André Daughtry

André Daughtry (b. 1977) is a Brooklyn-based artist born in Queens, NY. André’s work as a “speculative social documentarian” explores contemporary expressions/experiences of the spiritual, mystical and theological in the contexts of pluralistic democracies. He is also the Minister of Arts at Judson Church.

André’s collaborative practice is frequently made with movement artists including Malcolm-x Betts and Orlando Hunter, Jr./Riccardo Valentine of (Brother(hood) Dance! He has also performed with dancer/choreographer Ursula Eagly.

He received his MFA in Photography and Media from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) and an MA in Theology and the Arts from Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York.

André is a recipient of Allan Sekula Social Documentary Award, California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), 2014; Robert E. Seaver Award in Worship and the Arts, Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, 2017; Artist-in-Residence, Redline Gallery, Denver, 2012-2013. Artist-in-Residence, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) Workspace Program, 2018-2019.

Past Classes & Events

Studies Project: "Are Y'all Really Feeling Me?" How Black Performance moves beyond just Matter(ing)

January 22, 2020

Studies Project: An ethics of (talking about) watching

May 08, 2018