Pheobus Mumtaz is an American artist best known for her drawing practice. She
earned a BA in visual art from Yale University (2004) and an MFA from Columbia
University’s School of the Arts (2008), which she attended on a fellowship.
2009 she has traveled extensively, living and working in Pakistan, rural
Wyoming, New Mexico and Spain. Her large scale drawings and
research-oriented projects have been exhibited internationally, including solo
presentations at Jhaveri Contemporary (2014), Tracy Williams, Ltd., New York (2012, 2009); La Caja Blanca,
Palma (2012) and Bellwether, New York (2009).
In addition to receiving fellowships from the LeRoy Neiman Center for Print
Studies (2006-8) and the New York Foundation for the Arts (2009) Pheobus Mumtaz
has been an artist-in-residence at Dieu Donné, the Ucross Foundation, the Santa
Fe Art Institute, La Caja Blanca and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Her work has been reviewed in Livemint, Modern
Painters, Art in America, and the New York Times, and featured in Triple
Canopy, NYFA Current, Tokion and Étapes.
She is currently working toward her next solo exhibition, which will open at Tracy Williams, Ltd. this September.