In Your Mercy, I Seek Relief, 2021, Graphite on paper, 51 x 51 inches
This week we welcome Sanié Bokhari, an artist living and working in New York City, born in Lahore, Pakistan. Bokhari earned a fine arts degree from the National College of Arts in Lahore, where she also taught for two years.
We’re Together Dead and Lonely, 2016, Oil on canvas, 48 x 48 inches
Bokhari moved to the United States for an MFA in painting at the Rhode Island School of Design, and currently lives and works in New York.
Ancestral mothership, 2021, Graphite on paper, 53 x 51 inches
She works in a range of mediums, including painting, drawing and sculpture. Bokhari’s objective is to explore, understand and process the experience of a transnational woman, marked by the history of colonial rule, while grappling with the inherent racism that exists in American culture.
The Infrared in Your Head, 2018, Acrylic on canvas, 72 x 48 inches
See more of Bokhari’s work on her website and instagram.