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Rosine Kouamen
Kor1000@gmail.com

Born in Douala Cameroon, 1982
Currently lives and works in Houston, TX

 

EDUCATION
2012     University of Houston I MFA, Photography and Digital Media
2008     San Francisco Art Institute I BFA, Photography
2005     Washington and Lee University I BA, Romance Languages

 

RESIDENCIES
2015
Jackman Goldwasser Residency, 2:2:2 Exchange, Chicago, IL

2014
Emergency Room Artist-In-Residence 3 months, Rice University, Houston, TX

 

EXHIBITIONS
2017
Talent in Texas VII, Fotofest & Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX (Oct 19-Dec 2, 2017) Coming soon

How Do I Say Her Name?, curated by Ann Johnson, Art League Houston, TX

2016
Unapologetic, Curated by Ann Johnson, Community Artists’ Collective, Houston TX

2015
The Parliament of Owls, DiverseWorks, Houston, TX

2014
Prospect.3+Baton Rouge, Elevator Projects, Baton Rouge, LA (Opening Nov. 13)
An-Lu, Round 41, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
After Walker Evans, curated by Rachel Cook, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Forth Worth, TX
Aujourd’hui Causons Avec Nos Aieux: Intimate and Foreign, Art League Houston, Houston, TX
Ritual : Desiderata, Emergency Room Gallery, Rice University, Houston, TX

2013
Coming Through The Gap On the back of An Elephant, Texas Southern University Museum, Houston, TX
The War of Art: An Artist Fundraiser, Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Houston, TX
Rosine Reacts to Box City, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
17th Annual MFAH 5A Citywide Exhibition, Houston TX
Vente A Emporter, Phoenicia Market Downtown, Houston, TX
Present Tense, curated by Sapphire Williams, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX

2012
Rosine Kouamen & Rahul Mitra, Windows on Main Project, Houston, TX
Artadia Houston Finalists, Texas Contemporary Art Fair, Houston, TX
34th: MFA Thesis Exhibition, DiverseWorks,  Houston, TX
My Fellow Female Artists, Lone Star Studios, Curator: Rahul Mitra, San Antonio, TX
5th Annual UH Libraries’ Student Art Exhibition, Blaffer Museum, Houston, TX

2011
Art Market, Art Palace, Houston, TX
Art from the Land of the Cougars, Blue Star LAB, San Antonio, TX
Year Long Exhibitoon, Houston City Hall, Houston TX
4th Annual UH Libraries’ Student Art Exhibition, Houston, TX

2010
Student Show, Blaffer Gallery, Houston, TX
2009
Student Show, Blaffer Gallery, Houston, TX
2008
Lookin’ In, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
5 (1+1)+6>>16 Team Up, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Family Reunion, Still Lights Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Houses of San Leandro, Still Lights Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2005
Final Student Show, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA

 

TALKS AND READINGS
2014
Panel Discussion: Intimate and Foreign, Art League Houston, Houston, TX
Eve Fowler: It Is So, Is It So (The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, The Brandon, Houston, TX

2013
Discussion:Toast to the Arts by the Wheel Project, Texas Southern University Museum, Houston, TX
Performance/Conversation, with Autumn Knight, Texas Southern University Museum, Houston, TX
Artist Talk:Present Tense, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX 

 

AWARDS
2013
MFAH 17th Annual Citywide African American Artists Exhibition Award of Excellence

2011
Dolores Mitchell Scholarship
Friends of the Art Program Scholarship
GATF Fellowship
Photographer’s Forum Magazine Finalist

2010
Presidential Graduate Fellowship
Friends of the Art Program Scholarship
GATF Fellowship
2009
Presidential Graduate Fellowship

2009
San Francisco Art Institute Continuing Merit Scholarship
2007
San Francisco Art Institute Continuing Merit Scholarship

 

PUBLICATIONS
2013
Kouamen, Rosine. “Artist Project” The International Review of African American Art. Volume 24. No. 3A 2013: pages 34-41. Print

2008
Ceux Que Je Connais, (Those That I know), Blurb

2007
Small wonders, Blurb

 

REVIEWS

Molly Glenstzer, “Beauty for beholders at Art League Houston.” Houston Chronicle, Sunday July 20, 2014. Article Here.

Molly Glentzer, “Artists join forces as the embark on their journey forward.” Houston Chronicle, Zest Magazine, Sunday, July 14, 2013, http://media.wix.com/ugd/42096e_2a2ec985e197d50f0984e2948ac24dfe.pdf

This American Trap by Everything Records, Episode 10. http://thisamericantrap.podomatic.com/entry/2013-06-24T11_53_04-07_00

Aaron Bielish, “Repetition, Variation, Connection.” Gulf Coast Blog, April 17, 2013, http://www.gulfcoastmag.org/blog/archives/170-Repetition,-Variation,-Connection.html

 Tyler Rudick, “UH School of Art Storms DiverseWorks with graduate work raging from kinetic sculpture to micro comic convention.” Culture Map Houston, April 28, 2012, http://houston.culturemap.com/newsdetail/04-28-12-uh-school-of-art-storms-diverseworks-with-graduate-work-ranging-from-kinetic-sculpture-to-a-micro-comic-conventio/

Mike Emery, “Uh Artists Taking Talents to DiverseWorks for MFA Thesis Exhibtion.” Creative Pride, April 9, 2012, http://www.uh.edu/news-events/stories/2012/april/0409MFAExhibit.php

Alex Pechacek, “Graduate Work on Display for Public.” The Daily Cougar.com, April 30, 2012, http://thedailycougar.com/2012/04/30/graduate-work-on-display-for-public/