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SRIJON CHOWDHURY 

Born 1987, Bangladesh
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA and Portland, OR

EDUCATION
2013 MFA Fine Art – Otis College of Art and Design
2009 BFA Studio Art – University of Minnesota Twin Cities

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018
The Coldest Night, Upfor, Portland, OR
Endings, two person with Bobbi Woods, The Art Gym, Portland, OR
2017
When Our Eyes Touch, Klowden Mann at Spring/Break Art Show, New York
2016
Memory Theater, Upfor, Portland, OR
Since The Garden, Klowden Mann, Los Angeles, CA
2015
Arches, Pulse Art Fair, Klowden Mann, Miami, FL
2014
The Garden, Klowden Mann, Los Angeles, CA
2013
Believer - MFA Thesis, Helen Bolsky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2010
Nepotism, The Gallery, Dhaka, Bangladesh

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2017
February, curated by Jenni Crain and Lydia Glenn Murray, Roberta Pelan, Toronto, Canada
Water & Dreams, Curated by Katy Cowan, The Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
July Kamikazes: Blue, Pøst, Los Angeles, CA
Ours is a City of Writers, LAMAG, Los Angeles, CA 
2016
Out Of Sight, Seattle, WA
Imperceptibly and Slowly Opening, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
2015
Imperceptibly and Slowly Opening, Sector 2337, Chicago, IL
The Great Debate About Art, UpFor, Portland, OR
Source Amnesia, Klowden Mann, Los Angeles, CA
Sincerely Yours, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
2014
The Beautiful Changes, RH Conemporary Art, New York, NY
Fictions, Klowden Mann, Los Angeles, CA
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Not-Knowing, Jaus, Los Angeles, CA
2013
Walk the Line, Launch Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Chess Set curated by Andrew Berardini, Helen Bolsky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
LAndscapes, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL


AWARDS
2018 - Oregon Arts Commision Individual Artists Fellowship
2017 - Precipice Fund for Chicken Coop Coontemporary
2016 - Nominee for Joan Mitchell Emerging Artist Grant
2015 – Nominee for Pulse Prize
2014 - Nominee for Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant
2012 - Otis Governors Grant

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2017
Gary Brewer, “Studio Visit: Srijon Chowdhury,” Art and Cake, July 30, 2017. (online)
2016
Sharon Mizota, "Review: Srijon Chowdhury paintings pull you in for a closer look,” Los Angeles Times, September 16, 2016. (print, online)
Michael A. F. Whitney Kimball, “We Went to Philly Part 1: Vox Populi,” Artfcity, June 21, 2016. (online)
Richard Speer, “Artist Profile: Srijon Chowdhury,” art ltd. magazine, May/June 2016. (print, online)
Erik Odin Cathcart, “Momento mori,” Imagine Zero, May 29, 2016. (online)
Nim Wunnan, “Srijon Chowdhury: Remembering Memory,” Oregon ArtsWatch, May 20, 2016. (online)
DJ Pangburn, “Ritual, Fetish and Infinity Collide in a Memory Theater,” The Creators Project, May 15, 2016. (online)
Karen Kedmey, “Srijon Chowdhury Mines the Universe’s Memories for his ‘Memory Theater,’” Artsy, April 27, 2016. (online) 
2015
Jason Foumberg, “Surrealism Takes Center Stage at This MCA Show,” Chicago Magazine, November 2015
Kate Sierzputowski, “Pausing to Consider how Plants React to Humans,” Hyperallergic, November 15, 2015
Claire Voon, “At Pulse Miami Beach, Plants, Plants Everywhere,” Hyperallergic, December 2, 2015.
Katherine McMahon, “Source Amnesia at Klowden Mann,” ARTnews, July 23, 2015.
Billmohrpoet.com “Sincerely Yours” – Torrance Art Museum
2013
Thanassuming.wordpress.com Sublime and/or Rehearsal: What is the meaning of a painting
2012
Wopozi Cerulean
Wopozi Yellow