Demetrius Oliver received his BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and his MFA from the University of Pennsylvania. He is an alumna of several residencies including the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, MFAH Core Program and the Studio Museum in Harlem. Oliver’s work has been exhibited widely, with solo exhibitions at the Print Center, Klaus von Nichtssagend, Henry Art Gallery, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, High Line, Inman Gallery, D’Amelio Terras, and P.S. 1/MoMA. Group exhibitions include MASS MoCA, The Renaissance Society, The Studio Museum of Harlem, Marian Boesky Gallery, Roberts & Tilton, Acme, and Sotheby’s S|2 gallery. His work is in the collections of the Henry Art Gallery, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Blanton Museum of Art, Tang Museum, Hood Museum, RISD Museum, and the Studio Museum in Harlem. Articles and reviews of Oliver’s work has appeared in the New York Times, Artforum, Time Out, Village Voice, Modern Painters, and Art in America.