Anoka Faruqee

Anoka Faruqee (born 1972) is a Bangladeshi decent American painter, born in Ann Arbor, MI to a Bangladeshi parents. In 2011 Faruquee was appointed colleague professor of painting and printmaking at Yale University. She earned her BA from Yale in 1994 and an MFA from Tyler School of Art in 1997. Previous to her attainment at Yale, Faruqee taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the California Institute of the Arts, where she was Co-Director of the Art Program. Faruqee is known for her brightly colored Moiré pattern paintings.

Faruqee is represented by the Koenig & Clinton Gallery in New York City and the Hosfelt Gallery in San Francisco.

In 2001 Faruqee traditional an Artadia Award.

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