MICA 2025 HOFFBERGER
MFA CANDIDATE



Jahniah Kum
Lives and works in Baltimore, MD
Born  1997

Education
2015
Albany High School, Albany, NY
2020 Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, NY
2023 University at Albany, Albany, NY
2025 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

Group Exhibition
2014
“High School Art Regional” Opalka Gallery, Albany, NY
2020
“The Before the After and in Between” ArtOmi Ghent, NY (online exhibition)
“The Before the After and in Between”, Hudson Valley Community College, Teaching Gallery, Troy, NY (online exhibition)
“Openly unapologetic”, Fable Jones Studio, Brooklyn, NY
2021
The 43rd Annual Photography Regional: YouthSpotlight, Opalka Gallery, Albany, NY
“Wrist game, worldwide” - Virtual exhibition
“Femina Fortis”, Albany Barn, Albany, NY
Mohawk Hudson Regional, Albany Center Gallery, Albany, NY
“Windows”, Smallbany Gallery, Albany, NY
“The Gallery mixtape vol.1”, Albany Center Gallery & Collective Fort, Albany, NY
2022
The art of instant photography, Online, Orlando Florida
“Fusion members art show”, Albany Barn, Albany, NY
“When one door closes”, Hamilton Hillart Center, Schenectady, NY
“Home Bodies”,  Pause Gallery, Troy, NY
2023
“WE ARE EVERYWHERE”, MICA Fox 2 Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Conjure, Sheila & Richard Riggs Gallery Lazarus IV Center, Baltimore, MD

Awards
2021
The Les Urbach Award from the Albany Center Gallery
University at Albany CURCE undergraduate Research and Project Award
2022
Daniel Stewart Memorial award from the underground Railroad Education Center In Albany, NY
The Ronne Kulakoff 81’ University at Albany Art Department Award

Press
2021
Get Visual Review: The 43rd Photography Regional - Youth Spotlight
WGXC Morning Show: Hudson regional artist interview

Publications
2021
Mohawk Hudson Regional - Show Catalog
2022
The art of instant photography - Analog film photography association
Aha! A House for Art: WMHT/PBS Interview- with artist Jahniah Kum

Teaching Experience
2024
Teaching Assistant, Maryland Institute College of Art,  Baltimore, M
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