Previous Shows: 2013: Tune In, Paint Out: Anoka Faruqee
Anoka Faruqee is a painter who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and New Haven, CT. She has exhibited her work internationally, including PS 1 Museum (Queens), Albright-Knox Gallery (Buffalo), Hosfelt Gallery (San Francisco) and Leo Koenig Gallery (New York). 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 curently an Associate Professor at the Yale School of Art, where she is also Acting Director of Graduate Studies of the Painting and Printmaking Department. She has also taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Cal Arts, where she was Co-Director of the Art Program for a number of years.