Qualeasha Wood

b. 1996, United States

Qualeasha Wood (b.1996, Long Branch, NJ) lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. She received her BA in 2019 from the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI and her MA in 2021 from Cranbrook Academy of Fine Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI. Wood is currently included in It’s Time For Me To Go at MoMA PS1, an exhibition of works made during her residency at the Studio Museum in Harlem over the past year. She is highlighted in the 2022 Artsy Vanguard as one of the most promising artists working today. In May 2021, her work was featured on the front cover of Art in America. Recent exhibitions include The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY (2022); Hauser & Wirth, NY (2022); Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London (2021); CANADA, NY (2021); Gaa Gallery, Provincetown, MA (2021); Trout Museum of Art, Appleton, WI (2021), and Kendra Jayne Patrick for Metro Pictures, NY (2020). Her work has recently been acquired by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX.