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Sanford Biggers was born in 1970 in Los Angeles, CA. He received his BA in 1992 from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA and an MFA in 1999 from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago, IL. Biggers has been the subject of many solo exhibitions, including Psychic Windows, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA (2002); Sweet Funk: An Introspective Survey, Brooklyn Museum of Art. New York, NY (2011); and Mosaic: Intersections, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC (2021). He has also participated in several group exhibitions, including Freestyle, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY (2001); Black Light/White Noise, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX (2007); Radical Tradition: American Quilts and Social Change, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH (2020); and Fabric of a Nation: American Quilt Stories, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MA (2021). Biggers currently lives and works in New York, NY.

Bio and website updated as of 2023.

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