Wed, Sep 20|
An Ocean of Time: Artist Talk with Sahana Ramakrishnan and Melissa Joseph
Please join us for an Artist Talk with Sahana Ramakrishnan and Melissa Joseph as they discuss the works and process behind 𝘈𝘯 𝘖𝘤𝘦𝘢𝘯 𝘰𝘧 𝘛𝘪𝘮𝘦 , Ramakrishnan's first solo exhibition with the gallery.
Sep 20, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
New York, 169 Bowery, New York, NY 10002, USA
About the Event
Fridman Gallery is honored to present An Ocean of Time, Sahana Ramakrishnan’s first solo exhibition with the gallery, which explores the concepts of time and interconnectedness of living beings.
Sahana Ramakrishnan was born in Mumbai, India and raised in Singapore. She traveled to the United States to complete her BFA in Painting at RISD, and has participated in residencies and fellowships at Yaddo, Gateway Project Spaces, the Robert Blackburn Workshop, the Yale/Norfolk Summer program. Ramakrishnan currently lives and works in Jersey City, NJ.
Melissa Joseph is a New York-based artist. She was raised in an Indian/American household in rural Pennsylvania and she worked as a textile designer and K-12 art educator for 13 years before attaining an MFA in 2018. She uses her own family photo archive along with craft and found materials to consider themes of memory, family history, and the unique juxtapositions of diasporic life. Her work has been shown at the Delaware Contemporary, Woodmere Art Museum, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Jeffrey Deitch Projects, MOCA Arlington and List Gallery at Swarthmore College.