Jaishri Abichandani | the artist
Born 1969, Bombay, India.
Lives and works in New York City, USA.
Original artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles.
Born in Bombay, India, Jaishri Abichandani immigrated to New York City in 1984. She received her Master of Visual Arts Degree from Goldsmiths College, University of London and has continued to intertwine art and activism in her career, founding the South Asian Womens Creative Collective, (http://www.sawcc.org), in New York and London. She has exhibited her work internationally at various venues including P.S.1/MOMA, the Queens Museum of Art, and Exit Art in New York, the Guangzhou Triennial in China, Nature Morte, & Gallery Chemould in India, and the House of World Cultures in Berlin. Jaishri served as the Founding Director of Public Events and Projects from 2003-6 at the Queens Museum of Art where she co- curated Fatal Love: South Asian American Art Now and Queens International 2006 Everything All at Once. Her work is included in various international collections including Momenta Arts Video Library, the Florian Peters Messers Collection (http://www.fpmcollection.com) and the Saatchi Collection.