ANOKA FARUQEE (b. 1972, Ann Arbor, MI) earned her M.F.A. from the Tyler School of Art in 1997 and her B.A., 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 PS1 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 at 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; Hall Art Foundation, Vermont; Elizabeth Foundation, New York; Schloss Derneburg Museum, 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. She is represented by Koenig & Clinton gallery in New York, and Hosfelt Gallery in San Francisco. She lives and work in New Haven, CT.