Fatimah Taj White
Lives & Works in New York/ China
EDUCATION
2015 MFA Transart Institute Berlin and New York, MFA, Master of Fine Art in Creative Practice with Plymouth University,UK.
2013 Museum Education NYU, NY
2011 BFA Education & FineArts Hofstra University NY
2009 American University in Cairo Anthropology, Egypt
ARTS EDUCATOR
Art,Drama & Music Department Chair American International School, Hangzhou China (current)
Studio Arts Director Brooklyn Museum, NY(8 years)
Art Director & Curator African American Museum, NY (7 years)

AWARDS, GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS & RESIDENCIES
2018    Jump Into the Light, Virtual Reality Residency, New York NY
           Archaeology of the frivolous, Marfa TX
2017   Named Cultural Advocate by Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora, NY
           Ansi Gallery , Artist in Residency Addis Abba, Ethiopia
           Project Row House,  “Black Women Artist,” Houston TX
2016 Cultural Art Ambassador, U.S Embassy New Deli, India
          Transart Institute MFA merit based Scholarship
2015 Mayor Service Award for Excellence in Community Arts
2014  Museum Wise Grant Winner



PUBLIC LECTURES, CONFERENCES & PUBLICATIONS
2019    Visiting Artist & Lecture, Zhejiang College of Technology, Hangzhou China. Innovation & Sustainability
2018     Visiting Lecture,  University of Addis Abba, Ethiopia
             “Sona” Graphic Novel, Anansi publishing company
2017     Visiting Lecture, University of Riverdale, CA & Science Fiction Research          
             Visiting Artist, Art Collective Conversation , Brooklyn Museum
2016   Visiting Lecture, Jai Hind College Hai University Mumbai India
            Visiting Artist, Okhla-Khush Rainbow Home for Girls, Mumbai India
            Visiting Lecture, Murals & Youth Hofstra University
2015     Afrofuturist Anthology, London UK
2013-2017 Director & founder of, “Inner Light,” Expressive Arts Therapy Program for Adults.

Selected: EXHIBITIONS , PERFORMANCES & CURATORIAL WORK
2018 The Story Teller,  Marfa Ballroom, Marfa TX
2017 “Light,” Ansi Gallery, Multi Media Installation,  Addis Ababa Ethiopia
          Curator : African Genius, Ancient Africa art &Science, African American      Museum NY
          Women of NASA, Interactive Exhibit African American Museum
          “Home,”  Multi Media Installations, Project Row House TX
2016   Black Women Artist, Performer, New Museum, New York,  NY
    “String theory,” Multi Media Performance, Buoyant Art Studio Kolkata India
    “Color,” Live body painting performance piece, New Delhi Embassy
    “Five Elements,”  New Deli American Center
   “The Future is Now,” Multimedia performance, American Center, New Delhi, India                        
2015 “Storyteller,”  Somsos Gallery, Berlin Germany
         “Power,” Perpendicular biennial,  Sao Palo Brazil
2014 “Ancestral Stars,” Site -Specific Performance, Marrakesh Morocco

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