Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik
Sita Bhaumik is an interdisciplinary artist and educator born and raised in the suburbs of Los Angeles to Indian and Japanese Colombian parents. After receiving her B.A. from Scripps College, Sita moved to the Bay Area where she holds an M.F.A. in Interdisciplinary Art and an M.A. in Visual and Critical Studies from California College of the Arts. As an artist, Sita has collaborated with museums and universities such as the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 18 Reasons, 826 Valencia, Stanford University, and Whitman College. Sita has also been an editor for Hyphen magazine, writer for Art Practical, and a board member for Kearny Street Workshop. She teaches photography at UC Merced and Rayko Photo Center. Sita is a research fellow with the Institute for Art and Olfaction in Los Angeles and a Lucas Artist Resident at Montalvo Arts Center. She has upcoming exhibits at the San Jose Museum of Art and the Future Food House in Rotterdam in the fall of 2013. (sitabhaumik.com). Read more about Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik on the Crafted at RayKo blog.