Ghada Khunji


Born in 1967, Ghada Khunji is a graduate of two of New York’s premiere arts institutions; Parsons School of Design and the International Center of Photography.

In 2006 Khunji she was named the Lucie Discovery of the Year. The Lucie Awards are presented by the Lucie Foundation in Los Angeles, a non-profit, charitable foundation whose mission is to honor master photographers, discover and cultivate emerging talent and celebrate the appreciation of photography worldwide. And in January, 2007 she won the Grand Prize in the 1st ever  American Photo magazine’s Images of the Year Competition.

Khunji’s photographs are known for documenting both landscapes and people from all over the world and the inherent dignity of the human element. 

The Bahraini-born artist is based in Brooklyn, but travels extensively.


Selected Shows

2008 - Solo show, HINDUSTAN, Captital D Studios, Dubai, U.A.E.
2008 - Group show, The Farmani Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2007 - CUBA:AS TIME STANDS STILL 2007, Filtro Gallery, Miami, Florida
2007 - IPA Best of Show 2006, Farmani Gallery, Los Angeles, California & Worldwide
2007 - Gerd Ludwig-Ghada Khunji, Farmani Gallery, Los Angeles, California
2006 - Group Show, ART BASEL 2006: ABSTRACT HUMANITY, Filtro Gallery, Miami, Florida
2006 - Solo Show, Camera Club of New York, New York, NY
2006 - Group Show, Camera Club of New York, New York, NY 
2006 - Group show, Golden Light Awards, Maine Photographic Workshops, Maine2006 Group multimedia show, Agora Gallery’s 21st Annual Juried Exhibition, Chelsea, NY
2004 - IN A CONVERSATION, group show, Capsule Gallery, New York, NY
2001 - Solo Show, Salon De Quartier, Brooklyn, NY
1999 - THE FOURTH SHOW, Avenue A Gallery, New York, NY
1998 - Group show, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, Washington
1997 - THERE, Four Journeys in Life, Salena Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1996 - HUMANS ALL, exhibited nationally & internationally
1995 - Group multimedia show, Janos Gat Gallery, New York, NY
1992 - CHOICE show, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY
1991 - Regional Juried Photo Exhibit, Evansville Museum of Arts & Sciences, Evansville, Indiana


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