Zarina Hashmi (b.1937)

Born in Aligarh, India, Zarina studied printmaking with S. W. Hayter at the Atelier,Paris between 1963- 67 and woodblock printing at Toshi Yoshido Studio, Tokyo in1974.She has received several awards and fellowships in the course of her practice;amongst them are the President’s Award for Printmaking, India (1969), JapanFoundation Fellowship (1974), Residency Award at the Women’s Studio Workshop,Rosendale, New York (1991), the Residency award at the Art-Omi, Omi, New York(1994) N. Y. F. A. Fellowship in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists Books.Of her forthcoming projects in 2011 is a retrospective – Zarina: 1961-2011 at theHammer Museum, Los Angeles, California and a presentation of her work at theIstanbul Biennale 2011. Recent select solo shows include Recent Work, GalleryEspace (2011); The Ten Thousand Things, Luhring Augustine, New York (2009);Weaving Memory 1990-2006, Bodhi Art, Mumbai, India (2007); Directions to myHouse, Shanghai Contemporary 07 Best of Artists, Shanghai, China (2007); SilentSoliloquy, Bodhi Art, Singapore (2006); Counting 1977-2005, Bose Pacia Modern,New York (2005); Cities, Countries and Borders, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai withGallery Espace, New Delhi and Gallery Chawkandi, Karachi, and Galley Rohtas 2,Lahore, Pakistan (2004); Maps, Homes, and Itineraries, Gallery Lux, San Francisco(2003); Home is a Foreign Place, Korn Gallery, Drew University, Madison (2002);Gallery Espace, New Delhi, India (2000); Chawkandi Gallery Karachi, Pakistan(2000), Homes I Made, the Faculty Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz(1994); and House with Four Walls at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York(1992). The artist lives and works in New York.


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