Pilar Corrias

Ghada Amer

Ghada Amer

Ghada Amer
Curriculum Vitae

Born 1963 in Cairo, Egypt
Lives and works in New York

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018
Ceramics, Knots, Thoughts, Scraps, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas – US
Dark Continent, Centre de Création Contemporaine Olivier Debré, Tours – FR
Ghada Amer, Cheim & Read, New York – US
Ghada Amer & Reza Farkhondeh / Love Is a Difficult Blue, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town – ZA

2017
Ghada Amer: Déesse Terre, Jane Hartsook Gallery, Greenwich House Pottery, New York – US

2016
Ghada Amer, Kewenig, Berlin – DE

2015
Earth. Love. Fire, Leila Heller Gallery, Dubai – AE

2014
Rainbow Girls, Cheim & Read, New York – US

2013
Référence à Elle, Kukje Gallery, Seoul – KR

2012
The Other I, Tina Kim Gallery, New York – US
Ghada Amer, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal, Montréal – CA
Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh at the M Building, The M Building, Miami – US

2011
100 Words of Love, Cheim & Read, New York – US
No Romance: Ghada Amer, Reza Farkhondeh and Collaborative Work, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg – ZA

2010
The Gardens Next Door: Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh, Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon – PT
Ghada Amer: Color Misbehavior, Cheim & Read, New York – US

2009
Ghada Amer: Failing Sharazad, Dirimart, Istanbul – TR
Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh: Roses Off Limits, Pace Prints Chelsea, New York – US

2008
Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh: A New Collaboration on Paper, Singapore Tyler Institute – SG
Ghada Amer: Love Has No End, organised by Maura Reilly, Elisabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum, New York – US

2007
Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh: Collaborative Drawings, Kukje Gallery, Seoul – KR; traveled to Tina Kim Gallery, New York – US
Ghada Amer: Another Spring, Kukje Gallery, Seoul – KR
Ghada Amer, curated by Danilo Eccher, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma (MACRO), Rome – IT
Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh: An Indigestible Dessert, Galleria Francesca Minini, Milan – IT
Le Salon Courbé, Galleria Francesca Minini, Milan – IT
Ghada Amer, Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis – US

2006
Ghada Amer: Paintings and RFGA Drawings, curated by Jos Poodt, Stedelijk Museum s’–Hertogenbosch, s’–Hertogenbosch – NL
Ghada Amer: Breathe Into Me, Gagosian Gallery, Chelsea, New York – US

2005
Ghada Amer: Naughty and Nice, curated by Raechell Smith, H&R Block Artspace at Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City – US
The Reign of Terror, curated by Anja Chávez, Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley – US

2004
Ghada Amer, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills – US
Ghada Amer, curated by Teresa Millet, Institut Valencià d’Art Modern (IVAM), Valencia – ES

2003
Forefront 45: Ghada Amer, curated by Lisa Freiman, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis – US
Ghada Amer, Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia – IT
Universal Strangers, curated by Rosa Martínez, Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon – PT

2002
Ghada Amer, curated by Saskia Bos, De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam – NL
Works by Ghada Amer, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco – US
Ghada Amer, Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Geneva – CH

2001
Encyclopedia of Pleasure, Deitch Projects, New York – US
Reading Between the Threads, curated by Selene Wendt, Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo – NO; traveled to Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf – DE; Bildmuseet, University of Umeå, Umeå – SE
Ghada Amer: Pleasure, curated by Valerie Cassel, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston – US
Ghada Amer: Recent Work, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago – US

2000
Ghada Amer: Monographies et Jardins, curated by Alain Julien-Laferrière, Centre Culturel Contemporain, Tours – FR
Ghada Amer Drawings, Anadil Gallery, Jerusalem – IL
Intimate Confessions, Deitch Projects, New York – US; traveled to Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv – IL; Kunst-Werke, Berlin – DE
Ghada Amer, University of Wisconsin Institute of Visual Arts, Milwaukee – US
1999
Ghada Amer, curated by Margarita Aizpuru, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville – ES
Ghada Amer, Galerie Brownstone, Corréard & Cie, Paris – FR
The Freedom Salon, Project Room, Deitch Projects, (ARCO) Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, Madrid – ES

1998
Ghada Amer, Espace Karim Francis, Cairo – EG
Ghada Amer, Galerie Karin Sachs, Munich – DE
Ghada Amer, Annina Nosei Gallery, New York – US

1997
Ghada Amer, Espace Karim Francis, Cairo – EG
Ghada Amer, Galerie Météo, Paris – FR

1996
Ghada Amer, Hanes Art Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill – US
Ghada Amer, Annina Nosei Gallery, New York – US

1994
Ghada Amer, Espace Jules Verne, Brétigny-sur-Orge – FR
Ghada Amer, Zoo Galérie, Nantes – FR

1993
Ghada Amer, Galerie Météo, Paris – FR
Ghada Amer, Hôpital Ephémère, Paris – FR
Ghada Amer, curated by Barbara Fässler, Projekt Raum, Zürich – CH

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
All Things Being Equal, Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa
(MOCAA), Cape Town – ZA
Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection, Brooklyn Museum, New York – US
Le Grand monnayage: 8e biennale international d’art contemporain de Melle, curated by Frédéric Legros and Chloé Hipeau-Diskos, Biennale de Melle, Melle – FR
40 ans de collection et un film documentaire de 60 min, Collection David H. Brolliet Genéve, Fondation Fernet-Branca, Saint-Louis – FR
Ways of Seeing, New York University (NYU) Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi – AE
Half the Picture, Brooklyn Museum, New York – US
Dread & Delight: Fairy Tales in an Anxious World, curated by Dr. Emily Stamey, Bob & Lissa Shelley McDowell Gallery, Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro – US
Chaos and Awe: Painting for the 21st Century, Frist Center, Nashville – US
Talisman in the Age of Difference, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London – UK
Narrative Means / 2018, Goodman Gallery Johannesburg, Johannesburg – ZA
Sculpture Milwaukee, Downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee – US
Collection David H. Brolliet, Geneva, curated by Véronique Hillereau and Yann Rudler, Fondation Fernet Branca, Saint-Louis – FR
Une Nouvelle humanité, curated by Simon Njami, 13th Biennale of Dakar, Dak’art, Dakar – SN
Breaking the Mold: Investigating Gender at the Speed Art Museum, Speed Art Museum, Louisville – US
Long, Winding Journeys: Contemporary Art and the Islamic Tradition, organised by guest curator Elizabeth Rooklidge, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York – US

2017
Do We Dream Under the Same Sky, curated by Thomas Vu and Rirkrit Tiravanija, Leroy Neiman Gallery, New York – US
Eternal Light: Something Old, Something New, curated by Nadine A. Ghaffar, Egyptian Museum, Cairo – EG
D’un monde à l’autre, Abbaye d’Annecy Le Vieux, Annecy – FR
In Rebellion: Female Narratives in the Arab World, curated by Juan Vicente Aliaga, Institut Valencià d’Art Modern (IVAM), Valencia – ES
Ceramics Now: Ghada Amer, Judy Hoffman, Alice Mackler, Ellen Robinson, Greenwich House Pottery, New York – US
Uptown, organised by Deborah Cullen, Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York – US
Ways of Seeing, curated by Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath, ARTER – Space for Art, Istanbul – TR
I Go, You Go, Good to Go, Unclebrother, Hancock, New York – US
Being Her(e): Meditations on African Femininities, curated by Refilwe Nkomo and Thato Mogotsi and mentored by Paula Nascimento and Violet Nantume, Kauru Contemporary African Art Project, Constitution Hill, Johannesburg – ZA
Converging Voices: Gender and Identity, curated by Karen T. Albert, Emily Lowe Gallery, Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, New York – US
Entangled: Threads & Making, curated by Karen Wright, Turner Contemporary, London – UK
Third Space / Shifting Conversations about Contemporary Art, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham – US
Lucy’s Iris: Contemporary African Artists, curated by Orlando Britto Jinorio, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM) and Casa África, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria – ES

2016
In Context: Africans in America, curated by Liza Essers and Hank Willis Thomas, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg – ZA
The Female Gaze, Part Two: Women Look at Men, Cheim & Read, New York – US
New Revolutions: Goodman Gallery at 50, curated by Liza Essers, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg – ZA
Women in Print, Pace Prints, New York – US
Looking at the World Around You: Contemporary Works from Qatar Museums,
Santander Art Gallery, Madrid – ES

2015
Winter in America: A Mulitmedia Group Exhibition, The School, Jack Shainman Gallery, Kinderhook, New York – US
Art_Textiles, Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, Manchester – UK
The Worlds Turned Upside Down – Contemporary art and folk cultures, BPS22, Hainaut Province’s Art Museum, Charleroi – BE
New Editions, Pace Prints Chelsea, New York – US
A l’ombre d’eros – l’amour, la mort, la vie!, Monastère Royal de Brou, Bourg-en-Bresse – FR
Speaking Back, curated by Natasha Becker, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town – ZA
You Love Me You Love Me Not, Galeria Municipal do Porto, Porto – PT
GHP Exhibition: Amer, Baga, Cameron, Greenbaum, Lins, Mackler, Salle, curated by Adam Welch, with assistance from Derek Weisberg, Jane Hartsook Gallery at Greenwich House Pottery, New York – US
Words Words Words, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland – US
Le fil rouge, Espace Louis Vuitton, Munich – DE

2014
Draw: Mapping Madness, curated by Thomas Vu and Yuan Zuo, Inside Out Art Museum, Beijing – CN
Seeing Through Light: Selections from the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Collection,
organised by Susan Davidson, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, with Sasha Kalter-Wasserman, Guggnheim Abu Dhabi Project, and Maisa Al Qassimi, Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Tourism & Cultural Authority, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi – AE
Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe, Brooklyn Museum, New York – US; traveled to Albuquerque Museum, New Mexico – US; Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs – US; Currier Museum of Art, Manchester – US
Mauvais Genre, proposal by Laetitia Hecht and Samantha Barroero, Addict Galerie, Paris – FR
Cruce de Colecciones, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria – ES
Slow Learner, curated by Andreas Leventis, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London – UK
Monoprints and Recent Editions, Pace Prints Chelsea, New York – US
GIRL, curated by Pharrell Williams, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin / Salle de Bal, Paris – FR
Songs of Loss and Songs of Love: Oum Kulthum and Lee Nan-Young, curated by Sam Bardaouil and Till Ferhat, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju – KR
Recent Prints, Pace Prints Chelsea, New York – US
The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Hell, Purgatory Revisited by Contemporary African
Artists, curated by Simon Njami, MMK1, Museum Für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt Am Main, Germany – DE; traveled to Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah – US; and National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington – US

2013
Sculptrices, Villa Datris Foundation: Contemporary Sculpture, L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue – FR
Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington – US
ART & TEXTILES – Fabric as Material and Concept in Modern Art from Klimt to the Present, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg – DE; traveled to Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart – DE
New Intersections – Make it New, 4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki – GR

2012
Tea with Nefertiti: The Making of the Artwork by the Artist, the Museum and
the Public, curated by Sam Bardaouil and Till Ferhat, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha – QA; traveled as Le Théorème de Nefertiti, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris – FR
Stretching the Limits: Fibers in Contemporary Painting, Savannah College of Art and Design Museum of Art, Savannah – US
Elles: SAM – Singular Works by Seminal Women Artists, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle – US
The Mediterranean Approach, SESC Pinheiros, São Paulo – BR
The Fertile Crescent: Gender, Art, and Society, Bernstein Gallery, Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, Princeton University, Princeton – US
Le Corps Découvert, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris – FR
Prism. Drawings from 1990 to 2011, curated by Gavin Jantjes, The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo – NO
Loin des yeux prés du corps. Entre théorie et création (Far from the eyes close to the body. Between theory and creation), curated by Thérèse St-Gelais, Galerie de l'Uqam (UQÀM), Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal – CA

2011
Les 100 et 10 ans de l’Hôpital Bretonneau, Hôpital Bretonneau, Paris – FR
Summer Group Show, Pace Prints Chelsea, New York – US
Flowers, Elizabeth Schwartz, LLC, New York – US
The Women in Our Life: A Fifteen Year Anniversary Exhibition, Cheim & Read, New York – US
The Mediterranean Approach, curated by Adelina von Fürstenberg and Thierry Ollat, Palazzo Zenobio, Venice – IT; traveled to Musée d’art Contemporain, Marseille – FR; SESC Pinheiros, São Paolo – BR
Women’s Modesty and Anger (Pudeurs et colères de femme), Fondation Boghossian, Villa Empain, Brussels – BE
No Romance, Goodman Gallery Johannesburg – ZA
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (L’insoutenable legereté de l’etre), Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris – FR

2010
TOLD / UNTOLD / RETOLD, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha – QA
Residua, Maraya Art Center, Al Qasba, Sharjah – AE
In Context: A 2010 Initiative, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg – ZA
Until Now: Collecting the New (1960–2010), Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis – US
America Now + Here, Artrain, Ann Arbor – US
I Love You!, curated by Pernille Taagaard Dienesen, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus – DK
185th Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, National Academy Museum, New York – US
Wild Is the Wind, curated by Laurie Ann Farrell, Gustein Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah – US

2009
In Stitches, curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody, Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery, New York – US
Against Exclusion, curated by Jean-Huber Martin, 3rd Moscow Biennale, Dasha Zhukova’s Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow – RU
Abstractions by Gallery Artists, Cheim & Read, New York – US
The Female Gaze: Women Look at Women, Cheim & Read, New York – US
Elles@centrepompidou: Artistes femmes dans la collection du Museé national d’art modern, centre de creation industrielle, curated by Camille Morineau, Musée d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris – FR

2008
Demons, Yarns and Tales: Tapestry by Contemporary Artists, curated by Banners of Persuasion, The Dairy Art Centre, London – UK; traveled to The Loft, Miami – US
Prospects I, curated by Don Cameron, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans – US
The Future Must Be Sweet: The Lower East Side Printshop Celebrates 40 Years, curated by Marilyn S. Kushner, International Print Center, New York – US
Valeurs croisées, Biennale d’Art Contemporain, Rennes – FR
Pandora’s Box, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina – CA
Far From Home, North Carolina Museum of Arts, Raleigh – US

2007
Pricked: Extreme Embroidery, Museum of Art and Design, New York – US
Alles klar? Zeitgenössische kunst aus Ägypten, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg – AT
Dialogues Méditerranéens, curated by Susanne Van Hagen, St. Tropez – FR
Afterglow, curated by Laurie Ann Farrell and Celina Jeffrey, Savannah College of Art and Design, Lacoste – FR
Substance and Surface, Bortolami Gallery, New York – US
Reconstruction #2, Sudeley Castle, Winchombe, Gloucestershire – UK
Check-List Luanda Pop, curated by Fernando Alvim and Simon Njami, African Pavillion, Arsenale, La Biennale di Venezia 52nd, Venice – IT
Commemorating 30 Years: Part Three, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago – US
Inscribing Meaning: Writing and Graphic Systems in African Art, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington – US; traveled to Fowler Museum at University of California, Los Angeles – US
Global Feminisims, curated by Maura Reilly and Linda Nochlin, Brooklyn Museum, New York – US; traveled to Wellesley College, Wellesley – US
Gender Stitchery: Artist Knit/Sew Art, curated by Laurel Bradley, Carleton College, Northfield – US
What F Word?, curated by Carol Cole Levin, Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York – US
Collective One, Guy Bärtschi Gallery, Geneva – CH

2006
Hot off the Press: Prints of 2006 from New York Printshops, curated by Janice Carlson Oresman, Grolier Club, New York – US
Showcase for Contemporary Works on Paper, INK Miami Art Fair, Miami – US
Kitaj: Little Pictures, Marlborough Fine Art, London – UK
C’era una volta un re: La Fiaba contemporanea. Opere di 18 artisti internazionali, curated by Dobrila Denegri, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Sannio (ARCOS), Benevento – IT
Insolence, curated by Caroline Messensee, Foire International d’Art Contemporain (FIAC), Maison Guerlain, Paris – FR
Grand Promenade, curated by Anna Kafetsi, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens – GR
Reconstruction No. 1, curated by Mollie Dent-Brocklehurst and Elliot McDonald, Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire – UK
Zones of Contact, 15th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney – AU
Word into Art, British Museum, London – UK
La force de l'art, Paris Triennial, Grand Palais, Paris – FR
The Garden Party, Deitch Projects, New York – US
Without Boundary: Seventeen Ways of Looking, curated by Fereshteh Daftari, Museum of Modern Art, New York – US
Threads of Memory, curated by Margaret Matthews-Berenton, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, New York – US
Soie, Centre d’Art Contemporain Le Rectangle, Lyon – FR

2005
Donna donne. Uno sguardo sul feminile nell’arte contemporanea, curated by Adelina von Fürstenberg, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence – IT
Centre of Gravity, curated by Rosa Martínez, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul – TR
Hanging by a Thread, curated by Nina Arias and Jose Diaz, The Moore Space, Miami – US
Here Comes the Sun, curated by Daniel Birnbaum, Rosa Martínez, Jérôme Sans, and Sarit Shapira, Magasin 3 Stocholm Konsthall, Stockholm – SE
Fairy Tales Forever: International Homage to H. C. Andersen, AroS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus – DK
Down the Garden Path: The Artist’s Garden After Modernism, curated by Valerie Smith, Queens Museum of Art, New York – US
Vertigo, curated by Mollie Dent-Brocklehurst, Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire – UK
Always a Little Further, curated by Rosa Martínez, 51st International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice – IT
Identità and nomadismo, Palazzo delle Papesse, Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena – IT
Works on Paper, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills – US
Femme(s), curated by Adelina von Fürstenberg and organized by ART for The World, Ville de Carouge, Caroug – CH; traveled as Donna Donne to Palazzo Strozzi, Florence – IT; and as Mulher Mulheres to SESC Paulista, São Paulo – BR
TEXTures: Word and Symbol in Contemporary African Art, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington – US
Confluence, curated by Jennifer Gately, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley – US

2004
De leur temps, collections privées françaises, curated by Evelyne Dorothée Allemand and Michel Poitevin, Association pour la Diffusion Internationale de l’Art Français (ADIAF), Musée des Beaux-Arts, Tourcoing – FR
Freedom Salon, Imagine Festival of Arts, Issues & Ideas, Deitch Projects, New York – US
Africa Remix: Contemporary Art of a Continent, curated by Jean-Hubert Martin, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf – DE; traveled to Hayward Gallery, London – UK; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris – FR; Mori Art Museum, Tokyo – JP; Moderna Museet, Stockholm – SE Monument to Now: The Dakis Joannou Collection, Deste Foundation, Athens – GR
Le opere e i giorni, curated by Achille Bonito Oliva, La Vanitas, Certosa di San Lorenzo, Padula – IT
Il Periplo del Mediterraneo, curated by Maurizio Calvesi and Marisa Vescovo, Museo dell’Accademia Ligustica di Belli Arti e Loggia di Banchi o della Mercanzia, Genova – IT
Hommage à Georges Pompidou: Parcours dans les collections du Musée d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris – FR
Ghada Amer, Shirazeh Houshiary, Sue Williams, Kukje Gallery, Seoul – KR
Kunst stoff, curated by Elisabeth von Samsonow and Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Galerie Nächst St. Stephan, Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna – AT
Beyond East and West: Seven Transnational Artists, curated by David O’Brien and David Prochaska, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign – US; traveled to Louisiana State University Museum of Art, Baton Rouge – US; Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover – US; Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown – US
L’Ecriture, le signe, le motif (The Scripture, the Sign, the Motif), Diocèse du Puy-en-Velay, Le Puy-en-Velay – FR

2003
Looking Both Ways: Art of the Contemporary African Diaspora, curated by Laurie Ann Farrell, Museum of African Art, Long Island City – US; traveled to Peabody Essex Museum, Salem – US; Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills – US; City Art Centre, Edinburgh – GB; Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco – US
Reverie: Works from the Collection of Douglas S. Cramer, Speed Art Museum, Louisville – US
2nd Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2003, Echigo-Tsumari Region – JP
Corporal Identity: Körpersprache, 9. Trienniale für Form und Inhalte: USA und Deutschland (Corporal Identity: Body Language, 9th Triennial for Form and Content: USA and Germany), curated by Eric de Chassey, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt am Main – DE; Klingspor Museum, Offenbach – DE; traveled to American Craft Museum, New York – US
Il racconto del filo: Ricamo e cucito nell’arte contemporanea, curated by Francesca Pasini and Giorgio Verzotti, Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Roverto, Roverto – IT
Inscribing Meanings: African Arts of Communication, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington – US
Feminine Persuasion: Contemporary Women’s Sexualities, School of Fine Arts Gallery and the Kinsey Institute of Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction, Indiana University, Bloomington – US
Aligned, Florence Lynch Gallery, New York – US
Sites of Recurrence, Madras Craft Foundation, DakshinaChitra Museum, Chennai – IN; traveled to Borås Konstmuseum, Borås – SE; Karnataka Chitrakala Parishad Museum, Bangalore – IN
Harem Fantasies and the New Scheherazades, curated by Rose Issa, Centro de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB), Barcelona – ES
cíudadMULTIPLEcity. Art > Panamá 2003. Una experiencia en contexto (Urban Art and Global Cities: An Experiment in Context), curated by Gerardo Mosquera and Adrienne Samos, Arte Panama, Panama City – PA

2002
Doble filo, curated by Xabier Arakistain, Fundación BilbaoArte Fundazio, Bilbao – ES
Go Figure, curated by Michael Steinberg and Stefan Stoyanov, Luxe Gallery, New York – US
Contemporary Art Project, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle – US

2001
Best of 2001, Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris – FR
Accrochage, Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Geneva – CH
Sous-titrée X, la pornographie entre image et propos (Sub-titled X, the Pornography Between Image and About), curated by Ramon Tio Bellido, Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Tours, Tours – FR
Mediterraneo: um novo muro? (The Mediterranean: A New Wall?), Culturgest, Lisbon – PO
Unfolding Perspective, ARS 01, curated by Tuula Arkio, Maaretta Jaukkuri, Patrik Nyberg and Jari-Pekka Vanhala, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki – FI
Threads of Vision: Toward a New Feminine Poetics, curated by Kristin Chambers, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland – US
Experiences, Barcelona Art Report 2001, curated by Rosa Martínez, Barcelona – ES
Uncommon Threads: Contemporary Artists and Clothing, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York – US
The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, 1945–
1994, curated by Okwui Enwezor, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich – DE; traveled to Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin – DE; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago – US; MoMA, PS 1, Long Island City – US
Heureux le visionnaire dont la seule arme est le stylet du graveur (Happy Is the Visionary Whose Weapon Is the Engraver’s Needle), Centre de la Gravure, La Louvière – BE
Kunst gjennon nåløyet: Henie onstad kunstsenter (Art Through the Eye of the Needle), Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden – NO
Entretejidos-texturas: Arte contemporáneo y artesanía Francés (Interwoven-Textures: Contemporary Art and French Crafts), curated by Yves Sabourin, Museo de Arte de Lima (MALI) – PE; traveled to Museo Nacional, Rio de Janeiro – BR; Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires – AR

2000
Cross Female. Metaphern des Weiblichen in der Kunst der 90er Jahre, curated by Barbara Höffer and Valerie Schulte-Fischedick, Berlin – DE
Innuendo, Dee/Glasoe Gallery, New York – US
5th Biennale d’art contemporain de Lyon: Partage d’exotismes (Sharing of Exoticisms), curated by Jean-Hubert Martin, Thierry Prat, and Thierry Raspail, Halle Tony Garnier, Lyon – FR
Stanze e segreti (Rooms and Secrets), curated by Achille Bonito Oliva, Rotonda della Besana, Milan – IT
Man and Space, Kwangju Biennial 2000, curated by René Block, Kwangju – KR
Whitney Biennial, curated by Maxwell Lincoln Andersen, Michael G. Auping, Valerie Cassel, Hugh M. Davies, Jane Farver, Andrea Miller-Keller, and Lawrence R. Rinder, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York – US
Friends and Neighbors: EV+A 2000, curated by Rosa Martínez, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick – IE
Greater New York: New Art in New York Now, MoMA PS 1, Long Island City – US
Leaving the Island, curated Rosa Martínez, Pusan International Contemporary Art Festival 2000, Pusan Museum of Art, Pusan – KR
Continental Shift: A Journey Between Cultures, African Artists in Europe, Ludwig Forum, Aachen – DE; traveled to Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht, NL; Musée d’Art Moderne, Liège – BE; Stadsgalerij Heerlen – NL
Fait maison, curated by Frédéric Roux, Musée International des Arts Modestes, Sète – FR

1999
Skin, curated by Andrea Gilbert, Deste Foundation Center for Contemporary Art, Athens – GR
Radicalité dire les qualités, Galerie Brownstone & Corréard, Paris – FR
Corps social, curated by Eric de Chassey, École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris – FR
Looking for a Place, curated by Rosa Martínez, Third International Biennial, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe – US
APERTO Over All, 48th International Art Exhibition, curated by Harald Szeeman, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice – IT

1998
Mar de fondo, curated by Rosa Martínez, Teatre Romano de Sagunto, Valencia – ES
L’Un et l’autre et vice et versa, Espace Paul Riquet, Béziers – FR
Loose Threads, curated by Lisa Corrin, Serpentine Gallery, London – UK
The Edge of Awareness, curated by Adelina von Fürstenberg, World Health Organization Headquarters, Geneva – CH; traveled to United Nations Buliding, New York – US; MoMa PS 1, Long Island City – US; SESC Pompéia, São Paulo – BR; WHO Regional Office/The Rabindra Bahvan Lalitkala Academy, New Delhi – IN
L’Entrelacement et l’enveloppe pratiques et métaphores textiles, Villa du Parc, Annemasse – FR
Métissages: Regard contemporain sur la broderie, la dentelle et la
passementerie, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris – FR; traveled to Musée de Louviers, Louviers – FR; Musée d’Art et d’Histoire de Saint-Brieuc, St. Brieuc – FR; Château de Vogüé, Aubenas – FR; Musée des Beaux-Arts et de la Dentelle, Alençon – FR; Espace Saint-Jacques, San Quentin – FR
Exposition de groupe, Espace Louise Michel, Paris – FR
Echolot, curated by René Block, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel – DE
L’Envers du décor, dimensions décoratives dans l’art du XXème siècle, Musée d’Art Moderne Lille Métropole, Villeneuve d’Ascq – FR; traveled to Institut D’Art Contermporain, Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes – FR

1997
French Kiss, Contemporary Art Gallery and Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver – CA
Alternating Currents, 2nd Johannesburg Biennale, curated by Okwui Enwezor and Octavio Zaya, Johannesburg – ZA
Produire, créer, collectionner: aides à la production de la Caisse des dépôts et consignations, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris – FR
Ici et maintenant, Parc de la Villette, Paris – FR
Thread, Cristinerose Gallery, New York – US
Amitiés et autres catastrophes: la carte du tendre, Le Crestet Centre d’Art, Le Crestet – FR
What’s Next On Canvas, Elga Wimmer, New York – US
Vraiment feminisme et art, curated by Laura Cottingham, Le Magasin Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble – FR
Ici et maintenant (encore), 13 Quai Voltaire, Paris – FR
Sous le manteau, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, curated by Caroline Smulders, Paris – FR
Heureux le visionnaire dont la seule arme est le stylet du graveur: 40 artistes, 30 ateliers, Commande publique du Centre National des Arts Plastiques (CNAP), Maison Levanneur de l’Estampe et de l’Art Imprimé, Chatou – FR

1996
Le Bonheur de vivre, ses ravages sur l’inconscient, Galerie Météo, Paris Ceremonial, curated by Barry Schwabsky, Apex Art Gallery, New York – US
Die Raüber der Strandguts, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin – DE; traveled to Künstlerwerkstatt Lothringer Straße, Munich – DE
Miniatures, Espace Karim Francis, Cairo – EG
The Sense of Order, curated by Zdenka Badovinac, Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana – SI
Container ’96, Cultural Capital of Europe, Copenhagen – DK
Sans regrets, Toxic Gallery – LU

1995
Figures, Centre d’Art du Parvis, Tarbes – FR
Tampons d’artistes, Musée de la Poste, Paris – FR
Group Invitational Show, Annina Nosei Gallery, New York – US
Territoires occupés/Kunst konversion, curated by Béatrice Josse and Maximilian G. Van de Sand, Fonds Régional d'Art Contemporain (FRAC) Lorraine, Metz – FR; traveled to Arge Kunst Südwestpfalz, Zweibrücken – DE
Orient/ation: The Vision of Art in a Paradoxical World, 4th International Istanbul Biennial, curated by René Block, Istanbul – TR
Etrangères au paradis, curated by Michel Nuridsany, Le Monde de l’Art, Paris – FR
Pittura/Immedia, curated by Peter Weibel, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz – AT
The Mutated Painting, Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt am Main – DE
Le Duc sur un le noyau de cerise et la princesse au petit pois…, Schloss Friedenstein Kunstverlag, Gotha – DE; traveled to Fonds Régional d'Art Contemporain (FRAC) Auvergne, Villeneuve Lembron – FR
…wie gemalt, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen – DE

1994
Group show curated by Catherine Arthus Bertrand, Centre d’Art Contemporain (CAC), St. Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux – FR
Bifurcations, Abbaye Saint André, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Meymac – FR; traveled to Musée des Beaux-Arts, Dôle – FR; Cimaise et Portique, Albi – FR
Mété(vous)o-show, Galerie Météo – FR
Snark, cabinet des desseins, Galerie Pierre Nouvion, Monte Carlo – MC

1993
June, curated by Oliver Zahm, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris – FR
The Armoire Show, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Hôtel Carlton Palace, Paris – FR
SMGP2A, Galerie Barbier-Beltz, Galerie Météo, Paris – FR

1992
37éme salon de Montrouge, Centre Culturel et Artistique de Montrouge, Montrouge – FR
Montrouge à Montbélliard, curated by Nicole Ginoux, Musée de Montbélliard, Montbélliard – FR
I Love Paris, Hôpital Ephémère, Paris – FR
Les Mystères de l’auberge Espagnole, Villa Arson, Nice – FR
Une Rose est une rose, Galerie Météo, Paris – FR

1990
My Beautiful Lady, Villa Arson, Nice – FR

EDUCATION

1991
Institut des Hautes Études en Arts Plastiques, Paris, France

1989
MFA in Painting, Villa Arson École Nationale Supérieure d’Art, Nice, France

1987
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

1986
BFA in Painting, Villa Arson École Nationale Supérieure d’Art (formerly École Pilote Internationale d’Art et de Recherche), Nice, France

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2017
Arts/Industry Resident, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan – US
Award for African Art, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington – US

2016
Print Workshop, Smith College of Art, Northampton – US
Artist-in-Residence, Brown College, Providence – US

2013
Artist-in-Residence, Greenwich House Pottery, New York – US

2012
Artist-in-Residence, with Reza Farkhondeh, Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto – CA

2009
Artist-in-Residence, with Reza Farkhondeh, LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies, Columbia University, New York – US

2008
Artist-in-Residence, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill – US
Artist-in-Residence, Pace Prints Chelsea, New York – US

2007
Smithsonian Institution Artist Research Fellowship Program, Washington – US
Artist-in Residence, with Reza Farkhondeh, Singapore Tyler Print Institute – SG

2005
Artist-in Residence, H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City – US

1999
Artist-in-Residence, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago – US
UNESCO Prize, 48th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice – IT

1997
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York – US

1996
Artist-in-Residence, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill – US

LECTURES, PANELS AND TEACHING

2016
Artist Talk, with Reza Farkhondeh, Editions / Artists’ Book Fair (E/AB Fair), New York – US

2015
Artist Talk, Brown University, Providence – US

2014
Identity, Desire and the Female Gaze, a roundtable discussion moderated by Shiva Balaghi, Leila Heller Gallery, New York – US

2012
Artist Talk at Concordia University Faculty of Fine Arts, Montreal – CA

2011
Artist conversation: Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh, Bass Museum of Art, Miami – US

2010
Lecture, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal, Quebec – CA
Speech, ArtTalks, American Federation of Arts, Christie’s, New York – US

2009
Gender, Wars and Chadors III, panel discussion chaired by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Miami Art Basel, Miami Beach – US

2008
Lecture, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Arts, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn – US
Artist Dialogues: Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Arts, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn – US
Lecture, Kendall College of Arts and Design of Ferris State University, Grand Rapids – US
Lecture, Michigan State University, Lansing – US

2006
Artists Speak: Conversations on Contemporary Art with Glenn D. Lowry, Artists Among Nations: Ghada Amer & Alfredo Jaar, Museum of Modern Art, New York – US
Interview, If Walls Had Ears, De Appel, Amsterdam – NL
Symposium, Religion, Politics and Sexuality: What can history tell us about boundaries of expression in the Middle East now?, British Museum, London – UK
Symposium, Matrilineage, Syracuse University – US
Gallery Talk, New York Studio Events, Independent Curators International, New York – US

2005
Lecture, Davis Museum & Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley – US
Lecture, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City – US

2004
Award Master Jury Member, The Ninth Cycle of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture
Miller Visiting Scholar, School of Art, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Champaign – US
Pannelist, Beyond East and West: Seven Transnational Artists, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Champaign – US
University of Memphis Tennessee, Memphis – US
School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Boston – US
Lecture, Hood Art Museum Dartmouth College, Hanover – US
Lecture and panel discussion, Cranbrook Art Museum, Detroit – US

2003
Lecture, Indianapolis Museum of Art Contemporary Art Society, Indianapolis – US
Lecture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor – US
School of Visual Art, New York – US
Columbia University, New York – US
Symposium, Who Defines the Contemporary? Diaspora and Experiences in the Visual Arts, Smithsonian Institution, Washington – US

2002
Lecture, Center for European Studies at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – US
Lecture, Institute for Research on Women & Gender, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor – US
Lecture, Umea University, Umea – SE
Lecture, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco – US
Conversation with Andrew Renton and James Putnam, Art, Faith, and Democratic Space, Hayward Gallery, London – UK
Lecture, Biblioteca Nacional de Panamá, Panama City – PA

2001
Conversation with Pat Steir, The New School, New York – US
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston – US
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington – US
Lecture, Columbia University, New York – US
Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Ohio – US
School of Visual Art, New York – US
New York University, New York – US
Panelist, African Modernism/Global Contexts: A Dialogue with African Artists, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago – US

2000
Artist-in-Residence, Columbia University, New York – US
Fordham University, New York – US
Institute of Visual Arts, Milwaukee – US
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas – US
New Rochelle University, New York – US
Symposium, Egypt in Modern Art, Georgia State University, Atlanta – US
Symposium, The Voice of Now, Sotheby’s, New York – US

1999
Fordham University, New York – US
Cry of My Birth: Five Contemporary African Artists, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, University of Illinois; Northwestern University; University of Chicago; Columbia College Chicago – US
La Création Aujourd’hui: Conversation entre Ghada Amer et Anne Garreta, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – US
Nouveau Musée, Villeurbanne – FR

1998
The Edge of Awareness, The New School, New York – US
Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver – CA

1996 Lecture, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – US

1995
The Vision of Art in a Paradoxical World-Oriental Challenge in Art, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul – TR
Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Quimper – FR
Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Valence – FR

SPECIAL PROJECTS

2013
Hunger, Enid A. Haupt Garden, Smithsonian Gardens, Washington – US

2010
Vendemmia d’Artista 2007, Tenuta dell’Ornellaia, Bolgheri – IT creation of label for L’Armonia wine in collaboration with Reza Farkhondeh and site-specific garden installation, Happily Ever After

2007
Il était une fois dans un pays lointain…, Festival des Cultures Francophones 2006: “Faites vos Jeux!”, Rennes – FR
Love Park in Afterglow, curated by Laurie Ann Farrell, Lacoste – FR
2006
Fear Dress, collaboration with Francisco Costa of Calvin Klein, Whitney Contemporaries Art Party, New York – US
Indigestible Dessert, collaboration with Reza Farkhondeh, performance curated by Rafael Castoriano, American Patrons of Tate Benefit, Sant Ambroeus Restaurant, New York – US

2005
The Reign of Terror, Davis Museum, Wellesley College, Wellesley – US
Yin Yang Garden, 51st International Art Exhibition, La Bienniale di Venezia, Venice – IT

2004
S’il pleuvait des larmes in Le opera e I giorni, curated by Achile Bonito Oliva, Padula – IT
Artists’ Favourites, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London – UK

2003
Six Chinese Proverbs, curated by Gerardo Mosquera and Adrienne Samos, Ciudad Multiple City, Fundacion Arpa, Panama City – PA
Love Grave, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis – US

2002
Peace Garden/Art Project, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami Beach Botanical Garden – US

2001
Hoy el 70% de los pobres en el mundo son mujeres (Today 70% of the Poor in
the World Are Women), curated by Rosa Martínez, La Rambla del Raval, Barcelona – ES

2000
Women’s Qualities in Leaving the Island, curated by Rosa Martínez, Pusan International Contemporary Art Festival 2000, Metropolitan Art Museum, Pusan – KR

1999
Love Park in the Third International Biennial Exhibition: Looking for a Place, curated by Rosa Martinez, SITE, Santa Fe – US

1998
Cactus Painting in Mar de Fondo, curated by Rosa Martínez, Teatro Romano de Sagunto, Valencia – ES

1997
L'Espace à effeuiller la marguerite (The Space for Pulling Off Daisy Petals) in Aamitiés et Autres Catastrophes, La Carte du Tendre, Le Crestet Centre d’Art, Le Crestet – FR
Ici et maintenant, curated by Yves Jammet, La Grand Halle, Parc de la Villette, Paris – FR

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Arab Museum of Modern Art (MATHAF), Qatar Museums Authority, Doha – QA
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago – US
Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah – AE
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham – US
Brooklyn Museum, New York – US
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris – FR
Colección Jumex, Mexico City – MX
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville – US
Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit – US
Fond National d’Art Contemporain (FNAC), Paris – FR
Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain (FRAC), Auvergne – FR
Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain (FRAC), Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur – FR Guggenheim Museum, Abu Dhabi – AE
Hood Art Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover – US
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis – US
Israel Museum, Jerusalem – IL
Istanbul Modern, Istanbul – TR
Lille Métropole Museum of Modern, Contemporary and Outsider Art, Villeneuve d’Ascq – FR
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis – US
Museum of Arts and Design, New York – US
Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf – DE
Neuberger Berman Art Collection, New York – US
Sammlung Goetz, Munich – DE
Samsung Museum, Seoul – KR
Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah – US
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle – US
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton – US
Speed Art Museum, Louisville – US
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv – IL