Sarika Goulatia - Visual Artist                                                                  

Website: www.sarika-goulatia.com          Email: sarikagoulatia@gmail.com          Cell: 412-999-6491


Exhibitions

2016, Space, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh PA
          Checks and Balances, “The Trivial Pursuit of the Superfluous“ 

2016, Pittsburgh Center of the Arts, Pittsburgh PA
          Emerging Artist of the Year, 2016, “Dressed with D.R.E.S.S.”

2016, Space, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh PA
          John Riegert, “The Duality That’s Me “ 

2016, Gallery 805, Pittsburgh PA
          Dollar Bank Three Rivers Juried Art exhibition, “Three Legged Dog” 

2016, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh PA
          "Strength of Stele - all rusted up!" 
          "Strength of Stele - old boy Joe almost died here"

2016, Pittsburgh Center of the Arts, Pittsburgh PA
          Solo Show, “Where is the sky? ”

2015, Gallery 709, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh PA
          Solo Show, “A Million Marks of Home”

2015, Carrie Furnace Site, Pittsburgh PA
          Alloy Pittsburgh Residency, “Strength of Stele”

2015, Revision Space, Pittsburgh PA
          Great Waves II
          Jurors: Eric Shiner (Director, The Andy Warhol Museum), Chad Alligood (Curator, Crystal Bridges Museum)

2015, Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg PA
          Pop-up exhibition

2015, Seton Hill University, Greensburg PA
          SOS: Past and Present

2015, Neu Kirche, Food City Community Garden, Neu City, Pittsburgh PA
          “Shade Sail” Wire, plastic bags, Plastic ties –Community Art Project

2014, Panza Gallery, Pittsburgh PA
          “Untitled II” Plaster, wire, found radiator and mixed media sculpture

2014, Westmoreland Museum Of American Art, Greensburg PA
          “Reminiscences” Charcoal on board
          “Untitled” Triptych Mixed Media on panel

2013, Gallery 937, Pittsburgh PA
          "Ephemeral" Nails on birch
          "Consumption" Drilled wooden table and chair

2013, The FrameHouse Gallery, Pittsburgh PA
          “Untitled 1” Acrylic on paper
          “Untitled 2” Acrylic on paper

2013, The Mine Factory, Pittsburgh PA
          “The war’s go on with brainwashed pride by bloody hands time can’t deny” Mixed Media Installation 

2013, ArtBeat, Pittsburgh PA
          “Mappings” Wall Installation
          “Clean Slate” Mixed Media Painting
          “Topsy-Turvy” Mixed Media Painting

2011, Christine Frechard Gallery, Pittsburgh PA
          “Contemporary Bulletin” 12 Mixed Media Paintings

2010, Zora Art Space; Brooklyn, New York
          “The war’s go on with brainwashed pride by bloody hands time can’t deny” Mixed Media Installation
          “The Magic Within” Aluminum, Ultramarine pigment - Floor Installation

2008, The Manchester Craftsman’s Guild, Pittsburgh PA
          “Reverberations” Sound Installation

2007, The Mattress Factory Museum, Pittsburgh PA
          “Untitled” Mixed Media Installation

2006, Space, Pittsburgh, PA
          “Contrasting Metaphors”

2006, The Pittsburgh Centre for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
          “Amorphous Humanorphous” ceramic, red chili powder, turmeric - Mixed Media Installation

2006, The Miller Gallery, Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
          “Contrasting Metaphors” Bronze, Aluminum, red chili pepper, ultramarine pigment - Mixed Media Installation

2006, The Frame Gallery, Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
          “Hostilities” Mixed Media Installation

2006, University Centre Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
          “Amorphous Humanorphous” ceramic, red chili powder, turmeric - Mixed Media Installation

2006, University Centre Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
          “Reverberations” Sound Installation

2005, Ellis Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
          “Unclassifiable” Collection of works

2005, Ellis Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
          “Foregone” Painting

2004, Ellis Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
          “Ephemeral” Nails on wood panel

1996, National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi, India
          “Unraveling the Skeins” Collection of woven work


 Education

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Bachelor of Fine Arts, August 2004 - 2006
Cumulative QPA: 4.0

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), New Delhi, India, 1994 - 1996
(Affiliated with the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York)
Masters: Textile Design and Development

Lady Irwin College, New Delhi, India 1991 - 1994
Bachelor of Science, Specialization: Textiles       


Distinctions and Awards

2014, Jurors Award, Society of Sculptors

2006, Samuel Rosenberg Award, Carnegie Mellon University

2006, Elizabeth Jones Award in Humanities and Art, Carnegie Mellon University

2006, Keynote Speaker, College of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University

2005, Sally Gehl Award, Carnegie Mellon University

1996, Student of the year, Textile Design and development, National Institute of Fashion Technology, India

1995, Sari Print Design Award, National Selection, Indian Airlines, India

 

Grants

Strength of Stele, Alloy Pittsburgh, 2015

Shade Sail, Neu Kirche, Climate Change Urban Systems Partnership, 2015

Contrasting Metaphors, Small Undergraduate Research Grant, 2005

 

Artist Talks, Memberships and Voluntary Activities

2015,  SIX x ATE: Artist Lecture/Dinner Series

2015,  Pop-Up studio, Westmoreland Museum of American Art

2014,  Board Member, Society of Sculptors

2014, Juror for new members, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh

2013-14, Visiting Artist, Point Park University

2013-Present, Exhibition Committee, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh

2013, Open Studio, Mattress Factory Museum

 

In the News

PCA Hosts Opening Reception, Solo Collaborative Exhibits, Blacktie Pittsburgh
http://photos.blacktie-pittsburgh.com/event/pittsburgh-center-arts-hosts-opening-reception-solo-collaborative-exhibits/

Local Artists Contributes A Million Marks to India in Focus Program, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
http://www.post-gazette.com/ae/art-architecture/2015/09/24/Local-artist-contributes-A-Million-Marks-to-India-in-Focus-program/stories/201509170226

India in Focus artists explore the Interplay between Traditional and Contemporary Culture, Pittsburgh City Paper
http://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/india-in-focus-artists-explore-the-interplay-between-traditional-and-contemporary-cultures/Content?oid=1855767

Art review: Sarika Goulatia and Gauri Gill at Penn Galleries, Trib Live
http://triblive.com/aande/museums/9327097-74/goulatia-gill-indian#axzz3szowaPVn

In the Shadow of Rusting Steel, Art Engages a City's Post-Industrial Legacy, Art Slant
http://www.artslant.com/ew/articles/show/44169?utm_source=regs&utm_medium=twitter&utm_term=100815&utm_campaign=Social-Media

Art review: 'Great Waves II' at Revision Space, Trib Live
http://triblive.com/aande/museums/8951313-74/space-earnest-says#axzz3szowaPVn

We're seeing Double Consciousness, with art of the Indian diaspora, at The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh City Paper
http://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/were-seeing-double-consciousness-with-art-of-the-indian-diaspora-at-the-mattress-factory/Content?oid=1338583

Center for the Arts finds talent 'Inside+Out' Pittsburgh, Trib Live
http://triblive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/ae/museums/s_456479.html#axzz3szowaPVn