Based in Brooklyn, NY, Glenn Ligon was born in 1960 in The Bronx. Ligon has had numerous solo exhibitions , including The Brooklyn Museum, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Des Moines Art center, MIT List Visual Art Center, The Hirshhorn Museum, and The Whitney Museum of American Art. Ligon has been included in over 100 group exhibitions, including the 1997 Venice Biennale and the 1993 and 1991 Whitney Biennials. His work is included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Hirshhorn Museum, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, and The Walker Art Center. A survey of Ligon’s career is currently on exhibit at The Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia.