Shahzia Sikander (b. 1969 Lahore, PK) lives and works in New York, NY. Studied (BFA) National College of Arts, Lahore, PK (1991) and (MFA) Rhode Island School of Design (1995). Awarded the Asia Society Award for Significant Contribution to Contemporary Art (2015); Art Prize in Time-Based Art from Grand Rapids Museum (2014); the Inaugural Medal of Art by the US Secretary of State, Hilary Rodham Clinton (2012); John D. and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation Achievement ‘Genius’ award (2006-2011). Selected solo exhibitions: Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, Hawaii, US (2017); Perez Art Museum, Miami, Florida, US (2017); Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome, IT (2016); Chantal Miller Gallery, Asia Society Hong Kong Center, HK (2016); Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, SP (2015); Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College, Satatoga Springs, New York, US (2015); Linda Pace Foundation, San Antonio, Texas, US (2012-13); Pilar Corrias Gallery, London, UK (2013); Kogod Courtyard at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC, (2012). Sikander’s work is held in a number of public collections including MoMA, New York; the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo.
Last updated: 26.07.2017