Schandra Singh

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Schandra Singh (born 1977) is an artist based in New York City.


Schandra Singh is a first generation American, born in Suffern, NY to immigrant parents. She is the daughter of Anand Singh, an Indian Maharaja and Gisa Singh an Austrian model.

Her large-scale paintings show people in relaxing situations[1] as a form of escape from distress.[2]

In April 2013, Singh was the focus of a story on the public radio program This American Life, where she recounted a tale of her correspondence with a mysterious man in London whose autistic son was a fan of her work.

She received her MFA from Yale in 2006.

She is also the sister of actress Sabine Singh.[3]

Selected exhibitions[edit]

  • 2009: The Empire Strikes Back: Indian Art Today, The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
  • 2008: The Sun is not Ridiculous[1], Galerie Bertrand & Gruner, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2007: Around and Around 1000 Times, RARE, New York; SCOPE New York, Lincoln Center
  • 2006: Holiday Show, Baumgartner Gallery, New York
  • 2003: Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York; Broom Street Studio Inc., Woodstock
  • 2002: Cycle de Vie, Black Box Studio, Los Angeles
  • 1999: Invitational Show, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence


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