B. 1987 in Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies

Education and Teaching

2020 Assistant Professor, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

2014 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore MD. MFA, Interdisciplinary Skowhegan

         School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

2011 New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ BFA Photography

Awards and Fellowships

2021 Red Bull Arts Micro Grant

2019 Puffin Foundation Grant

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, Baltimore, MD

2012 Maryland Institute College of Art Graduate Scholarship, Baltimore, MD

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions/Presentations

2023 Forthcoming solo exhibition with Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL

2022. An Infinitive Breath, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany (Forthcoming, March)

         A Particular Fantasy, Solo companion exhibitions, Art Omi. Ghent, NY and Bennington

         College. Bennington, VT

2021 The Armory Show with HOUSING Gallery, 2021 Gramercy International Prize Winner,

          two-person presentation with Nathanial Olivier

          Yet Here We Were, Art Basel OVR: Pioneers, solo presentation, Galerie Thomas Zander

2020 What Lies Beneath is Already on the Surface, Langer Over Dickie. Two-person exhibition

         with Alejandro T. Acierto. Curated by KT Duffy.

2019 Relative Semblance, WDR+G, Brooklyn, NY

2016 When I Feel the Need to Be, I Can Not Regard the Pain of Others, Ballroom Gallery,

         Baltimore, MD

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

Group Exhibitions/Fair Presentations

2021 Art Basel Miami Beach, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Miami, FL

         FIAC 2021, Galerie Thomas Zander, Paris, France

         Art Basel 2021, Galerie Thomas Zander, Basel, Switzerland

         Art Basel OVR: The Pose/ The Self, Galerie Thomas Zander

         Social Works, Gagosian Gallery, NY, NY. Curated by Antwaun Sargent

         Alternating Currents, Fridman Gallery, NY, NY. Curated by Niama Sandy

         Realms of Refuge, Kavi Gupta Gallery. Chicago, IL

         Uncommon Proximity, James Cohen Gallery, NY

         Frieze OVR NY 2021, Kavi Gupta Gallery

2019 Do-Over, Unrequited Leisure, Nashville, TN. Curated by Didier Morelli

2018 Indoor Outposts, FRAC des Pays de la Loire, Nantes, France. Curated by Joe Scanlan

2017 That Around Which the Universe Revolves, SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin, DE

         Spiral/Recoil, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE

         Let Me Look At You, Arlington Art Center, Arlington, VA

         No Agenda, Williamstown Town Hall, Williamstown, MA. Curated by Alexander Jen

2016 A Seed Don’t Make a Tree, ACRE Gallery, Chicago, IL

         The Others, 56 Bogart Gallery, NY. Curated by Baseera Khan

         A (Mis) Perceived Physique, Target Gallery @ Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA

         Love2016, Columbia University Neiman Gallery, NY, NY. Curated by Rachel Stern

2014 Desired, Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL

         Surfaced, D Center, Baltimore, MD

         Femme, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD

         Paths That Cross, 313 Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

         Metanoia: Practices of Exhaustion, Grace Exhibition space (Volta NYC), Brooklyn, NY

2013 3x3x3, Leidy & Riggs Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

         Texture of the Drift, Gallery CA, Baltimore, MD

2012 Mount Royal Fall Show, Leidy & Riggs Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD 2011

         In Her Strength, The Brennan Gallery, Jersey City, NJ


2018 A Recollection of Memories Associated with My Being & How I Forgot Them, Women

         Between the Arts Performance Series, New School Glassbox Studio, NY, NY.

         Curated by Luisa Muhr

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, 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)


2017 Dance/Performance in Interdisciplinary Perspective symposium, ’62 Center for Theatre &

         Dance, Williams College, Williamstown, MA

2016 Are You Loathsome?, Video Revival, Brooklyn, NY

         Thomasson Theater Presents: ThatInItself, 426 West Franklin, Baltimore, MD

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


2023 Women’s Studio Workshop, Kingston, NY

2021 NXTHVN, New Haven CT. (2020-21)

2019 Pearl Arts Diving Residency, Pittsburgh, PA

         Yaddo, Saratoga, NY

2015 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

         Lighthouse Works, Fishers Island, NY

         ACRE Residency, Steuben, WI

2014 Ordinary Project, Chicago, IL

Visiting Artist Lectures/Panels

2020 Cuesta College Laboratory Speaker Series

         Archives of American Art Pandemic Oral Histories, Smithsonian Institute

2018 Panelist: Women Artists: Reshaping the Conversation, Longhouse Reserve,

         East Hampton, NY

         University of Chicago Open Practice Committee Lecture Series

2017 Mount Royal School of Art Visiting Artist Lecture Series

2014 SUNY New Paltz Visiting Artist for Andrew Hamilton’s Intro to Sculpture Course


2021 'Allana Clarke Talks Back to History' by Morgan Jerkins, Art in America New Talent Issue

         'At Gagosian, Art That Reverberates Beyond the Gallery Walls' by Holland Cotter, New

         York Times

         'Antwaun Sargent Muses on Space and the Black Social Practice at Gagosian' by Pearl

         Fontaine, Whitewall

2019 Aruna D'Souza 'The Ambivalence of Care' from the Exhibition Catalog for 'Relative

         Semblance' at WDG + R Gallery in Brooklyn, NY.

         'Do-Over' Exhibition Catalogue Essay 'Appropriation Mediation', by Ariele Dionne-Krosnick

2016 Filthy Dreams: Sharing the Void Boundlessness in Allana Clarke's 'Notes on Belonging to