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Padma Rajendran

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Padma Rajendran was born in Klang, Malaysia. She studied at Bryn Mawr College and received her M.F.A. from Rhode Island School of Design. She currently teaches at Vassar College. She has exhibited at the International Print Center New York, Ortega y Gasset Projects (Brooklyn), Beers London (UK), Field Projects (New York), September Gallery (Hudson NY) , BRIC Arts Media (Brooklyn), Aicon Gallery (NYC), Taymour Grahne Gallery (UK), and most recently at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art (New Paltz, NY). She lives and works in Catskill, NY. Her works on fabric experiment with the clash and combination of patterning and storytelling. Her content rich compositions reference the duality and contradictions of culture and the multi-facetted definitions of universal heritage. She has completed residencies at Ortega y Gasset Projects, the Studios at Mass MoCA, Women’s Studio Workshop, Ox-Bow, and Lower East Side Printshop. Her work has been featured in Chronogram Magazine, New American Paintings, Art Maze Magazine, and Maake Magazine.

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