Oasa DuVerney is a Brooklyn-based artist born in Queens, New York. DuVerney received her B.F.A. from the Fashion Institute of Technology and her M.F.A. from Hunter College, CUNY. DuVerney was awarded the Smack Mellon Studio Artist Residency (2014-2015), the LMCC Workspace program residency (2012-2013), the Tony Smith Award by Hunter College (2011), a grant from the Brooklyn Arts Council (2011), a grant award from the Citizens Committee For New York City (2010, 2013), and the Aljira Emerge Fellowship by the Aljira Center for Contemporary Art (2007). Publications include The New York Times (2012, 2011), and the New York Daily News (2010).
Selected exhibitions include Thanks For Writing, 601 Artspace, NYC (2014); Crossing the Line, Mixed Greens Gallery, NYC (2013); MYLFworks Revenge, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY (2013); Through A Glass Darkly, Postmasters Gallery, NYC (2012); Superheroes and Antiheroes, Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, Old Westbury, NY (2012); Crown Heights Gold, Skylight Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (2011); and Planet of Slums, Mason Gross Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ (2010).