Cosmo Whyte, MFA
Instructor of Art and Program Director | Morehouse College
Cosmo Whyte was born in St. Andrew, Jamaica in 1982. The Jamaican-born artist attended Bennington College in Vermont for his Bachelor in Fine Arts, Maryland Institute College of Art for his Post-Baccalaureate Certificate and the University of Michigan for his MFA. He has exhibited in the United States, Jamaica, Norway, France and South Africa. In 2010, he was the winner of the Forward Art "Emerging Artist of the Year Award." In 2015, he was the recipient of the International Sculpture Center’s “Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award;” and in 2016, he was the recipient of an Artadia Award. In 2016, Whyte participated in the Atlanta Biennial and the recent 2017 Jamaica Biennial. He is based in Atlanta, Georgia and Montego Bay, Jamaica and is currently a professor at Morehouse College.