BIO
b. 1986 in New Jersey
2008, Rutgers University, B.F.A., New Brunswick, NJ
2014, University of Massachusetts Amherst, M.F.A., Amherst, MA
Lives and works in Springfield, MA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018
Prospective (adjacent to Andrae Green): Bing Arts Center, Springfield, MA
2016
Stones of Emptiness, Art Gallery, Western New England University, Springfield, MA
2015
War and Rumors of War, William Blizard Gallery, Springfield College, Springfield, MA
2014
Heard or Dreamed About, Hampden Gallery, University of Massachusetts Amherst
More Malleable Than a Fixed Thing, Kimmel Gallery, New York University, New York, NY
2013
Dizzying Sense of Being Human, The Loft Parlor, Easthampton, MA
2008
Feminist Art Exhibition Space: Priya Nadkarni, Women’s Center, New Brunswick, NJ

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
Western Mass Biennial, Hosmer Gallery, Northampton, MA
Self-Portrait Exhibition, A.P.E. Gallery, Northampton, MA
Self-Indulgence, Hampden Gallery, University of Massachusetts Amherst
2016
Pop-up Gallery, Wauregan Gallery at Brick Coworkshop, Hoyloke, MA
Spring Open Studios, Paper City Studios Gallery, Holyoke, MA
Take A Seat, University Museum of Contemporary Art, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Pop-up Gallery, Bing Arts Center, Springfield, MA
2015
Girl Power, Benzine Gallery, Springfield, MA
Wish You Were Here 14, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Storefront installation, Main Street, Springfield, MA
MassMutual Center, long-term display, Springfield, MA
Honoring Women's History Month, Artist Square Gallery, Springfield, MA
Our First Show, SEEN Gallery, Pawtucket, RI
2014
1350 Main Street Gallery, collection on view, Springfield, MA
2013
In-House, Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA
Ninety-one To Ninety-five, Gallery 102, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Rondo Scordatura, 4 person collaborative installation, Student Union Art Gallery, UMass Amherst
2012
In the Realm of Folklore, Emery Arts Center, University of Maine, Farmington
Innerworkings, Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts Amherst
The L.E.G. Show, Lee Edwards Gallery, University of Massachusetts Amherst
2011
Intersections, Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Open/Close, curator: Maymanah Farhat, Cuchifritos Gallery- AAI NYC, New York, NY
(Dis)Covering the Veil, curator: Jennifer Heath, Concordia College, Moorhead, MN
2010
White, curator: Armisey Smith, Newark School of Arts, Newark, NJ
2009
Investigations of Place, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
Colab Film Festival, Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ                                            
Rebellious Integration, 2009 Southern Graphics Council Conference, Chicago, IL
2008
Never Has She Ever, curator: LaToya Ruby Frazier, Mason Gross Galleries, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ         
Pop Deity, Seed Gallery, Newark, NJ
Gesamtkuntswerk, Mason Gross Galleries, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Art After Hours, Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ

PUBLIC ART & SPECIAL PROJECTS
2016
A Case for What We Have, Live Mural, Springfield Jazz & Roots Festival, permanent display at Court Square, Springfield. MA
Ikat Box, "Unexpected Beauty" Utility Box Mural, Bridge St. and Main St., Springfield, MA
Take A Seat, University Museum of Contemporary Art, University of Massachusetts Amherst
2015
Peep This: Art in Springfield Storefronts, Main St., Springfield, MA

AWARDS & GRANTS
2017
Springfield Cultural Council Grant
2015
MASS MoCA's Assets for Artists Matched Savings Program
2014
UMass Arts Council Single Project Event Grant
2013
University of Massachusetts Graduate School Fellowship
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant
UMass Arts Council Mini Grant
Dedalus Foundation 2014 Nominee
Art Institute of Chicago, Ox-Bow Merit Scholarship
Vermont Studio Center Residency space
Blue Mountain Center Residency
2011
Awarded 3-year teaching position and MFA scholarship at University of Massachusetts Amherst
2008
Giza Daniels-Endesha Award for Visual Art

RESIDENCIES
Blue Mountain Center Residency July 2013

PRESS
2016
Studio Visit Magazine, Winter 2015/2016 issue, Vol. 32. view here
2015
Assets for Artists, "Artist Spotlight: Priya Nadkarni," April 7, 2015. view here
Interview for New England Public Radio
Interview for City Beat TV
Hampshire Gazette, Print and Web, March 18, 2015. view here
MassLive, Web, January 20, 2015. view here
2014
Hyperallergic Labs, Web, May 2014. view here
MassLive, Print and Web, April 23, 2014. view here
2013
I Am Art, Episode 17, August 2013.
Route 9 Literary Magazine, Issue 4, January 20, 2013. view here
2012
1Op Emerging Artist, May 17, 2012.

VISITING ARTIST & GUEST LECTURES
2016
Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
Western New England University, Springfield, MA
2015
UMass Dartmouth, College of Visual and Performing Arts
ArtSalon: Springfield, Bing Arts Center, Springfield, MA
2014
The Mural Project, Springfield, MA
Panel Discussion for Pour It On, Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts Amherst
2013
Junior Seminar, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Painting III, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Blue Mountain Center, NY
2011
SAWCC Seminar, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2009
Panel Discussion, Colab Film Festival, Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2017
Instructor and Lead Artist, Summer Mural Program, Bing Arts Center, Springfield, MA
2014
Instructor, Studio Art Department, Summer Pre-College Program, University of Massachusetts Amherst
2011-2014
Instructor of Record, Studio Art Department, University of Massachusetts Amherst
2011
Teaching Artist, PS 503, Sunset Park, Brooklyn, NY
2008-2009
Art Instructor, AMARD&V, Robert Wood Johnson and Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
2007
Head Art Instructor, Berkeley Heights Community Center, Berkeley Heights, NJ

COLLECTIONS
Western New England University, Springfield, MA
Anchor Graphics, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Southern Graphics Council International Print Collection
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Printmedia Department, Chicago, IL
Various private collections, New York City, Washington D.C., Massachusetts