Kanishka Raja

Title: Assistant Professor


Degrees: BA, Hampshire College; MFA, Southern Methodist University

Solo Exhibitions: Kanishka Raja: Drawings, Drive-By, Boston, MA; Against Integration, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY; I Have Seen The Enemy And It Is Eye, Galerie Mirchandani + Steinrücke, Mumbai catalog; Indian Yellow, Envoy, New York, NY; In The Future No One Will Have A Past pt. 1, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY; In The Future No One Will Have A Past pt. 2, Envoy, New York, NY; I.M. Pure, Envoy, New York, NY; Momentum3: Kanishka Raja, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA catalog; Birth Of An Earth, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston, MA; Kanishka Raja, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston, MA; Embrace The Schmaltz, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Group Exhibitions: Shapeshifters, 443PAS, New York, NY. Laurel Sparks, curator; Have I Ever Opposed You? New Art From India and Pakistan, Faye Fleming & Partner, Geneva; Master of Reality: Francesca DiMatteo, Angela Dufresne, Chie Fukei, Matthew Day Jackson & Kanishka Raja, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA. Joseph Wardwell, curator; Exploding The Lotus, Arts & Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL; Imaginary Arsenals, Cuchifrutos Gallery, New York, NY; TAATI: The Appearance And The Thing Itself, Galerie Griesmar-Tamer, Paris; Counterparts: Emerging Painters & Their Influences, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach; True Faith, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY; Fung Wah, Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA; Fables: Christopher Myers, Wanda Raimundi-Ortiz, Kanishka Raja, Kara Walker, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA. Naomi Beckwith, curator. catalog; Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s Amanda Lear, Envoy, New York, NY; Paramnesiac Landscapes, New York Center for Arts + Media Studies, New York, NY; Seriality, Axel Raben Gallery, New York, NY; My Perspective, OSP Gallery, Boston, MA; Knock-Offs, Green Street Gallery, Boston, MA; The Ludovico Treatment, MüllerDeChiara Gallery, Berlin; Masala: Diversity and Democracy in South Asian Art, Benton Museum, Univ of Connecticut, Storrs, CT; Pantone, Massimo Audiello Gallery, New York, NY; Gone Fishin’, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston, MA; Proper Villain, Untitled Space, New Haven, CT; Summer Group Show, Kravets Wehby Gallery, New York, NY; Augusto Arbizo, Mala Iqbal, Kanishka Raja, Bellwether, New York, NY; Boomerang: Collector’s Choice 2, Exit Art, New York, NY; Hybrid IDs Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA; Home? Crosscurrents in South Asian/American Art, Brush Gallery, Lowell, MA; Pure: Morgan Cohen, Kanishka Raja, Joe Wardwell, The Gallery@Green Street, Boston, MA; Snapshots, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD

Other Projects: Curator: Whitey On The Moon, Gallery 106 Green, Brooklyn, NY; Art Director: Mike Ladd: Domestica, The Kitchen, New York; Curator: Alien: Art From and About Elsewhere, Gallery@Green Street, Boston

Selected Bibliography: 2011: Olivia Sand, “Artist Profile: Kanishka Raja”, Asian Art Newspaper, March issue reproduction 2010: Alpesh Kanitilal Patel, "Critic's Pick: Kanishka Raja," Artforum.com, Oct 1 reproduction; staff writer, "Goings On About Town: Kanishka Raja," The New Yorker, Oct 11; Joseph R. Wolin, "Kanishka Raja: Against Integration," Time Out New York, Oct 7-13 reproduction; 2009: Beth Citron, Artforum, “Kanishka Raja”, review, pg. 258, May issue, reproduction; Zehrah Jumabhoy, Art Asia Pacific, “Kanishka Raja”, review, May/June issue, pg. 152 reproduction; Alan Gilbert, “Terminal Present”, catalog essay, I Have Seen The Enemy And It Is Eye; Deepanjana Pal, Time Out Mumbai, “Flying Returns”, Jan 23 – Feb 5 reproduction; Aarti Dua, The Telegraph, “Artists of the Diaspora”, Sunday Magazine, Feb 15 reproduction; Georgina Maddox, The Indian Express (Mumbai edition), “Cabin Fever”, Feb 02 reproduction; Sitanshi Talati-Parikh, Verve, “Visual Maverick”, Feb issue reproduction; Premankur Biswas, The Indian Express (Kolkata edition), “Disjointed Frames”, Feb 04 reproduction

Awards: ICA/Digitas Artist Prize Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

Public Collections: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Meadows Art Museum, Dallas, TX