ANOKA FARUQEE (b. 1972, Ann Arbor, MI) and DAVID DRISCOLL (b. 1964, Steubenville, OH) are painters who began collaborating in 2012. Faruqee earned her M.F.A. from the Tyler School of Art in 1997 and her B.A. in Painting from Yale University in 1994. Faruqee is an alumna of the Whitney Independent Study Program and residencies at the Skowhegan School of Art and the P.S.1 National Studio Program. Her grants include the Pollock Krasner Foundation and Artadia. Currently, Faruqee is director of graduate studies in Painting/Printmaking at Yale.
In 2016, Faruqee curated the major exhibition Search Versus Re-Search: Josef Albers, Artist and Educator, and directed a short film about Albers’ art and teaching for the Yale School of Art 32 Edgewood Gallery. Faruqee’s work has been exhibited in the U.S. and abroad at venues including: Secession, Vienna, Austria; Hall Art Foundation, Reading, Vermont; Elizabeth Foundation, New York, NY; Schloss Derneburg Museum, Derneburg, Germany; MoMA P.S.1, Long Island City, NY; Frist Art Museum, Nashville, Tennessee; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia; Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, OR; and Björkholmen Gallery, Stockholm, among others.
David Driscoll earned his B.F.A from Ohio State University in 1987. They recently held a solo exhibition at The Suburban in Milwaukee, WI and they will participate in the DeCordova Sculpture Park Biennial 2019 in Lincoln, MA. They are represented by Koenig & Clinton in New York, and Hosfelt Gallery in San Francisco. They live and work in New Haven, CT.