Albert Abdul-Barr Wang

albert abdul-barr WANG
917.740.4350
albertabdulbarrwang@gmail.com
Brooklyn, NY, United States of America.
Currently lives and works in Salt Lake City, UT.

education

2023 HBFA Photography & Digital Imaging (with Honors) with minor in Sculpture Intermedia and Art History, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (in progress)
2001 MPH Environmental Health Sciences, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1997 BA English Literature (with Honors) with minor in Chemistry, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

group exhibitions

2020 Equity and Justice: An Online Exhibition and Charity Donation Drive, Equity Gallery (online), New York City, NY
Until We Meet Again: An Exhibition And Feature Helping the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Relief Fund, treat gallery (online), New York City, NY
Realism: Encountering the Real, Site:Brooklyn Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (Juror: Sara Roffino, Executive Editor, Cultured Magazine)
#NewVisions2020: A Student Show, Texas Photographic Society (online), Coppell, TX (Juror: Paul Thulin-Jimenez, Graduate Director and Assistant Professor in the Department of Photography and Film, Virginia Commonwealth University) [catalogue]
The New York Artists Equity Spring Flash: An Online Exclusive Exhibition, Equity Gallery (online), New York City, NY
Warnock Exhibition (cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic), The Upstairs at Modern West, Salt Lake City, UT [catalogue]
2020 Annual Student Art Exhibition, University of Utah (online), Salt Lake City, UT (Juror: Jorge Rojas, Director of Learning and Engagement, The Utah Museum of Fine Arts) [catalogue]
Context 2020, Filter Space, Chicago, IL (Juror: Eve Schillo, Assistant Curator Wallis Annenberg Photography Dept., Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA))
Things & Pictures of Things, Alvin Gittins Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT
Open Call, international juried exhibition, The Border Project Space, Brooklyn, NY, Top 25 Finalist for Flat Files (Jurors: Eva Mayhabal Davis, curator, New York, NY and Jamie Martinez, artist and gallery owner, New York, NY)

grants/awards/residencies

2020 The Artist Residency Project (online), School of Visual Arts, New York City, NY
Painting Residency (cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic), Taft Nicholson Environmental Humanities Center, The Centennial Valley, MT

bibliography

2020 Becker, Henry and Kei Ito. The Art of Trauma. Salt Lake City, UT: Marva and John Warnock Artist-in-Residence, 2020. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CFE_N4SCuapRDV5lV-1iqo6VQK9VMX2y/view?usp=sharing
Texas Photographic Society. #NewVisions2020: A Student Show. Coppell, TX: MagCloud by Texas Photographic Society, 2020. https://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1785069
Becker, Henry. 2020 Department of Art and Art History Juried Student Art Exhibition. Salt Lake City, UT: lulu by University of Utah Department of Art and Art History, 2020. http://www.lulu.com/shop/henry-becker/2020-department-of-art-and-art-history-juried-student-art-exhibition/paperback/product-24514125.html

attended workshops

2020 “The Art of Trauma” (Warnock Residency with Kei Ito), University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, January 6-April 21

professional affiliations

2020- New York Artists Equity Association, Inc. (Member)
2019- University of Utah Sculpture Club
University of Utah Photo Club (Treasurer)
Society for Photographic Education (Member)
San Francisco Camerawork (Member)