Devin T. Mays (b.1985) holds a B.B.A in International Business and Marketing from Howard University. After receiving his degree, he worked in advertising developing brand strategies and commercials for the better part of a decade. He returned to school to pursue an M.F.A in studio practice from The University of Chicago. There, he developed an interdisciplinary practice he often refers to as an exercise in wandering, a practice-in-participation, a practice-in-practice.
Since then, he has exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Malmö Konstmuseum; The Driehaus Museum; Museum of Contemporary Photography; Lowe Art Museum, University of Florida; Nahmad Projects, London; DePaul Art Museum, Chicago; Regards Chicago and The Gray Center for Arts & Inquiry among others. He was recently awarded the CERCL Fellowship with the Visual and Dramatic Arts at Rice University.
Devin T. Mays currently lives and works between Chicago, IL and Houston, TX.