2020 M.F.A Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT
2012 B.F.A Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University, Halifax, NS
2005 B.F.A Olimov College of Art, Dushanbe, Tajikistan
2015 Post-Graduate Fellow(PGF), Yale University School of Art & Sciences, New Haven, CT
2021 Wandering Amidst the Colors, Alberts Benda, NY, NY
2021 Spectators of a New Dawn, Towards Info, Toronto, ON
2020 Bazaar, A Recollection of Home, T293 Gallery, Rome, IT
2018 Ocean’s Edge, Laurie Swim Gallery, Lunenburg, NS
2017 We Rise Again: Portraits of Afghan Women, Lunenburg School of the Arts, NS
2014 Pastoral & Industrial, Hermes, Halifax, NS
2014 Topophilia, Corridor Gallery, Halifax, NS
2014 At the Edge of the Shore, Laurie Swim Gallery, Lunenburg, NS
2012 The Wind-Up Dolls of Kabul, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
2020 Yale Painting and Printmaking MFA 2020, Perrotin Gallery, NY,
2020 Oh To Be A Painting, Abigail Ogilvy Gallery, Boston, MA
2019 Hold On, Hold Me, Charles Moffett Gallery, New York, NY
2019 New Suns Chapter 2, Paramo Gallery, Guadalajara, Mexico
2019 Cybernetic Alchemy, Foreign (Material) Affairs, New Inc. New Museum, NY, NY
2018 Crying-Laughing, Friends & Neighbors Gallery, Montreal, QC
2018 Here & There, Studio Lab Gallery, New Glasgow, NS
2018 Three Artist: Paint, Stitch & Sculpt, Laurie Swim Gallery, Lunenburg, NS
2017 Pause, a Break, Project Space Gallery, Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity, Banff, Alberta
2017 Instants Video Film Festival, Marseille, France
2016 Women Voices Now, Rolling Hill States, California
2016 Video Art Festival of Casablanca, Morocco
2016 The Art of the Burqa: Film, performance, Art & Dialogue, Pen + Brush Gallery, New York, NY
2016 RBC Canadian Painting Competition, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2016 The 28th Festival Les Instants Vidéo, Milan Gallery, Marseille, France
2016 Distant Attachments: Unsettling Contemporary Afghan Diasporic Art, City Lore Gallery, New York, NY
2015 The Lost Dhow: A Discovery from the Maritime Silk Route, Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, ON
2015 Where We Now, Women Body & Space, Reel Women Hong Kong Film Festival, Hong Kong
2014 Nova Scotia Art Bank, Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax, NS
2014 5th Passion for Freedom London Festival, Embassy Tea Gallery, London, UK
2013 Original Species (Art. Official. Selection) Creative Art Nova Scotia, Museum of Natural History
2013 This is the Canadian Earth, Teichert Gallery, Halifax, NS
2013 A little class goes a long way, EyeLevel Gallery, Halifax, NS
2012 7th International Arte Laguna Prize, Tese di San Cristoforo, Venice, Italy
2012 4th Passion for Freedom London Festival, Unit24 Gallery, London, UK
2018 Arts Nova Scotia (Professional Development Grant)
2017 Toronto Arts Council(Individual Grant)
2017 Arts Equity Funding (Special Travel Grant)
2017 Arts Equity Funding & Canada Council for the Arts (Creation Grant)
2015 RBC Canadian Painting Competition (Honorable mention) Canada Fulbright Traditional Student Award
2014 Arts Equity Funding & Canada Council for the Arts (Creation Grant)
2013 Arts Nova Scotia (Presentation Grant)
2013 Portia White Prize Protege
2013 Creative Nova Scotia Grant
2012 Arts Nova Scotia Funding, Grants to Individuals
2012 Robert Pope Foundation Painting Scholarship
2012 Alexander J. McDonald Memorial Award
Dessane Lopez Cassell, “Our Favorite MFA Work From Yale and RISD” Hyperallergic, August 27, 2020.
Emily Steer, “These are the Ascendant Artists to Watch” The Elephant Magazine, July 3. 2020.
Caroline Goldstein, “After Yale Staged its MFA Students’ Graduate Show IRL, Perotin Gallery Revived it Online” Art-Net, July 1. 2020.
Felicia Latour. “Afghan-Canadian artist Hangama Amiri on painting her heroines.” CBC Mains Street NS, Aug. 30. 2017.
Pary Shuaib. “Art Can Afghan Women-Express our Unique Selves.” Free Women Writers, Aug. 15. 2017.
Charles Mandel. “Afghan Heroines.” LightHouse Now, pg. 16, June. 28. 2017.
Zheela Nori. “Meet Hangama Amiri.” Voice of America Dari, Voice of America Dari, May. 10. 2017.
Stacy Parker Le Melle. “Whenever I call a friend.” The Huffington Post, June. 17. 2016.
Celeste Hamilton Dennis. “Art of the burqa: exploring the many narratives of the women under the veil.” Ivoh, New York, April. 18. 2016.
Noah Hurowitz. “Burqa Exhibit Coming to Flatiron Gallery This Weekend.” DNA info, New York, March. 3. 2016.
NotableCa. “Hangama Amiri: Today’s Young Notable Young Professional.” Dec. 21. 2015.
Suzanne Russell. “Secrets and Desires.” OF NOTE Magazine, The Burqa Issue, Dec. 7. 2015.
Evan Bower. “Local artist recognized with two national awards.” Lighthouse Now, Nov. 22. 2015.
Elissa Barnard. “Halifax Artist receives RBC award.” The Chronicle Herald, Halifax, Nov. 19. 2015.
Kevin C. Griffin. “RBC Painting winner to help foster Canadian-Filipino dialogue on art.”, The Vancouver Sun, Nov. 19. 2015.
Author Unknown “Guelph Artist Wins $25K RBC Canadian Painting Competition.” Canadian Art, Nov. 18. 2015.
James Adams. “Patrick Cruz wins $25,000 RBC Canadian Painting Competition.” The Globe And Mail, Nov. 18. 2015.
Lisa Paterson. “Hangama Amiri, Fulbright grant winner, headed to Yale University.” CBC News NS, Nov. 14. 2015.
Lizzy Hill. “Five art exhibit to see this summer.” The Coast, June. 19. 2014.
Elissa Barnard. “The world is her inspiration.” The Chronicle Herald Arts & Life, pg. 3, May. 30. 2014.
Elissa Barnard. “Landscape-inspired visions featured in This Is the Canadian Earth.” The Chronicle Herald Arts & Life, Feb. 13. 2014.
Robert Hirtle. “Lunenburg artist wins Portia White Prize 2013.”, Oct. 30. 2013.
Elissa Barnard. “Higgins shocked to win Masterworks Award.” The Chronicle Herald, Oct. 26. 2013.
Robert Hirtle. “Artist Hangama Amiri opens new Lunenburg studio.” Progress Bulletin, Sept. 17. 2013.
Robert Hirtle. “At the Edge of the Shore.” Progress Bulletin, June. 18. 2013.
Heather Wood Rudulph. “Feminism Through Art: Meet Hangama Amiri.” Sexy Feminist, May. 3. 2013.
Robert Hirtle. “Artist Focuses on human rights-themed works.” South Shore Now, Jan. 9. 2013, pg. 1-3
Unknown Author “Interview with Phlis McGregor.” CBC Radio, Jan. 01. 2013
Greta McClain. “Afghan Canadian artist brings plight of Afghan Women to the world.” Digital Journal, Dec. 10. 2012, pg.1-4
Colleen Jones. “Art with a Message.” CBC News, Dec. 6. 2012.
Beverley Ware. “Artist dedicates work to Afghan birthplace.” The Chronicle Herald, Nov. 25. 2012, pg. 1-3
Tahir Qadiry. “Passion for Freedom Exhibition in London.” BBC Persian News, Nov. 15. 2012.
2019 The Long Road Projects, Jacksonville, Florida
2018 World of CO. Residency Program, Sofia, Bulgaria
2017 JOYA: AiR, Arte + Ecologia Residency, Andalusia, Spain
2017 The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Banff, Alberta
2013 White Rabbit Arts. Economy, NS
2013 NSCAD-Lunenburg Community Residency Program. Lunenburg, NS
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
RBC Corporate Collection
Nova Scotia Art Bank