HANK WILLIS THOMAS is a photo conceptual artist working primarily with themes related to identity, history and popular culture. He received his BFA from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and his MFA in photography, along with an MA in visual criticism, from California College of the Arts (CCA) in San Francisco. Thomas’ monograph, Pitch Blackness, was published by Aperture in 2008. Thomas’ work is in numerous public collections including The Whitney Museum of American Art, the Brooklyn Museum, The High Museum of Art in Atlanta and the Museum of Fine Art in Houston. Recent exhibitions include “All Things Being Equal…” at the Goodman Gallery in Cape Town, Greater New York at P.S. 1/MoMa and Contact Toronto Photography Festival. Thomas is represented by Jack Shainman Gallery in New York City.