Born in Los Angeles, California, 1989
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA
2012 BFA, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
Selected Group Exhibitions
2021 Black American Portraits, LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
Shattered Glass II, Jeffrey Deitch, Miami, FL
Portraits, Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
Feedback curated by Helen Molesworth, Jack Shainman: The School, Kinderhook, NY
Shattered Glass, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, CA
2020 Black Voices/Black Microcosm, CFHill, Stockholm, Sweden
2019 Presence, Fullerton College Art Gallery, Fullerton, CA
Centennial: 100 Years of Otis College Alumni, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
Plumb Line: Charles White and the Contemporary, California African American Museum,
Los Angeles, CA
2018 Evolver, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
The New Contemporaries, Residency Art Gallery, Inglewood, CA
INTO ACTION, 1726 N. Spring, Los Angeles, CA
2017 One Year: The Art of Politics in LA, Brand Library & Art Center, Glendale, CA
Flourish, Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ
Lil SWIM, The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA
POW! WOW! Exploring the New Contemporary Movement, Honolulu Museum of Art School,
2016 LAX / ORD, Vertical Gallery, Chicago, IL
Swoon's Pearly Beauty Shop, Superchief Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
California Open Juried Competition, TAG Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Juried Exhibition 2016, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Hawaii Swim 5.0, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA
Make Their Gold Teeth Ache, Moberg Gallery, Des Moines, IA
2015 Bright Ideas, Gabba Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Bridge Between Us, 11:11 ACCI Gallery, San Fernando Valley, CA
Cannibal Flower, Think Tank Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Little Group Show, Lois Lambert Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Artnet Gallery Network. "This Black History Month, Get to Know 7 African American Artists Who Are Building a New Legacy." Artnet news, February 16, 2022.
Clayton, Dominique. "The Poetry-Infused Portraiture of Kohshin Finley." Cultured, June 1, 2019.
Spellings, Sarah and Diana Tsui. "The Artist Who Paints People of Color: Meet Kohshin Finley." The Cut, January 17, 2019.
Fitzpatrick, Kyle. "Kohshin Finley's Portraits Look Back At You." Majestic Journal, 2019.
Knight, Christopher. "Review: In these two art shows, the political is personal for our post-Women's March country." Los Angeles Times, January 3, 2018.
Khazei, Katya. "5 Minutes with LA-Based Artist Kohshin Finley." Art Zealous, April 11, 2018.
Woodson, Michael. "This Artist Tells the Stories of People of Color in Black and White." Artists Network, 2018.
Brown, Betty Ann. "Artists Continuing the Fight." Artillery, November 27, 2017.
Metrick-Chen, Lenore. "We've Always Been Here: A Portrait of the US by Two Black Artists." Hyperallergic, August 12, 2015.