Chanell Stone (b. 1992) is a photographer living and working in Oakland, CA.

Her practice focuses on challenging insular views of Blackness by expanding on narratives subject to Black erasure.

This avidity has led her to explore the Black body’s connection to nature: manmade and rural.

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Education

2019 Bachelor of Fine Arts: Photography, California College of the Arts

2018 Exhibit Brooklyn, Study Abroad Program, California College of the Arts

2017 Associate’s Degree: English, Los Angeles Trade Tech College

Solo Exhibitions

2019 Natura Negra: Black Nature, Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, CA

2019 Natura Negra, Isabelle Percy West Gallery, Oakland, CA

2018 Drafts & Assemblages, Test Strip, Oakland, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 Aperture Summer Open, Aperture Gallery, New York, NY

2019 Forecast 2019, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA

2019 Brass Tacks, Hit Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2019 Commencement Exhibition, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2019 Everything is Sacred: Exploring Radical Self Care, Isabelle Percy West Gallery, Oakland, CA

2018 Photography Now, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY

2018 Poetics of Conflict, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

2018 Subject to Change, Oliver Art Center, Oakland, CA

2018 Vice Versa, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY


Awards & Grants

2020 Artist in Residence, Real Time and Space (forthcoming)

2019-2020 Emerging Artist Award, Museum of the African Diaspora San Francisco

2018-2019 Purchase Prize Award, Center for Photography at Woodstock

2018-2019 Kate V. and Harry W. Davies Memorial Scholarship, California College of the Arts

2017-2019 Diversity Scholarship, California College of the Arts

2017-2019 Faculty Honors Scholarship, California College of the Arts

Permanent Collections

2019 Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY 

2018 Meyer Library: Artist Book Collection, Oakland, CA