December 11, 2018 - January 19, 2019
Renluka Maharaj was born in Trinidad and Tobago. She lives and works between Colorado, New York City and Trinidad. Working with photography, installations, research, travel and personal narratives, Ms. Maharaj's practice centers around displacement, colonialism, sexuality and identity.
Ms. Maharaj completed her BFA at the University of Colorado Boulder and her MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she received the Barbara De Genevieve Scholarship. Her works are in institutional collections including The Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, Joan Flasch artist book collection, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art and special collections at the University of Colorado Boulder as well as numerous private collections.
Her work has been recognized with awards including Vermont Studio Center Fellowship and Fountainhead Residency Fellowship.