LAMIA ABUKHADRA

لمياء ابوخضرا


Education / Employment

2020–present, Communications, Mizna, Saint Paul, MN.
2019–2020, Home Workspace Program Fellow / Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebanon.
2018–2019, Program and Communications Coordinator / Mizna, Saint Paul, MN.
2018–2019, Assistant Curator, History Is Not Here: Art and the Arab Imaginary / Mizna, Saint Paul, MN.
2016–2018, Intern / Mizna, Saint Paul, MN.
2014–2018, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities / Bachelor of Fine Arts, Summa Cum Laude.

Selected Exhibitions

2021, The Shape of Thin Air (solo) / Hair and Nails, Minneapolis, MN.
2020, FUTUREFUTURE / Hair and Nails, Minneapolis, MN
2019, Let There Be Spaces in Your Togetherness / Soo Visual Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN.
2019, 1 Roof 2 Airs / South Dakota Museum of Art, Brookings, SD
2019, Jerome Emerging Printmakers (three person show) / Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
2019, THIRTY THREE VIEWS / Swedish Bank Building, St. Paul, MN.
2018, New Editions / Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN
2018, Surface of Revolution: A Bohemian Press Retrospective / Paul Whitney Larson Gallery, St. Paul, MN
2018, Maktub / Unpacked Mobile Gallery, Chicago, IL
2018, Home Inside Out / Waiting Room at Gallery 71, Edina, MN
2018, www.mit.edu/~ruchill/lazycurator.submit.html / Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2018, Yeah Maybe 28 / Yeah Maybe, Minneapolis, MN
2018, Untitled 14 / Soo Visual Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN
2018, Land Body Industry / Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2017, Goods and Services / Ground Floor Gallery, New York, NY
2016, Split Second / Quarter Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Selected Residencies + Projects

(upcoming) 2021–2022 Artist in Resident / Jan Van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, NL. 2019, Daring Dances / University of Michigan Department of Dance, MI
2019, ACRE Residency / ACRE Projects, WI.
2018–2019, Jerome Emerging Printmaking Resident / Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN.
2018, Co-Curator, Surface of Revolution: A Bohemian Press Retrospective / Paul Whitney Larson Gallery, St. Paul, MN.

Press + Interviews
Justin Jones, “F | C 2.2 Lamia Abukhadra” / Follicle | Cuticle Podcast, May 1, 2021.
Alicia Eler, “Emerging artists get a springtime showcase at Hair & Nails Gallery in Mpls: Hair & Nails Gallery presents three must-see exhibits” / The Star Tribune, April 8, 2021.
Andrew Benda, Tommy Franklin, “Lamia Abukhadra - Narrative Terrorist” / Weapon of Choice Podcast, November 19, 2018
Syd Stratman, “Meet Lamia Abukhadra, an artist exploring her Palestinian heritage” / Video by Minnesota Daily, October 25, 2018
Liv Martin, “Meet Lamia Abukhadra, an artist exploring her Palestinian heritage” / Minnesota Daily, October 25, 2018.
Alicia Eler, “Twin Cities’ 5 Must-See Art Shows This Weekend” / The Star Tribune, March 22, 2018.
Maddy Folstein, "'Land Body Industry' explores the impact of industry on human lives" /  Minnesota Daily, January 22, 2018.
Alicia Eler, “Twin Cities’ 5 Must-See Art Shows This Weekend” / The Star Tribune, August 11, 2017.

Grants + Awards

2020 / Art Jameel Research Practices Platform Micro-Grant
2017 / The Soap Factory Rethinking Public Spaces Grant
2017 / Talle Family Scholarship
2017 / Walter Quirt Scholarship
2017 / Zigmunds Priede Scholarship
2017 / Marjorie M. Finch Scholarship
2016 / Brown MacKenzie Scholarship
2014 / Morton S Katz Scholarship
2014 / Presidential Scholarship
2014 / University Honors Program Scholarship

Collections

Gorman Rare Book Collection, University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Minneapolis, MN
Hair and Nails Gallery Collection, Hair and Nails. Minneapolis, MN.
Jannes Library, Kansas City Art Institute. Kansas City, MO.
Printmaking Dept, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO. Printmaking Dept, Kent State University. Kent, OH.
Printmaking Dept, Montana State University. Bozeman, MT. Printmaking Dept, Utah State University. Logan, UT.
Special Collections, Minneapolis Central Library, Minneapolis, MN. Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw, GA.

Speaking + Teaching

2021, Moderator, Letters from Beirut: Discussion with Rayyane Tabet and Dalia Said Mostafa, Online.
2021, Guest Lecturer, Intermediate Printmaking, Zines and Bookmaking / University of Minnesota Department of Art, Online.
2020, Guest Lecturer, Intermediate Installation / The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University, MN, Online.
2020, Guest Lecturer, Image and Text / MCAD, Minneapolis, MN, Online.
2020, Panelist, Politically Engaged Art Amid Multiple Pandemics / Imagining Transnational Solidarities Research Circle at the University of Minnesota, Online.
2019, Facilitator, Painting with Natural Dyes / Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN.
2019, Facilitator, Zine Making Workshop / Dear Gaza, Minneapolis, MN.
2019, Panelist, Art/Text/Book / Company Projects, Minneapolis, MN.
2019, Panelist, Professional Practices / University of Minnesota Department of Art, Minneapolis, MN.
2019, Keynote Speaker, Artist Lecture / Smith College, Northampton, MA.
2018, Panelist, Home Inside Out / Waiting Room at Gallery 71, Edina, MN.
2018, Facilitator, Zines as Archive Workshop / Macalester College, St. Paul, MN.

Cultural Work

2020–present / Exit Plans Palestine Study Group, Online.
2017–present / Journal selections committee, Mizna, St. Paul MN.
2016–present / Screening committee for Arab Film Fest, Mizna, St. Paul, MN.
2019 / Juror for Let There Be Spaces In Your Togetherness, Soo Visual Arts Center and Mizna, Minneapolis, MN.
2016–2018 / President of Bohemian Press Printmaking Collective, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.