Mala Iqbal

Education 
  
1998       Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
              MFA, Painting
        
1995       Columbia University, New York, NY
              BA, Visual Art and English


Solo 
2022     Shape Shifting in the Outer Boroughs and Its Effects on the Traveler’s
            Perception of the Midnight Sky
, Soloway Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

             Installation images from the show

2018     Fellow Traveler, Taylor University Metcalf Gallery, Upland, IN 

2016      Hello Stranger, Ulterior Gallery, New York, NY

2016      Be Home Here, Twelve Gates Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2007       Washed Away, PPOW Gallery, New York, NY
       
2003       Misty, Bellwether Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
       
2002       Where, Richard Heller Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
       
2001       super-natural, Artist Access Gallery, Snug Harbor Cultural Center,
              Staten Island, NY


Collaborative
2021      Where I End, We Begin, Angela Dufresne & Mala Iqbal (including a painting by Tony Bluestone and drawings with Elizabeth Bonaventura, Grace Sullivan, Geoff Chadsey, Martin Wilner, David Humphrey, Vera Iliatova, Craig Taylor, Dawn Clements, Amy Yoes, Gillian Chadsey, Peter Blomquist, Medrie MacPhee, Cal Siegel, Meena Hasan, Kate Shepherd, Wells Chandler, Manal Abu-Shaheen, Jennifer Packer, Audrey Irving, Jane South, Barbara Takenaga, Glenn Goldberg, Jen DeNike, Elizabeth Tubergen, Sofie Grant, David Graham, Maritza Ranero, Lorraine Bonaventura, Heather Cameron, Faye Kahn, Jorge Colombo and James Huang to name some but not all), Richard and Dolly Maas Gallery, SUNY Purchase


Selected Group
2022      Augurhythms, curated by the Fragile Institute, Hesse Flatow Gallery,
             New York, NY

             Density's Glitch, curated by Angela Dufresne, Cash (Melissa) Ragona          
             and Andrew Woolbright, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2021     Density Betrays Us, curated by Andrew Woolbright, Angela Dufresne
            and Melissa Ragona, The Hole, New York, NY

2020     The Animist Cookbook, conceived by Nitin Mukul, Sunview
             Luncheonette, Brooklyn, NY

2018      Daddy’s Books, curated by Lauren Faigeles and Caitlin MacBride,
             Far Rockaway, NY

             The Nose, George Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2015      Sheherzade's Gift, curated by Jaishri Abichandani, Local Project,
             Long Island City, NY

              Interventions II, organized by Isidro Blasco, 257 State Street,
              Hudson, NY

              pallets & palates: placing taste, sound and sight, Asian Art
              Initiative, Philadelphia, PA

             Group show, Center of Art Bridge, Beijing, China

2014      A Bomb with a Ribbon Around It, curated by Raul Zamudio,
             Queens Museum, New York
             Queer Fellows: a side seldom seen curated by Hunter O'Hanian,
             Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

2012       Fact | Fission, curated by Nitin Mukul, Aicon Gallery, New York, NY

              The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World, Pennsylvania

              Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), Philadelphia, PA

              Permanent Collection, curated by Edward del Rosario and Jordin Isip,
              Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY
       
2010       Vivid, curated by Janet Phelps, Schroeder Romero & Shredder,
              New York, NY
       
              A Place of Their Own, curated by Sharmistha Ray, Gallery BMB,
              Mumbai, India
       
              Malleable Memory, curated by Nitin Mukul, Aicon Gallery, New York, NY
       
              A Wild Gander, curated by Baseera Khan, BRIC Rotunda Gallery,
             Brooklyn, NY
       
2009       The Map is not the Territory, DUMBO Art Under the Bridge Festival,
              Brooklyn, NY
       
              Speaking in Tongues, Nature Morte, Berlin, Germany
       
              Imaginary Home, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO
       
2008       Fire Walkers, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY
       
2007       Group show, Nature Morte, New Dehli, India
       
              The Devotee Exhausts the Forces of Activity (Young, Female, South
              Asian), Gallery Barry Keldoulis, Sydney, Australia
       
2006       Deluge, Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
       
2005       The Most Splendid Apocalypse, curated by Jason Murison,
              P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York, NY
       
              Green to Green and Beyond, Gallery W 52, New York, NY
       
              Fatal Love: South Asian American Art Now, Queens Museum of Art, NY
   
2004       NextNext Visual Art 2004, curated by Dan Cameron,
              Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), NY    
       
              The Sixth Annual Altoids® Curiously Strong Collection, traveling
              exhibition, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
                
              Open House: Working in Brooklyn, curated by Charlotta Kotik and
              Tumelo Mosaka, Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY
       
              Hello Chelsea, Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY
       
2003       Through Customs, curated by Shamim Momin and Raina Lampkins-
              Fielder, Bose Pacia Gallery, New York, NY
       
              Better Homes & Gardens, Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, PA
       
              Out of Place: Mala Iqbal, Nicole Henning, Markus Weiss, Staub (g*fzk!)
              Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst, Zurich, Switzerland


Honors
2021       Residency at MacDowell Colony

2010       Residency at Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

2009       Included in New American Paintings, #80
                       
2009       The Hermitage Artist Retreat, Englewood, FL
                       
2008       New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Fellowship in Painting
                       
1999       Visual Artist Fellowship, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
1998