Biography

‚ÄčSiddharth Choudhary makes digital drawings. He has been leading a nomadic life. Over the past decade he has lived in Mumbai, Paris and Hong Kong before arriving at his final port of call in New England in 2017. Choudhary’s drawings combine colloquial expressions of his native Mithila with humor, theatrics and digital technology to investigate various dimensions of crisscrossing international borders. His influences include Jean Dubuffet, Philip Guston, David Hockney as well as women painters of Mithila. Choudhary works on a digital canvas of backlit LED screens, his drawings negotiate the boundary between virtual and real, canonical and vernacular as well as drawing, painting, printmaking and video. Choudhary was born and raised in India. He worked as a screen actor in Hindi film, television and advertising industry before receiving an MVA in Studio Arts from Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University in 2015. Choudhary has held solo exhibitions in Boston, Hong Kong, Mumbai and in New Delhi. He has an upcoming solo exhibition at ArtSpace Gallery Maynard, MA in 2019. Choudhary was a resident at Vermont Studio Centre, he received the Presidential Scholarship at Anderson Ranch Arts Centre, Hong Kong's Pure Art Foundation grant for the visual arts and Art Oxygen’s grant for public arts in Mumbai, India. He was the 1st runner up at 2014 Hong Kong Human Rights Arts Prize. Choudhary’s works are held in private collections in the United States, Hong Kong and in India. He lives and works in Boston, MA.

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