Born in 1983, Soghra Khurasani is a Baroda-based artist, though she was raised in the city of Visakhapatnam. She holds a master’s degree in printmaking from Faculty of Fine Art, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (2010), and an undergraduate degree in painting from the Andhra University, Visakhapatnam (2008).
Khurasani’s solo shows include ‘Cratered Fiction’ curated by Sumesh Sharma TARQ, Mumbai, 2015, she had her debut solo ‘One day it will come out’, a collaborative project of Clark House Initiative and TARQ, Mumbai, curated by Sumesh Sharma and Hena Kapadia (2014); ‘Reclaiming Voices’, curated by Noman Ammouri, Kalakriti Art Gallery, Hyderabad (2014); and ‘To Speak for the Mute’ at the Gitler & gallery, New York (2015). participated in India Art Fair TARQ, Delhi, 2018. Her selected group exhibitions:‘Memento Mori’, TARQ, Mumbai (2015); ‘Regional Art Exhibition’, Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai (2014); ‘Multiple Encounters’, AIFACS, New Delhi (2013); ‘Visual Evidence’, Clark House Initiative, Mumbai (2013); and ‘Interstices’— a collateral project of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2012. A recipient of the National Academy Award granted by the Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi (2015), Khurasani has participated in the Religare Arts Residency in New Delhi (2011), and the Lalit Kala Akademi’s National Printmaking Camp in Vadodara2012, and Kolkata 2018. Khurasani’s first International residency was at Khoj -Kooshk Residency exchange program in Tehran and Delhi 2016