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mariameqbal@gmail.com

 

SELECTED PROJECTS AND EXHIBITIONS

2019  Art and Music, Whitney Hall, Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, Louisville, KY

2019  Frame and Frequency: Fantastic Bodies, Visual Arts Center, Rockville, MD

2019  Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA

2018  Lewis Laboratory, Mountain Lake Biological Station, University of Virginia, Pembroke, VA

2018  Floodwall Studios, Manchester, Richmond, VA

2017  Wilbur Hall, Mountain Lake Biological Station, University of Virginia, Pembroke, VA

2017  Homeward Bound, Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, VA

2017  Floodwall Studios, Manchester, Richmond, VA

2016  Amplifications and Measures, Neil Britton Gallery, Virginia Wesleyan College, Norfolk, VA

2015  Recursion, Artprize, Grand Rapids Downtown Market, Grand Rapids, MI

2015  The New Unconscious, SciArt Center of New York, NY

2014  InLight, 1708 Gallery, Monroe Park, Richmond, VA

2013 RVA Art Festival, Historic Greater Richmond Transit Company Depot, Richmond, VA

2013  Rice River Center, Research Institute, Virginia Commonwealth University, Charles City, VA

2013  The Human Kind, The Cluster Project, Online Web Series

2013  Underlying Conditions, Carriage House, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA

2013  InLight, 1708 Gallery, Canal Walk, Richmond, VA

2012  Centers, 423 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2012  Recursion, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA

2012  First Hour, Art 6, Richmond, VA

2011  Black Desk, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA

2010  The SOLA Project, ISHQ Fine Arts Gallery, Richmond, VA

2010  The SOLA Project, Edison, NJ

2009  Street Stories Project, Metro Art Space, Richmond, VA

2009  Broken City Series, Metro Art Space, Richmond, VA

2008  Spades Play, The Fire House Theatre, Richmond, VA

2008  The Street Stories Project, Firehouse Theatre, Richmond, VA       

2007  The Street Stories Project, Greater Richmond Transit Company Buses, Richmond, VA

2006  Print Show, FAB Gallery, Richmond, VA

 

SELECTED SCREENINGS

2017  The International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy, Burgundy, France

2017  The Fine Arts Film Festival, Institute of Contemporary Art, Venice, CA

2017  The Big Muddy, Department of Cinema and Photography, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL

2017  Frame and Frequency, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Bogota, Columbia

2017  Frame and Frequency, Visual Arts Center, Baltimore, MD

2016  Electric Cinema, FLATPACK Film Festival, Birmingham, UK

2016  Richmond International Film Festival, Richmond, VA

2016  Layers #4 Fads and Freud, Rotterdam, Netherlands

2016  Richmond International Film Festival, Richmond, VA

2016  New Media Film Festival, Los Angeles, VA

2015  Leeds 29th International Film Festival, Leeds, UK

2015  Animation Day in Cannes, Quebec Canada

2015  Yorkshire Dance, Everyman Cinema, Trinity Leeds, UK

2015  Antimatter [Media Art], Victoria, BC

2015  The Indie Gathering International Film Festival, Cleveland, OH

2015  The Moonrise Film Festival, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2015  Richmond International Film Festival, Richmond, VA

2015  All Media International Film Festival, Sacramento, CA

2015  The Accolades Global Film Competition, La Jolla, CA

2015  Manchester Film Festival, Official Selection, Experimental Film, Manchester UK

2015  Access Code Short Film Festival, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

2015  Extremely Shorts Film Festival, Houston, TX

2015  ANIMAZE – Montreal International Animation Film Festival, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2015  Twelve Gates Video Art Festival, Drexel University, Westphal College of Media Arts and Design, Philadelphia, PA

2014  We Have Never Been Modern, International Experimental Film and Video Exhibition, Dope Chapel, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

2013  Richmond Radicals Film Screening, Association of Moving Image Archivists, Richmond, VA

2013  Conference on the Image, Chicago Art Department Gallery, Chicago, IL

2012  Film and Video Series, Studio Two Three, Richmond, VA

 

RESIDENCIES, FELLOWSHIPS, & GRANTS

2018    Art Lab, Mountain Lake Biological Station, University of Virginia, Pembroke, VA

2017    Art Lab, Mountain Lake Biological Station, University of Virginia, Pembroke, VA

2015    Best Film, International Screendance Competition, Leeds International Film Festival, Leeds, UK

2015    Adjunct Research Grant, School of the Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2015    Professional Fellowship, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

2015    Award of Merit, Accolades Global Film Competition, La Jolla, CA

2013    Graduate Research Grant, School of the Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2010    Community Arts Residency, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2010    Fellowship Grant, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2008    Public Arts & Community Service Grant,  Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America, Richmond, VA

2007    Dean’s Award, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

The Bloomsbury Companion to Dance Studies, 2019

Keith Waits, Music and Risks, 2019

Bill Doolittle, Abrams and Artists Add Sights and Sounds for Louisville Orchestra, 2019

Marty Rosen, Art and Music, ‘adventurous’ combo for Abrams + LO, Leoweekly, 2019

Mariam Eqbal Opens New Avenues to Animation, Whitman Wire, 2018

Nicki Stein, The Silos Artist Collective, Whurk Magazine, 2018

The Gravity of the Situation, Culture Works, 2017

Art in Motion, Virginia Wesleyan Univeristy, 2016

International Journal of Screendance Studies, Field Perceptions, Ohio State University, 2016

The Case for Global Films: Leeds Film Festival Short Film Winners, 2015

Hamish MacPherson, “What are Screendance Competitions Even for? Response to the 2015 Leeds International Film Festival Screendance Competiton”, The International Journal for Screendance, 2015

Shiftwork: Unspooled, Leeds International Film Festival, 2015

“Art in Motion”, Amplifications and Measures, Neil Britton, 2015

Guy Madden, “The Review”, TIFF.40, Issue 09, November 22, 2015                  

“Glitch”, Please Hold Magazine, Issue 4, September 2015

“VideoFocus”, Stigmartpress, Art Press Biennial Edition, Stigmart 10, April 17, 2015

Paul Bond, “The Cluster Project: Artists against cluster bombing of civilians”, World Socialist Web Site, July 20, 2013

“Underlying Conditions”, VCU Scholar Compass, May 2013.

Karin Kapsidelis, “Muslims in Richmond strive to show true face of Islam”, Richmond Times Dispatch, September 7, 2011

Karin Kapsidelis, “Artist creates project to denounce terrorism”, Richmond Times Dispatch, January 8, 2010

“Zero Hour” with Tim Bowring, (interview) WRIR Radio, Richmond, VA, 2010

Article, Written on Cloth”, Style Weekly, January 14, 2009

Bob Paris, “As if Human”, Surfing the Spectacle, 2008

Press Release: 1708 Gallery, Art for All, The Examiner online, 2008

Michael Paul Williams, “VCU students’ moving exhibit tells stories of homeless” (feature), Richmond Times Dispatch, April 15, 2007

 

TEACHING

2013-Present   Affiliate Graduate Faculty Member, Graduate School, School of the Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond

2007-2018      Adjunct Faculty, School of the Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA       

Experimental Animation

Electronic Animation

Introduction to Animation

Animation I, II, III

Animated Motion

Introduction to Video

Video l

Introduction to Sound

Time Studio

Project Sound, Video, and Animation

Independent Study

2014-2018      Part-Time Faculty, Department of Art and Art History, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA

Foundation Film, Sound, & Video

Advance Video, & Animation

Introduction to Drawing

Figure Drawing

2009-2011       Part-Time Faculty, School of Arts and Humanities, John Tyler Community College, Midlothian, VA

Introduction to Animation

Advance Animation

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2015-2018      Artist Collective, The Silos/Floodwall Studios, Manchester, Richmond, VA

2008-2010      Curator, ISHQ Fine Arts Gallery and Textile Studio, Richmond, VA

2009                Lead Designer – Print Media Campaign, “ESPN, Women’s Leadership Conference”, Play Media, Richmond, VA

2009                Freelance Designer, Pepsi Bottling Company, Charlottesville, VA

2005-2006       Production Assistant – Live Camera and Graphics, CBS News, WTVR, Richmond, VA

2005-2007       Production Assistant, Park Group Inc. Richmond, VA

2003-2004       Design, Project, and Production Management, Retail Design and Merchandising, Evergreen Products, Richmond, VA

1996-1998      Drawing Instructor, Lyceum School, Karachi, Pakistan

1994-1998      Swimming Coach, Defense Authority Creek Club, Karachi, Pakistan

 

EDUCATION

2013    MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2007    BFA, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

1997    Advance Level Studies, Cambridge University, British Council, Karachi, Pakistan