2012                    MFA, School of Architecture, Art, and Planning, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

2005                    BFA, Visual Arts Design & Sociology, University of North Texas, Denton, TX


2018-19                Artist in Residence, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY 

2016-17                Artist in Residence, AIRspace, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY

2015                      International Travel Fellow, Israel/Palestine, Apexart, New York, NY

                               Artist in Residence, Process Space, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY

2014                     Artist in Residence, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Program, MA

2009-12              Participant, Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY                                                

                              Open Wounds by Josetxo Cedán, Work by Dennis Lim, Witnesses, Monuments, Ruins by Irina Leimbacher

2004-05              Artist in Residence, CentralTrak, the University of Texas at Dallas, TX


2018 - __              Summer Faculty, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2017- __               Adjunct, New York University, New York, NY

2017- __               MFA Mentorship, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2015-  18               Part-time Faculty, Parsons, The New School for Design, New York, NY

2014 - 16              Teaching Fellow, Studio Lab, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY

2010 - 12              Teaching Fellow, Architecture, Art, and Planning, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


2016                      Nomination, Rema Hort Mann Foundation Award

2014                     Matching Funds Award, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

                               Nomination, Art Matters Artist Grant, New York, NY

2012                     Michael Rapuano Memorial Award, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

2010                     Nomination, Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial, New York, NY

2009-10               Experimental Television Center Grant, New York, NY

2005                     Arch and Anne Giles Kimbrough Award, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

                               Nomination, Artpace Artist in Residence, San Antonio, TX



Long, Winding Journeys: Contemporary Art and the Islamic Tradition, closes June17, curated by Elizabeth Rooklidge, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY

iamuslima (3rd installment), March 03 - June 24, curated by Polly Nordstrand, Colorado Springs Fine Art Centers, CO

TAILBONE, June 02 - June 29, curated by Tenaya Izu and Henry Murphy, 47 Canal, New York, NY

SEED, June 21 - August 10, curated by Yvonne Force, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY

precious not precious, May 30 - June 29, curated by Cay Sophie Rabinowitz, OSMOSaddress, New York, NY

Carry Over: New Voices from the Global African DiasporaJune 01 - June 30, curated by Kalia Brooks, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

On Whiteness, June 27 - August 03, curated by Lumi Tan, in collaboration with The Racial Imaginary Institute and The Kitchen, New York, NY

Standard Forms, curated by Christian Camacho-Light, The Berrie Center Art Galleries, Ramapo College of New Jersey, NY

Reading Room On Purpose, organized by Participant Inc, New Art Dealers Alliance, Miami, FL

Mane N’ Tail, curated by Katherine Simone Reynolds, Luminary, St. Louis, MO

ROYGBIV, Kate Werble Gallery, NYC

I am no bird..., ltd los angeles, CA

In Practice: Another Echo, curated by Allie Tepper, Sculpture Center, NYC

Rituals, curated by Courtenay Finn, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

LOVE 2018: Purple Hearts, curated by Rachel Stern, LeRoy Neiman Gallery at Columbia University, NY

HyphenAmerica, curated by Rex Delafkaran and Tsedaye Makonnen, Gallery 102, George Washington University, DC         


Reading Room on Purpose, organized by Participant Inc, New Art Dealers Alliance, Miami, FL

Standard Forms, curated by Christian Camacho-Light, The Berrie Center Art Galleries, Ramapo College, New Jersey, NY

iamuslima (2nd installment), curated by Sara-Jayne Parsons, Moudy Gallery, at Texas Christian University College of Fine Arts, Fort Worth, TX

Other Romances, curated by Em Rooney, Rachel Uffner, New York, NY

iamuslima (1st installment), curated by Lia Gangitano, Participant Inc. Gallery, New York, NY

Acoustic Sound Blankets, Sessions, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Otherwise, you don’t see me, curated by Rachel Steinberg, SOHO20, Brooklyn, NY

Situational Conflict, curated by Nick Faust, 13th Street Repertory Theatre, New York, NY

Acoustic Sound Blankets, New Art Dealers Alliance: Presents, New York, NY

Leaving Home, curated by David Dixon and Cathouse Funeral, Beacon, NY

Acoustic Sound Blankets, Fatal Love, Queens Museum, Queens, NY

Acoustic Sound Blankets, curated by Robb Jamieson, Art-POP Montréal International Music Festival, Canada


BRIC Biennial, Weeksville Heritage Center, Brooklyn, NY

SKOWHEGANPerforms, at Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, NY

Subject to Capital, curated by Joshua Lubin-Levy, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY


Of Gentle Birth, curated by Jonathan Allen, Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, NY

Walk With Me, organized by 21st Projects, Critical Practices Inc., New York, NY

Prisoner of Love Performance, Open Text, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY


Arrivals, Out to See, curated by Sara Reisman, NYC Department of Cultural Affair’s One Percenet for Art Program, NYC


Texas Biennial, 5th Anniversary, Big Medium, Austin, TX

Small Work Big Change Auction, Sylvia Rivera Law Project Collective, Judson Memorial Church, New York, NY



Provocations - TDR, by Julie Tolentino, The MIT Press

Acoustic Sound Blanket, Unbag, New York, NY

10 Breakout Artists to Watch at Art Basel Miami Beach 2017 

Preview NADA Miami 2017

Climbing Generations of Trauma and Muslim Heritage: Baseera Khan’s “iamuslima” at Participant Inc, by Emily Colucci,                                            

Baseera Khan’s iamuslima, by Terence Trouillot,

Baseera Khan’s iamuslima on view at Participant Inc: Interview with the Artist, by Kate Menard,

Nada Presents: Acoustic Blankets, audio recording by KNOW WAVE, New York, NY

 Inside iamuslima: An Interview with Baseera Khan, by Julia Monte, Informality Art and Culture Blog

Osmos Magazine #12, by Tom McDonough

Baseera Khan, by Jane Ursula Harris, Art in America Magazine, June review online

Baseera Khan, by Annie Godfrey Larmon, ArtForum Magazine, Summer 2017, Reviews, in print

ARTnews Magazine, in print

Fatal Love: Where Are We Now, ArtAsiaPacific, by Tausif Noor


14 Emerging Women Artists to Watch in 2017, by Sarah Cascone,

Bomb Artist Profiles, by David Everitt Howe,

Subject to Capital Catalog, by Joshua Lubin-Levy, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY


Fellowship Talk, and Travel Journal, organized by Steven Rand,


TX*13: An Independent Survey of Contemporary Art in Texas, Exhibition Catalog



Queens International 2018: Volumes, opens October 07, co-curated with Sophia Marisa Lucas, Queens Museum, NY


The Others (series), artist's studio exhibitions, 56 Bogart, Brooklyn, NY


Artist and Archives Research Fellow, Participant Inc., New York: 

                          Vaginal Davis: HAG-Small, contemporary, haggard

                          The Lookout: Luther Price

                          Greer Lankton: LOVE ME


On Mourning Art and Politics: Facebook Feed Experimental


Organized Talks, Departments of German Studies and Art, Architecture, and Planning at Cornell Univeristy, Ithaca, NY

                           The Now and the Visual Arts: Contemporary & Historical Figurations of the Present, organized with Anna Horakova, and Hannah Mueller


Assistant Curator and Gallery Manager, BRIC Arts Media Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY:

                           Neo Nomads: What travels with you? Co-Curated with Aileen Wilson and Al Fayard,

                           Real NonFiction with co-curated with Jon Lutz

                          A Wild Gander: Artists from the South Asian Women’s Creative Collective

                          Heterotopias: Kenneth Anger, Lilliana Porter, and James June Schneider, 

                          A New Deal, Art and Currency

                          Artist Portraits: Charlie Ahearn and Matt Wolf

                          A Wrinkle in Time, Artists from the Registry, co-curated with Johanna Taylor

                          Grotesque Histories, co-curated with Elizabeth Ferrer


Moonlighting, Art Worker by Day, Artist by Night, Hosfelt Gallery, New York, NY


2017                    Pratt

                              Abrons Art Center


                              Columbia University

                              Early Bard College

                              Harvard University

                              Abrons Art Center

                              School of Visual Arts

                              Williams College

                              Texas Christian University

                              Art Pop Montreal International Music Festival

2016                     Teacher’s College, Columbia University

2014                     Cornell University, Guest Lecture
2013                     International Center for Photography - Bard Symposium, Life/Work, Moderation with: Aay Kay Burns, Sharon Louden, and Mark Stafford
                              Parsons The New School for Design, NY Integrative Seminar I: Memory and Monuments, Artist Talk
                              Dine and Discourse, an Ideas Party, Brooklyn, Group Talks over dinner

2011                     Pratt Institute of Art and Design, Brooklyn Campus, NY, Process/Practice/Portfolio: A seminar for emerging artists. Presentation and                                                                       discussion of curatorial works and art projects.