Alyssa Pheobus Mumtaz is an American artist best known for her drawing practice. Since 2009, she has traveled extensively, living and working in Pakistan, rural
Wyoming, New Mexico, Washington, DC and Spain.
A graduate of Yale and
Columbia, she has exhibited her work internationally, with support from organizations
including the New York Foundation for the Arts, Dieu Donné, the Ucross Foundation, Triple Canopy and the Santa Fe Art Institute. Recent projects include solo exhibitions at Tracy Williams, Ltd., New York and La Caja Blanca in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
This summer she will be returning to New Mexico for her second residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute. She teaches widely in university art programs and is currently dividing her time between Charlottesville, Virginia and New York City.