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EDUCATION

  • 2008 - Stanford University, EdM Secondary Education | Stanford, CA
  • 2006 - Pomona College, BA Africana Studies and Public Policy - Phi Beta Kappa | Claremont, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

  • On Refusal, A.I.R. Gallery | Brooklyn, NY
  • How to Suffer Politely (and Other Etiquette), Special Project presented by MoCADA, VOLTA | New York, NY
  • Excess, 21ST. Projects: Critical Practices Inc. | New York, NY

2015

  • Source Material for a Poem I’ve Been Trying to Write about Casual Superlatives, National Progress and Palate Cleansers (as part of the Catalyst: Jerome Fellowship Project), Queens Museum | Queens, NY [catalogue]
  • How to Suffer Politely (and Other Etiquette) | The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts | Brooklyn, NY
  • FUTURE PERFECT/ indices & marginalia | Weeksville Heritage Center Museum | Brooklyn, NY
  • No Instructions for Assembly, Activation VII | Vox Populi Gallery | Philadelphia, PA

2013

  • No Instructions for Assembly | Real Art Ways | Hartford, CT

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

  • Occupancy, Boston University Art Gallery | Boston, MA

2016

  • Negotiated Realities, Wallach Art Gallery - Columbia University | New York, NY
  • Bone Structure, AALA | Los Angeles, CA
  • For Freedoms, Jack Shainman Gallery | New York, NY
  • Changing Delineations / Delineating Change, Penn Museum - William Pepper Hall Gallery | Pennsylvania, PA
  • LOL, Trestle Gallery | Brooklyn, NY
  • Shadow Communities, FLUC - Praterstern | Vienna, Austria
  • The Arch of my Eye’s Orbit, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) | Brooklyn, NY
  • Whisper or Shout, BRIC Gallery | Brooklyn, NY
  • At Home in the World, 516 Arts | Albuquerque, NM
  • History As I Know It, On the Ground Floor Gallery | Philadelphia, PA
  • History As I Know It, iMPeRFeCT Gallery | Los Angeles, CA

2015

  • Black: Color, Material, Concept, Studio Museum in Harlem | New York, NY
  • Of Gentle Birth, Repair the World | Brooklyn, NY
  • Made in Woodstock VII, Center for Photography at Woodstock | Woodstock, NY
  • Round 43: Small Business/Big Change, Project Row Houses | Houston, TX
  • Things to be Read, 50/50 | Kansas, MO
  • Intimate Archives: Connective Histories, The Leroy Neiman Gallery | New York, NY [catalogue]
  • I THOU, NYU Kimmel Gallery | New York, NY 
  • AIM 35 Biennial, Bronx Museum | Bronx, NY [catalogue]
  • Inherited, BRIC Gallery | Brooklyn, NY
  • In Search of One City, Old Stone House | Brooklyn, NY
  • Then & Now, Castle Gallery at the College of New Rochelle | New Rochelle, NY [catalogue]
  • NADA Art Fair (Booth curated by Artadia), Basketball City at South Street on East River | New York, NY
  • Harlem Postcards, Studio Museum in Harlem | New York, NY
  • RESPOND, Smack Mellon Gallery | Brooklyn, NY
  • Surf Club, Vox Populi Gallery | Philadelphia, PA
  • Ritual//Repeat//Ritual, R. Jampol Projects | New York, NY
  • Bring in the Reality, Nathan Cummings Foundation | New York, NY [catalogue]
  • Then & Now, Center for Book Arts | New York, NY [catalogue]
  • Manifest: Justice, Taskforce at LaBrea | Los Angeles, CA
  • Visualizing Our Americana: Color Polemics, Gateway Projects | New Jersey, NJ

2014

  • Bartertown (Trading Post XIII: The People's Economy) hosted by Heather Hart, Brooklyn Museum | Brooklyn, NY
  • Bartertown (Trading Post XVI: Mesh & Lace) hosted by Heather Hart, DUMBO Arts Festival | Brooklyn, NY
  • i found god in myself, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | New York, NY
  • texttexttext, Woman Made Gallery | Chicago, IL
  • No Longer Empty: If You Build It, Broadway Housing Communities | New York, NY [catalogue]
  • Wish You Were Here 13, A.I.R Gallery | Brooklyn, NY
  • The Time Travel Convention: The Afrofuturist Affair, YELL Gallery | Philadelphia, PA
  • 2013 Workspace Artist-in-Residence Exhibition, The Center for Book Arts | New York, NY

2013

  • Annual Salon Exhibition, Active Space | Brooklyn, NY
  • Medium/Rare Staff Exhibit, Brooklyn Museum | Brooklyn, NY
  • The Gateway Project: “Etiquette for Lucid Dreaming”, Gateway II | Newark, NJ
  • NUTUREart Benefit, Bernarducci Meisel Gallery | New York, NY
  • MoMA PopRally: Abstract Currents -- An Interactive Video Event, MoMA | New York, NY

2012

  • LIVE! The Well&Often Reader, La MaMa Experimental Theater | New York, NY
  • Everything is Index, Nothing is History: A Recession Arts Show, Invisible Dog Gallery | Brooklyn, NY [catalogue]
  • Societies of Fine Art, Five Myles Gallery | Brooklyn, NY
  • Black Vernacular, Dwayne Rodgers | New York, NY
  • There's a Story Here, St. Joseph's College Arts Council | Brooklyn, NY

2011

  • Collective (R)evolution, The Fridge | Washington, D.C.
  • Faith on the Street, New York Public Library | New York, NY 

2010

  • Love: The Good, The Bad, The Abstract, The Gallery at Harlem PoP | New York, NY
  • For Colored Girls Only, Joyce Gordon Gallery | Oakland, CA

2009

  • The Saartjie Project’s ‘Homecoming' Celebration, Capitol Hill Arts Workshop | Washington, D.C.
  • Left Forum: Turning Points, Pace University | New York, NY

2007-08

  • Fourth Annual Fulbright Art Exhibit, Institute of International Education | San Francisco, CA
  • Excavating Motherhood, Brooklyn Artist Gym | Brooklyn, NY
  • Photo Voices: Youth and HIV/AIDS, Artist Proof Studio | Johannesburg, South Africa

AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, RESIDENCIES

2016

  • A-I-R, Creative Exchange Lab - Portland Institute of Contemporary Art | Portland, OR
  • A-I-R, Smack Mellon | Brooklyn, NY
  • A-I-R, The Center for Afrofuturist Studies at Public Space One | Iowa City, IA
  • Copy Shop Resident, Endless Editions at Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop | New York, NY
  • Shortlisted, Visionary Award from the Tim Hetherington Trust | New York, NY
  • Fellow, Ossian Fellowship - Jain Family Institute | New York, NY

2015

  • A-I-R, Lower East Side Print Shop | New York, NY
  • Commissioned Artist/Scholar in Residence, Triple Canopy at New York Public Library Labs | New York, NY
  • Grantee, Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue | New York, NY
  • Fellow, Artist Fellowship, AIR Gallery | Brooklyn, NY
  • Fellow, Queens Museum – Jerome Foundation Fellowship Program, Queens Museum | Queens, NY
  • Fellow, Artist in the Marketplace (AIM 35), Bronx Museum | Bronx, NY

2014

  • Grantee, Art Matters Foundation | New York, NY
  • Grantee, Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant | New York, NY
  • A-I-R, Working Classrooms | Albuquerque, NM
  • A-I-R, Vermont Studio Center | Johnson, VT

2013

  • Fellow (Create Change Professional Development), The Laundromat Project | New York, NY
  • Juror, Center for Photography at Woodstock A-I-R | Woodstock, NY
  • A-I-R, Center for Book Arts | New York, NY
  • A-I-R, Visual Artist Network - Real Art Ways | Hartford, CT
  • Grantee, Visual Artist Network Community Fund - Real Art Ways | Hartford, CT

2012

  • Awardee, STEP UP - Real Arts Ways | Hartford, CT
  • A-I-R, Center for Photography at Woodstock | Woodstock, New York

2006

  • United States Fulbright Amy S. Biehl Scholar, U.S. Department of State | Johannesburg, South Africa

2005

  • Harry S Truman Scholar, U.S. Department of State | Washington, D.C.
  • Fellow, Rockefeller Brothers Fund | New York, NY

ARTIST TALKS, LECTURES, PANELS

2016

  • Artist, Crown Heights Encounters: Listening Back, Moving Forward, Brooklyn Historical Society | Brooklyn, NY
  • Artist, Triple Canopy + NYPL Labs Commission Final Presentation, New York Public Library | New York, NY
  • Artist, Agora: How Will Art Solve Problems?, Museum of Modern Art | New York, NY
  • Artist, Month 2 Month, More Art | New York, NY
  • Artist, Artist Talk for Solo Exhibition ‘On Refusal’, A.I.R. Gallery | Brooklyn, NY
  • Artist, Artist Talk for Whisper or Shout, BRIC | Brooklyn, NY
  • Artist, Seasons of Loss: Racism and Resistance in the Cultural Field, School of Visual Arts | New York, NY
  • Artist, Artnet VOLTA Art Fair NY Panel, VOLTA Art Fair NY | New York, NY
  • Artist, Triple Canopy + NYPL Labs Commission Work in Progress, New York Public Library | New York, NY

2015

  • Artist, The Curriculum, Creative Time | Brooklyn, NY
  • Artist, Solidarity, Distribution, Design, Interference Archive | Brooklyn, NY
  • Artist, Artist as Ally, ABC No Rio | New York, NY
  • Artist, Round 43/YMRP, Project Row Houses | Houston, TX
  • Artist, Posters + Politics: The Art of Activism in New York, Museum of the City of New York | New York, NY
  • Artist, Intimate Archives: Connective Histories, The Leroy Neiman Gallery | New York, NY
  • Artist, Artist Talk, Weeksville Heritage Center Museum | Brooklyn, NY
  • Artist, Final Presentation Critique and Artist Talk, Department of Museum and Exhibition Studies at MUSEUIC | Chicago, IL

2014

  • Artist, MAPP International: Reimagining the Image of Black Women, Brooklyn Museum | Brooklyn, NY
  • Artist, 2013 Workspace Artist in Residence Artist Talk, Center for Book Arts | New York, NY
  • Curator, Curator Talk: If We Came From Nowhere Here…, Vivid Solutions Gallery | Washington, DC
  • Artist, Artists Working in Communities | Queens Museum, Open Engagement Conference | Queens, NY
  • Artist, No Instructions for Assembly: Case Studies in Radical Archiving | New York University | New York, NY

2013

  • Artist, Muse Fuse's Annual Image Share Night | NUTUREart | Brooklyn, NY
  • Panelist, Project for Empty Space: Informed by the City | Christie's Education | New York, NY
  • Artist, Finding Aid: Black Women at the Intersection of Art and Archiving | Schomburg Center | New York, NY
  • Panelist, SPOOK Magazine Issue #2 | The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts | Brooklyn, NY

2012

  • Panelist, Residency Unlimited: Sonia Louise Davis -- Recent Work | Residency Unlimited | Brooklyn, NY
  • Panelist, We + Design = Collaborative Design | Allied Media Conference | Detroit, MI

2010

  • Artist, Love: The Good, The Bad, The Abstract Artist Talk | The Gallery at Harlem PoP | New York, NY 

2008-9

  • Panelist, Media Access for Prisoners | Critical Resistance Conference | Oakland, CA
  • Facilitator, Documentary Photographer Caucus | Allied Media Conference | Detroit, MI
  • Panelist, Media Access for Prisoners | Allied Media Conference | Detroit, MI

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY/PRESS 

PUBLISHED WRITING: Book Chapters

  • Rasheed, Kameelah. (2014). South African Herb Specialists: Collected Printed Matter. In Public Collectors. New York, NY: Inventory Press.
  • Rasheed, Kameelah. (2011). Lines of Bad Grammar. In I Speak for Myself: American Women on Being Muslim. Ashland, OR: White Cloud Press.

PUBLISHED WRITING: Interviews, Essays, Etc.

  • Rasheed, Kameelah. "Black deaths matter: victims' humanity, not perfection, are the reason to mourn." The Guardian. February 12, 2016
  • -- "Public Empathy Must Not Be Reserved Only for 'Perfect Victims'." Creative Time Reports. February 12, 2016
  • -- “Carceral State: An Interview with Eric A. Stanley.” The New Inquiry. November 3, 2014
  • -- “On Loneliness: A Reading List.” Longreads. August 16, 2014
  • -- “Black Lives Worthy of Elaboration: A Conversation with Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah.” Gawker. June 7, 2014
  • -- “A Conversation with Roxane Gay.” Specter Magazine. May 2, 2014
  • -- “A Conversation with Daniel José Older.” Specter Magazine. April 2, 2014
  • --"All Things Considered": An Interview with Kiese Laymon.” Specter Magazine. December 2, 2013
  • -- “’Beautifully Disturbing’: An Interview with Wendy C. Ortiz.” Specter Magazine. November 2, 2013
  • -- “’Here's to the Weird": An Interview with Victor LaValle.’” Specter Magazine. September 2, 2013
  • -- “A Vessel for Peace: An Interview with Writer Ocean Vuong.” Well & Often Press. February 2, 2013

EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2015-present | Contributing Editor, The New Inquiry
  • 2014-present | Art Editor, Spook Magazine 

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2014 | If We Came From Nowhere Here, Why Can't We Go..., Vivid Solutions Gallery | Washington, DC (co-curator)
  • 2013 | The Finding Aid: Black Women at the Intersection of Art and Archiving, Schomburg Center | New York, NY (co-curator)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 2016- | Instructor, SVA - MFA Fine Arts | New York, NY
  • 2016 | Guest Lecturer, City as Site: Social Interventions and Public Performance Summer Residency, SVA | New York, NY
  • 2016 | Guest Lecturer, The New School Parsons | New York, NY
  • 2016 | Museum Educator, Brooklyn Museum | Brooklyn, NY
  • 2015 | Museum Educator, Queens Museum | Queens, NY
  • 2014 | Museum Educator, Working Classroom | Albuquerque, NM
  • 2013 | Community Arts Educator, Greater Hartford Arts Council | Hartford, CT
  • 2012-2014| Museum Educator, Brooklyn Museum | Brooklyn, NY

COLLECTIONS

  • Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | New York, NY
  • Center for Photography at Woodstock / Extended Loan-Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art | New Paltz, NY
  • Center for Book Arts | New York, NY
  • Private Collections

 

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