Biography

Tajh Rust (b. 1989) is a visual artist based in New York. He received his MFA from Yale in 2019 and BA in painting and film from Cooper Union in 2011. Rust was in the inaugural group of artists participating in the Black Rock Senegal artist residency in August 2019.

Solo exhibitions include Somwhere in Between, Matthew Brown, Los Angeles (2022); Where We Meet, Matthew Brown, Los Angeles (2020); Eve, Shahile&Me, Frankfurt (2019); and Passages, Fridman Gallery, New York (2019);

Recent group exhibitions include Open Call, The Shed, New York (2021); and I will wear you in my heart of heart, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York (2021); A Face Like Mine and Free as Air and Water, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT (both 2021); For Which It Stands, Ford Foundation Gallery & Assembly Room, New York (2020); Permutations, Sibler Gallery, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD (2019); Vernacular Interior, Hales Gallery, New York (2019); Again, Always, Green Hall Gallery, Yale University, New Haven, CT (2019); Conjuring Wholeness in the Wake of Rupture, De Buck Gallery, New York (2019); Interwoven, Kravets Wehby Gallery, New York (2018); In Plain Sight/Site, Artspace, New Haven, CT (2018); Familiar Boundaries. Infinite Possibilities, August Wilson Center, Pittsburgh, PA (2018); Strange Beach, Fridman Gallery, New York (2018); Mirrored By Nature, Welancora Gallery, New York (2018); Giving Up the Ghost: Artifacts/A Study of Power and Solidarity Against White Violence in Modernity, Rush Arts, Philadelphia, PA (2018).