Karryl Eugene is a multidisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, NY, who works in mixed media and sound. His work explores notions of hyper-masculinity, celebrity, and digital archives through depicting the landscape of the Alternative Black boy psyche.
Karryl work has been exhibited in Mickalene Thomas's A Moment's Pleasure at the Baltimore Museum of Art. He has also exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, the ONART Gallery in Florence, Italy, and the Reginald Lewis Museum. In 2021, Karryl received the Mayor's Individual Artist Award from the Creative Baltimore Fund (BOPA) that supported artworks made for The Caches from the Shandy.
In 2019 Karryl received the Elaine L. Schaefer Scholarship and the Eddie C. & C Sylvia Brown Family Foundation Brown Scholarship to fund his experience abroad studying at the Studio Arts International College in Florence, Italy. Karryl has worked as a co-organizer for as they lay which seeks to curate projects & public events that foster collaboration, creative action, + reflection, founded by Abdu Ali. Karryl has interned at the Hole, American Medium, Waller Gallery, School 33 art center, and recently worked as a Gallery Manager for Galerie Myrtis, founded by Myrtis Bedolla. Karryl currently works at David Zwirner's recent outpost 52 Walker, an exhibition space in New York programmed and led by Senior Director Ebony L. Haynes.