Bianca Fields - CV

Bianca Fields creates paintings of screaming animals that the artist considers stand-ins for the psyche of her six-year-old self, one who spent hours watching cartoons as a child. Fields works with intense passion along with a well controlled silent concentration. The resulting works have thick flourishes of lustrous colors as well as scratched lines and text that convey violence and vulnerability, something that Fields routinely experiences as an African American woman.


Born 1995, Cleveland, Ohio
Lives and works in Kansas City, Missouri

Education
2019
BFA, The Cleveland Institute of Art, Ohio

Solo Exhibitions
2022
In My Bag, Steve Turner, Los Angeles

2021
Like A Rowdy Raccoon, Dragon, Crab and Turtle Gallery, St. Louis
CLOCK OUT, POWDERFREEVACUUMEDSEALED

Group Exhibitions
2022
EXPO Chicago (with Steve Turner)

2021
UNIVERSES 4, Galerie Droste, Paris
Eating Sugar? No Papa, L21 Gallery, Palma de Mallorca
Rose Tint, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Brooklyn
The Armory Show, New York (with Steve Turner)
So Excited, Steve Turner, Los Angeles
Nonstick Chick, Kansas City Artist Coalition, Kansas City

2020
Admirational Invitational, Studio E Gallery, Seattle
Don’t Joke About That, Elote Loco Gallery, Cincinnati
Blastover, Ruttkowski 68, Paris
Life In A Pressure Cooker, Young Space
Group Virtual Exhibition/Live Auction, Sunday Studios
Live From The Deep End, Gobstopper Gallery
Group Virtual Exhibition, Aurelia Arts Festival, London
Group Virtual Exhibition, Show House JayJay, Antwerp
Touch, Moisturizer Gallery, Florida
Another Roadside Attraction, River House Arts Gallery, Ohio

2019
Run Run Riot, Plugs Projects Gallery, Kansas City
Group Exhibition, Smalter Gallery, Kansas City

2018
Group Exhibition, YARDS Projects Gallery, Cleveland
Boom Pow Bang, Newsense Gallery, Cleveland
2018 Student Independent Exhibition, The Cleveland Institute of Art

2017
The Art of Giving Progressive Corporation
The 100th Show
, 78th Street Studios

2016
Flesh Prison, The Cleveland Institute of Art

Grants, Residencies and Awards
2021
Residency Program, Cob x PLOP Residency, London

2019
The President’s Traveling Scholarship, The Cleveland Institute of Art

2018
Liza Noble ’48 Scholarship for Excellence in Painting, The Cleveland Institute of Art

2017
Pauline Graver Biskind Scholarship, The Cleveland Institute of Art
Lang Scholarship Endowment Fund, The Cleveland Institute of Art
Joseph McCullough ’48 Scholarship for Excellence in Painting, The Cleveland Institute of Art

Bibliography
2022
“A NEW WORLD–WOMEN TO WATCH 2024,” Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, June 24
Edward Spradley, Phillip. “BIANCA FIELDS TELLS PHILLIP EDWARD SPRADLEY ABOUT HER NEW EXHIBITION IN MY BAG,” FAD Magazine, June 10
“Artist Interviews: Bianca Fields In Conversation with Art Plugged,” Art Plugged, June 4

2021
Hingley, Olivia. “Artist Bianca Fields leads us through her “super fast and rhythmic” style,” It’s Nice That, December
Bogojev, Sasha. “Like a Rowdy Raccoon: Bianca Fields @ Dragon, Crab and Turtle, St Louis,” Juxtapoz Magazine, May 5
Babbs, Verity. “Bianca Fields in Conversation with Verity Babbs,” Art Plugged, March 11