2022 2022: Visiting Artist: Sangram Majumdar
Visiting Artist: Sangram Majumdar

Virtual Lecture, Friday, October 7, 2022, 12:30pm

Sangram Majumdar, dance, magic, night, 2021, oil on canvas, 78 x 90 inches
Sangram Majumdar, dance, magic, night, 2021, oil on canvas, 78 x 90 inches

Virtual Artist Lecture

Date: Friday, October 7, 12:30pm Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Location of this Zoom lecture: Star Store Lecture Hall, CVPA Star Store Campus, New Bedford
Contact: Prof. Elena Peteva at epeteva@umassd.edu to register for zoom to attend remotely.

About Sangram Majumdar

Born in Kolkata, India, Majumdar has an MFA from Indiana University and a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. Recent solo exhibition venues include Geary Contemporary, NY; Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, NY and Asia Society Texas Center. Selected group exhibition venues include Shoshana Wayne Gallery, LA; The Landing Gallery, LA and James Cohan Gallery, NY. Selected awards include a Mellon Faculty Fellow in Arts, NYFA Grant in Painting, Purchase Award from American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY, a MacDowell Fellowship, a residency at Yaddo, the 2009-10 Marie Walsh Sharpe Studio Space Program Grant, and a MICA Trustees Award for Excellence in Teaching. In 2019 he was inducted into the National Academy of Design. His work has been reviewed in Artforum, The Brooklyn Rail, Hyperallergic, among others. He has also lectured on his work at numerous institutions including Columbia University, RISD, CCA, Cranbrook School of Art, Pratt, PAFA, SUNY-Purchase, Princeton University, and the New York Studio School. Majumdar lives and works in Seattle, Washington and is an Assistant Professor of Painting and Drawing at the University of Washington.