Regina Agu

Round 12 (2017-2018)
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Regina Agu is an artist and writer based in Houston, TX. Her recent work focuses on the complex relationships between the landscape and communities of color. Her work has been included in exhibitions, public readings, and performances nationally, including recent showings at The Drawing Center, New York; DiverseWorks, Houston; The American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center in DC; Project Row Houses; and The Station Museum, Houston. She is currently a CASE-PRH fellow at the University of Houston and a Lawndale Artist Studio Program resident. Agu is a 2017 Artadia Houston awardee and was a recent participant in Open Sessions at The Drawing Center. Agu was the co-director of Alabama Song, a collaboratively-run art space in Third Ward, Houston, which received a SEED grant from The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation. Agu is the founder of the Houston-based WOC Reading Group, and her other collaborative projects include Friends of Angela Davis Park and the Houston-based independent small press paratext.