Khaulah Naima Nuruddin
Khaulah Naima Nuruddin is an artist, curator, preparator and educator who lives and works in South Florida. Nuruddin earned a BFA from The University of South Florida and an MFA from Florida Atlantic University. Nuruddin’s multimedia artwork, characterized by fine detail, meticulous mark making and dynamic material layers, explores the intersections of personal expression and social commentary by initiating public discussion of race, sexuality and the social transfer inherent to her work as a Black, lesbian visual artist.
In addition to solo shows, Not For Sale. Not Today. at Bridge Red in Miami and Destroy to Build. Passage. at Girls’ Club in Ft Lauderdale, Nuruddin participated in curated group exhibitions at Hollywood Art and Culture Center, Art Serve, Emerson Dorsch, Prizm - Art Basel, North Miami Museum of Contemporary Art, Little Haiti Cultural Center, and the Cornell Museum. Her work is in public and private collections including L.A Lee Mizel YMCA, Atlantic Pacific Communities and Pridelines.
With a commitment to lifelong learning and exploring the expansive possibilities for expression through the arts, she was awarded the Broward Cultural Division Artist Support Grant, the Friedland Project Grant and The Women in the Visual Arts Inc. Grant.
In addition to being a founding member of Rubber Bands Florida Collective, Nuruddin currently serves as Curator and Exhibitions Manager for the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum where she organized and installed over 30 exhibits highlighting Black history and contemporary artists of color.