Haris Ahmad

http://www.harisahmad.net/



Education


2013 Montclair State University Montclair, NJ - MFA in Studio Art

2004 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL - Bachelors in Studio Art



Selected Exhibitions


05/2019 Gallery Gallery Madison, WI

Group Exhibition - Authenticity


07/2017 Henao Contemporary Center Orlando, FL

Group Exhibition - Solaris


01/2016 Heinz W. Otto Gallery Watchung, NJ

Group Exhibition - Obstruction


01/2015 Watchung Arts Center Watchung, NJ

Group Exhibition - Transcience


10/2014 Montclair Art Walk Montclair, NJ

Solo Exhibition - Untitled


09/2014 Suzanne O’Connor Gallery Montclair, NJ

Solo Exhibition - Untitled


06/2014 Valencia College Orlando, FL

Group Exhibition - Faculty Exhibition


10/2013 Montclair Art Walk Montclair, NJ

Solo Exhibition - Untitled


09/2013 Suzanne O’Connor Gallery Montclair, NJ

Solo Exhibition - Untitled


06/2013 The Arts Annex Dunellen, NJ

Group Exhibition - Untitled


05/2013 Paterson Art Walk Paterson, NJ

Group Exhibition - Untitled


09/2011 Index Art Center Newark, NJ

Group Exhibition - Seed Bomb


07/2011 Knoxville Museum of Art Knoxville, TN

Solo Exhibition - Untitled


02/2011 Finley Gallery Montclair, NJ

Two Person Exhibition - Inside Out


10-11/2010 Index Art Center Newark, NJ

Group Exhibition - Don’t Look Now


09/2010 Finley Gallery Montclair, NJ

Two Person Exhibition - Temporary Bodies


06-07/2010 Finley Gallery Montclair, NJ

Group Exhibiton - Untitled


04/2010 Finley Gallery Montclair, NJ

Solo Exhibition - Untitled


10/2009 Finley Gallery Montclair, NJ

Solo Exhibition - Untitled



Work Experience


Jan 2014-current Professor of Art - Adjunct, Orlando, FL

Valencia College -

Art instruction to students in Drawing I, Drawing II, Life Drawing (Figure Drawing), and a variety of other subjects including but not limited to online and hybrid courses as needed by the Art Department of Valencia College. Development of the College’s first online Drawing I course.


2012-2014 Art Instructor, Montclair, NJ

The Art Garage Studio of Montclair -

Art instruction to students in a variety of studio art forms, as well as Independent Study mentorship, and portfolio development. Development of the school's Drawing Program.


2012-2013 Coordinator of Fine Arts, Dunellen, NJ

Gravity (a non-profit) specializing in urban development through the arts -

Coordination of Fine Arts initiatives, event set-up, and display of personal art works during events.


2011 Public Works Mural, Upper Montclair, NJ

Collaborative work with artist Julie Heffernan and several other local artists


2004-2010 Freelance Graphic Designer and Illustrator - Online

Graphic design and Illustration

Greeting card designs/concepts

Character concepts

Magazine article illustrations

Product concepts

Stationary illustrations

Portraiture

Web page design