EDUCATION

MFA, Painting, Rhode Island School of Design, 2014
BFA ,Painting, Michigan State University, 2007
Michigan State University Study Abroad, “Music Art & Language”, Bregenz Austria, 2007

SELECTED GROUP & SOLO EXHIBITIONS (*solo)

2017
(O), The Stranger, Hotel Art Pavilion, curated by Loney Abrams, Brooklyn, NY
In Search of Miss Ruthless, Para Site, Hong Kong, CN
*Jhankaar, Klaus von Nichtssagend, New York, NY
Open Shelf Library: The Stacks, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, CO
The Armory Show FOCUS Section, curated by Jarrett Gregory, Harmony Murphy Gallery, New York, NY
Whitney Houston Biennial, Greatest Love of All, curated by C Finley, New York, NY
Cutting Room Floor, Karst and Gorse, Hudson, NY
Through Thick and Thin: Image Painting Today, Erin Cluley Gallery, Dallas, TX
UNTITLED San Francisco, Harmony Murphy Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Nasty Women Exhibition, The Knockdown Center, Queens, NY

2016
Signaling to the Cipher Towards a Segway, Field Projects, Curated by Jesse David Penridge, Online Exhibition, New York, NY
80 x 80, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
Flat Foldability, Harmony Murphy Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Typecast, Hillyer Art Space, curated by Jarvis DuBois, Washington, DC

2015
Language vs. Language, Sol Koffler Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2014
RISD Annual Graduate Thesis Exhibition, RI Convention Center, Providence, RI
RISD 2014 MFA Painting Thesis Exhibition, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY
Storage and Transport, Hawkeye Crates, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Carl Johns
The Last Brucennial, Vito Schnabel & the Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY

2013
At Your Leisure, 111 Front Street Gallery 200, Brooklyn, NY
Ten-X, Community College of Rhode Island, Warwick, RI

2012
Too Big to Fail, Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2011
Cluster Bomb, The Bowery Poetry Club-Elizabeth Murray Art Wall, New York, NY

2010
In Spite of the Evidence, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI

2009
Enak Enak, Bauchhund Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Bring Down pt.1, Ludwig-Lowe Hofe. Berlin, Germany
Bring Down pt.2, Altelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany

2007
*A Colony of Oscillating Alliances, Gallery 114, Michigan State University
3rd Annual Self-Portrait Exhibition, Juror: Matthew Ivan Cherry, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago, IL
Online Self-Portrait Exhibition, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago, IL
Undergraduate Exhibition, Juror: Roger Funk, Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI
Undergraduate Printmaking Exhibition, Faculty Juried, Gallery 101, Michigan State University
Undergraduate Painting Exhibition, Faculty Juried, Gallery 101, Michigan State University

2006
Cowboy Nemo Arts Festival, Ruta Maya, Austin, TX
Annual Undergraduate Exhibition, Juror: Jean Lau, Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, MI

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2013
Rhode Island School of Design Fellowship & Honors

2012
Rhode Island School of Design Fellowship & Honors

2010
Artist in Resident, Contemporary Artists Center-Woodside, Troy, NY

2009
Artist in Resident, Ox-Bow, Fall Residency, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Saugatuck, MI
Artist in Resident, Culturia, Berlin, Germany

2008
Jens Plumb Award, Michigan State University

2007
Printmaking Recognition Award, Michigan State University
Nomination: Outstanding Senior Achievement Award, Michigan State University
Nomination: Excellence in Diversity Award, Michigan State University

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2017
Suljuk Mustansar Tarar, At the Armory Art Show, The Friday Times, June 16th 2017
Jenny Brewer, "What if Warhol was Pakistani?": artist Amna Asghar explores her Muslim American identity, It's Nice That, March 8th 2017
Rebecca Blake, Internation Woman's Day Yields Treasure Troves of Work by Women, Graphic Artists Guild, March 13 2017
AnOther, Five Trends We Spotted at New York's Armory Show, March 7 2017
Loney Abrams, 9 Armory Artworks that Actually Mean Something, Artspace, March 3 2017
Artsy Editorial, 20 Artists to Watch at The Armory Show, March 1 2017
Kelsey Lannin, 9 Eye-Grabbing Works from UNTITLED, San Francisco, The Creators Project, Jan 27 2017

2016
Do Your Own Dishes, quarterly zine, October 2016
Destroyer, No Pop Gallery, New Haven, CT, Summer 2016
Tyrell Winston, Amna Asghar Studio Visit, MTV RE:DEFINE, March 2016

2015
Panel Discussion, On Language Learning, Critical Practices Inc., La Table Ronde PI.LTR#4.1, Rhode Island School of Design

EMPLOYMENT

College for Creative Studies, Community Arts Partnership, Instructor, Detroit, MI, 2016
Jessica Rankin Studio, Artists’ Assistant, 2008-2017
Julie Mehretu Commission Studio Ltd. Artists’ Assistant, 2008-2016
Peer Mentor, Salama Bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Emerging Artists Fellowship, Rhode Island School of Design/Abu Dhabi, 2014-2015
Instructor, The Manual, Mechanical and Digital, Rhode Island School of Design, Wintersession, 2013
Teaching Assistantship, Sophomore Drawing, Junior Painting, Junior Painting, Rhode Island School of Design, 2012-2013
David Rankin Studio, Artists’ Assistant, 2011
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Exhibitions Department Intern, Detroit, MI, 2010
Fine Arts Library, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 2006-2007