Visiting Artist: Anoka Faruqee

 

Tuesday, February 11, 5:00 p.m.
MacLean Center, 112 S. Michigan Ave., room 1307

Anoka Faruqee is a painter who lives and works in New Haven, Connecticut, and Brooklyn, New York. She has exhibited her work in the United States and abroad, including the PS1 Museum (Queens), and Albright-Knox Gallery (Buffalo). She received her MFA from Tyler School of Art in 1997 and her BA from Yale University in 1994. She attended the Whitney Independent Study Program, the Skowhegan School of Art, and the PS1 National Studio Program. Grants include the Pollock Krasner Foundation and Artadia. Faruqee is currently an Associate Professor at the Yale School of Art. She has also taught at SAIC and Cal Arts, where she was Co-Director of the Art Program. She is represented by Koenig and Clinton Gallery in New York, and Hosfelt Gallery in San Francisco.