Sumakshi Singh is an Indian artist of Modern and Contemporary Art. She served as an educator who has taught for 5 years at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and lectured at Oxford University, Columbia University and The Chicago Humanities Festival among other museums and colleges. She has mentored residencies for the Victoria and Albert Museum, TheWhyNotPlace 2010 and 2011 and was a visiting artist advisor at KHOJ, Delhi. Her interactive installations, paintings, drawings and sculptures have been presented in solo and curated group gallery and museum exhibitions in India, China, USA, Canada, France, Italy and Switzerland.
Early Life of Sumakshi Singh
Sumakshi Singh received her Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Painting, Drawing and Art History from Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara in 2001 and Masters in Painting and Drawing from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago in 2003.
Exhibitions of Sumakshi Singh
The following are some of the exhibitions of Sumakshi Singh:
B.F.A. Thesis Show, Vadodara (2001)
Savvy.coif, Chicago, USA (2002)
Desire Lines, Richard Dadd gallery, Twin Cities, USA (2003)
Flux, 12 by 12, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA (2004)
elsewHERE, Halsey Gallery, Charleston, USA (2005)
Interlude, Art in Odd Places, New York, USA (2006)
Double Consciousness, Mattress Factory Museum of Contemporary Art, Pittsburg, USA (2007)
Outer Circle, Arts I, New Delhi (2008)
Gallery Project 88, Mumbai (2009)
Awards and Achievements of Sumakshi Singh
Sumakshi Singh was awarded a Zegna Grant in 2009 and Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Award in 2005. She also received the YFLO award from the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry for achievement in the arts.
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