Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

2016
Fazal Sheikh, - Independence | Nakba Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York City
Fazal Sheikh – The Erasure Trilogy Al-Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art, Jerusalem, Palestine
Fazal Sheikh – The Erasure Trilogy Slought Foundation, Philadelphia
2015
Fazal Sheikh: Desert Bloom Al-‘Araqib ‘unrecognized’ village, The Negev, Israel
2014
Fazal Sheikh – Moksha Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City
Fazal Sheikh – Ether Kriti Gallery, Banaras, India
2012
Fazal Sheikh – Ether Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York City
2010
Fazal Sheikh Sala Rekalde, Bilbao, Spain
Fazal Sheikh Museo de Arte de Banco de la República, Bogotá, Colombia
Beloved Daughters: Photographs by Fazal Sheikh List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
The Photographs of Fazal Sheikh Gruss Center of Visual Arts, Lawrenceville, New Jersey
2009
Fazal Sheikh Huis Marseille Museum for Photography, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Fazal Sheikh – A Camel for the Son and A Sense of Common Ground Musée du District de Bamako, Mali
Beloved Daughters – Photographs by Fazal Sheikh Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California
Beloved Daughters (Poster Series) – Photographs by Fazal Sheikh Kriti Gallery, Banaras, India
Beloved Daughters – Photographs by Fazal Sheikh Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Fazal Sheikh Fundación Mapfre, Madrid, Spain
2008
Beloved Daughters: The photographs of Fazal Sheikh Belk Visual Arts Center, Davidson College, North Carolina
Beloved Daughters – Photographs by Fazal Sheikh Syracuse University Art Gallery, New York
2007
Beloved Daughters – Photographs by Fazal Sheikh Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
Moksha and Ladli – Photographs by Fazal Sheikh – HCB Award Winner 2005 Cartier-Bresson Foundation, Paris, France
Fazal Sheikh – Portraits Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York City
Fazal Sheikh – A Camel for the Son Ackland Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2006
Fazal Sheikh: The Victor Weeps Wolverhampton Art Gallery, United Kingdom
2005
Fazal Sheikh: The Victor Weeps – Afghanistan CFF, Centrum för fotografi, Stockholm, Sweden
2004
Fazal Sheikh: A Camel for the Son: Somalia and The Victor Weeps: Afghanistan The United Nations, New York
Fazal Sheikh: A Camel for the Son and The Victor Weeps Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation, Paris, France
Fazal Sheikh: A Camel for the Son Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
2003
Fazal Sheikh: The Victor Weeps – Afghanistan Museum of Fine Arts, Orleans, France
Fazal Sheikh: A Camel for the Son – Ramadan Moon – The Victor Weeps Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley, Massachusetts
Fazal Sheikh – A Sense of Common Ground: Excerpts Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, New Hampshire
2002
Fazal Sheikh: The Victor Weeps – Afghanistan Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Fazal Sheikh: The Victor Weeps – Ramadan Moon – A Camel for the Son – Simpatia Block Museum of Art, Evanston, Illinois
Fazal Sheikh – Sympatia: Photographs of Brazil Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York City
Fazal Sheikh – A Camel for the Son and Ramadan Moon P. P. O. W. Gallery, New York City
Fazal Sheikh – The Victor Weeps Scalo Project Space, New York City
Fazal Sheikh – The Victor Weeps Museum of Art, Washington State University, Pullman
Fazal Sheikh – Simpatia Schneider Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Fazal Sheikh – When two bulls fight, the leg of the calf is broken Elizabethan Church, Basel, Switzerland
Fazal Sheikh – When two bulls fight, the leg of the calf is broken Rosenberg Church, Winterthur, Switzerland
2001
Fazal Sheikh – The Victor Weeps Helmhaus, Zürich, Switzerland
Fazal Sheikh – When two bulls fight, the leg of the calf is broken Wasserkirche, Zürich, Switzerland
Fazal Sheikh – The Victor Weeps – Afghanistan Light Work, Syracuse, New York
Fazal Sheikh – When two bulls fight, the leg of the calf is broken Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2000
Afghanistan under the Taliban: A Selection of Photographs from Fazal Sheikh's The Victor Weeps The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
Fazal Sheikh – The Victor Weeps American University of Beirut, Lebanon
1999
Fazal Sheikh – The Victor Weeps – Afghanistan Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
1998
Fazal Sheikh: A Sense of Common Ground Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
Fazal Sheikh – The Victor Weeps Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York City
Fazal Sheikh: A Sense of Common Ground Schneider Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1997
Fazal Sheikh: A Sense of Common Ground Netherlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam
Fazal Sheikh: A Sense of Common Ground United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva, Switzerland
Fazal Sheikh: A Sense of Common Ground Houston Center for Photography, Texas
Fazal Sheikh: A Sense of Common Ground University of North Carolina, Winston-Salem
1996
Fazal Sheikh: A Sense of Common Ground International Center of Photography, New York City
Fazal Sheikh: A Sense of Common Ground Rhode Island School of Design, Providence
Fazal Sheikh: A Sense of Common Ground Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York City
Fazal Sheikh: A Sense of Common Ground Schneider Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1995
Fazal Sheikh: A Sense of Common Ground Fotofo, Bratislava, Slovakia, 1995
Fazal Sheikh: A Sense of Common Ground Bernstein Gallery, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1995

Group Exhibitions

2016
This Place Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City
Images of Conviction: The Construction of Visual Evidence Netherlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam
Retratos, Colecciones Fundanción Mapfre Monterrey, México
2015
Retratos, Colecciones Fundanción Mapfre Museo de la Ciudad, México
Images of Conviction: The Construction of Visual Evidence Photographer’s Gallery, London
Paris Photo Pace/MacGill Gallery booth, Paris, France
Head’s Up: Recent Gifts to the Collection R. I. S. D. Museum, Rhode Island
Seeing the Elephant Bakalar and Paine Galleries, Massachusetts College of Art
This Place Norton Museum of Art, West Balm Beach, Florida
BACK Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York City
Images of Conviction: The Construction of Visual Evidence Le Bal, Paris
The Center and the Edge Edwards Art Gallery, Holderness, New Hampshire
This Place Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
2014
ONTHEEMB: 150 Years of Sociale Fotografie Maagdenhuismuseum, Antwerp, Belgium
Recent Acquisitions Honolulu Museum of Art, Hawaii
This Place DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague, Czechoslovakia
Now You See It: Photography and Concealment Menschel Hall for Modern Photography, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and its Aftermath Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City
2013
Beloved Daughter (Poster Exhibit) 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, American Embassy, Delhi, India
Paris Photo Pace/MacGill Gallery booth
Rwanda: 1994-2014 Fine Art Gallery, Krok Institute for Peace and Justice, University of San Diego, California
Collective Reflections, Individual Memories Broad Art Museum, Michigan State Univ., East Lansing
40 Artists / 40 Years: Selections from the Light Work Collection Light Work, Syracuse, New York
The Image in Question: War – Media – Art Ryerson Photography Gallery and Research Center, Toronto
Light Sensitive: Photographic Works from North Carolina Collections Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, North Carolina
WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and its Aftermath Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, California
WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and its Aftermath Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and its Aftermath Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
40 Artists / 40 Years: Selections from the Light Work Collection Syracuse University Palitz Gallery, New York City
Gaze – The Changing Face of Portrait Photography Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Turkey
2012
A Generous Medium: Photography at Wellesley 1972-2012 Davis Museum, Wellesley, Massachusetts
Full of Grace: A Journey through the History of Childhood Ross Art Museum, Delaware, Ohio
Die Polaroid Collection NRW – Forum, Düsseldorf, Germany
Memory and Immigration Umm Al Fahem Art Gallery, Israel
Full of Grace: A Journey through the History of Childhood Palm Beach Photographic Center, Florida
2011
Polaroid (Im) Possible – The Westlicht Collection Westlicht, Vienna, Austria
SERIOUS GAMES: War – Media – Art Matildenhöhe, Darmstadt, Germany
2010
The Image in Question: War – Media – Art Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts
Afghanistan Wolverhampton Art Gallery, United Kingdom
Where in the World? Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York City
In Between Here and There: Passages in Contemporary Photography Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
Emmet Gowin: A Collective Portrait Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
2009
Darkside II – Photographic Power and Violence, Disease, and Death Photographed Fotomuseum Winterthur Switzerland
Steidl: The Published Image PhotoInk, New Delhi, India
Delpire & Co. Maison Européene de la Photographie, Ville de Paris, France
Delpire & Co. Espace Van Gogh, Rencontres d’Arles, France
Black Womanhood: Images, Icons and Ideologies of the African Body San Diego Museum of Art, CA
2008
Outsider: Tourism, Migration and Exile Santa Fe Art Institute, New Mexico
Lost Paradise – The Angel’s Gaze Centrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland
Black Womanhood: Images, Icons and Ideologies of the African Body Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley, Massachusetts
Black Womanhood: Images, Icons and Ideologies of the African Body Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, New Hampshire
Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2008 Deutsche Börse Headquarters, Frankfurt, Germany
Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2008 C/O Berlin, Germany
Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2008 The Photographers’ Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Archive Fever: Uses of the Document in Contemporary Art International Center of Photography, New York City
2007
Recent Acquisitions Part II, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Arizona
Innovation/Imagination: 50 Years of Polaroid Photography Hillard University Art Museum, Univ. of Louisiana, Lafayette
2006
In Response to Place: Photographs from The Nature Conservancy’s ‘Last Great Places’ Bruce Museum of Arts and Sciences, Connecticut
Picture Mourning Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Innovation/Imagination: 50 Years of Polaroid Photography Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell Univ., Ithaca, New York
Focus: Artist Collections Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia
Geschichten, Geschichte / Stories, Histories Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
Beautiful Suffering, Photography and the Traffic in Pain Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts
2005
Common Ground: Discovering Community in 150 Years of Art – Selections from the Collection of J. Norell Corcoran Gallery of Art, Wash D.C.
About Face The Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
Innovation/Imagination: 50 Years of Polaroid Photography University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington
After the Fact – 1st Berlin Photography Biennale Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
(My Private) HEROES – Artists, Heroes and Stars MARTa Herford, Germany
In Response to Place: Photographs from The Nature Conservancy’s ‘Last Great Places’ Academy Art Museum, Easton, Maryland
In Response to Place: Photographs from The Nature Conservancy’s ‘Last Great Places’ Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, Texas
In Response to Place: Photographs from The Nature Conservancy’s ‘Last Great Places’ Boston Public Library, Massachusetts
Dual Passages and Crossings throughout Art History The Art Centre La Panera. Lleida, Spain
Documentary Strategies TENT, Center for Visual Arts, Rotterdam, Holland
Suddenly Older Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
Staged Realities: The Studio in African Photography 1870 – 2004 Bildmuseet, Umeå
2004
Diverse Voices from the Light Work Collection Syracuse University Art Gallery, New York
Do Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York City
Staged Realities: The Studio in African Photography 1870 – 2004 Michael Stevenson Contemporary, Cape Town, South Africa
Cruel and Tender, The Real in the Twentieth-Century Photograph Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Innovation/Imagination: 50 Years of Polaroid Photography Photographic Resource Center, Boston, Massachusetts
Images Against War Galerie Lichtblick, Cologne, Germany
In Response to Place: Photographs from The Nature Conservancy’s ‘Last Great Places’ Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach
In Response to Place: Photographs from The Nature Conservancy’s ‘Last Great Places’ The Renaissance Center, GM Headquarters, Detroit, Michigan
In Response to Place: Photographs from The Nature Conservancy’s ‘Last Great Places’ Cincinnati Museum Center, Ohio
In Response to Place: Photographs from The Nature Conservancy’s ‘Last Great Places’ Chicago Cultural Center, Illinois
2003
Cruel and Tender, The Real in the Twentieth-Century Photograph Tate Modern, London, England
Cuba on the Verge: An Island in Transition International Center of Photography, NY
Dia di Bai Centro de Artes Visuais – Encontros de Fotografia, Coimbra, Portugal
The American Scene 2000: Photographen und Schriftsteller porträtieren di USA Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
Regarding War Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
In Response to Place: Photographs from The Nature Conservancy’s ‘Last Great Places’ Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Innovation/Imagination: 50 Years of Polaroid Photography Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas
2002
Innovation/Imagination: 50 Years of Polaroid Photography Museum of Art, Knoxville, Tennessee
Visions of Passage: Photographers, Writers, and the American Scene Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California
In Response to Place: Photographs from The Nature Conservancy’s ‘Last Great Places’ High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
In Response to Place: Photographs from The Nature Conservancy’s ‘Last Great Places’ Bellevue Art Museum, Seattle, Washington
Die Schönsten Schweizer Bücher 2001 Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich, Switzerland
Innovation/Imagination: 50 Years of Polaroid Photography Museum of Art, Pensacola, Florida
In Response to Place: Photographs from The Nature Conservancy’s ‘Last Great Places’ Houston Museum of Natural Science, Texas
Innovation/Imagination: 50 Years of Polaroid Photography University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
2001
Transfer BildMuseet, Umeå, Sweden
Wald/Explosionen (Forest/Explosion), Helmhaus, Zürich, Switzerland
In Response to Place: Photographs from The Nature Conservancy’s ‘Last Great Places’ Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC
Innovation/Imagination: 50 Years of Polaroid Photography Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio
Photographic Odysseys Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
Innovation/Imagination: 50 Years of Polaroid Photography Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
Photowork(s) in Progress III: Constructing Identity Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam
Innovation/Imagination: 50 Years of Polaroid Photography University of New Hampshire Art Gallery, Durham
2000
Precedence: Emmet Gowin and His Students Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred University, New York
Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers 1840 – Present Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
An American Century of Photography: The Hallmark Photographic Collection Seattle Art Museum, Washington
Personae The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois
Innovation/Imagination: 50 Years of Polaroid Photography Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois
Innovation/Imagination: 50 Years of Polaroid Photography Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, Florida
Crossing the Line: Photography Reconsidered Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
1999
Fotografie in Una Collezione Privata Museo Cantonale d’Arte, Lugano, Switzerland
Innovation/Imagination: 50 Years of Polaroid Photography The Friends of Photography, San Francisco, California
New Voices/New Visions: 23 Contemporary Artists University Art Gallery, University of California, San Diego
1998
Photography’s Multiple Roles Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois
1997
The Garden of Eden: Noorderlicht Photofestival Gröningen, The Netherlands
1996
Lingua Franca El Museo de Encontras de Fotografia, Coimbra, Portugal
Herkunft (Origin) Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
1995
Multiple Exposure: The Group Portrait in Photography The Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Connecticut
Mother Jones International Documentary Award Winners Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City, Mexico
A Some of Us Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1993
Other Africas The Photographic Resource Center, Boston, Massachusetts
Fazal Sheikh and Richard Barnes Opsis Foundation, New York City