Lucas Artists Fellow

  • RESIDENCY DATES : May 2nd 2012 to Jun 2nd 2012 | Feb 8th 2013 to Feb 13th 2013 | Oct 18th 2013 to Oct 27th 2013
  • PRACTICE : Visual
  • FROM : USA

 Nene Humphrey has exhibited in numerous museums and galleries including the McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX, Mead Museum, Amherst, MA, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, Sculpture Center and PS1 Contemporary Art Center, NY. In 2013 she will premier a performance piece Everything that happens in collaboration with Roberto C. Lange and neuroscientist, Dr. Joseph LeDoux, commissioned by Montalvo Art Center’s New Direction Series.

Humphrey has received awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Rockefeller Foundation, The Smithsonian Institute Artist Research Fellowship, The Asian Cultural Council and Anonymous was a Woman. Her work has been written about in publications including the New York Times, Art in America, Art News, The Village Voice, and Sculpture Magazine. She is represented by Lesley Heller Workspace Gallery, New York

Everything that happens is a part of an ongoing series of performances and installations titled Circling the Center. Composed by Roberto C. Lange and performed with the Cantabile Youth Singers of Silicon Valley under the direction of Elena Sharkova, the performance examines brain mechanisms underlying human emotions. For more information on the project, visit