Graphic artist and activist Emory Douglas was born in 1943 in Grand Rapids, MI. He studied design at the City College of San Francisco in San Francisco, CA. His work has been the subject of many solo exhibitions, including at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (2007-08); The New Museum, New York, NY (2009); and Denison Museum a Denison University, Granville, OH (2018). He has also participated in numerous group exhibitions, including Defending Democracy, Station Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston, TX (2008); We Have Nothing to Lose but Our Chains, Urban Justice Center, New York, NY; All Power to the People: Black Panthers at 50, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA (both 2016-17); and Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, Tate Modern, London, UK (2017).
Bio updated as of 2023.