Abigail DeVille (b. 1981, New York, NY) received her MFA from Yale University 2011 and her Her most recent exhibitions include The American Future PICA, Portland OR (2018), Empire State Works in Progress The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (2017), No Space Hidden (Shelter) ICA LA, Los Angeles, CA (2017),Lift Every Voice & Sing, ICA Miami, (2017), 20/20: The Studio Museum in Harlem and Carnegie Museum of Art (2017), Magnetic Fields: Expanding American Abstraction, 1960s to Today, Kemper Museum (2017), Harlem: Found Ways. Cooper Gallery at Hutchins Center, Harvard University, (2017) Urban Planning: Contemporary Art and the City 1967-2017, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis,(2017), LANDMARK, Socrates Sculpture Park,(2016); Only When Its Dark Enough Can You See The Stars, The Contemporary, Baltimore, MD (2016); Revolution in the Making, Hauser Wirth, Los Angeles, CA (2016); When You Cut Into the Present the Future Leaks Out, the Old Bronx Courthouse, Bronx, NY (2015), Puddle, Pothole, Portal, Sculpture Center, Queens, NY (2014); Material Histories, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY (2014); Future Generation Art Prize at Venice, The 55th Venice Biennale, Italy (2013); DeVille has designed sets for theatrical productions—at venues such as the Stratford Festival (2014), directed by Peter Sellers, Harlem Stage (2016), La Mama (2015), JACK (2014-16), and Joe’s Pub (2014) directed by Charlotte Brathwaite. She has received 2014-15 fellowship at The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, 2015 Creative Capital grantee and received a 2015 OBIE Award for design. DeVille was the 2017-18 Chuck Close Henry W and Marion T Mitchell Rome Prize fellow.