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Mequitta Ahuja



Biography

Born in 1976, Grands Rapids, Michigan, USA.

Lives and works in New York.

 



Solo exhibitions

2014
- Project Fellow, Sienna Art Institute, Italy

2013
- Mequitta Ahuja and Robert Pruitt , Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA

2010
- Trois, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
- Studio Museum, Harlem, New York, USA

2009
- Automythography , BravinLee Programs, NY, NY

2008
- Flowback , Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX

2007
- Encounters, BravinLee Programs, NY, NY

2005
- Dancing on the Hide of Shere Khan 12X12, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL



Group exhibitions

2014
- Portraiture Now : Drawing on the Edge, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

2013
- Portraiture Now : Drawing on the Edge, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC - itinerancy until 2014
- War Baby / Love Child, Wing Luke Asian Museum, Seattle, WA

2012
- War Baby/Love Child , Wing Luke Asian Museum, Seattle, WA
- Collected. Ritual, Studio Museum Harlem, New-York
- Sleeping Inside Our Bodies, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee’s Union Art Gallery
- The Bearden Project, Studio Museum Harlem, New York
- In Between, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels

2011
- Portraiture Now , National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
- War Baby/Love Child , DePaul University Museum, Chicago, IL

2010
- Portraits, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
- Artists in Residence Exhibition, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
- Women to Watch, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC

2009
- Undercover, Spelman College Museum of Fine Arts, Atlanta, GA
- Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition , Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
- Anomalies, Rossi and Rossi Gallery, Piccadilly, London
- Wonder What The Others Are Up To , Gallery OED, Cochin, India
- The Talented Ten , Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, TX

2008
- Houston Collects Museum of Fine Arts Houston

2007
- Global Feminisms, Curators: Linda Nochlin and Maura Reilly , Brooklyn Museum, NY
- Painters and Poets , Ulrich Museum, Wichita, KS, traveled to: Illinois State University Galleries, Normal, IL, Queens Library, Jamaica, NY, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE

2006
- Chimaera, Tenri Cultural Institute of New York, NY
- New Art Event , Ulrich Museum, Wichita, KS
- Spirit and Psyche: The Figure Transformed , Highland Park Art Center, IL

2005
- d’Afrique d’Asie , Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York
- Representations, Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL

2004
- Baltimore/Chicago , Maryland Institute of Art, Curator: Kerry James Marshall, Baltimore, MD



Awards/Fellowships

2011

Louis Comfort Tiffany Award

2009     

Joan Mitchell Award


2008    

Artadia Award, Houston

Cornelia and Meredith Long Prize, Inaugural Recipient  


2003    

Chicago Civic Arts Foundation Visual Arts Competition, First Place


2002    

University of Illinois Diversity Fellowship