Curriculum Vitae

1991, Born in Bangalore, India

Education

2018, MFA, San Francisco Art Institute in Studio Art

2016, Summer Photo Intensive, Columbia University, NY 

2012, BBM, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Singapore

         Summer Business Intensive, New York University, NY

2011, Summer Finance School, Boston University, MA

2009, Indian School Certificate, Bishop Cotton Girls' School, Bangalore, IN

Curatorial

2019, JAGAH//JADOO, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco, CA

Solo Shows

2019, Kutty - The Youngest One, Oros Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Kutty - The Youngest One, The Ramp Gallery, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

Group Shows

2019, Agrarianaa: Art Inspired by APA Agricultural Roots, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

JAGAH//JADOO, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco, CA

2018, Open Book Show V, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

Endless Edition Biennial, The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts - Project Space, New York, NY

RE:PLACE APAture Visual Arts Showcase, KSW, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Adaptation, Shotwell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

          Green Book, Southern Exposures, San Francisco, CA        

          Women Artists Beyond Reason, Caspar Curiosities, Caspar, CA

          MFA Vernissage, San Francisco, CA

          Open Book Show III, Bryant Street Studios, San Francisco, CA

          The Radicals, Real Old Paper Gallery, San Francisco, CA

          The Grotesque is also Fruitful, The Convent SF, San Francisco, CA

2017, The Impracticals, Bass and Reiner, San Francisco, CA

          The Abject Goddess, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

          American Typhoon, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

          Wikihow To Set Up an Art Exhibition, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

          Sanctuary, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

          Summer Photo Intensive, Le Roy Neiman Gallery, New York, NY

2016, Some in 8 Billion, Goethe Institut, Bangalore, IN

Awards & Honors

2019, Noor Photography Workshop with Tanya Habjouqa at SFCamerawork, CA

2018,  Southern Exposure’s Alternative Exposure Grant for JAGAH

APICC Showcase Artist Grant Award for JAGAH

Guest Juror, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Outstanding Graduate Student Award - Photography

           Graduate Commencement Speaker with Kehinde Wiley and Mildred Howard

Press

2019

Audrey Garces, "‘We Can Just Be’: JAGAH Collective Creates Home for South Asian Artists", KQED Arts

"Jagah // Jadoo", Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts

Yukiya Jerry Waki, “USAAF 2019 Showcase Artists: JAGAH // JADOO”

Samantha Hensel, "Exceeding Capacity with Samantha Hensel: Episode 4– Vulnerability, Womanhood, and Jagah "Place," an Interview ft. Vasudhaa Narayanan"

“Vasudhaa Narayanan at The Ramp Gallery”, SOMArts Cultural Center

Valerie Imus, " Announcing Alternative Exposure Round 12:", Southern Exposure

APICC presents the artists for the upcoming USAAF 2019 COLLECTIVE // MEMORIES, API Cultural Center

2018

Ryan Kost, "'Green Book' highlights persistence of marginalized communities", San Francisco Chronicle, August 4

Eda Yu, "SOUTHERN EXPOSURE'S ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION CENTERS REPRESENTATION IN "GREEN BOOK", Juxtapoz Magazine, July 30

"Green Book: 2018 Juried Exhibition," Southern Exposure

"Vasudhaa Narayanan: Student Spotlight, (im)material, Maggie-Norby Adams

Experience

2019, Photo Editor, Airbnb, San Francisco, CA

2018, Curatorial Partnerships Associate, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

          Gallery Associate, Kadist, San Francisco, CA

Gallery Manager, Evergold [Projects], San Francisco, CA

2016-18, Teaching Assistant - Introduction to Darkroom, Friending Art With Benefits: 

               Probing Social Networks, Contemporary Practice, Critical Theory A 

2015, Event Manager, Kitsch Mandi, Mumbai, IN

          Digital Media Manager, Skarma Communications and Consultancy, Mumbai, IN

2014 - 15, Assistant Account Executive, Ogilvy & Mather Pvt Ltd, Bangalore, IN