munira naqui

(chittagong, bd, 1955)


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work


the work of munira naqui is an invitation to begin a visual dialogue with the viewer.

to munira painting is a form of language that gives shape to contemplative engagement.

it is meant to initiate an exchange with the viewer seeking a deeper examination of its content towards a renewed perception.

the imagery is abstract and reductive in nature - a play of line, space and sometimes color.

munira naqui uses encaustic a combination of beeswax and tree resin as her primary medium with oil and graphite on wood or aluminium panels.



munira naqui


born in 1955 in chittagong, bangladesh (bd)

left bangladesh in 1974

came to the united states of america (us) in 1982

lives and works in portland, maine (us)



education


moscow state university, moscow (ru)

university of pennsylvania, philadelphia, pennsylvania (us)

maine college of art (continuing studies program), portland, maine (us)



exhibitions


in the united states in various cities including:

austin (texas), beverly (massachusetts), boston (massachusetts), brooklyn (new york), brunswick (maine), damariscotta (maine), falmouth (maine), kennebunk (maine), meredith (new hampshire), portland (maine), portsmouth (new hanpshire), providence (rhode island) rockport (maine), walnut creek (california), washington d.c. (district of columbia), wells (maine), yarmouth (maine)


in australia in:

sydney


in france in:

paris, sevres


in the netherlands in:

amsterdam, bolsward, groningen


gallery 9 presents her work since 2015:

2019: summerexhibition in the gallery

2019: presentation at kunstrai | art amsterdam in rai, amsterdam (nl)

2019: spring exhibition in the gallery

2019: winter exhibition in the gallery

2018: presentation at art the hague in fokker terinal, the hague (nl)

2018: summer exhibition in the gallery

2018: presentation on kunstrai | art amsterdam in rai, amsterdam (nl)

2018: duo exhibition together with laus heezemans in the gallery

2018: winter exhibition in the gallery

2017: presentation at art the hague in fokker terinal, the hague (nl)

2017: summer exhibition in the gallery

2017: late spring exhibition in the gallery

2017: early spring exhibition in the gallery

2017: winter exhibition in the gallery

2017: presentation at rotterdam contemporary art fair in world trade center, rotterdam (nl)

2016: season’s holidays exhibition in the gallery

2016: presentation at art the hague in fokker terinal, the hague (nl)

2016: summer exhibition in the gallery

2015: summer exhibition in the gallery



art fairs


gallery 9 presents her works also at art fairs:

2019: kunstrai | art amsterdam in rai, amsterdam (nl)

2018: kunstrai | art amsterdam in rai, amsterdam (nl)

2017: art the hague in fokker terminal, the hague (nl)

2017: rotterdam contemporary art fair in world trade center, rotterdam (nl)

2016: art the hague in fokker terminal, the hague (nl)



collections


works of munira naqui are part of several private collections