Photo credit Terrance James

Ep.180 features Kaveri Raina (b.1990, New Delhi, India). She received an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art.

Select solo and group exhibitions include: The Big Picture (2023) Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; A soft place to land (2023), Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland, OH; Deep! Down! Inside! (2023) Hales Gallery, New York, NY; Kaveri Raina and Coral Saucedo Lomelí: What Do You Remember About the Earth (2023), Lighthouse Works, NY; image as a burden, death as a womb (2022), Chapter NY, New York, NY; Heft (2022), PATRON, Chicago, IL; E/Merge: Art of the Indian Diaspora (2021), National Indo-American Museum, Lombard, IL; Partings, Swaying to the Moon (2020), PATRON, Chicago, IL; NO LACKS, ME AND MY SHADOW (2020), M+B Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; A Space for Monsters (2021), Twelve Gates Arts, Philadelphia, PA; Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson and Kaveri Raina (2020), Abattoir Gallery, Cleveland, OH; Linger to Gaze (2019), Annarumma Gallery, Naples, Italy; Linger Still (2019), Assembly Room, New York, NY; Here or There (2019), Paolo Arao, Rata Projects, New York, NY; Sarah.Canright / Kaveri.Raina (2019), Permanent Collection/Co-Lab Projects, Austin, TX; spaceless (2019), Deli Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Paint School (2019), Shandaken Projects, Klaus von Nichtssagend, New York, NY; garcia, raina, shore, tossin (2019) at Luhring Augustine, New York; Pleasure at a Distance (2018), Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA.

Raina has received several fellowships and awards including the James Nelson Raymond Fellowship, the Ox-bow Residency Award, and the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture Fellowship Award.

Patron Gallery

Patron Gallery “Songs of Silence yet bluebirds hum”

Patron Gallery “Heft”

Casey Kaplan Gallery

Chicago Gallery News

MOCA Cleveland “A soft place to land”

Night Gallery “the big picture”

Chapter “image as burden, death as womb”

Artforum review

Lighthouse works

Office “The wistful edge of silence”


Maake Magazine

Clouds, loose clouds, slow wind, swift rains; shoveled away slowly in remembrance, 2023
Acrylic, graphite, oil pastel, burlap 85″ x 65″ | 215.90 x 165.10.
Courtesy of the artist and Patron Gallery

….and still raging, treading through the desolate silence, 2023
Acrylic, oil pastel, graphite, burlap 68″ x 110″ | 172.7 x 279.4 cm.
Courtesy of the artist and Patron Gallery

Dire; scarring of a sound, scarring of a smell, scarring of an image, 2023
Acrylic, graphite, oil pastel, burlap 50″ x 60″ | 127 x 152.40 cm.
Courtesy of the artist and Patron Gallery