Avantika Bawa

First Name: 
Avantika
Last Name: 
Bawa
Bio: 

Avantika Bawa is an artist, curator and academic.

She has an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BFA from the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India.

Noteworthy solo exhibits include shows at Schneider Museum, Ashland, Oregon; Suyama Space, Seattle, Washington; The Columbus Museum, Georgia; Saltworks Gallery and Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia; Nature Morte and Gallery Maskara, India; Disjecta and White Box, Portland, Oregon.

Avantika has participated in the Skowhegan, MacDowell, Jentel, Vermont Studio Center, Kochi Biennial Foundation and Djerassi residencies. In April 2004 she was part of a team that launched Drain: A Journal for Contemporary Art and Culture (www.Drainmag.com)

She is currently an Assistant Professor of Fine Arts at Washington State University Vancouver. Her work can be viewed at www.avantikabawa.net.

Portrait: 
City: 
Portland
Term Expiration Date: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Staff or Commissioner?: 
Title: 

Oregon Arts Commission

Phone
(503) 986-0082 (phone)
(503) 986-0260 (fax)
Address
775 Summer Street NE, Ste 200
Salem, OR 97301-1280