Jamal Cyrus

Updated
30 Nov 2016

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Jamal Cyrus.

Jamal Cyrus is a multidisciplinary artist based in Houston working in performance and visual arts. A member of the artist collective Otabenga Jones & Associates, Cyrus' work has been featured in national and international venues, including the 2006 Whitney Biennial, Day for Night, the Office Baroque gallery in Brussels (2007), the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (2008), The California African American Museum (2008), The Kitchen (2009), the Museum of London Docklands (2009), the New Museum (2011), and the Studio Museum in Harlem (2013). Cyrus received his MFA from the University of Pennsylvania and also attended the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture. In 2016, Cyrus served as a panelist in Performance.