Mequitta Ahuja is active/lives in Maryland, Michigan. Mequitta Ahuja is known for women of color figurative painting, self portraits.
Biography Mequitta Ahuja
Born 1976 in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Lives and works in Baltimore, Maryland
Mequitta Ahuja's recent work explores the currency of the figure of the artist at work in the history of European and American figurative painting. Merging the roles of artist-maker and subject, her monumental paintings depict the artist engrossed in various stages of her artistic process, often within the clearly defined architectural space of the studio.
Demonstrating an interest beyond the medium itself, Ahuja's self-portraits explore multiple modes of representation, including abstraction, text, naturalism, schematic description, graphic flatness and illusion. Working across multiple modalities of representation allows the artist to fulfil her ow
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