Kiran Chandra has earned an Honors BA from St. Stephen’s College of Delhi University, a BFA from Lesley University’s Art Institute of Boston and an MFA from Hunter College.
Kiran has exhibited in solo and group shows in the United States and abroad, including: The Bronx Museum of Art; Wave Hill; Momenta Art; Bogart Salon; Project 88, Mumbai, India; Shrine Empire Gallery, New Delhi, India; and Ganges Art Gallery, Kolkata, India. She has been awarded a Cisneros Scholarship, a BRIC Media Arts Fellowship and a Women’s Edge Award, among other prizes.
Kiran has attended residencies such as: SOMA Summer International Program, Mexico City, Mexico; Studio Arts Center, Florence, Italy; and The Cooper Union’s Summer Art Intensive, New York, NY. Chandra is the founder of Temporary Agency, an artist-run alternative space, that ran for nine months out of a Chashama granted space in Ridgewood, Queens.
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