Deborah Roberts / Bio & CV

Deborah Roberts lives and works in Austin, Texas.


2014 One and Many, Art Palace, Houston, TX
2013 When We Existed, Community Folk Art Center, Syracuse, NY
2011 Resistance Begins at Home: Rethinking Otherness, Dallas, TX
2008 Forks and Spoons, South Dallas Culture Center, Dallas, TX
2006 Bearing Witness, Stone Metal Press, San Antonio, TX
2006 Reconstructing, Rethinking, Reacting, O’Kane Gallery, Houston, TX

2015 The House on Mango Street, National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, IL.
2014 The Way Out Thesis Exhibition, Rogue Space, New York, NY
2013 Gender is a Kind of Doing, MCCLA Galleries, San Francisco, CA
2011 Mirame: 21st Century Portraits for Latino/a America, Sacramento, CA
2009 Women of Color, Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA
2009 Her Stories, Park School, Baltimore, MD
2007 Taking Possession, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR
2007 Counter Intuitive, Chicago State University, Chicago, IL
2006 Uncle Tom to Peeping Tom, University of Milwaukee UGA, Milwaukee, WI
2006 Boundless, Perceptions from Within, DAC, Austin, TX
2005 Juried Exhibition, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, IL
2005 Woman Made Gallery, Juried Exhibition, Chicago, IL
2005 Subjective Visions, UTSA, San Antonio, TX
2005 Figure It Out, Art Palace Austin, TX
2004 Untitled, Susan Woodson Gallery, Chicago, IL
2004 Unmasked: A Collective Statement on Beauty, Butridge Gallery, Austin, TX
2003 Bird Juried Exhibition, Concordia University, Austin, TX
2003 Our Heritage–Creating New Legacies Juried Exhibition, Butridge Gallery, Austin, TX
2003 Berstrom Juried Exhibition, Austin Berstrom International Airport, Austin, TX
2003 Juried Exhibition, Center for African American Studies, University of Texas, Austin, TX

2014 Ginsberg-Klaus Award Fellowship, Los Angeles, CA
2014 Best in Show, Graduate Research Fellow, Syracuse University, NY
2013 San Francisco African American Legacy Scholarship
2011-Present The Drawing Center, Viewing Program, New York, NY
2006 Coronado Studios, Austin, TX
2006 Stone Metal Press, San Antonio, TX
2005 Ox-Bow Art Residency, Saugatuck, MI
1991 President Point of Light Recipient, Washington DC

2014 MFA, Syracuse University Research Fellow, Syracuse, NY
2014 MA, African and African American Studies, Syracuse University, NY
1985 BFA, University of North Texas, Denton, TX