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TalkAbout: Wild, Wild Country
Nov 9, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pmFree
Join us for a lively conversation in the gallery about the appropriation and appreciation of yoga culture with artist Preetika Rajgariah and other special guests.
TalkAbout is a program that facilitates casual conversations with artists and the people who inspire them.
Preetika Rajgariah (b. 1985) is an interdisciplinary artist whose practice explores themes of cultural identity, perceptions of exoticism, and gendered materiality while specifically referencing her upbringing as an Indian born American. She has attended residencies at ACRE, the Vermont Studio Center, and the School of Visual Arts, and her work was included in New American Paintings #102. She has exhibited at a variety of spaces nationally such as Western Exhibitions, Roots & Culture, and Woman Made Gallery in Chicago, IL, Fort Gondo in St. Louis, as well as Art League and Lawndale Art Center in Houston, TX. She received her BFA from Trinity University (2008) and MFA from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (2018). Currently, she lives and works in Houston, TX.