2013 The Art of Living  Deusto; Bilibao, SPAIN

2013 G9 (Group of 9)Hudson Gallery; Sylvania, OH

2013 William H. Thomas Gallery; Columbus, OH

2013 LeSo Gallery; Toledo, OH

2012 Toledo Museum of Art – Quest For Fire (Curator: Jerry Grey)

2011 Art of Seduction  Toledo Museum of Art

2011 The Works Show – Bozarts Gallery; Toledo, OH (Curator: Jerry Grey)

2009 The “B” Collective – Chop Chop Gallery; Columbus, OH

2009 Truth Gallery; Toledo, OH

2008 Gallery 20North; Toledo, OH

1998  Valentine, New York Studio Program  (curated by the New York Studio Residency Program) -- New York, NY

 

Nia Light, Yusuf Lateef (Copyright Yusuf Lateef; All rights reserved.)

Nia Light, Yusuf Lateef
(Copyright Yusuf Lateef; All rights reserved.)

 
 



 

Murals

2015  “Martin for All“ - The Toledo Fair Housing Authority-40th Anniversary / MLK Day of Service                                                                                      

2015 “A View From Above” - Old West End North Initiative / NeighborWorks / Art Corner Toledo

2014      Nefertiti, “The Message” -- The Uptown Green Mural Project, collaborative work Ivan Kende and Dave McIntyre, Toledo Arts Commission in partnership with Art Corner Toledo

2014      Agora Week: Ottawa Hills High school / Art Corner Toledo- LifeLine Bus- mural for a mobile medical clinic.

2013      Young Artists At Work – Roosevelt Pool, Toledo, OH

2013      The United Way / Art Corner Toledo – Days of Caring – “I am the Captain of my ship...”/ corporate volunteer neighborhood revitalization through art; Toledo, OH

 

Solo Exhibitions

2012      Internal Travels – Key West Pottery and Gallery; Key West, FL

2012      333 Gallerie – Toledo School For the Arts; Toledo, OH

2012      333 Gallerie – Toledo School For the Arts; Toledo, OH

2012     “Between Love and Words” – Bozarts Gallery; Toledo, OH

2011      "The Return” – Bozarts Gallery; Toledo, OH

2010      “The Gathering” – Bozarts Gallery; Toledo, OH

2005     “Ro'ku” – Collingwood Arts Center; Toledo, OH

 

 

 

 

Diamonds Under Preasure, Yusuf Lateef (Copyright Yusuf Lateef; All rights reserved.)

Diamonds Under Preasure, Yusuf Lateef (Copyright Yusuf Lateef; All rights reserved.)

2012      Toledo Land Bank Mural – The Arts Commission – painted board-ups for blighted buiding on Monroe St. (collaborative work with Har Simrit Singh), Toledo, OH 

2011      Treo's One2 Lounge -- “ Pray for Art” - commemorative mixed media mural of Art Tatum. Collaborative work with Phil Kaplin and Anthony McCarty

2011       North Toledo YMCA

2009       Bowling Green State University, Global Youth Parliament, Human Values for Transformative Action/Junction Garden, mural project with West African Youth Ambassadors

2008     North Toledo Partnership and Human Values for Transformative Action (HVTA) with the United North Safety Committee to mobilize North Toledo youth to serve as Ambassadors for change in their neighborhoods. Collaborating artists: Adam Russell, Kelly Lever, Alecia Robinson

2008     Chance for Change/HVTA  – Toledo Youth program

2007     Painted Board-up project, in partnership with CDC-ONYX and The International Boxing Club; City Park, Toledo OH 

2006     Human Values for Transformative Action (HVTA) -- Community response mural to North End uprising due to Neo-Nazi demonstration