Self Portrait, 2019
Reginald Eldridge, Jr is a writer and multidisciplinary artist who seeks through narrative, image-making and inquiry to engage thought in performance, history, race, ontology and myth.
A 2017 Kimbilio Fiction Fellow, Eldridge’s work has appeared in Catapult, Kweli, Apogee, Obsidian, wildness and others. Eldridge contributes an essay to The Whiskey of our Discontent: Gwendolyn Brooks as Conscience and Change Agent (2017 Haymarket Books) edited by Quraysh Ali Lansana and Georgia A. Popoff. Eldridge’s photography, visual and performance work has been exhibited at the Logan Center, Chicago Art Department, Joan Mitchell Foundation, Galeria Bianconi and others, and is featured among other artists in The Color of Art (2018), a documentary directed by David Weathersby.
“Joan Mitchell Is Having More Than a Moment. Here’s How the Artist’s Foundation Has Championed Her Market and Legacy” Artnet News. October 4, 2018.