ALLANA CLARKE

B.1987.Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies
Lives and works in New York


Education:
2014

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore MD Master of Fine Arts, Mount Royal School of Art, Interdisciplinary

2011
New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ Bachelor in Fine Arts in photography (Cum Laude)

2008
Lorenzo De Medici University, Florence, Italy. Studies abroad in photography/fine arts

Solo/Two Person Exhibitions:
2016

When I Feel the Need to Be, I Can Not Regard the Pain of Others, Ballroom Gallery, Baltimore, MD (Solo)

|Sindikit| Projects #1 Presents: Joyce Scott + Allana Clarke, Sindikit Projects, Baltimore, MD

Group Exhibitions:
2017

Let Me Look at You, Arlington Art Center, Arlington, VA (Forthcoming)
Spiral/Recoil, The Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE (Forthcoming)

2016
A Seed Don’t Make a Tree, ACRE Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Others, 56 Bogart Gallery, NY
(Mis) Perceived Physique, Target Gallery @ Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA
Love2016, Curated by Rachel Stern, Columbia University Neiman Gallery

2014
Desired, Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL
Surfaced, D Center, Baltimore, MD
Femme, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD
SlamUp!, Gallery CA, Baltimore, MD
Paths That Cross, 313 Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
Metanoia: Practices of Exhaustion, Grace Exhibition space (Volta NYC), Brooklyn, NY
Untitled, TenMarc Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

2013
3x3x3, Leidy & Riggs Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD Texture of the Drift, Gallery CA, Baltimore, MD
Transmorgrify, Emmanuel Church, Baltimore, MD

2012
Mount Royal Fall Show, Leidy & Riggs Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2011
Graduate Student Exhibition, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Boston, MA Wish You Were Here: Postcard Show, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
In Her Strength, The Brennan Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

2010
Process Impact: A National Exhbition of Activist Art, Murray State University, Murray, KY
Nouns, 32 Jones Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
ISE Foundation Annual Art Exhibition, ISE Gallery, New York, NY

2009
Breaking Boundaries II: International Photography festival, Pingyao, China

Performances:
2016

Notes on Belonging to Boundaries, Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Archeology of a Silence: A Duet, Invisible Exports Gallery ( In Conjunction with Hard & Fast: Clifford Owens, a Solo Exhibition), NY
ShowDown: Archeology of a Silence: A Duet, Gibney Dance, NY, NY

2015
Bearden Migrations Symposium, Columbia University, NYC (Performance collaboration with Clifford Owens)
In Situ, School of Visual Arts, NYC, (Performance Collaboration with Cheryl Wing-Zi Wong & Clifford Owens)

Screenings:
2016

Are You Loathsome?, Video Revival, Brooklyn, NY
Thomasson Theature Presents: ThatInItself, 426 West Franklin St, Baltimore, MD

2015
The Divine Feminine, Black House Cinema, Chicago, IL

Awards / Fellowships:
2015

Franklin Furnace Fund Grant

2014
Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship
MICA Skowhegan Matching Fellowship
Vermont Studio Center Civil Society Fellowship

2013
Peter W. Brooke Endowed Fellowship for the Mt. Royal School of Art Maryland Institute College of Art Graduate Scholarship

2012
Maryland Institute College of Art Graduate Scholarship

2011
Bergen County Friends of Art and Music Scholarship

Residencies:
2015

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
Lighthouse Works, Fishers Island, NY
ACRE Residency, Steuben, WI

2014
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
Ordinary Project, Chicago, IL

Press:
2016

'14 Emering Women Artists to Watch in 2017'

'Sharing The Void: Boundlessness In Allana Clarke’s ‘Notes On Belonging To Boundaries'

'The Studio Visit: Sindikit'

'Three women artists use the female body as a means to explore equity, power, politics, and memory in new Target Gallery show'

'How Artists Interpret Love'

'Torpedo Factory’s latest exhibit explores body politics, equity and power'

2013
ARC magazine, ‘Allana Clarke Defining Blackness Within Blackness’, November, 2013 Issue 8
MICA News Peter W. Brooke Fellow 2014

2010
100 Best in College Photography, Photographers Forum Magazine
 
Visiting Artist Lectures
2017
Mount Royal School of Art MICA
2014
SUNY New Paltz