MARYAM YOUIF
B. 1985, Baghdad, Iraq
Works in Oakland, CA
 

EDUCATION
2017    MFA Studio Arts, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2008   BA Honors, Visual Arts & Communications Studies, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON

EXHBTIONS
SOLO
2017    Shamiram’s Delight, RSF Projects, San Francisco, CA
2017    Best Behavior, SFAI’s MFA Exhibition, The Old Mint, San Francisco, CA
2008   I Won’t Give You Anything You Won’t Be Happy with So I’ll Know it’s in Your Hands, Common Ground Gallery, Windsor, ON

TWO-PERSON
2017    Keep in Reserve, Maryam Yousif + Chiara Sbolci, Open Windows, San Francisco, CA

GROUP
2018    Bodies of Work, Brilliant Champions Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2017    Power, The Eastern Projects, Los Angeles, CA
            Double Dip, CTRL+SHFT Collective, Oakland, CA
            Relay, CTRL+SHFT Collective, Oakland CA
            Teenage Dream, The San Francisco Inn., San Francisco, CA

2016   The Wine Club, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
           Roommates, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
           Landfill | Bedrock, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA
           Group Show, Burnt Oak Gallery, Oakland, CA
           Call it Home, Naming Gallery, Oakland, CA
           Farewell & Goodbye, Ladybug House, San Francisco, CA

2015   Tired Hands, Good Mother Gallery, Oakland, CA
           2, Good Mother Gallery, Oakland, CA
           Soft Bargain, Good Mother Gallery, Oakland, CA           

2014   Thirsty: Topical & Sexual, SUN RAY Gallery, Berkeley CA
           Accepted, Last Chance Space, Oakland, CA
           Orange Skies, House on the Hill, Los Angeles, CA

2012   ‘Lectric Collective’s “The Bowerbird Treasury” Exhibit, Zughaus Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2010   Fresh Work, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

TEACHING
2017   Instructor, San Francisco Art Institute, CA course: Hand building in Ceramics for the Young Artist Program)
           Teaching Assistant, San Francisco Art Institute, CA course: Ceramics: Kitsch [John DeFazio], spring
2016   Instructor, San Francisco Art Institute, CA course: From Line to Life Drawing for the Young Artist Program)
           Teaching Assistant, San Francisco Art Institute, CA course: Drawing I [Laurie Reid], spring & Painting II  [Terry Powers], fall

PRESS
2017  Press Release: Lauren Licata, “Maryam Yousif Builds on the Collective Past of Warrior Women,” JUXTAPOZ,  Nov. 11, 2017
           https://www.juxtapoz.com/news/sculpture/maryam-yousif-builds-on-the-collective-past-of-warrior-women/

           Sarah Hotchkiss, “There’s No ‘I’ in ‘RELAY,’ Where the Emerging Art Scene is a Team Sport,” KQED Arts, May 16, 2017:                                 https://ww2.kqed.org/arts/2017/05/16/theres-no-i-in-relay-where-the-emerging-art-scene-is-a-team-sport/