Brooklyn based Carl E. Hazlewood, born in Guyana, South America, received a  BFA with honors, from Pratt, and an MA from Hunter College, CUNY. Also a  curator and writer, he co-founded Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art in  Newark, NJ. Recent honors include Fellowships and residencies from The Brown  Foundation Fellows Program at the Dora Maar House, (administered by MFAH The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston), Ménerbes, France, Summer & Winter 2018;  The Bogliasco Foundation (Fellow) Liguria Study Center for the Arts &  Humanities, Village of Bogliasco, Italy, Fall 2018; NARS Foundation; the Virginia  Center for the Creative Arts; Headlands Center for the Arts; Yaddo; Vermont  Studio Center; and the MacDowell Colony, among others. A 2017 ‘Tree of Life’  award grantee, his fifty-two feet painting installation, ‘TRAVELER’, was  commissioned by the Knockdown Center, Maspeth, Queens, in 2017.  Hazlewood’s work has been seen in the EA/B, NADA, PRIZM, Volta, and Scope  Art Fairs. BOMB Magazine, Hyperallergic, and the NY Times are among  publications that have written about the artist. Currently, Hazlewood is in a long term Residency at ART CAKE in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.