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Rina Banerjee


Born in 1963 in Kolkata, India.

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.



1995            Yale University, Master of Fine Art
1993            Case Western Reserve University, Bachelor of Science

Solo exhibitions


- Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World, Frist Art Museum, Nashville, Tenesse, USA
- Project Atrium: Rina Banerjee, MOCA Jacksonville, FL, USA
- Irresistible Earth, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels

- Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World , San Jose Museum of Art, CA, USA
- Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World , Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
- La Ronde #4, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, France

- Rina Banerjee: Make Me a Summary of the World, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, USA
- Native Naked..., Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris

- Human Traffic, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris

- A world lost, Site specific installation, Sackler Gallery, The Smithsonian’s Museums of Asian Art, Washington

- Glasstress, Murano Project Whitelight/white Heat, 55th Biennale de Venise

- Creationism’s kiss, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels

- Imagining the other half of the world from here, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
- Chimères de l'inde et de l'occident, Musée Guimet, Paris

- Haunch of Venison, London, England

- Look into my eyes and you will see a world unexplainable, out of place, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
- Allure, Gallery Espace , New Delhi, India

- The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut
- Art Unlimited, Art Basel 39 , Basel,Switzerland

- Foreign Fruit, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
- The wilderness within, Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlin,
- Shangai Art Fair, Solo Show with Galerie Nathalie Obadia, China-Shanghai exhibition Center

- Silver pearl girls and Gardens, VOLTA show 02, Basel,
- Fantasies Without Travel Will Travel, AMT Gallery, Como,

- Phantasmal Pharmacopoeia, Debs & Co. NY
- Phantasmal Pharmacopoeia, curated by Susette Min, Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA
- Antenna, Bose Pacia Gallery , New York
- Auf Wiedersehen, Admit One Gallery, Chelsea ,New York.


Group exhibitions

- Unbreakable: Women in Glass, Berengo Studio, Murano, Venice, Italy
- South East North West: New Works from the Collection, San José Museum of Art, San Jose, CA, USA
- Art In Focus: Women From the Center , Yale Center for British Art Museum, New Haven, CT, USA
- On the Basis of Art: 150 Years of Women at Yale, Yale Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, USA
- Sous le fil - L'art tissu dans les collections de Daniel Cordier et des Abattoirs, les Abattoirs, Musée FRAC Occitanie, Toulouse, France
- High Emission Zone, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
- Summer show, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels

- Dear Hong Kong..., Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
- Les Authentiques - Dans les ateliers d'artiste du XXIe siècle - Les Pionnières II, Galerie Pierre-Alain Challier, Paris, France
- Looking Forward, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
- Never Done 100 years of Women in Politics And Beyond, Tang Teaching Museum, Skidmore College, NY, USA

- La Nuit était papier, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
- 10 ans, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
- Eyes East Bound , XIII International Cairo Biennale, Cairo, Egypt
- Bêtes de Scène, Fondation Villa Datris, L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France
- Exposition estivale, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
- C'est la rentrée!, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris

- Tissage, Tressage, quand la sculpture défile , Villa Datris, l'Isle sur la Sorgue, France
- Beyond Transnationalism: The Legacy of Post Independent Art from India, Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai, India
- Summer exhibition, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels

- VIVA ARTE VIVA , 57th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, Arsenale, Italy
- Hello, City!, Asia Pacific Contemporary Art, Daejeon Museum of Art , South Korea
- Exposition d'été, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
- En toute modestie/Archipel Di Rosa , MIAM Sète, (Musée International des Arts Modestes) France
- Lucid Dreams and Distant Visions: South Asian Art in the Diaspora, Asia Society, New York, USA

- Greater New York 2015, MOMA PS1, New York, USA
- Donation Florence&Daniel Guerlain, Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, Skarhamn, Sweden
- Hybridizing Earth, Discussing Multitude, Busan Biennale, Busan, South Korea
- Hey You! ~ Who Me?, Yale School of Art, CT, USA
- Displacement: Symbols and Journeys, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Florida, USA

- Interrupting Entropy : Selections from the Betlach Collection, Santa Clara University, University Librairy Gallery, Santa Clara, CA, USA
- Exposition d'été, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
- Asian Art Biennial - Artist Making Movement, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan

- Donation Florence et Daniel Guerlain, Centre Pompidou, Paris
- Des hommes, des mondes, Collège des Bernardins, Paris
- Astralis, Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton, Paris
- Kaleidoscopic India , Maison Guerlain, Paris, France

- The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT7), Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) and Queensland Art Gallery (QAG), Australia
- Sculptrices, Villa Datris, L’Isle sur la Sorgue

- Hors les murs, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
- INDIA : ART NOW , ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
- The Matter within : New Contemporary Art of India, Yerba Buena Art Center, San Francisco

- Lo real maravilloso: Marvelous Reality, Gallery Espace, New Delhi, India
- The 242nd Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition,, Invited Room at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2010, London, Group show curated by Fiona Rae. With Rina Banerjee, Cecily Brown, Glenn Brown, George Condo, Nigel Cooke, Rosson Crow, Ansel Krut, Martin Maloney, Frank Nitsche, Dan Perfect...
- La route des merveilles, path of ellegance, Boghossian Foundation, Villa Empain, Brussels, Belgium
- Fantasmagoria, le monde mythique, curated by Pascal Pique, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France
- Roundabout, City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand
- Bring Me a Lion, Hunt Gallery, Webster University, St. Louis MO USA
- Wild Things, Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense, Denmark

- Pretty Is As Pretty Does, Group Show Curated By Laura Heon, Site Santa Fe Museum Contemporary
- Mythologies , Haunch & Venison , London, England
- Wonderland , Group show curated by Robert Roos, Kade Amersfoort , Netherlands
- Anomalies , curated by Jaishri Abhichandani, Rossi & Rossi, London.England

- Group show, Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Brussels
- Sackler Museum of Asian Art, Smithsonian Museums, Washington, D.C.
- Dessins de la Collection Florence et Daniel Guerlain, services culturels, Ambassade de France, New York
- Rina Banerjee, Barti Kher and Subhod Gupta, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, Kansas city
- Pretty is as pretty does, Site Sante Fe, New Mexico, USA
- Dyed Roots: the new emergence of culture, Mocca Toronto, (Museum of contemporary Canadian Art)
- Indian Focus , Espace-Claud Berri , Paris
- The flowers of Evil still Bloom/Spleen : Les Fleurs du Mal , Cueto Project , New York.USA

- An Archeology, Zabludowicz Art Trust, London

- Sheboygan, John Micheal Kohler Arts Center, Wisconsin,
- Tsumari-Echigo Exhibition 3rd Triennial, Japan, curated by Fram Kitwaga,
- Black Moon Island, One in the Other - Contemporary International Drawing, London,

- Agra, Peabody Essex Museum, curated by Karina Corrigan, w/catalog, Salem, Massachusetts,
- Looking in the Eye of the Beholder, Rotunda Gallery, curated by Janine Cirincione, Brooklyn, NY,
- Greater New York Show, PS1/Moma, curated by Klaus Biesenbach and staff, w/catalog (essay by Sarah Keesler), Queens, New York,
- Fatal Love: Exhibition of South Asian Contemporary Art Now, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York,
- Suspended Ornament Suspended Place, Suite 106 Gallery, New York, New York,
- Smack-Mellon, Sunset/Sunrise, curated by Courtney Martin and Amanda Church, w/catalog, Brooklyn, New York,

- Open House, Brooklyn Museum of Art, curated by Charlotta Kotic, w/catalog, Brooklyn, New York,
- Specificity, Riva Gallery, curated by Donald Odita, w/catalog, New York, New York,

- K48 Klubhouse, Deitch Projects, Brooklyn, NY,
- Yankee Remix, Artists Take on New England Massachusetts, Museum of Contemporary Art, curated by Laura Heon, North Adams, Massachusetts,
- ARCO, curated by Omar Chahoud Lopez, w/catalog, Madrid,

- 5 x 5 Contemporary Art on Contemporary Artists, curated by Shamim Momin, w/catalog, Whitney Museum of American Art, Altier Space, New York,

- Antenna, Bose Pacia Modern, w/catalog, Chelsea, New York,
- Whitney Museum of American Art, Whitney Biennial 2000, w/catalog, New York,
- Au Weidersien, Admit One Gallery, Chelsea, New York,
- Good Business is the Best Art, Bronx Museum, curated by Lydia Yee and Marisol Nieves, Bronx, New York,

- R.A.W. Bodies of Resistance, curated by Barbara Hunt w/catalog, Hartford, Connecticut,

- A.I.M. (Artists in the Market Place), Bronx Museum, curated by Marisol Nieves and Lydia Yee, Bronx, New York,


Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC , USA
Anita Zabludowitz Art Trust, London, UK
Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA, USA
Bard College, Studio Arts Department, NY, USA
Boghossian Foundation, Brussels, Belgium
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin, USA
Collection Claude Berri, Paris, France
Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi, India
Fondation Louis Vuitton pour l'Art Contemporain, Paris
Foundation of Contemporary Art Daniel and Florence Guerlain, Les Mesnuls, France
Hammer Museum, University of California Los Angeles, USA
Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin, USA
Kiran Nadar Museum, New Delhi, India
Les Abattoirs, Toulouse Museum, Toulouse, France
Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, USA
Mont Blanc Collection, Switzerland
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, New York, USA
New York Public Library, New York, USA
Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State, USA

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, USA
Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, New York, USA
Queens Museum, New York, USA
Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Western Michigan University, MI, USA
RISD Museum of Art, Providence, RI, USA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
The Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
The Marino Golinelli Collection, Bologne, Italia
University Museum of Contemporary Art, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
University of California, Berkeley, USA
Vera List Center, New School, USA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA, USA
Yale University Art Gallery, USA

Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, USA


Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant