Alake Shilling

Alake Shilling

Born 1993, Los Angeles, CA
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA


2011-2012 BFA (pending), School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Bachelor of Fine Art
2013-2015 Los Angeles City College, Studio Art

Solo Exhibitions and Two Person Exhibitions

Monsoon Lagoon, 356 Mission, Los Angeles, CA

Myth Envy: Alake Shilling and Theresa Touma, No Place Gallery, Columbus,OH

Alake Shilling, Maitland Foley, Los Angeles, CA

Group Exhibitions

Go Away Road curated by Adrienne Rubenstein, Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden
Dirty Protest: Selections from the Hammer Contemporary Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

New Acquisitions, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
Body, Curtain, Advance, Loyal, Stockholm
Fun House, Josh Lilley Gallery, London, England
ALAC Art fair, Club Pro, Los Angeles, CA
Group Exhibition, BBQLA, Los Angeles, CA

Group Exhibition, Club Pro, Los Angeles, CA
Group Exhibition, Steve Turner, Los Angeles, CA
Group Show, Unclebrother, Hancock, NY
MECA Art Fair, 356 Mission, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Group Exhibition, Spectrum, BG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Scholarship Exhibition, Da Vinci Gallery, LACC, Los Angeles, CA
DTLA Art Walk, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Los Angeles, CA
Now Trending PVA, The Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA (juried art show)

Pop-Up Gallery Show Online Vol.2,

Art Bash SAIC Columbus Dr. Building, Chicago, IL

Animated Film Another Day in a Crazy World, Reeves Contemporary, New York, NY


2015 LACC Dynamic Scholarship, California, LA
2012 SAIC Presidential Merit Scholarship , Chicago, IL
2010 Scholastic Art Award – Silver Key Award, New York, NY
2010 Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award Grant, Landsdowne, VA
2009 Scholastic Art & Writing Award, Gold Key Award, New York, NY
2009 California Arts Scholar, Los Angeles, CA
2008 California Arts Scholar, Los Angeles, CA

Stromberg, Matt, Alake Shilling interviewed, Hyperallergic, 2018
Osberg, Annabel, Alake Shilling, Artillery Magazine, 2018
Milbrath, Claire, Alake Shilling, Editorial Magazine, August 17, Issue 17, 2017
Art scholarship show presents Dynamic Exhibit, Los Angeles Collegian, May 15, P6, 2015
Conversation with Alake Shilling, The Fine Print Magazine, December 15, 2015