Amna Asghar

Amna Asghar, An Ideal Other, 2017 acrylic and screen print on canvas 20 x 14 inches, 50.80 x 35.56 cm
Amna Asghar, Keep in mind Live in within your limits I know what you are, 2017 acrylic and screen print on canvas 4 canvases: 40 x 63 inches, 101.60 x 160.02 cm
Amna Asghar, Baby (AA), 2017 acrylic and screen print on canvas 50 x 42 inches, 127 x 106.68 cm
Amna Asghar, Jazb (Absorb), 2017 acrylic and screen print on canvas 32 x 40 inches, 81.28 x 101.60 cm
Amna Asghar, No way, revolution, parasite, 2016 acrylic and screen print on canvas 40 x 36 inches, 101.60 x 91.44 cm
Amna Asghar, Touch Me Minto (Halo), 2017 acrylic and screenprint on canvas diptych 40 x 54 inches, 101.60 x 160.02 cm

Biography

EDUCATION

MFA, Rhode Island School of Design, 2014
BFA, Michigan State University, 2007

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Jhankaar, Klaus von Nichtssagend, New York, NY
The Armory Show FOCUS Section, curated by Jarrett Gregory, Harmony Murphy Gallery, New York, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2017
Cutting Room Floor, Karst and Gorse, Wappingers Falls, NY
(O), The Stranger, curated by Loney Abrams, Hotel Art Pavilion, Brooklyn, NY
In Search of Miss Ruthless, Para Site, Hong Kong, CN
Open Shelf Library: The Stacks, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, CO
Whitney Houston Biennial, curated by C Finley, Greatest Love of All, New York, NY
Cutting Room Floor, Karst and Gorse, Hudson, NY
Through Thick and Thin: Image Painting Today, Erin Cluley Gallery, Dallas, TX
UNTITLED San Francisco, Harmony Murphy Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Nasty Women Exhibition, The Knockdown Center, Queens, NY

2016
Signaling to the Cipher Towards a Segway, Curated by Jesse David Penridge, Field Projects, Online Exhibition, New York, NY
80 x 80, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
Flat Foldability, Harmony Murphy Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Typecast, curated by Jarvis DuBois, Hillyer Art Space, Washington, DC

2015
Language vs. Language, Sol Koffler Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2014
RISD Annual Graduate Thesis Exhibition, RI Convention Center, Providence, RI
RISD 2014 MFA Painting Thesis Exhibition, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY
Storage and Transport, Hawkeye Crates, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Carl Johns
The Last Brucennial, Vito Schnabel & the Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY

2013
At Your Leisure, 111 Front Street Gallery 200, Brooklyn, NY
Ten-X, Community College of Rhode Island, Warwick, RI

2012
Too Big to Fail, Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2011
Cluster Bomb, The Bowery Poetry Club-Elizabeth Murray Art Wall, New York, NY

2010
In Spite of the Evidence, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI

2009
Enak Enak, Bauchhund Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Bring Down pt.1, Ludwig-Lowe Hofe. Berlin, Germany
Bring Down pt.2, Altelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2013
Rhode Island School of Design Fellowship & Honors

2012
Rhode Island School of Design Fellowship & Honors

2010
Artist in Resident, Contemporary Artists Center-Woodside, Troy, NY

2009
Artist in Resident, Ox-Bow, Fall Residency, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Saugatuck, MI
Artist in Resident, Culturia, Berlin, Germany

2008
Jens Plumb Award, Michigan State University

2007
Printmaking Recognition Award, Michigan State University
Nomination: Outstanding Senior Achievement Award, Michigan State University
Nomination: Excellence in Diversity Award, Michigan State University

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2017
Tarar, Suljuk Mustansar, At the Armory Art Show, The Friday Times, June 16th 2017
Brewer, Jenny, What if Warhol was Pakistani?: artist Amna Asghar explores her Muslim American identity, It’s Nice That, March 8th 2017
Blake, Rebecca, Internation Woman’s Day Yields Treasure Troves of Work by Women, Graphic Artists Guild, March 13 2017
Five Trends We Spotted at New York’s Armory Show, AnOtherMag.com, March 7 2017
Abrams, Loney, 9 Armory Artworks that Actually Mean Something, Artspace, March 3 2017
20 Artists to Watch at The Armory Show, Artsy Editorial, March 1 2017
Lannin, Kelsey, 9 Eye-Grabbing Works from UNTITLED, San Francisco, The Creators Project, Jan 27 2017

2016
Do Your Own Dishes, quarterly zine, October 2016
Destroyer, No Pop Gallery, New Haven, CT, Summer 2016
Winston, Tyrell, Amna Asghar Studio Visit, MTV RE:DEFINE, March 2016

2015
Panel Discussion, On Language Learning, Critical Practices Inc., La Table Ronde PI.LTR#4.1, Rhode Island School of Design

Exhibitions