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This is an image of the artist February James in her studio. Photo credit: Mariah Miranda.

February James. Photo credit: Mariah Miranda

Cerebral Women Art Talks

February James
Episode 187

February James currently lives and works in Washington, D.C., where she was born, after living in Los Angeles for fifteen years. She received her BFA from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. James has exhibited in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, London, Berlin and Turin, Italy.

Her work is currently included in Singular Views: 25 Artists at the Rubell Museum in Washington, D.C., following her inclusion in What’s Going On, the museum’s inaugural exhibition in 2022-2023. In 2021, James was invited by Mickalene Thomas and Racquel Chevremont to create a room size installation in Set It Off, an exhibition they organized for the Parrish Art Museum in Watermill, NY. She has been featured in multiple other group shows, including Punch, curated by Nina Chanel Abney at Jeffrey Deitch in Los Angeles, Face-to-Face at the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling, New York and BodyLand, curated by Lauren Taschen at Galerie Max Hetzler in Berlin.

She was invited to contribute watercolors to a feature in The New York Times Style Magazine in February 2021. James has been represented by Tilton Gallery since 2020.