Prithika Deivasigamani (formerly Pritika Chowdhry)

Prithika Deivasigamani (formerly Pritika Chowdhry) is an artist, curator, scholar, and educator. Born and brought up in India, Pritika moved to the U.S. in 1999. Pritika has an MFA in Studio Art from University of Wisconsin - Madison, as well as an MA in Visual Culture and Gender Studies.

Prithika has shown her works nationally and internationally in group and solo exhibitions in the Weismann Museum in Minneapolis, Queens Museum in New York, the Hunterdon Museum in New Jersey, the Islip Art Museum in Long Island, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, the DoVA Temporary in University of Chicago, the Brodsky Center in Rutgers University, and the Cambridge Art Gallery in Massachussets.

Prithika is the recipient of a Vilas International Travel Fellowship, an Edith and Sinaiko Frank Fellowship for a Woman in the Arts, a Wisconsin Arts Board grant, and a Minnesota State Arts Board grant. Pritika has taught at Macalester College, and College of Visual Arts, both in St. Paul, Minnesota. Published scholarship about Prithika’s work has come out in peer-reviewed research publications and various exhibition catalogs.

Prithika has presented her studio research projects at various national conferences, such as, the International Arts Symposium at NYU, The Contested Terrains of Globalization at UC-Irvine and the South Asian Conference at UW-Madison. Prithika also participates in panels, and gives lectures and artist talks about her work by invitation.

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