Uman

Lady with Blue Hair and Red Dress, 2019-21, Acrylic and oil on canvas, 183 x 183 cm (72 x 72 in)

Lady with Blue Hair and Red Dress, 2019-21, Acrylic and oil on canvas, 183 x 183 cm (72 x 72 in)

Born in 1980 in Somalia
Lives and works in Upstate New York, NY

Solo exhibitions

2022

Goodnight, sweetdreams, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens, Greece

2021

I hope this finds you well, FIERMAN, Lower East Side, New York

2019

I Will Sit Here And Wait For You, FIERMAN, Lower East Side, New York

2018

The Universe Part II, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France

2015

35 Years a Black Sheep, Louis B. James, Lower East Side, New York
Uman, White Columns, Greenwich Village, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022

PERSON(A), Venus Over Manhattan, New York, NY
Controlled Chaos, Rach Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

2021

Heliotropic, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens, GR
African Crossing, Anne De Villepoix, Paris, France
The Earth, That is Sufficient, Nicola Vassell Gallery, New York, USA
The Human Scale, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Cat’s Cradle, In Collaboration with Fierman and Situations, Kristen Lorello, New York

2020

(Nothing But) Flowers, Karma Gallery (172 E 2nd Str), New York, USA
Flower Power, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
L'afrique Fantôme, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
Sanctuary, Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, Canada
Red Telephone, FIERMAN, Lower East Side, New York, USA
Future future, Hair and Nails, Minneapolis, MN

2018

White Columns Benefit Auction, New York, NY

2017

White Columns Benefit Auction, White Columns, New York, NY
Annette Barcelo, Marcos Bontempo & Warsame Uman, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France

2016

White Columns Benefit Auction, New York, NY
Who cares, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
1_54 African Art Fair, Anne De Villepoix at Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY

2015

NADA Miami, White Columns, New York, NY
1_54 African Art Fair, Anne De Villepoix at Somerset House, London, England
I Saw the Earth Like a Broken Egg, Christian Berst Gallery New York, NY

2012

A house to die in, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England
Ideal Pole, Ramiken Crucible New York, NY

Special Projects

2022 Inaugural Grant for The Cube at FORMAT Festival by Tri_Adic, Bentonville, AR
2021 Documentary with Eve Fowler