2017 MFA, Yale School of Art

2017 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

2012 BA with Distinction in the Art Major, Yale University

 Solo Exhibitions

2019 Arrival, The Third Line, Dubai

2019 Farah Al Qasimi, Project Space, MIT List Center for The Arts

2019 Art Basel Statements

2019 Artist Rooms: Farah Al Qasimi, Jameel Art Center, Dubai

2017 More Good News, Helena Anrather, New York

2016 Coming Up Roses, The Third Line, Dubai

2014 The World Is Sinking, The Third Line, Dubai

 Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 PEEL, Francois Ghebaly, Los Angeles

2018 Ishara: Signs, Symbols and Shared Languages, Concrete, Dubai

2017 No to the Invasion: Breakdowns and Side Effects, Bard CCS, Annandale-on-Hudson
 (curated by Fawz Kabra)

2017 Yale MFA Photography Thesis Show, Yale School of Art, New Haven

2017 A Scream Runs Through The House, Helena Anrather, New York

2016 Esoteric Rodeo, Yale School of Art, New Haven

2016 Walls and Margins, Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah

2015 Black Mirror, Aperture Foundation, New York

2015 First Biennial of Contemporary Arab Photography, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris

2015 Accented, Maraya Art Center, Sharjah
 (curated by Murtaza Vali)

 Awards and Residencies

2018 Aaron Siskind Individual Photographer’s Grant

2018 NADA Artadia Award, New York

2017 Artist-in-Residence (supported by Abu Dhabi Festival and Maraya Center), Delfina Foundation, London

2017 Ward Cheney Award for Performance and Composition, Yale School of Art, New Haven

2014 Shaikha Salama Foundation and RISD Emerging Artist Fellowship, Abu Dhabi

2014 Summer Residency, School of Visual Arts, New York

2012 Distinction in the Art Major, Yale University, New Haven

2011 Artist-in-Residence, Burren College of Art, Ireland

2010 Creative and Performing Arts Award, Yale University, New Haven

2008 UAE Presidential College Scholarship, Abu Dhabi

 Commissions and Publications

2018 Illustration for ‘Foreign-Returned’ by Sadia Shepard, The New Yorker

2017 Illustration for ‘My Year of Rest of Relaxation’ by Otessa Moshfegh, Vice Fiction Issue

2017 It’s Not Easy Being Seen, Alserkal Avenue Commissions, Dubai

2017 What An Immigrant Murder in Kansas Says About America, Bloomberg Businessweek

2017 DRAGON! A Virtual Tour of Dragon Mart, Global Art Forum

2015 New York’s Annual Gathering of the Witches, Vice

2015 Art of the Emirates, Motivate Publishing

2015 Age of Earthquakes, Penguin Press

2014 Where They Work: Rokni and Ramin Haerizadeh and Hesam Rehmanian, ArtAsiaPacific

2013 Ras Al Khaimah, the Quiet Emirate, Brownbook

 Selected Press

2019 Farah Al Qasimi Crosses Unseen Boundaries with Photography, New York Times

2018 6 Emerging Artists Worth Discovering at NADA NY, Artnet

2018 More Good News (reviewed by Wendy Vogel), Art in America

2018 More Good News (reviewed by Kaelen Wilson-Goldie), Artforum

2017 500 Words (in conversation with Juliana Halpert), Artforum

2017 What To See in Art Galleries This Week (2017/12/06), New York Times

2017 Farah Al Qasimi at Helena Anrather, The New Yorker

2017 Who runs the (art) world in the Gulf? Girls!, DAZED

2016 Portfolio, Aperture Magazine: On Feminism

2016 Farah Al Qasimi, Fotomagazin Edition 6

2016 What does it mean to be beautiful in Dubai?, The New Republic

2016 Seeking Myself in the Beauty Parlors of the UAE, Broadly

2015 Breaking new ground in the Persian Gulf, DAZED


2019 Visiting Lecturer at Pratt Institute

2018 Undergraduate Critic in Photography, Rhode Island School of Design

2018 Visiting Lecturer in Photography, NYU Steinhardt Department of Art and Art Professions

2018 Graduate Critic in Photography, Rhode Island School of Design

2014 Photography Faculty, Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai


2019 Conversations on Practice with Shumon Basar, Jameel Art Center

2018 Guest Lecture and Studio Visits, NYU Steinhardt MFA

2018 Kennedy Family Visiting Artist, University of South Florida

2018 Guest Lecture and Visiting Critic, ICP-Bard MFA Program

2018 Guest Lecture and Visiting Critic, School of Visual Arts

2017 Visiting Lecturer, Flagler College, St. Augustine

2014 Visiting Lecturer, NYU Abu Dhabi