Ibrahim Ahmed (Kuwait, 1984), lives and works in Cairo.

 

EDUCATION
BA in English Literature, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019
Does Anybody Leave Heaven?, Primary, Nottingham, England

2018
Burn What Needs to Be Burned, z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome, Italy
Along Those Lines, Gallery Nosco, Marseille , France

2016
Something I Can Feel, Gallery Nosco / Volta Art Fair, NYC, NY
Pressing Fallacies, Townhouse West, Cairo, Egypt

2014
The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born, Artellewa Art Space, Ard El Lewa, Giza, Egypt

2010
In the Shade of Light, Solo(s) Project House, Newark, NJ

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019
Traces, Museo Civico Medievale di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Bamako Encounters 12th Edition - African Biennale of Photography, Bamako, Mali
1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, Gallery Nosco, London, UK
The Road Map to Renaissance, Darb 1718, Cairo, Egypt
After the Canal, there was only ‘our’ World, Mestna Galerija, The Museum & Galleries of the City of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Reimagined Narratives, Arte D’EGypte, Cairo, Egypt
The Construction of the possible, 13th Havana Biennial, Havana Cuba

2018
Stories from the Water's Edge, 4th International Biennial of Casablanca, Casablanca, Morocco
The Red Hour, Biennale de Dakar 13th Edition, Dakar, Senegal
Artissima, Piero Atchugarry Gallery, Torino, Italy
1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, Gallery Nosco, London, UK
ArtVerona, z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, Verona, Italy
ZONAMACO, Gallery Nosco, Mexico City, Mexico

2017
Universal Belonging, Prizm Art Fair, Miami, FL
MEDITERRANEAN FOCUS, Swab Art Fair, Barcelona, Spain

2016
Architecture, Islamic Art Festival, Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah, UAE
ICONIC CITY: CAIRO NOW! CITY INCOMPLETE, Dubai Design District, Dubai, UAE
Jameco Exchange, No Longer Empty, Queens, NY

2015
Light, Islamic Art Festival, Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah, UAE
ArtRio Art Fair, Gallery Nosco, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

On the Inner and Outer Self, Openings Collective, NYC, NY
Beyond the Lines, artellewa, Zamalek, Egypt

2014
Center for Contemporary Art, Juror Evonne Davis, Bedminster, NJ
Process, Anonymous Gallery, New York, NY
Muscle Memory, Freeman Space, Brooklyn, NY

2013
Windows@Walsh, Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
Building Bridges, Fundación Rozenblum, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Newark Art & Artists: Prints, Photographs & Works on Paper, Newark Public Library, Newark NJ
Four by Four, Aferro Gallery, Newark, NJ
EMO Show, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

2012
Center for Contemporary Art, Juror Edwin Ramoran, Bedminster, NJ
Four by Four, Printmaking Center of NJ, Branchburg, NJ
ArtReach XIX, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
Solo(s) Project House at Fountain Art Fair, Armory Show, New York, NY

2011
ArtReachXX, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
The Newark School, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
One-Two Punch, Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ

2010
South Asian Women’s Creative Collective, 4th Annual Art Auction Benefit New York, NY
Window Spaces, Atlantic Assets Pop Up Space, Brooklyn, NY
Vessel, Rupert Ravens Contemporary, Newark, NJ
ArtReach XVII, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
The Art of Politics, Columbia University, New York, NY

 

RESIDENCIES
2014
Artist in Residence, Artellewa Art Space, Ard El Lewa, Giza, Egypt

2012
Artist in Residence, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
Collaborative Editions Project Residency, Printmaking Center of NJ, Branchburg, NJ

 

AWARDS & HONORS
2012
2nd Prize, Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ

2011
Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant Nominee

 

COLLECTIONS
Newark Public Library Special Collection NJ
Hudson County Community College Foundation Art Collection NJ

The Printmaking Center of New Jersey Collection NJ