Solo Exhibition Award
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Purchase Award
Cheryl Mukherji (born 1995, India; lives Brooklyn, NY) is a visual artist and writer. She has an MFA in Advanced Photographic Studies from ICP-Bard College, New York. Her work has been exhibited at venues including the Brooklyn Museum; Baxter St. at Camera Club of New York (CCNY), International Center of Photography and the Museum of the Moving Image, Queens, all NY; Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul; the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; as well as the Capture Photography Festival, Vancouver, Canada; Serendipity Arts Festival, Goa, India; Format Photo Festival, Derby, UK; and Huxley-Parlour Gallery, London, UK, among others. Mukherji was a finalist in the 2022 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. She has had residencies at the Center for Photography at Woodstock and Baxter Street at CCNY, where she had her debut solo show, Wanted Beautiful Home Loving Girl, in 2022. Previously, Mukherji received Brooklyn Museum’s #Your2020Portrait Award; Capture Photography Festival’s 2020 Writing Prize; a Firecracker Photography Grant in 2020; a South Asian Arts Resiliency Fund grant; and was a finalist for the 2020 Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize.
Cheryl Mukherji: Ghorer Bairer Aalo (The Light Outside Home), on view at The Print Center January 20 – March 25, 2023.