Tajh Rust

Born in Brooklyn, NY

Lives and works in New Haven, CT



2019          MFA, Yale University, School of Art, New Haven, CT

2011          BFA, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, NY


Awards and Grants

2018          Andrea Zittel Residency, Institute of Investigative Living at A-Z West, Joshua Tree, CA

2017          Martha Trevor Award, Worldstudio AIGA Scholarship

2010          Palmer Hayden Artist Travel Grant


Solo Exhibitions

2019 Passages, Fridman Gallery, New York, NY

ArtBrussels, Stems Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 Vernacular Interior, Hales Gallery, New York, NY

Conjuring Wholeness in the Wake of Rupture, De Buck Gallery, New York, NY

1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, New York, NY

Again, Always, Yale University, Green Hall Gallery, New Haven, CT

2018          Interwoven, Kravets Wehby Gallery, New York, NY

Untitled Art, Miami Beach, Miami, FL

In Plain Sight/Site, Artspace, New Haven, CT

 Familiar Boundaries.  Infinite Possibilities, August Wilson Center, Pittsburgh, PA

                    Strange Beach, Fridman Gallery, New York, NY

                   Mirrored By Nature,  Welancora Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

                   Giving Up the Ghost: Artifacts/A Study of Power and Solidarity Against White Violence in Modernity

                    Rush Arts Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

2017         Winterfly Benefit, Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts, Brooklyn, NY

                   Black At Yale, Yale University, Afro-American Cultural Center Gallery, New Haven, CT

                    Make___Place, The New York Immigrant Coalition, New York, NY

                    Voices Need Heroes, NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY

2016           Speak Out, Bronx Art Space, Bronx, NY