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LeRoy Henderson
Egret (Brooklyn Botanical Garden, New York), 2013, Digital print made from a color image in 1979, 21 x 24 inches

Egret (Brooklyn Botanical Garden, New York), 2013
Digital print made from a color image in 1979, 21 x 24 inches

Born Richmond, Virginia
Lives and works in New York City

1967-70 Graphic Design/Photography/Film, School of Visual Arts, New York
1966 M.S., Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
1962 Printmaking, Pratt Graphic Arts Center, New York
1959 B.S., Virginia State University, Petersburg, Virginia

Solo Exhibitions
2013 Fantasy & Reality: Photography, June Kelly Gallery, New York.
2009 Mermaids and Masquerades, June Kelly Gallery, New York
2008 Protest: Photography, Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI
2007 Protest: Photography, Malcolm Brown Gallery, Shaker Heights, OH
Protest: Photography, June Kelly Gallery, New York
2006 Black Women: a place in history, Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2005 Brooklyn Diversity, The Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2003 All Our Children, sponsored by Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn Moon Café,
  New York
2002 LeRoy Henderson and Charles Martin: Photography, HBO/Time Warner
  Entertainment Company, New York
2001 LeRoy Henderson: Photography, June Kelly Gallery, New York
1999 LeRoy Henderson: Photography, Manhattanville College, Purchase, New York
1973 LeRoy Henderson: Photography, Donnell Library, New York
1970 LeRoy Henderson: Photography, Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus, New

Select Group Exhibitions
2013 Convergence: Jazz, Films, and the Visual Arts, curated by Dr. Robert E. Steele,
  Dorit Yaron, Sonié Joi Ruffin-Thompson, organized by the David C. Driskell
   Center, College Park, MD and the American Jazz Musicians, Kansas City,
   MO; travelling exhibition, catalogue
Art & Soul: Vintage Photographs by Four African-American Photographers,
  Keith de Lellis Gallery, New York
I AM, Photographs & Prints, Works from the collection of Raymond J.
  McGuire, Hotchkiss ’75, Tremaine Gallery AT THE HOTCHKISS SCHOOL, Lakeville, CT
2012 Eye of the Photographer, Dorsey Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2011 30: A Brooklyn Salon, curated by Elizabeth Ferrer, BRIC Rotunda Gallery,
  Brooklyn, NY; catalogue
2010 Eyewitness Beautiful Black Brooklyn, Skylight Gallery, Restoration Center for
  Arts Culture, Brooklyn, NY; catalogue
2009 Art & Democracy IV, 20th Anniversary of Tiananmen & The Fall of The Berlin Wall,
  Visual Artists Guild, New York
I Am a Man, organized by Laurie Cumbo and Kimberli Gant, curated by Kevin
  Powell, Museum of Contemporary African Diaspora Art, Brooklyn, NY
New York in Focus, curated by Gregory Pierre Minsk, New York Health and
  Hospital Corporation, New York
2008 Road to Freedom: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1956-1968,
  curated by curator of photography, Julian Cox, High Museum of Art,
  Atlanta, GA, traveling exhibition, book
2007-08 Vietnam Veterans’ Oral History, Brooklyn Historical Society, NY
2007 Celebration: Nine Artists Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of Winston-Salem
  Delta Fine Arts
, NC; brochure
2004 Hearing Voices: Personal Narratives, Bristol Myers Squibb, Lawrence Township,
2002 Flash, City Gallery East, Atlanta, GA
2001 Committed to the Image: Contemporary Black Photographers, organized by
  Barbara Head Millstein, curator of photography, Brooklyn Museum of Art,
  New York; catalogue
2000 Reflections In Black: A History of Black Photographers 1840 to the Present,
  organized by the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American
  Identity and Culture, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; traveling
  exhibition, catalogue
Resurrection City: The Poor Peoples Campaign of 1968, New School University,
  New York
1999 Black New York Photographers of the 20th Century, Schomburg Center for
  Research in Black Culture, NY
1994 Photographers Annual, 843 Studio Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
1993 Selected African American Photographers,” 73-93,” Crawford Gallery, New York
1988 Small Works, Cinque Gallery, New York
Curators Choice: The Photographer's Mind, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY
1987 Ars Brvklyniensis: Part IV: Photography, Wiesner Gallery, New York
1985 Positive Images of Black Americans, World Institute of Black Communications/
CBS, New York
The Family, 22 Wooster Gallery, New York
1984 Photo Narration, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1983 The Chair Show, BACA Downtown Cultural Center, Brooklyn, NY
1981 Black Enterprise 10th Anniversary Collection, CRT Craftery Gallery, Hartford, CT
1980 Self-Portrait, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, traveling exhibition,
1977 The Black Photographer’s Perspective, The Wisconsin Union Galleries,
  University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI
1972 An Exhibition of Contemporary Art by Black Artists, C. W. Post College, Long
  Island, NY
1971 One A-Piece, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
1969 Focus on Brooklyn II: Twenty Photographic Personalities, Community Gallery,
 Brooklyn Museum, New York

Public and Corporate Collections
Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY
Smithsonian, National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, DC
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York
Harpo Studios, Chicago, IL

2013 Snoad, Peter, playwright, “The Draft,” a multi-media documentary play that,
  includes an on stage projection of LeRoy Henderson’s photograph, “Anti-
  Vietnam, Why Should I Fight in Vietnam,” multiple venues
2000 “Jazz,” Florentine Films/Ken Burns Documentary, PBS Video Series, New
  Hampshire & New York
1999 “I’ll Make Me A World: A Century of African-American Art,” PBS Video Series,
  Executive Producer Harry Hampton, Blackside, Inc., Boston, MA
1992 “You Gotta Pay the Band,” an Abbey Lincoln Portrait, Gene Davis Productions,
  New York

Special National Tour
2008 Fifteen photographs by LeRoy Henderson were included in “Know Your
  History,” an exhibition organized by American Legacy Magazine that
  visited 12 U. S. cities in early 2008. The tour highlighted African-American
  history and culture and included images from Henderson’s “Black Women,
  A Place in History” series.


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Untitled (Chelsea Art District) - 2012 Untitled (Times Square, New York City)</i>, 2013 Untitled (Meatpacking District) - 2012

Untitled (Under the High Line, New York City) - 2011

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