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Sreshta Rit Premnath

Sreshta Rit Premnath (b. 1979 in Bangalore, India, lives and works in Brooklyn, NY) holds a BFA at The Cleveland Institute of Art and an MFA from Bard College. Premnath works across multiple media, investigating systems of representation and reflecting on the process by which images become icons and events become history. Premnath is the founder and co-editor of the publication Shifter and has had solo exhibitions at Ace Gallery, Los Angeles; Nomas Foundation, Rome; Kansas Gallery, New York; Gallery SKE, Bangalore; The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis; Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago; Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin; Wave Hill, New York; and Art Statements, Art Basel. He has participated in numerous group exhibitions at venues including Queens Museum, New York; YBCA, San Francisco; Galerie Balice Hertling, Paris; 1A Space, Hong Kong and Gallery Isabelle Van Den Eynde, Dubai. He has attended the Whitney Independent Study Program, Skowhegan, and Smack Mellon. He has received grants from Art Matters and the Civitella Ranieri Foundation, and was awarded the Arthur Levitt Fellowship from Williams College. Premnath is Assistant Professor at Parsons, New York.


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