Sedrick Huckaby’s paintings, drawings, and sculpture metaphorically express universal themes of faith, family, community, and heritage. Huckaby focuses on the subjects of quilts and portraits in his quest to glorify everyday people. Huckaby received his BFA from Boston University and his MFA from Yale University. Huckaby is the recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship, Fulbright Fellowship, and American Academy of Arts and Letters Award. Additionally, he is the recipient of a Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant, Elizabeth Greenshield Award, a Davison Family Fellowship from the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, the Elaine De Kooning House Residency and the Art for Change Residency in New Delhi, India. Huckaby’s work has entered the permanent collections of numerous museums and institutions including the American Embassy in Namibia; Amon Carter Museum of American Art; Art Institute of Chicago; Harvard Art Museums; Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Nasher Museum at Duke University; National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.; Yale University Art Gallery; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Born in 1975, Huckaby lives and works in his hometown of Fort Worth, Texas. He is married to artist Letitia Huckaby and is the father of three children, Rising Sun, Halle Lujah and Rhema Rain Huckaby.