Chitra Ganesh's works:
How she uses her art to empower and inspire
Chitra Ganesh is a contemporary artist and printmaker who has gained international recognition for her unique and powerful works.
She was born in 1975 in New York City and is of Indian descent.
Ganesh's works often explore themes of gender, sexuality, and power, and are heavily influenced by Indian mythology and popular culture.
Ganesh's works are known for their bold, graphic style and the use of vibrant colors.
Ganesh often appropriates and re-contextualizes popular cultural images, such as comic book characters and Bollywood film posters.
Ganesh's work has been widely exhibited both nationally and internationally. She has had solo exhibitions at many museums and galleries such as the Brooklyn Museum, the Queens Museum, etc
Her works are also included in the permanent collections of several major museums, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Tate Modern, London.
Ganesh is also an educator and advocates for representation and inclusion in art.