Oasa DuVerney
Born Queens, NY

Education
2012 MFA, Hunter College CUNY, New York, NY
2007 BFA, Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY, New York, NY

Awards/Grants/Residencies
2019        Percent For Art Commision, DCA, Brooklyn Public Library Eastern Parkway Branch
2019        Artist In Residence, Brooklyn Children’s Museum 
2018        BRIC Artist Workspace Residency, BRIC, Brooklyn NY 
2018        Triangle Artist Residency, Brooklyn NY
2016        Artist-In-Residence, ArtBuilt, Brower Park, Brooklyn, New York City Parks Department
2016         Rush Arts Studio Residency Program
2014-2015    Smack Mellon Artist Studio Program, Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2012-2013     Artist-in-Residence, Workspace, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY
2016        Brooklyn Community Foundation Grant
2013         Citizens Committee For NYC Grant Award
2012         Tony Smith Award, Hunter College CUNY, New York City, NY
2011        Brooklyn Arts Council DCA Grant to Individual artist, Brooklyn,$NY
2011         Citizens Committee For NYC Grant Award
2007         Emerge 9, Ajira Center for Contemporary Art, 2007

Selected Publications and Media

2019        
Critical Canvas: behind this years most political art show By Nadja Sayej, The GuardianUK  
Get to Know Oasa DuVerney: One of NMWA's Women to Watch, Hamptons Cottages & Gardens

2016        
Artisan cafés and luxury flats: How bad can gentrification really be?, By Kashmira Gander, The Independent, UK
Gentrifiers Anonymous’ Calls On NYC Settlers To Confess Their Sins, By Andrew Ramos, PIX 11 News,
Public Art Project Invites Gentrifiers To Confess Their Sins, By Seph Rodney,Hyperallergic

2015        
Five Ways to Disrupt White Supremacy in the Mainstream Art World, Seph Rodney,  Hyperallergic        
Respond: artists offer bold, urgent take on #blacklivesmatter, By Steven Thrasher, The Guardian, UK

2013         
Art and Civic Activism,  BK LIVE, Brooklyn Independent Media
Brooklyn-Hi-Art-Machine Remixes Art Activism Crown Heights, By Sonja Sharp, DNA Info,
Artist Interview, Palestine News Network

2012         
Art In Review, ‘Through a glass, darkly’: Postmasters, By KEN JOHNSON, The New York Times
Through A Glass Darkly at Postmasters Gallery, By Dan Tarnowski, Whitehot 

2011         
City Room, 20 Years Later, Artist Apply A Healing Touch, By Tim Stelloh, The New York Times

2010        
Brooklyn Artist Dare To Discuss Gentrification That Rock Borough, By Elizabeth Lazarowitz, The Daily News       
Arts, Artist Offer A Visual Dialog On A Changing Brooklyn, By Nicole G Anderson, Gotham Gazette

Exhibition Record

Selected Two Person and Solo Exhibitions 

2019        
Black Power Wave, BRIC, Brooklyn, NY

2017        
Not Immediately Measurable , Colburn Gallery, University Of Vermont, Burlington, VT

2016        
Street Cred In Non-street Places, Auxiliary Projects, Brooklyn, NY
The View From Nowhere, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY 

2013        
MYLFworks Revenge, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
 Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2012         
Superheroes and Antiheroes, Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, SUNY College at Old Westbury

2006        
Wired, United Nations, New York City, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions
2020      
Women To Watch In the Arts, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC (forthcoming)
Twenty/Twenty, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT (forthcoming)

2019        
PARALLELS AND PERIPHERIES: Migration and Mobility, VisArts Center, Rockville, MD
Baneful Medicine, Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery at John Jay College, NYC, NY
TV Guide, Spring/Break Art Show, United Nations Plaza, NYC, NY

2018        
Something To Say, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Mirroring Nature, Welencora Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
NYFA Finalist Exhibition, NYFA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2017        
The Window And The Breaking Of The Window, Studio Museum Of Harlem, NYC, NY
Portraits, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Not That Hard, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
Double Take, Agency, Brooklyn, NY
        
2016        
Our City, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Gentrifiers Anonymous, Month2Month Project, NYC, NY
Of The People, Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Recap 30 Years Of Momenta Art, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
BRIC Biennial Volume II: Bed Stuy/Crown Heights Edition, BRIC, Brooklyn NY

2015         
RESPOND,Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
In Search of One City, Sensing (in)equality, The Old Stone House, Brooklyn NY 
Power, Protest, and Resistance, Skylight Gallery, NYC, NY
Who can stay here? Interchurch Center, NYC, NY.
The Show Me State, Auxiliary Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2014       
We seemed to be unanimously elected..., Cindy Rucker Gallery, NYC, NY
Thanks For Writing, 601 Artspace, NYC, NY
Peristalsis, Air Circulation Brooklyn, NY
Surveillapocalypse, Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013        
March On!, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY
Me Love You Long Time, Boston Center for the Arts Mills Gallery, Boston, MA 
The Goddess Claps Back, CUE Art Foundation, NYC, NY 
Crossing The Line, Mixed Greens Gallery, NYC, NY 
"PHATT-B", the Pratt Arts and Technology Brooklyn Festival, Pratt Institute, 

2012        
Invagination, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
Salon II, Masion Le Fleur, Detroit, MI 
Get It On The Record, The Visceglia Gallery, Caldwell College, Caldwell, NJ 
Me Love You Long Time, Aljira Art Center, Newark, NJ 
Through A Glass Darkly, Postmasters Gallery, NYC, NY

2011      
Hunter MFA Thesis Exhibition, Hunter Times Square Gallery, NYC, NY 
Crown Heights Gold, Skylight Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 
Paperwork, Kravetz/Wheby Gallery, NYC, NY

2010         
Planet of Slums, Mason Gross Gallery at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Security, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
Dance Ghost, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY
The Pink Elephant Speaks, MoCADA Brooklyn, NY 
Rompe Puesto, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY

Artist Lectures And Presentations
2019        
Visiting Artist Lecture, MFA Visual Arts, School Of Visual Arts, NYC, NY
Praxis Tank Launch:Purpose, Politics, and Power: Reflections on Making, The New School New York, NY
2018        
Artist Talk, Something To Say, Target First Saturdays, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Visiting Artist Lecture, MFA Visual Arts, Columbia University, NYC, NY
2017                   
Visiting Artist Lecture, Department Of Africana Studies, University Of Pennsylvania           

Visiting Artist Lecture, Vermont College Of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT
Visiting Artist Lecture, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore MD
Visiting Artist Lecture, University OF Vermont, Burlington VT
Visiting Artist LEcture, Long Island University, Brooklyn NY
2016        Visiting Artist Lecture, AICAD New York Studio Residency Program, Brooklyn, NY
        Visiting Artist Lecture, Queens Community College, Queens, NY
Gentrify: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly? Indiana University School of Liberal Arts
Visiting Artist Lecture, School Of Visual Arts, MFA Program, NY, NY
Visiting Artist Lecture, Political Economy Of The City, The New School, NY, NY
2015        The Gentrification of Brooklyn… 5 Years Later, Brooklyn Historical Society
Can Art Change The World?, MS 8, Brooklyn, NY
2014        Artist Work/Life, Open Engagement, Queens Museum of Art, Flushing, NY
2013         Art Table, Mixed Greens Gallery, NYC, NY
New York Wellesley Club, Mixed Greens Gallery, NYC, NY
2012         Me Love You Long Time, Aljira Arts Center, Newark, NJ
Superheroes and Antiheroes SUNY, College At Old Westbury, Westbury, NY
Drawing Class, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
2011         Focus And Motivation Hunter College, NYC, NY
2010         Gentrification of Brooklyn: The Pink Elephant Speaks MoCADA, Brooklyn, NY

Teaching Experience
2018-Present     Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of  Art & Art History, Hunter College CUNY
2017-Present     Teen Programs Coordinator, Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Brooklyn, NY
2014-Present    Educator, Studio Programs, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
2013-2018    Adjunct Instructor, Pre-College Program Fashion Institute of Technology,   
        SUNY, New York City, NY
Spring/Fall 2016   Mentor, Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design (AICAD)/New York Studio  
        Residency Program, Brooklyn, NY
2010-Present     Founder and Co-Director, Brooklyn Hi-Art Machine, A public art project, Brooklyn, NY
2007-2016    Teaching Artist, Children’s Museum Of The Arts, New York, NY
2012-2013    Visual Arts Educator, The Eagle Academy For Young Men of Ocean Hill
2008-2011    Teaching Artist, Brooklyn College Community Partnership, Brooklyn, NY