Leticia Huckaby facing forward, smiling, photo lab equipment in the back

Letitia Huckaby

Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Studio Art

CVAD Alum: 2010: M.F.A., Studio Art: Photography
Art Building, Room 225

Website: Huckaby Studios


Letitia Huckaby is an acclaimed American photographer who explores Black American heritage, cultural traditions, and faith. Huckaby's recent projects include a major museum exhibition, a feature in the New York Times, and a new publication.

Huckaby has exhibited as an emerging artist at Phillips New York, the Tyler Museum of Art, The Studio School of Harlem, Renaissance Fine Art in Harlem, curated by Deborah Willis, Ph.D., The McKenna Museum in New Orleans, La., the Camden Palace Hotel in Cork City, Ireland, and the Texas Biennial at Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum.

An American photographer, Huckaby's work explores Black American heritage, cultural traditions, and faith; her recent projects include a major museum exhibition, a feature in the "New York Times," and a new publication.

Her work is included in several prestigious collections: the Library of Congress, the McNay Art Museum, the Art Museum of Southeast Texas, the Brandywine Workshop in Philadelphia, and the Samella Lewis Contemporary Art Collection at Scripps College in Claremont, Calif. Huckaby was a featured artist in MAP2020: The Further We Roll, The More We Gain at the Amon Carter Museum and State of the Art 2020 at Crystal Bridges Museum. She was a Fall 2020 Art Pace Artist in Residence and is represented by the Talley Dunn Gallery in Dallas.

Huckaby is the co-founder of Kinfolk House, a collaborative project space in a 100-year-old historic home where community and art converge in the predominantly Black and Latina/e/o neighborhood of Polytechnic in Fort Worth, Texas. She is a 2022 Texas Artist of the Year and is represented by the Talley Dunn Gallery in Dallas.

In the News


May 6–July 29: Exhibition "Letitia Huckaby: Bitter Waters Sweet at Talley Dunn Gallery," Talley Dunn Gallery, Amon Carter Museum of American Art

March 13: Ebony magazine: Three Artists From "Emancipation: The Unfinished Project of Liberation" Share Their Work

March 12–July 9: Exhibition: "Emancipation: The Unfinished Project of Liberation," Organized by the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, and 
Williams College, Williamstown, Mass.

March 9: New York Times: "160 Years After the Emancipation Proclamation, Black Artists Reflect on the Meaning of Freedom" 


Dec. 15: Smithsonian’s ‘Kinship’ ponders the meaning of personal connection

Oct. 3: A Conversation with Kendyll Gross and Letitia Huckaby

Sept. 16: On View: Letitia Huckaby's Bitter Waters Sweet, Texas Artist of the Year 2022

March 31: Art League Houston Annual Awards: Letitia Huckaby Texas Artist of the Year 2022

Feb. 15: D Magazine for the opening of Kinfolk House: Home Is Where the Art Is


June 26: Glasstire, Texas Visual Art: Artists Letitia and Sedrick Huckaby Declare “END RACISM NOW” On Fort Worth’s Main Street

April 3: Glasstire, Texas Visual Art: Five-Minute Tours: Letitia Huckaby at Foto Relevance, Houston

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