Priyanka Ram 

b.1981 San Antonio, TX

lives and works in Los Angeles, CA


Education: 

2014 MFA Studio Art, Art Center College Of Design, Pasadena, CA

2006 Filmmaking certification, New York Film Academy, New York, NY 

2003 BA cultural anthropology & BS creative advertising with honors, University of Texas at Austin, TX


Exhibitions & Performances:

2020

Keyboard/synth performance for DubLab radioshow Contact Wave Feb 2020

Keyboard/synth performance for Late Breakfast LA at Ham & Eggs Tavern in Los Angeles Jan 2020

Working on book manuscript on the subject of Spirituality and Technology with a proposed draft projected for the end of 2020

2019

Keyboard/synth performance at Perpetual Dune Music Festival in Wonder Valley, CA Nov 2019

‘Column Of Sound’ sound composition for Irrational Exhibits: Place-Making and Social Memory in the Bendix Building Downtown Los Angeles, CA Nov 2019

Keyboard/synth performance at The Smell in Los Angeles Oct 2019

Keyboard/synth performance at Betalevel in Los Angeles Sept 2019

Four poems & drawings published in Ginger Magazine at NY Printed Matter Book Fair, September 2019

Keyboard/synth performance at Coaxial Arts in Los Angeles July 2019

Keyboard/synth performance at Coaxial Arts in Los Angeles June 2019

Performance with J’nCOCO (sitar+synth duo) at Leroy’s Happy Place in Chinatown Los Angeles June 2019

Dublab Radio keyboard/synth performance for station fundraiser May 2019, Los Angeles, CA

DICATS International Arts & Therapy Symposium, Internet landscape paintings, Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA 

Working on book manuscript on the subject of Spirituality and Technology

Oil Painting commissions for the Vogel’s, Myer’s, Kaberna-Cruz’s, and Lee’s

2018 
Mineral Composition No.1: Wisconsin, U.S.A. sculpture + sound solo show at Grifffs Milwaukee, WI

12 Symbols percussion performance for artist Chris Duncan’s piece at Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA

LeiLei Overlay DJ for monthly radio show on KCHUNG, Los Angeles, CA

2017

Four Studies For A Burrow EP collaboration with Shane Striteksky

One House Twice piano improvisation performance, VDL Neutra House Silverlake, Los Angeles, CA

Echo Chamber sound performance for video artist Isabell Spengler at Los Angeles Museum of Art (LAMOA), Los Angeles, CA

The Hights musical collaboration with artist Gretchen Jude, Honolulu, HI

NowSpace + Central Park Gallery sculpture and drawing in group show fundraiser, Los Angeles, CA

2016

Untitled Fringe panel piece in auction for LA’s Best at Casa Del Mar, Santa Monica, CA

Body Plates solo show of panel works at The New Creative, Berkeley, CA

2014

Cut The Loop poem in Effect Zine, Los Angeles, CA

Screensaver Samadhi sound+video+poster installation in The Cave, Pasadena, CA

2013

Gel Scans video work in Main Gallery, Pasadena, CA

Gel Scans On A Loop video work at Crown Roots, Pasadena, CA Electric Birds video work in The Cave, Pasadena, CA

2012

Sound + Lite Exp video work in The Cave, Pasadena, CA 

Screen TXT video work in the Main Gallery, Pasadena, CA

2011

Livolving sculpture work in the Main Gallery, Pasadena, CA

Paradox Box sculpture installation work in Art Center studios, Pasadena, CA

2010

Door Knob, C-Print photograph, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

2009

Shark Attack sculpture at Fusion Arts Gallery, New York, NY


Publications / Lectures / Reviews:  

2019

The Performance Art Journal published by the MIT Press review of Irrational Exhibits 11 show

VoyageLA article feature

2017  

Support Structures review in CARLA (Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles) for Echo Chamber at LAMOA, Los Angeles, CA

2015 

Electric Bodies Published thesis for MFA at Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

Synesthesia Lecture Artist lecture for sound class at University of California Davis, Davis, CA


Scholarships / Awards:  

2011 
Art Center Graduate Scholarship  

1999

Baumberger Endowment

Full Scholarship University of Texas at Austin


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