Christopher Udemezue (b. 1986 Long Island, NY)
has shown at a variety of galleries and museums, including the New Museum, Queens Museum of Art, PS1 MoMa, Bruce High Quality Foundation, Mercer Union, Recess Gallery and Anat Ebgi Gallery. Udemezue utilizes his Jamaican heritage, the complexities of desire for connection, healing through personal mythology and ancestry as a primary source for his work. As the founder of the platforms RAGGA NYC & CONNEK JA, he completed a residency with the New Museum "All The Threatened and Delicious Things Joining One Another" in June 2017. In 2018 Udemezue was on show in the New Museum’s “Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon” 40 year anniversary show and a part of the chosen artists in The Shed's Open Call grant program/ group show in 2019. In 2021 Chris was elected to be Co-Chair of the board at Recess Gallery, Brooklyn NY and had a solo show at Anat Ebgi Gallery in Los Angeles, California.