Fiza Khatri is an artist based in New Haven, CT and Karachi, Pakistan. She is currently an MFA candidate at the Yale School of Art in Painting and Printmaking.


CONTACT

fizaakhatri [at] gmail [dot] com

EDUCATION

2023     MFA in Painting & Printmaking, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT
2015      BA in Art Studio, Magna Cum Laude, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
2014      The Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY
2013      Drawing Marathon, New York Studio School, New York, NY

SELECT HONORS

2021      Joseph Skinner Fellowship, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
2019      Participant, “Second International Kultursymposium Weimar: Recalculating the Route,” Goethe-Institut, Weimar, Germany
2018      Photo Kathmandu Mixed-Media Artist Residency, Kathmandu, Nepal
2015      Jane Brooks Prize for Excellence in Painting, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
2014      Strohl Visual Arts Scholarship, Chautauqua Institution, Chautuauqua, NY

EXHIBITIONS

2021       (solo) Sailoon and Other Stories, Jhaveri Contemporary, Online Viewing Room & London, UK
2020      Open Studios, Karachi, Pakistan
2019      Is It Possible to Live Outside of Language?, IVS Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
            Unmaking History, The Research and Publication Centre, Lahore, Pakistan
2018      Photo Kathmandu Mixed-Media Residency Open Studio, Yala Heritage Home, Kathmandu, Nepal
            River in an Ocean, Lahore Biennale Collateral, Lahore, Pakistan
2016      Homebodies: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
2015      Living Threads, New York Studio School, New York, NY 
            Senior Art Studio Thesis Exhibition, Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA
2014      Juried Student Exhibition, Fowler-Kellog Art Center, Chautauqua, NY
            Undergraduate Artist Invitational, The Loft Parlor, Easthampton, MA
2013      FIVE, Herter Art Gallery, Amherst, MA
            Form and Figure, Blanchard Art Gallery, South Hadley, MA 

CURATING

2021      House of Kal Karachi, IVS Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
2020      irl: In Real Life, VM Art Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
2018      Who Gets To Talk About Whom? Collective Thinking and its Politics in the Decolonial Turn, AAN Gandhara-Art Space, Karachi, Pakistan
2018      EST & UTC +5, simultaneous shows at FOMMA Trust, Karachi, Pakistan and Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA
2017      Half-truths, Faraar/The Second Floor, Karachi, Pakistan
2016      Homebodies: Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY
2014      Three Point Perspective: Variations in Small Drawings, Blanchard Art Gallery, South Hadley, MA
2014      Do You Have an Exit Strategy?, Blanchard Art Gallery, South Hadley, MA

WRITING & PRESENTING

2018      “States of Irreverence,” Catalog Essay for Sophia Balagamwala: Big Men Wear Really Big Shoes, Sanat Initiative, Karachi
2018      “Whose City is it Anyway? Notes on the Inaugural Karachi Biennale," Presentation at Karachi Seminar: Critical Perspectives on Art and Education by TATE
             Research Center: Asia, Habib University, Karachi, Pakistan



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