Kalup Linzy (b. 1977, Clermont, Florida) received a BFA and MFA from the University of South Florida. Solo exhibitions include Melodies, Dramas, Limerents at La Conserva Centro de Arte Contemporaneo, Murcia, Spain; Kalup Linzy at ltd los angeles, Los Angeles, CA; At The Playroom: Kalup Linzy at The Breeder, Athens, Greece; and If it Don’t Fit at Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY. Group exhibitions include Dress Codes: The Third ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, ICP, New York, NY and 100 Years of Performance, curated by Klaus Biesenbach, at The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture in Moscow, Russia. Linzy has been an artist in residence at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, and is the recipient of a Jerome Foundation Grant, Creative Capital Foundation Grant, Harpo Foundation Grant, and Guggenheim Fellowship, among many others. Kalup Linzy lives and works in Brooklyn.