Faculty, Fellows and Visiting Artists

Faculty

The ITI faculty offer a wide variety of approaches to the written and visual arts. All are working contemporary artists who publish and exhibit their work in national and international contexts. Our faculty are dedicated to innovative approaches and traditions that value psychologically, culturally and politically engaged work.

Jibade-Kahlil Huffman

Jibade-Kahlil Huffman

Jibade-Kahlil Huffman

Jibade-Khalil Huffman is an artist and the author of three books of poems, “19 Names For Our Band” (Fence, 2008), “James Brown is Dead” (Future Plan and Program, 2011) and “Sleeper Hold” (Fence, 2015). In 2017 he collaborated with the artist Daniel Gordon on a suite of prose poems published in conjunction with Gordon's monograph, "Intermissions." His recent and forthcoming exhibitions and performances include MoCA Cleveland, The Kitchen, Ballroom Marfa, Kadist, Atlanta Contemporary, the Hammer Museum, MOCA Detroit, Portland Institute of Contemporary Art, The Jewish Museum, Institute of Contemporary Art Philadelphia, The Studio Museum in Harlem and Swiss Institute. In fall 2020 he will present a new body of work along with a selection of recent projects at Tufts University Art Galleries. Huffman was a 2015-16 Artist in Residence at the Studio Museum in Harlem and lives and works in Philadelphia and Los Angeles.