CV/Resume

 

NONA FAUSTINE

 

Born and live in Brooklyn, NY

Photographer, Visual Artist

 

 EDUCATION

 

M.F.A. International Center for Photography-Bard College New York, NY 2013

B.F.A. School of Visual Arts New York, NY

 

SELECTED PERFORMANCES AND EXHIBITIONS

 

Bodies of Work, Baxter St. Camera Club, NY NY 2019 Group Exhibition

Perilous Bodies, Ford Foundation, NY, NY 2019 Group Exhibition

Slavery In The Hands Of Harvard, Harvard University, CT 2019 Group Exhibition

A World Of Statues, Foxy Productions, NY, NY 2019 Group Exhibition

Building A House Without Walls, Cathedral of Saint Johns Divine, NY, NY 2019 Group Exhibition

 

Ye Are My Witness, Higher Pictures, NY, NY 2018 Solo Exhibition

Representation, Reflection, Action to One in Three: Comparative Perspectives on Gender Violence, Lesly University, Cambridge, MA 2018 Group Exhibition

Half The Picture: A Feminist Look At The Collection, Brooklyn Museum, NY 2018 Group Exhibition

Historos Afro-Atlanticas, Instituto Tomie Ohtake, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2018 Group Exhibition

Please Touch: Body Borders, Mana Contemporary, Jersey, NJ 2018 Group Exhibition

Is Love Made Public, Galeria Arroyo De La Plata, Zatecas, Mexico 2018 Group Exhibition

Refraction Steven Kasher Gallery, NY, NY 2018 Group Exhibition

Citizen An American Lyric, St. John University Gallery, Queens, NY 2018 Group Exhibition

 

Hold These Truths, No Longer Empty, Nathan Cummings Foundation, NY, NY 2017 Group Exhibition

Mitochondria, Cooley Gallery, Reed College, Portland, Oregon 2017 Group Exhibition

Let Me Be An Object That Screams, 400 Gallery, Lesly University, Chicago, IL 2017 Group Exhibition

Discursive Selves, Westbeth Gallery. NY, NY 2017 Group Exhibition

Regarding The Figure, Studio Museum of Harlem, NYC, NYC, 2017 Group Exhibition

The Female Gaze, Museum of Sex, NY, NY 2017 Group Exhibition

Power, SPRÜTH MAGERS Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 2017 Group Exhibition

ShiftIng African American Women Artists And The Power Of Their Gaze, University of Maryland, MD 2017, Group Exhibition

Occupancies, Boston University, Boston, MA 2017 Group exhibition

Your Body Is A Battle Ground VOLTA, NY, NY 2017 Curated group show

The Body As A Battle Ground, William Paterson University, NJ 2017 Two Person Exhibit

My Country, Baxter St. Camera Club NY, NY, 2016-17 Solo Exhibition

 

Mitochondria, Institute of Fine Art, NY, NY 2016 Solo exhibition

I Found God In Myself: The 40th Anniversary of Ntozake Shange "For Colored Girls... African American Museum of Philadelphia, PA 2016 Group Exhibition

The Christa Project: Manifesting Divine Bodies, Saint John's Divine Cathedral NY, NY 2016 Group Exhibition

MAMI, Knockdown Center, Maspeth, NY 2016 Group Exhibition

Race & Revolution, Governors Island, NY 2016 Group Exhibition

I can't breathe, Art Gallery at the College of Staten Island, NY 2016 Group Exhibition

Herstory, The Center For Arts & Culture At Bedford Stuyvesant Brooklyn, NY 2016 Group Exhibition

White Shoes, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY 2016 Solo Exhibition

3 Graces, Space 776 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2016 Group Exhibition

Constellation, Studio Museum of Harlem, NY, NY 2015-2016 Group Exhibition

 

Women As Witness, TI Art Studios, Brooklyn, NY 2015 Group Exhibition

The Future Is Forever, International Center of Photography, Mana Contemporary Art Center Jersey City, NJ 2015 Group Exhibition

Feminism (n.) Plural: Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL 2015 Group Exhibition

Epic Epoch, Con Artist Gallery, NY, NY 2015 Group Exhibition

Respond, Smack Mellon Brooklyn, NY 2015 Group Exhibition

Take 10, International Center of Photography, NY, NY 2014-15 Group Exhibition

Sixteen Sweet, Ivy Brown Gallery, NY, NY 2014 Group Exhibition

I Found God In Myself...The 40th Anniversary of Ntozake Shange "For Colored Girls..., The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, (NY, NY) 2014 Group Exhibition La Maison d'Art NY, NY) 2014

IdentityLoft 594 Brooklyn, NY 2014 Group Exhibition

The Photographic Self, Woman Made Gallery Chicago, IL 2013 Group Exhibition

Reconstructions, MFA Solo Exhibition, International Center of Photography-Bard, Long Island City, NY 2013

Enter From Above, MFA Group Exhibition, International Center for Photography, NY, NY 2013

Presenter, Memories Can't Wait, Symposium International Center of Photography, NY, NY 2012

Presenter, "Symposium/Unconference", International Center of Photography, NY, NY 2011

 

AWARDS, RESIDENCIES

 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship for Photography 2019

Finalist Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery Outwinn Boochever Competition 2019

Smack Mellon Residency, Brooklyn NY 2016

Baxter St. Camera Club, Residency NY, NY 2016

"Honorable Mention", by Curator Charlotte Cotton for CCNY juried competition 2014.

 Director’s Fellowship, International Center for Photography, 2011-2013

 

ARTIST TALKS, PRESENTATIONS

Museum of American Folk Art, NYC 2019

Baxter St. Camera Club, NYC 2019

Ford Foundation, NYC 2019

Lesly University, Cambridge, MA 2018

St. Johns University, NYC 2018

Rutgers University, NJ 2018

Bennington College, VT 2017

Parsons, Aperture Foundation, NYC 2017

City University of New York, NY 2017

Rhode Island School of Design, RI 2017

William Paterson University, NJ 2017

Nona Faustine, Bucknell University, PA 2017

Artist's Eye: Nona Faustine on Beverly Buchanan, Brooklyn Museum NY 2017

Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn 2016

Schomburg Center for Research In Black Culture Harlem, NY 2016

Columbus Cultural Arts Center, OH 2016

Ohio State University Barnett Center, OH 2016

Staten Island University, NY 2016

Missouri State University, MI 2016

Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY 2016

Columbia University, NY 2016

Albany State University, NY, 2016

International Center of Photography, NYC 2015, 2016

Amistad Museum at the Wadsworth, CT 2015, 2016

 

PUBLICATIONS (Self Published)

The Princess and The Queen,  Blurb book 2012

 

PRESS/Publications

 MAE PRETA, Brazilian Anthology 2019

Culture Magazine Faith Ringgold April May 2019

Musée Magazine 2019

Afro-Atlantic Histories Catalog Volume 1 2018

"MFON Women Photographers Of The African Diaspora" 2018

Three Generations of Black Women in Family Photos", New York Times

'Power: Work by African American Women' delivers the voices of 37 artists in one fierce exhibition" LA Times

"Two New Shows That Celebrate Black Women Artists" NY Times

A LIVING MONUMENT TO THE GHOSTS OF AMERICAN SLAVERY, New Yorker 

Nona Faustine, My Country @Baxter St/CCNY, Collector Daily

NONA FAUSTINE INTERVIEW with Curator, Lisa A. Banner, Prime Magazine

Ghostly Photos Explore What — And Who — American History Forgets", Huffington Post

The Black Female Self In The Landscape, Baxter St.

When You Want to Be Part of the Nation, but It Won’t Let You In, Hyperallergic

"Nona Faustine on Why We Should Look at National Monuments Differently", Elle.com

"New York Artist Nona Faustine Exposes the City’s Slaveholding Past", Artsy

How This Photographer Confronts The Freedoms Denied To Black Americans, The Fader 

The Complicated Legacies of America’s Monuments, The Creator Project 

Photographer Nona Faustine puts the black body into focus Dazed 

"After The Fact", International Center of Photography 2016

Aperture Magazine "Vision & Justice" issue #223 2016

Calyx A Journal Of Art and Literature By Women Fall Winter 2015

Nona Faustine "White Shoes" Theo Westenberger Estate 2015

White Shoes, Rhinopress 2015

Nona Faustine's Nude Self Portraits Expose New York's History of Slavery, Broadly Vice.com 2015

Why This Artist Let Her Nude Body Tell The Story of Slave Trading in New York, Elle.com 2015

This Artist Took Photos of Herself Naked To Commemorate New York's Former Slave Auction, MIC.com 2015

Essay: Cultural Extermination and the Erasure of Blackness, NBC News 2015

This Brooklyn Artist Took Nude Self-Portraits At new York's Slave Trade Landmarks, Village Voice 2015

Artist Poses Nude At Former NY Slavery Sites, Artnet News 2015

Artist's Nude Self-Portraits Explore Former Sites Of Slavery Throughout New York, Huffington Post 2015

An Artist Poses Nude At Former Slave Sites, Hyperallergic 2015

The Scars of America: Why A Nude Artist is Taking A Stand At Slavery Sites, The Guardian 2015

Nona Faustine, Woman Made Gallery 2015

After A Call For Change Artists Respond, Hyperallergic 2015

Women's Stories and Women Photographers The Focus Of New ICP Show 2015

Take Ten: International Center Of Photography Alumnae Exhibition 2015

On The Wall, 'Take 10' Explores A Women's Perspective 2015

"10 Photographs Capture The Critical Issue Women Face Around The World" 2015

Greybook Magazine Issue 02, 2014

Dodge & Burn Diversity In Photography History Interview with Nona Faustine 2014

No Country Country. A Conversation on Race and Art with Davis Thompson Moss 2014

History Is Not The Past, Camera Club of New York  2013

Eye to Eye, Interview with Nona Faustine 2013