b. United States, 1985



MFA Photography, Parsons, The New School of Design, New York, NY


BA Photography & Graphic Design, The City College of New York, New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions


Unidentified, High Line Nine, New York, NY


Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London, United Kingdom


Interwoven, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY


Be-Longing, Blank Space Gallery, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions


Welche Stimmung fondest du dort vor?, Galerie Russi Klenner, Berlin, Germany

New York to New Mexico: New Acquisitions, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ

Shifting Gaze: A Reconstruction of the Black and Hispanic Body in Contemporary Art, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, FL

Shifting Gaze: A Reconstruction of the Black and Hispanic Body in Contemporary Art, Opalka Gallery, Albany, NY


Inaugural Installations: Kinder Building, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

ONE: An Exhibition of Unique Objects, Transformer Station, Cleveland, OH


Strangers in Town, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Intersecting Identities, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE

African Spirits, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY

FILAM(A)NT – Between the seams, Fondation Blachère, Apt, France

A History of Photography: Selections from the Museum’s Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX


Shifting Gaze: A Reconstruction of the Black and Hispanic Body in Contemporary Art, Mennello Museum of American Art, Orlando, FL


Bronx Calling: The Fourth AIM Biennial, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY


Uncommon Likeness: Identity in Flux, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE

In an Echo, Parsons Photography MFA 2016, Shelia C. Johnson Design Center Gallery, New York, NY

Uncommon Exposures: Photography in Craft Based Media, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

Embroidered Truths & Woven Tales, Nave Gallery, Boston, MA


The Museum Within and Without, State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Dispositive, Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, PRC

Exposure, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA

Premio FotoVisura, GuatePhoto, Antigua, Guatemala

Future Projections, Studio One, Auckland Festival of Photography, Auckland, New Zealand

Photowork 15, Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY

Body, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA


Nine Five One, The Forge, Memphis, TN

Dialogue, Photoville, New York, NY


14 A Photographic Conversation, Casa Frela Gallery, New York, NY

Grants & Awards


Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) program, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY


Honorable Mention, Fotovisura Grant


Eddie Adams Workshop, Jeffersonville, NY

Finalist, Critical Mass, Photolucida, Portland, OR


Mortimer B. Hayes- Brandeis Travelling Fellowship

The James Steers Award CCNY

The Connor Award CCNY

Permanent Collections

21c Museum Hotel, Louisville, KY

Bulembu Historic Museum, Bulembu, Swaziland

David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI

Fondation Blachère, Apt, France

Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris, France

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Microsoft Art Collection, Redmond, WA

Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE

Swaziland National Museum, Lobamba, Swaziland

Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, Austria



Meyer, Kyle. Interwoven Radius Books and Yossi Milo: June 2020 [book]\


“Portfolio: ‘Interwoven’ by Kyle Meyer.” CITY International Volume 5, November/December 2019

Peetz, John Arthur. “eSwatini Queer Political Struggles and the Art of Kyle Meyer.” Leslie Lohman Museum The Archive October 2019

“Looking to the Future Inside Africa’s Portrait Studios.” Photo District News 2 August 2019

Knoblauch, Loring. “African Spirits @ Yossi Milo.” Collector Daily 31 July 2019

Weber, Jasmine. “The Tantalizing Photographic Figure at 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair.” Hyperallergic 3 May 2019

“Here Are 5 Emerging Artists You Might Not Know—But Should—From New York’s Frieze Week Fairs.” Artnet 3 May 2019

Fink, Matt. “An Interview with Spotlight Artist: Kyle Meyer.” Musée 5 March 2019

“12 Great Exhibitions to See Before they Close.” Galerie 10 January 2019


Rosenberg, David. “Kyle Meyer at Yossi Milo Gallery, New York.” Photograph December 2018

Villar-Perez, Raquel. “Kyle Meyer: Interwoven.” Africanah 8 December 2018

Behringer, David. “The ‘Interwoven’ Photographs of Kyle Meyer.” Design Milk 21 November 2018

Knoblauch, Loring. “Kyle Meyer, Interwoven @Yossi Milo.” Collector Daily 21 November 2018

Anglès, Daphné. "8 Artists at the Paris Photo Fair Who Show Where Photography is Going." The New York Times 9 November 2018

“Giving Voice to a Silenced LGBTQ Community.” Photo District News 9 November 2018

“Kyle Meyer’s “Interwoven” at Yossi Milo Gallery, New York.” Blouin 5 November 2018

“Kyle Meyer, Interwoven.” L’oeil de la Photographie 2 November 2018

Crawford, Amy. “Dream Weaver.” Smithsonian November 2018

Jovanovic, Rozalia. “6 Artists to Know at 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair.” Galerie 5 October 2018

Rodney, Seph. “The Stories of African Contemporary Art Are Everywhere at the 1-54 Art Fair.” Hyperallergic 4 May 2018

Sanchez, Gabriel. “Here's Some Of The Incredible Art That's Coming From Africa Today.” Buzzfeed 2 May 2018

Weiss, Alexandra. “10 Artists You Have to See at This Year’s Armory Show.” BlackBook 7 March 2018

Azimi, Roxana. “Marrakech se rêve en carrefour de l’art contemporain en Afrique francophone.” Le Monde Afrique 25 February 2018


Boncy, Jean-Sebastien. “Tesselated Lives.” Spot Fall 2017

Smithson, Aline. “'Kyle Meyer: Interwoven.'” Lenscratch 30 May 2017