EDUCATION
2017   MFA, Digital & Interdisciplinary Art Practice, The City College of New York 
2003   MA, Studio Art, New York University / International Center of Photography
2000   BA (Hons), English Literature, St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, India

ARTISTIC AWARDS / RESIDENCIES
2018   AIRspace Visual Artist Residency, Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY
2016   Connor Travel Award, City College of New York, NY
2015   Connor Academic Fellowship, City College of New York, NY
2012   Transparent Studio, Bose Pacia (now +91 Foundation), Brooklyn, New York
2007   Aljira Emerge with Creative Capital, New Jersey
2005   AIM, Artists in the Marketplace, Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, NY
2004   National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Artist Residency, T.R.U.C.E., New York, NY

SOLO / SHARED EXHIBITIONS
2018   Sunroom Project Space, (w/ Chad Marshall), curated by Gabriel de Guzman. Wave Hill, New York (upcoming)
2017   Where Straight Lines Fail, Archives Gallery, Cohen Library, City College of New York, NY
           Where Straight Lines Fail, 2017, Inter-discursive Installation (Video, Sculpture, Photographs, Archival Documents
2012   Transparent Studio at Bose Pacia Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2011   Dreams of In-convenience, Shrine Empire Gallery, New Delhi, India
2009   Not Ungrateful, Just Planning Ahead (w/ Karla Carballar), Wagner Gallery, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018   In Practice, (w/ Chad Marshall), curated by Allie Tepper. Sculpture Center, Queens, New York
           Passage, 2018, Interdisciplinary Installation (Video, Sound, Sculpture)
2017   A More Perfect Union, curated by Dave Kyu, Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia, PA
          Four Hands, 2003, Single Channel Video Installation
2017   Archival Alchemy, curated by Saisha Grayson, SAWCC, Abrons Arts Center, New York
          Where Straight Lines Fail, 2017, Inter-discursive Installation (Video, Photography, Documents)
2017   Loving Blackness, (w/ Chad Marshall), curated by Jaishri Abichandani, Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia
          Tar Baby, 2017, Sculpture (3D Printed Polymer, Coal, PVC)
2017   Ornate Activate, (w/ Chad Marshall), curated by Alexander Campos, Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, Milwaukee
          Humsa/ Hamsa, 2015, Sculpture (Laser Cut Acrylic, Wood, Metal)
2016   India Art Summit, New Delhi, India
          Humsa/ Hamsa, 2015, Sculpture (Laser Cut Acrylic, Wood, Metal)
2015   Ornate Activate, Curated by Alex Campos, Shirin Gallery, Chelsea, New York, NY
          Humsa/ Hamsa, 2015, Sculpture (Laser Cut Acrylic, Wood, Metal)
2015   Real/Unreal, Changjiang Museum of Contemporary Art, Chongqing, China
          Sharaafat ke liye Sharaarat, 2015, Single Channel Video Installation, 6’
2015   Poverty and the Quest for Life, Book Adda & Art Show, Brown University, Providence
          Pairi Daeza, 2015, Printed Video Stills
2015   India Art Summit, New Delhi, India
2014   India Art Summit, New Delhi, India
2013   A Bomb with Ribbon Around it, Queens Museum, New York
          Dreams of In-convenience, 2011, Multi-media Installation (Video, Sculpture)
2013   India Art Summit, Shrine Empire Gallery, New Delhi, India
2012   Transnational / Radiate and Rotate, Gallery 400, Chicago
2012    Forgetfulness Dumbo Arts Festival, Brooklyn, New York
2012   Skin Deep, Religare Art Gallery, New Delhi, India
2012   Doppio Gioco - Double Game, Galleria di Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy
2012   Decimo Parallelo Nord, Foundazione Fotografia, Modena, Italy
2011   Pingyao International Photography Festival, China
2010   Scratch, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi, India
2010   KEAF International Experimental Film Festival, Seoul Art Space, Seoul, S. Korea
2008   Critical Studio; Dialogue with South Asian Artists, Macy Gallery, New York City
2007   Aljira Emerge Exhibition, Aljira, Newark, New Jersey

PUBLIC INSTALLATIONS
2010   Artiger, Public Art Project to promote tiger conservation, New Delhi, India

VISITING ARTIST / LECTURES
2015   Art Forum, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey
2015   Creative Chemistries, ART21, Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY
2014   Art Forum, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey
2013   Featured Speaker, Asian American Arts Alliance, Town Hall, New York, NY
2012   Transparent Studio, Artist Talk w/ Simon Leung, Bose Pacia (+91 Foundation), NY
2008   Critical Studio; Dialogue with South Asian Artists, Macy Gallery, New York, N

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2015 - Present   Art Adjunct Faculty, 4D Fundamentals(UG), New York University, NY
2014 - Present   Art Adjunct Faculty, Art+Education, MA Studio / Contemporary Art & Media Literacy (G)
                          New York University, New York
2014 - Present   Art Adjunct Faculty, Art Education (UG), The City College of New York, NY
2013 - 2015      Adjunct Faculty, Digital Photography / Video Art, The National Academy of Art, NY
2012 - 2015      Art Adjunct Faculty, Video Art, New York University, NY
2012 - Present   Teaching Artist, Residency Programs, Studio in a School, NY
2012 - 2012      Consultant - Curriculum and Professional Development, UA Media High School, NY
2010 - 2012      Teaching Artist, Exploring the Arts, in partnership with UA Media High School, NY
2008 - 2011      Artist in Residence/ Director of Partnerships, UA Media High School, NY
2004 - 2008     Teaching Artist, Studio in a School, at Samuel Gompers High School & PS79, Bronx, NY      
   
PUBLICATIONS / BIBLIOGRAPHY
Ray, Sharmistha, Artist Profile, Media Frenzy, Elle India, March 2014
Maddox, Georgina, Art Review, Show me the money, Hindu Business, Delhi, Feb. 2014
Pancholi, Aditi & Lahiri, Papia, Interpreters of Realities, Asian Age, Delhi, Feb. 2014
Prasad, Prem, Queens Museum Showcases Provocative Artwork, TimesLedger, Dec. 2013
Sharma, Anita, Interview, Transparent Studio, +91 Archives, July, Nov. 2012
Allana, Rahaab, Interview, The Ephemera of Meaning, TakeOnArt, Jan. 2012
Rao, Lyla, Review, Waking up to Loss, Art India Magazine, Dec. 2011
Kalra, Vandana, Art Review, Cat Calls, Artiger, Indian Express, Delhi, 2011
Alawadhi, Neha, Review, Promoting tiger conservation through art, The Hindu, 2010
Bhagat, Himanshu, You can’t hang this, livemint.com, Delhi, 2010
Gupta, Gargi, Starting from scratch, Business Standard, Delhi, 2010
Genocchio, Benjamin, From Young Storytellers, a Playful Tone, New York Times, 2007   
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