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Pronounced   SOHM-YA  NAY-TRUH-BYE-LEE

 

born in Bangalore, India, 1966

lives and works in Chicago

EDUCATION

BFA , School of the Art Institute of Chicago

BSEE, Rutgers University, College of Engineering

SOLO/TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2024

Opening April 12--Solo, Andrew Rafacz, Chicago, IL

2023

Soft Fascination, Gana Art, Nineone, Seoul, Korea

Between Past and Present, Between Appearance and Memory, Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles, CA

2022

Searching For Stars, Part2 Gallery, Oakland, CA

To Meet and Be Met, The Journal, New York, NY

Solo Project EXPO Chicago, Andrew Rafacz, Chicago, IL 

The Far Away, The Gallery at A+C Architects, Skokie, IL

2021

Open Your Mouth+Taste the Spores, Andrew Rafacz, Chicago, IL   

I Wake To Sleep, Part2 Gallery, Oakland, CA

2018

Scratching Below the Surface (w/ Zach Balousek), Firecat Projects, Chicago, IL

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2023

First Taste, Anat Ebgi, New York, NY

Ted Gahl, Dustin Hodges, Gabriel Mills, Anna Ting Moller, Soumya Netrabile, Kaifan Wang, 

   Alexander Bergruen, New York, NY

2023

Nocturne, Andrew Rafacz, Chicago, IL

Now, Museu Inima de Paula, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Apocalypse Now (curated by The Journal), Old School of Chora, Greece

Threshold (curated by Lindsey Jarvis + Frenel Morris), 91 Allen, New York, NY

2022

Encounter, Rachel Uffner, New York, NY

There Goes the Neighborhood, Indigo+Madder, London, UK

Bioelectric Fields, Stellar Highway, Brooklyn, NY

If You Forget My Name, You Will Go Astray, Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles, CA

Summertime Rolls, LaLoma Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2021

Lay of the Land, O'Connor Art Gallery, Dominican University, IL

Wish Your Were Here, Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles, CA

Hot Tropics, LaLoma Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2020    

Brindar Con Extraños. Trinta Gallery, Santiago de Compostolo, Spain

Baby Baby, Fluffy Crimes, Chicago, IL

Gather, Practise, Oak Park, IL 

{Nothing but) Flowers, Karma Gallery, NYC, NY

So Far, La Loma Projects, Pasadena, CA

 

2019    

Lavender Scented Palms, Part 2 Gallery, Oakland, CA

 

2018    

Big Link, Standard Projects, Hortonville, WI

 

2017    

Paper in Particular, Sidney Larson Gallery, Columbia, MO

 

2016    

DADA Lives!, University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

Art in Motion, Northwestern University Lurie Gallery, Chicago, IL

Untitled /Affection, Parenthesis Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

 

2015    

WAH Bridges Self, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Folktales & Legends, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

PRESS/WRITINGS

Cardoza, Kerry, Arsty Vanguard 2023: Soumya Netrabile

Krieger, Deborah, Artillery Magazine Gallery Rounds/Soumya Netrabile Review

White, Katie, Artnet, In an Old Chicago Pipe Organ Factory, Artist Soumya Netrabile Paints Reveries of Nature,

   Fueled by Figaro and T.S. Eliot

New City Art 50: Chicago's Artist's Artists 2023

Pocarro, Alan, New City Hangover Cures at EXPO 2022 

Drexelius, Alexandra, New City EXPO Chicago 2022 Top Five 

Singh, Pia, New City Review: Open Your Mouth+Taste the Spores 

Venti Journal: Plein Air. Vol. 1 Issue 3 

Murawski, Suzanna, Chicago Maroon, The Art of Soumya Netrabile

Occula Interview: In the Studio with Soumya Netrabile 

Smith, Roberta, (Nothing but) Flowers review NYT 

Esthetic Lens Interview

Daily Art Magazine Interview

Voyage Chicago Interview

Youngspace Interview 

Meehan, Audrey, WAH Bridges Self 

WRITINGS
At Large Magazine, Issue No.18, 2022

Artists Quarantine with Their Art Collections

METADADA, Issue No. 1, UC Blue Ash College Press, 2016

LECTURES/PANELS

2023    

NY Crit Club Lecture

2021    

Visitng Artist Lecturer, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Panel host, Conversation with Gina Lee Robbins + Janice Elkins, Ukrainian Inst. of Modern Art, Chicago, IL

Panel Talk, On Matthew Wong: Soumya Netrabile and Peter Shear in conversation 

with Julian Cox, Art Gallery of Toronto

   

Visitng Artist Lecturer, Lancaster University Arts, Lancaster, UK

FAIRS

2023

ART BASEL MIAMI with Anat Ebgi

NADA with Friends of NADA

KIAF SEOUL with Gana Art

DALLAS ART FAIR with Anat Ebgi

EXPO CHICAGO with Andrew Rafacz

2022

NADA MIAMI with Andrew Rafacz

INTERSECT PALM SPRINGS with Andrew Rafacz

FOG ART FAIR SAN FRANCISCO with Part 2 Gallery

COLLECTIONS

The Crocker Museum, University Club of Chicago, Museu Inima de Paula, Fidelity

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