Mitchell has had solo exhibitions at venues including MoMA PS1, New York; the Sculpture Center, Cleveland; KX Gallery, Germany; Galerie Marc Jancou, Zurich; as well as White Columns, New York; Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York; Esso Gallery, New York; and Martos Gallery, New York. Mitchell has participated in numerous group exhibitions around the world, including MoMA PS1, New York; the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; the Landesmuseum, Austria; the Mucsarnok Palace of Art, Budapest; the Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT; and the Mexican Cultural Institute, New York.
His works are in several public and permanent collections, including the Walker Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN; the New York Public Library; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Boston Museum of Fine Arts; the Lannon Foundation, Los Angeles; and MoMA PSI, New York.
Curtis Mitchell is a sculptor, photographer, and video artist. He received a MA in Sculpture from Goddard College and a MFA in Sculpture for Yale University. Mitchell has served as an Arts Professor at Yale University, New York University, Parsons School of Design, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Cleveland Institute of Art, and Pratt Institute of Art. Today, Mitchell remains an active artist in New York City.