Born: Brooklyn, NY
Received a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature and Art--Semiotics from Brown University, Providence, RI
Received a Masters in Fine Arts from Columbia University, New York, NY
Astraea Visual Arts Award
New York Foundation for the Arts Artist’s Fellowship
Joan Mitchell Award for Painting & Sculpture


"Broadway Billboard: Chitra Ganesh" Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY (solo)
"Index of the Disappeared: The Guantanamo Effect" Creative Time Reports
"Transparent Studio: Chitra Ganesh" Bose Pacia, DUMBO, Brooklyn (solo)
"Approximately Infinite Universe" Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, California
"Herstories: 15 Years of the South Asian Womens Creative Collective" Taubman Museum, Roanoke, Virginia
"The Emo Show" Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York City
"Female Power" Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem, Netherlands
"Salaam Bombay: Beauty & Chaos in the Urban Environment" ArtASIA Miami
"Flickering Myths" Gallery Wendi Norris, San Francisco, CA (solo)
"Chitra Ganesh: She the Question" Goteborgs Konsthall, Sweden
"The Ghost Effect in Real Time" Tilton Gallery, New York
"The Word of God(ess): Chitra Ganesh" Warhol Museum Pittsburgh (solo)
Solo Exhibition, Nature Morte, Berlin, Germany (solo)
David Winton Bell Gallery List Arts Center, Providence RI
Gallery Espace, India Art Summit, New Delhi, India
Digression, Hendershot Gallery, New York, NY
Malleable Memory, Aicon Gallery, New York, NY
50 Artists Photograph the Future, Higher Pictures, New York, NY
Other than Beauty, Friedman Benda Gallery, New York, NY
Bunny Redux, Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
The Art of War, CEPA, Buffalo, NY
Wild Gander, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Ocean Beneath, Chatterjee and Lal, Mumbai, India (solo)
On Site 2: The Sulhoutette Returns, PS1/MOMA, New York, NY (solo)
Thomas Erben Gallery, New York, NY
Harlem Postcards, Studio Museum in Harlem, NY
Commune, Black & White Gallery, New York, NY
Hotter than Curry?, Gallery OEd, Cochin, India
Moment to Monument, Indian Art Summit, Travancore Palace, New Delhi, India
Democracy in America, Creative Time, Armory, NY
The Other Mainstream II, Arizona State University Art Museum, AZ
Firewalkers, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY
7 Beauties, Contrasts Gallery, Shanghai and Beijing
Upon Her Precipice, Thomas Erben, New York, NY (solo)
Solo Show, Haas & Fischer, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
Contemporary Indian Art Between Continuity and Transformation, Spazio Oberdan, Milan, Italy
Sex in the City, Dumbo Arts Center, New York, NY
Thermocline of Art, ZKM Gallery, Karlsruhe, Germany
Spectral Evidence, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Group Show, Nature Morte Gallery, New Delhi, India
What War?, White Box, New York, NY
Deuces ex Machina, Market Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
Papering, Deutsche Bank Galleries, New York, NY
1 x 1, Artist Commissions, Jersey City Museum, NJ (solo)
Written on Wind and Water, Goliath Visual Space, Brooklyn, NY (solo)
Time’s Arrow, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Gift: Building a Collection, Queens Museum of Art, New York, NY
739 feet running wall, Gwangju Contemporary Art Museum, Gwangju, Korea
Pilot 01, Limehouse Town Hall, London, UK
NextNextArt, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, NY
Six Feet Under, White Box, New York, NY
East of the Sun West of the Moon, White Columns, New York, NY
Theory of Relative Power, Abrons Art Gallery , New York, NY
637 Feet of Running Wall, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
Mango, Talwar Gallery, New York, NY
Queer Visualities, Staller Art Center, Stonybrook Univ, NY
Crossing the Line, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
Shaken and Stirred, Bose Pacia Modern Gallery, New York, NY