Qais Assali is an artist, designer and educator. His work has been exhibited at Rashid Diab Arts Centre, Khartoum (2015); Jeune création, Paris (2016); Festival Artes Vertentes de Tiradentes, Brazil (2016); L'uzine, Casablanca, Morocco (2017); 6018North, Chicago (2018); Qalandiya International, Ramallah (2018); Temporary Art Centre (TAC), Eindhoven (2019); solo exhibitions at Akademirommet, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo (2015), Khan Al Wakala, Nablus (2016); and Michigan State University Union Art Gallery (2019).

Assali has been a faculty member at a number of academic institutions in Palestine, recently was Artist-in-Residence for the Critical Race Studies Program at Michigan State University 2018-19, and currently a fellow for the Core Residency Program at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Assali holds two master’s degrees – an MFA from Bard College and MA in Art Education from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. More


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CURRENT EXHIBITIONS & RESIDENCIES:
. Core Residency Program at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
. Parade at HALTE!, (TAC), Eindhoven, Netherlands
. Costume Party at the Moslem Temple at Halal Metropolis, Detroit Art Week
. Ahl Al Medinah, Shurafa’ Al Ayn at Living Architecture, curated by Tricia Van Eck, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City, IN, USA
. Turath aw Hadara at ‘Stand Firm, Stand Here’ Ohklahomo, Chicago, IL, USA

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS:
. Costume Party at the Moslem Temple at Let There Be Spaces in Your Togetherness, Soo Visual Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
. Ahl Al Medinah, Shurafa’ Al Ayn at Living Architecture, Chicago Cultural Center, IL, USA
. “if you Like you can show my works in galleries”, at 2020 Core Exhibition, Glassell School of Arts, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, USA

UPCOMING TALKS & CONFERENCES:
. Art as Political Witness, Global Social Witnessing, Witten/Herdecke University, Germany
. Art and Resistance Conference, Dar Al-Kalima University College of Arts and Culture, Bethlehem, Palestine