Chitra Ganesh (b. 1975, lives and works in Brooklyn, NY) graduated from Brown University in with a BA in Comparative Literature and Art-Semiotics, and received her MFA from Columbia University. Ganesh’s work has been widely exhibited, including at the Brooklyn Museum, Queens Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego La Jolla, Berkeley Art Museum, Bronx Museum, the Andy Warhol Museum, MoMA PS1, and Baltimore Museum. Ganesh’s work has been widely exhibited across Europe and South Asia, including at the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, the Saatchi Museum, MoCA Shanghai, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Kunstverein Göttingen, Gothenburg Kunsthalle, Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts, Princes of Wales Museum in Mumbai, Devi Art Foundation, Travancore Palace, and the Dhaka Art Summit at Shilpakala Academy. In 2013-14, she was Artist-in-Residence at New York University’s Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program, and in 2015-2016, she was a Robina Foundation Fellow for Arts and Human Rights at Yale University Law School. Ganesh is the recipient of numerous residencies and grants, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, and her works are held in the public collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, San Jose Museum of Art, Baltimore Museum, Whitney Museum, and Museum of Modern Art.

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