Luce Center Artist Talk: Danielle A. Scruggs

July 29, 2017, 1:30pm-3:30 pm Danielle A. Scruggs will discuss the motivations and inspirations behind her current exhibition, Migrations, at Flashpoint Gallery. She will examine how her investigation and contextualization of personal family history explores a particular aspect of what it means to be Black in America. 


June 2017

|| Migrations solo exhibit at Flashpoint Gallery, Washington, D.C., June 10-30, 2017

May 2017

|| Appeared on WBEZ Morning Shift with Blvck Vrchives founder Renata Cherlise to discuss our collaboration on Blvck Vrchives within the Chicago Reader.

February 2017

|| New work included in the exhibit Property, presented by Roman Susan Gallery and the West Ridge Historical Society, Chicago, IL.

March 2016

|| Relaunched It started out as a Tumblr last spring and now it is a free-standing website with categories and tags, essays, better social media integration, and more. 

February 2016
|| Memory, Vol. 1, the first anthology by MAMBU BADU, will be displayed at Common Sense(s): a photozine exhibition at the Center for Photography at Woodstock.

On view: February 20-April 10, 2016
Artists reception: 5-7pm, Saturday, February 20, 2016
Address: 59 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY

December 2015

|| Work from my series Variance is currently on display at Roman Susan Gallery as part of their December Slideshow

On view: Dec. 5-20, 2015
Address: 1224 W. Loyola Ave., Chicago, IL

|| New work of mine has been published in Issue Five of SPOOK Magazine, an independent publication hailed by the Los Angeles Review of Books as "an invaluable contribution to the cultural conversation." 

October 2015
|| Work that I created during my residency at the Center for Photography at Woodstock is currently on display at MADE IN WOODSTOCK VII, featuring CPW’s Artists-in-Residence from 2012-2014: Daniel Ballesteros, Endia Beal, Maria Buyondo, Caleb Ferguson, Jungeun Lee, Ratna Khanna, Mijoo Kim, Kathya Maria Landeros, Alma Leiva, Noritaka Minami, Kameelah Janan Rasheed, Danielle Scruggs, Susan Surface, Joanna Tam, Sherwin Rivera Tibayan, Rodrigo Valenzuela, Jessica Vaughn, and Wenxin Zhang.

On view: October 24, 2015 – January 24, 2016
Artists reception: 4-6pm, Saturday, November 14, 2015
Address: 59 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY

September 2015
|| Chosen to be an artist-in-residence at Byrdcliffe Art Colony in Woodstock, NY. Also awarded a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant.

July 2015
|| Work from my series The Fourth published in Issue 5 of Black Girl in Om.

June 2015
|| Chosen as a participant in THREAD at Yale, a unique storytelling conference headed by the Yale University Journalism Initiative.

May 2015
|| Text series ...And Then You Get Shot featured in Fusion.
|| Black Women Directors project featured in Blavity.

March 2015
|| New work featured in the inaugural issue of Black Girl in Om.