Co-Founder, For Freedoms; Artist
Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist working primarily with themes of perspective identity, commodity, media, and popular culture. His work is in public collections including New York’s Museum of Modern Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art, and Brooklyn Museum; Atlanta’s High Museum of Art; and National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. His collaborative projects include Question Bridge: Black Males; In Search of The Truth (The Truth Booth); and For Freedoms, an award-winning initiative for art and civic engagement. A New York City Public Design Commission member, Thomas is a recipient of a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship, the AIMIA|AGO Photography Prize, and the Soros Equality Fellowship.