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


(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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

*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

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


Rhode Island School of Design Fellowship & Honors

Rhode Island School of Design Fellowship & Honors

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

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

Jens Plumb Award, Michigan State University

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


AQNB, The fickle ruptures between familiarity + alienation in Amna Asghar + Alex Ito's (O), The Stranger at New Yorks Hotel Art Pavilion, September 6th, 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

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

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


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