Lumin Wakoa (b. 1981, Ashland City, TN) received a BFA from the University of Florida in 2005, and an MFA from Rhode Island School of Design in 2010. Her work has been the subject of solo and two-person presentations at Various Small Fires, Los Angeles (2023); Taymour Grahne, London (2023); Harper’s Apartment, New York (2022); Abattoir Gallery, Cleveland (2022); Deanna Evans Projects, Brooklyn (2021 and 2018); George Gallery, Brooklyn (2019); Present Company, Brooklyn (2017); and Providence College, Providence (2013). Most recently, Wakoa has participated in group exhibitions at Harper’s, East Hampton and Los Angeles (2023, 2022, and 2021); Gaa Gallery, Provincetown (2022); Andrea Festa Fine Art, Rome (2022); Hesse Flatow, New York (2021); Abattoir Gallery, Cleveland (2021); and James Fuentes, online (2020). Reviews of her work have appeared in Artnet, Brooklyn Rail, and Vogue, among other publications. Wakoa lives and works in New York City.