Antonio McAfee (born 1983 Stuttgart, Germany) is a visual artist based in Baltimore, MD. He received his BFA in Fine Art Photography (2007) from the Corcoran College of Art and Design. He earned his MFA in Photography (2009) from the University of Pennsylvania. In 2011, he received a Post-Graduate Diploma in Art in Arts and Culture Management from the University of the Witwatersrand (Johannesburg, South Africa).

McAfee has been featured in BmoreArt Magazine, The Washington Post, Washington City Paper, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Baltimore City Paper, Mission on Tenth, published by the California Institute of Integrated Studies, and catalogues published by the University of Pennsylvania and Corcoran College of Art and Design. He participated in residencies at Elsewhere Museum, The Contemporary Museum Artist Retreat, Can Serrat (Spain) and Vermont Studio Center.

McAfee was awarded the Maryland State Individual Artist Award, a Civil Society Institute Fellowship, a Fulbright IIE Grant to Johannesburg, South Africa, and a Dedalus MFA Painting and Sculpture Fellowship. His work has been exhibited at the Walters Art Museum, the Institute of Contemporary Art in Baltimore. He was the first-prize winner in the Academy Art Museum’s New Photography Inaugural National Juried Exhibition in 2018.

McAfee is Academy Art Museum’s third Artist-in-Residence. He is also a Fellow at Hamiltonian Gallery and a professor at American University, George Washington University, and Maryland Institute College of Art. This is his first American solo museum exhibition.

Artist-in Residence Programs include:

DIGITAL NEGATIVE WORKSHOP           Three Day Workshop, August 7-9, 2020         Register Here
LEGACY: APPROPRIATION AND COLLAGE WORKSHOP    Three Day Workshop, August 14-16, 2020      Register Here

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August 1, 2020 - October 7, 2020