Qualeasha Wood

Qualeasha Wood

B. 1996 Long Branch, NJ

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and Philadelphia PA


2021 Master of Fine Arts, Photography 

Cranbrook Academy of Fine Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2019 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Printmaking

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


2023 Qualeasha Wood, Kendra Jayne Patrick, New York, NY, (upcoming)

Qualeasha Wood, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London, (upcoming)

2021 Art Basel Miami Beach, Kendra Jayne Patrick, Miami Beach, FL

2020 NADA MIAMI BEACH, Kendra Jayne Patrick, New York, NY

2019 Qualeasha Wood, Gluon Gallery, Milwuakeee, WI


2022 It's time for me to go: Studio Museum Artists in Residence 2021–22,

MoMA PS1,Queens, NY

for those of us who live at the shoreline, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina,


The New Bend, Hauser & Wirth, New York, NY

2021 Alter Egos, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

In This House, Library Street Collective, Art Mile, Detroit, MI

Nobody’s Home, Gaa Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Dancing in Dark Times, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London

Black Femme: Sovereign of WAP and the Virtual Realm, Canada, New York, NY

Unraveled. Restructured. Revealed. Where Contemporary Art and Diverse Perspectives Intersect, Trout Museum of Art, Appleton, WI

2020 Twenty-First Century Occupational Adjustments and Considerations,

Episode 4: Seating Chart for a Fall Dinner Party in a Pandemic,

Kendra Jayne Patrick for Metro Pictures Online Viewing Room

Repose, Gaa Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Crescendo, New Image Art, West Hollywood, CA

NADA presents, “FAIR” Inaugural Edition, Kendra Jayne Patrick

A Manifest of Ipseities, 333 Midland, Detroit, MI

Oracles of The Other, Modified Arts, Phoenix, AZ

2019 A Complete Change of Form Into a More Beautiful or Spiritual State,
Cooper Cole, Toronto, Canada

New Contemporaries, Gelman Gallery, Providence, RI

The Salon At The Wing, The Wing Boston, Boston, MA

2018 END, New Image Art, West Hollywood, CA

We Thought of You, Gelman Gallery,  Providence, RI

Under Pressure, Benson Gallery, Providence, RI

2017 RISD Printmaking Triennial, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI.

Atlas of Enslavement, installation throughout Providence, RI

Who’s On Call Tonite?, RISD Exposé Gallery, Providence, RI

What’s Love Got To Do With It?: Politics of Desirability, RISD Exposé

Gallery, Providence, RI

Fruits of Our Labour, Benson Hall Gallery, RISD, Providence, RI


The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX


2023 January - Studio Magazine, Ideal Selfie

January - Madame Figaro, Six Artistes Féminines Parmi les Plus en Vue de

la Scéne Contemporaine

2022 November - Artsy, The Artsy Vanguard 2022: Qualeasha Wood

November - Essence Magazine, Leader’s of the New Art World

August - Harper’s Bazaar, 2022 Icons: Qualeasha Wood, Textile Artist, 25

July - Curbed, Qualeasha Wood Wants to Get Crab Legs with Cardi B

July - Fad Magazine, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery Now Represents Brooklyn-Based Artist Qualeasha Wood.

June - Observer, Observer’s Slambook: Artist Qualeasha Wood on Ethically Colonizing Mars

April - WePresent, Qualeasha Wood: Intricate tapestries depicting

online experiences

February - W Mag, Qualeasha Wood Weaves Cyberculture Into Tapestries

February - Artnet, Textile Artists Are Back in the Public Spotlight in

Museums and GALLERIES. Art Collectors? They’re Still Catching Up

February - The Subversive POwer of Quilts: Legacy Russell on ‘The New


January - L’Officiel, 9 Artists to Watch in 2022

2021 December - The New York Times, Signs of Sea Change at Art Basel Miami:

More Galleries of Color

October - Artforum, Studio Museum in Harlem Announces 2021-22 Artists

in Residence

August - Provincetown Independent, At Just 24, Qualeasha Wood Brings

Textiles Into 2021

May - Art in America, cover of New Talent Issue, guest edited by

Antwaun Sargent

May - Humble Arts Foundation, Qualeasha Wood’s Black Femme Tapestries

April - 4 columns, Black Femme by Aruna D’Souza

March - Observer, ‘Black Femme: Sovereign of WAP and the Virtual Realm’ Shines at Canada Gallery by Yume Murphy

March - The New Yorker, ‘Black Femme: Sovereign of WAP and the Virtual Realm’ by Andrea K. Scott

March - Vulture, 25 Notable New Releases Over the Next Two Weeks: Art by Jerry Saltz

2020 December - gallerytalk.net, Double Tap #17 - Qualeasha Wood by Anna

December - Broadway World, NADA Miami 2020 Concludes In-Person and Online Fair with Diverse International Presentations, Dynamic Programming and High Viewership

2019 July - Artdose Magazine, Gluon Gallery, Levee Contemporary, OS
Projects – Vol 29 by Rachel Hausmann Schall

June - Art Viewer, A Complete Change of Form Into a More Beautiful Or Spiritual State at COOPER COLE 

2018 November - The Brown Daily Herald, RISD Show Challenges Gallery
Structures by Divya Maniar

2017 October - Bluestockings Mag, Creating While Black: An Interview with
Qualeasha Wood by Osun Taylor


2022 The Artsy Vanguard 2022 - “Fatal Error”, Time Square, NY

Roche Bobois - “A Window Seat (but you can sit next to me)”, WSJ. Magazine Innovator Awards

2021 Louis Vuitton - Louis 200