Nina Chanel Abney

Born 1982, Chicago. Lives and works in New York.



Nina Chanel Abney was born in Chicago and currently lives and works in New York. Her work is included in collections around the world, including the Brooklyn Museum, the Rubell Family Collection, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, and the Burger Collection, Hong Kong. Abney’s first solo museum exhibition, Nina Chanel Abney: Royal Flush, curated by Marshall Price, Nancy Hanks Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, was presented in 2017 at the Nasher Museum of Art, North Carolina. It traveled to the Chicago Cultural Center and is currently being jointly presented by the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, the California African American Museum, and the Neuberger Museum of Art at Purchase College, State University of New York.