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

2022

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, Part 2 Gallery, Oakland, CA

2019    

Event Horizon, Terra Incognito, Oak Park, IL

2018

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

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

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 

Mandali: India and the World, RASA Festival, Ann Arbor, MI

{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

 

FAIRS

2022

EXPO CHICAGO, with Andrew Rafacz

INTERSECT Palm Springs with Andrew Rafacz

FOG Art Fair, San Francisco with Part 2 Gallery

 

2021    

FRIEZE ONLINE with Andrew Rafacz 

PRESS/WRITINGS

New City Hangover Cures at EXPO 2022 by Alan Pocaro

New City EXPO Chicago 2022 Top Five by Alexandra Drexelius

New City Review of Open Your Mouth+Taste the Spores by Pia Singh

Venti Journal: Plein Air. Vol. 1 Issue 3 

Chicago Maroon article by Suzanna Murawski

Occula Interview: In the Studio with Soumya Netrabile 

(Nothing but) Flowers review NYT by Roberta Smith

Artists Quarantine with Their Art Collections

Esthetic Lens Interview

Daily Art Magazine Interview

Voyage Chicago Interview

Youngspace Interview 

WAH Bridges Self review

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

LECTURES/PANELS

 

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