SABEEN RAJA
October 2009

Ashburn, VA – Sabeen was born in Lahore, Pakistan, received her BFA in Miniature Painting from the National College of Arts, Lahore, and her MFA in Painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, U.S. She has had several solo exhibitions, including It’s a Small World, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska, U.S. (2004); Sabeen Raja, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne, Australia (2005); and Sabeen Raja: New Miniature Paintings, Conner Contemporary Art, Washington, D.C., U.S. (2005). Her work has also been included in group exhibitions such as Paperchase, Nellie Castan Gallery, Melbourne (2005); Twocubes, Sherman Galleries, Sydney, Australia (2006) and Cotton Candy on a Rainy Day, The Proposition, New York (2006). In 2003 she was awarded the Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant. She has had residencies at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Djerassi, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, and Yaddo. Raja lives and works in Virginia, U.S.

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