Sreshta Rit Premnath, MFA

Sreshta Rit Premnath


  • The Whitney Independent Study Program, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
  • MFA, Bard College, Annandale, NY
  • BFA, The Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH.
  • Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

Recent Exhibitions

  • Knot Not Nought, Solo Exhibition, Kansas, New York, NY, 2014

  • Surface Tension, Oakville Galleries at Centennial Square, Oakville, Ontario, 2013.
  • Imaginary Friends, group exhibition at Interstate Projects in Brooklyn, NY, July 2013
  • Solo exhibition, Gallery SKE, Bangalore, India, 2013
  • “The Hollow Center,” Group Exhibition, Curated by Nina Horisaki-Christens, Smack Mellon, New York (upcoming), 2013
  • “Folding Rulers,” Solo Exhibition, Contemporary Art Museum, St Louis,MO, 2012 
  • “The Last Image,” Solo Exhibition, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago,IL, 2012
  • “Contested Territories” Group Exhibition, Curated by Miguel Amado, Dorsky Gallery, New York. NY 2012
  • “= =”, Michele Didier, Paris, France, 2012
  • “Its Endless Undoing,” Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York, NY, 2012
  • “Storeys End”, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, Germany, 2011
  • “Rhizome”, Wave Hill, New York, NY, 2011
  • “Surrender”, Allcott Gallery, UNC Chapel Hill, NC, 2011
  • “The Matter Within: New Contemporary Art from India”, Group Exhibition, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA, 2011
  • “Yogyakarya Biennial 2011,” Group Exhibition, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 2011
  • “New Selections: South Asia,” Group Exhibition, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York, NY, 2011
  • “Water Water Everywhere,” Group exhibition, Curated by Elizabeth Ferrer, Rotunda Gallery, New York, NY 2011
  • “Leo” (procedures in search of an original index), Gallery SKE, Bangalore, India, 2010
  • “Zero Knot,” Art Statements, Art|41|Basel, Switzerland (with Gallery SKE), 2010
  • “Before and After,” Group exhibition, Curated by Bill Cournoyer, Galerie Balice Hertling, Paris, France, 2010.
  • “Spectral Evidence,” Group Exhibition,Curated by Steven Lam, 1 A Space, Hong Kong, 2010
  • “Other than Beauty,” Group Exhibition, Friedman Benda Gallery, New York, NY, 2010
  • “36 Dramatic Situations,” Group Exhibition, Louis V. E.S.P., New York, NY, 2010
  • “Structures Within an Intervention,” Group Exhibition, Curated by Meenakshi Thirukode, The Guild, New York, NY, 2010

Recent Activities

  • Solo exhibition, Knot Not Nought, featured in Artforum magazine
  • Co-editor of Shifter magazine's 20th issue, "What We Can Knot," 2013
  • Civitella Ranieri Fellowship and Residency, Umbria, Italy, 2011
  • Project for an Archive of the Future Anterior  This is an ongoing collaboration with Thom Donovan in which we interview artists, writers, scientists, and colleagues from various disciplines and discuss unrealized social and/or personal projects,  2010- present
  • Skowhegan School of Art, ME Residency, 2009
  • On Certainty, A project curated by me consisting of a show, a series of lectures and a new issue of the magazine Shifter. Discussions focused on the ways in which provisional paradigms of certainty are established within diverse domains of knowledge including law, economics, neurology and quantum physics at Bose Pacia, New York, NY, 2009
  • Founder, Editor, Shifter Magazine, Shifter is a topical magazine and each issue invites contributions by emerging artists, poets, theorists and scientists, 2004 - present 
  • Yale-Norfolk Painting Residency, Yale University, CT, 2002

Awards & Fellowships

  • Arthur Levitt Jr. ’52 Fellowship, Williams College, 2012
  • Art Matters Foundation Fellowship, 2011
  • Civetella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship, 2011
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