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Dawolu Jabari


Dawolu Jabari (born 1973, Houston, TX) is a visual artist who lives and works in Galveston, TX in the 2020-2021 Galveston Artist Residency program and participated in the 2006 Skowhegan School of Paint and Sculpture. His work has been featured in the Houston Chronicle, Associated Press, Art Papers, New York Times and Art Forum Magazine and was a recipient of the 2009 Louis Comfort Tiffany Grant.

Jabari is a member of the artist collective Otabenga Jones and Associates exhibiting at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta (2008); the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, DC (2008); the Menil Collection, Houston (2007); and the 2006 Whitney Biennial: Day for Night. His work is in the Museum of Fine Arts Houston collections.


Texas Talks Art: Dawolu Jabari in Conversation w/ Eric Schnell, Director of the Galveston Artist Residency - February 2021