apexart :: International Fellow :: Damali Abrams
Fellowship Program
Name: Damali Abrams
Destination: Seoul, South Korea  
Dates of Fellowship: July 1 - 31, 2014  
Recommended by: Genevieve Hyacinthe
Assistant Professor, Contemporary Art and Art History in West Africa and the Afro-Atlantic Diaspora, SUNY Purchase
Damali Abrams is a New York City-based artist. She received her BA at New York University and her MFA at Vermont College of Fine Arts. Damali was a 2009-10 A.I.R. Gallery Fellowship recipient. Her work has been shown in New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Memphis, Savannah, New Orleans, Denver, and Miami. In New York City, her work has been exhibited at The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art (MoCADA), A.I.R. Gallery, JCAL, Rush Arts Gallery, and BRIC Rotunda Gallery, among others. Her work was included in the 2013 Bienal at El Museo del Barrio. She has presented her work or taught workshops at BMCC (Borough of Manhattan Community College), SUNY Purchase, Barbados Community College, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, Hunter College School of Social Work, and Syracuse University’s 601 Tully. Damali is one of the New York City coordinators for The Feminist Art Project. She recently completed a performance art documentary as part of a dual residency with the organizations Fresh Milk in Barbados and Groundation Grenada. Damali is one of the 2014 artists in residence at The Center for Book Arts.