Priyanka – Studio in a School

Priyanka Dasgupta

Priyanka Dasgupta is an installation artist working with video, photography and sculpture. She has a MA in Studio Art from New York University and the International Center of Photography, New York (2003), and a BA in English Literature from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University, Delhi (2000). Priyanka is a recipient of an NEA grant (2004), and has participated in residencies including Transparent Studio at Bose Pacia (2012), Aljira Emerge (2007) and the AIM Program (2005), in New York. Recently, her work has been exhibited at the Changjiang Museum of Contemporary Art in China, Shirin Gallery, and the Queens Museum in New York, Galleria di Piazza San Marco in Italy, the British Film Institute in London and the Lalit Kala Akademi in New Delhi, India. Priyanka has been invited to give artist talks at universities and institutions including Montclair University in New Jersey and the American American Arts Council in New York. Reviews of her work have been included in the New York Times, Times of India, Take on Art and Art India.
Priyanka is represented by Shrine Empire Gallery in New Delhi, India. She lives in New York, where she is currently completing the Digital and Interdisciplinary Art Practice MFA at City College while teaching contemporary art, education and media studies at New York University and City College. Priyanka has worked as a Teaching artist for Studio in a School, in the New York City Public Schools, for more than a decade and has experience working with students from the elementary to the high school level.