Residency Dates
  • June 2023 – July 2023

Anila Quayyum Agha (Born: 1965, MFA – University of North Texas). Agha’s major solo exhibitions have been hosted by numerous American and international art museums across the world, e.g., the Cummer Museum; Amon Carter Museum of American Art; Peabody Essex Museum; Cincinnati Art Museum; National Sculpture Museum in Valladolid, Spain, and the Chimei Museum in Taiwan. Agha additionally has exhibited in Special Projects at major art fairs like Masterpiece London, Delhi Art Fair, Abu Dhabi Art Fair and the Armory in New York City. Major awards include the Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors award (2019), Cincinnati Art Museum’s 2017 Schiele Prize, and ArtPrize (Juried and Public Vote Grand Prize 2014). For the 2019 Venice Biennale, Agha was included in the collateral event “She Persists.” In 2020, she received an Endowed Chair position titled Morris Eminent Scholar in Art at Augusta University in Georgia, as well as the prestigious Smithsonian Fellowship in the arts and worked with both SAAM and AAA in Washington DC in May 2022. Her work has been collected by institutions and private collectors nationally and internationally.