Rupy C. Tut

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Born 1985 in Chandigarh, India
Prince’s School of Traditional Arts, London, UK, 2016
MPH, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, 2009
BS, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 2006
Lives and works in Oakland, CA


Solo exhibitions

2023
Out of Place, Institute of Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA

2022
Search and Rescue, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA
A Recipe for Brown Skin, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA

2018
A Journey Back Home, Peel Art Gallery, Museum & Archives, Brampton, ON

2017
Broken Seeds Still Grow, The Flight Deck, Oakland, CA


Group exhibitions

2024
Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA [forthcoming]
Into View: New Voices, New Stories, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA [forthcoming]

2023
A Growing Season, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA

2022
Jessica Silverman Presents, TOA Presents, Minneapolis, MN

2021
The Golden Temple: Center of Sikh Faith, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

2020
The de Young Open, The de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
Popadum!, Asian American Women Artists Association, San Francisco, CA
Women Pathmakers, Euphrat Museum of Art, DeAnza College, Cupertino, CA
Reflections on Exile, Roots Divison, San Francisco, CA

2019
Diaspora Voiced, Rhythmix Cultural Works, Alameda, CA
Expressions of Divinity, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA

2016
London City Hall, London, UK

2015
Calligraphies in Conversation, Ziya Art, Berkeley, CA

 

Residencies

2015
Sikh Foundation, Palo Alto, CA


Teaching & Public Engagements

2020
The deYoung Open: Artist Panel, deYoung, San Francisco, CA

2019
Workshop, Applying Traditional Kanguage to a Contemporary Thought, Art Speak Interns Program, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
Lecture, Art, Identity, and Belonging, Haresh and Joan Shah Series, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA
Brown Bag Lunch Artist Talk, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA

2018
Talk, A Journey Back Home, Peel Art Gallery, Museum & Archives, Brampton, ON

2017
Talk, Art Against the Grain with Rupy Tut, Impact Hub, Birmingham, UK
Workshop and Artist Talk, Peel Art Gallery, Museum & Archives, Brampton, ON
Demo and Talk, Saints and Kings: Arts, Culture, and Legacy of the Sikhs, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA

2016
Demo and Talk, Language of Colors: A Discussion of Guru Nanak’s Janamsakhi Life Stories, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA


Collaborations

2019
Broken Seeds Still Grow: Taking Root, CounterPulse, San Francisco, CA

2017
Broken Seeds Still Grow, Flight Deck, Oakland, CA


Awards and Grants

2019
Juror Award for “Peace Out, Patriarchy,” Diaspora Voiced, Rhythmix Cultural Works, Alameda, CA

2017
Artist Grant, City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program, Oakland, CA

 

Press

2023
Le, Anh-Minh. “Oakland Artist Rupy C. Tut.” Diablo Magazine. December 29, 2023.
Quinn, Bridget. “Rupy C. Tut’s Landscapes of Belonging.” Hyperallergic. November 13, 2023.
Finkel, Jori. “At the de Young, a Rousing Showcase for Bay Area Artists.” The New York Times. October 18, 2023.
Corbin, Mary. “Trained in 18th-century Indian technique, Rupy C. Tut paints women facing today’s challenges.” 48hills. October 12, 2023.
Le, Anh-Minh. “Renowned and Rising Artists of the Asian Diaspora Are in the Spotlight.” October 2, 2023.
Chroma. “Welcome Home.” Tetra Chroma. August 16, 2023.

2022
“A Portfolio: Rupy C. Tut.” Juxtapoz. November 28, 2023.


Permanent Collections

Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
deYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA
Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, IN