Oasa DuVerney

Oasa DuVerney is a Brooklyn-based artist and mother who has exhibited widely at venues across the United States, in particular in the New York City area. DuVerney was born in Queens, New York, and received her B.F.A. from the SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology and her M.F.A. from CUNY Hunter College.

Select exhibitions and residencies include: Brooklyn Hi-Art Machine: Paradise Is One's Own Place, Weeksville Heritage Center, Brooklyn, NY (2021); Jon Gray of Ghetto Gastro Selects, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, NY (2021); 2020 Women To Watch, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC (2020); Twenty Twenty, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT (2020); BLACK POWER WAVE, BRIC, Brooklyn, NY (2019); Something To Say, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY (2018); The Window and the Breaking of the Window, Studio Museum in Harlem, NY (2016); The Brooklyn Biennial II, BRIC, Brooklyn, NY (2016); Through A Glass Darkly, Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY (2012); Rush Philanthropic Foundation Artist Residency (2016); Smack Mellon Studio Artist Residency (2014–2015); LMCC Workspace Residency (2012–2013). DuVerney also has work in a permanent collection of the Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt Design Museum.

Her work has been included in publications such as The Guardian, UK (2019, 2015), The Independent, UK (2016), Hyperallergic (2015, 2016, 2021), Palestine News Network (2013), and The New York Times (2020, 2012, 2011), among others.

Academic Research/Specialty Areas

  • Collaborative practice
  • Drawing
  • Interdisciplinary art
  • Print media
  • Public art
  • Sculpture
  • Visual representation

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