Sarika is a papermaker and printmaker currently living in Brooklyn, NY. She received her MFA in Printmaking in 2014 and her MA as an Iowa Arts Fellowship recipient in 2013 from the University of Iowa in Iowa City, IA. She also received a BFA in Printmaking, minor in Art History, and a Book Arts Concentration from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, MD in 2011. Sarika has been an artist-in-residence at La Ceiba Gráfica in La Orduña, Mexico in 2016 and has exhibited widely throughout the US.
Sarika currently works at Two Palms Press in NY, NY as a full-time collaborative papermaker. Prior to Two Palms, she worked as the Studio Manager at Dieu Donné, a non-profit collaborative papermaking studio in Brooklyn, NY, for a few years. She has also worked as a Studio Assistant to Brooklyn-based artist Duke Riley and as a project-based Assistant Printer at the Brodsky Center at Rutgers University in 2016. While in Iowa for her graduate studies, Sarika developed her love for curating and registrarial work at the University of Iowa Museum of Art, working as an Assistant Curator for the Legacies for Iowa Collections-Sharing Project from 2014-2016 and as a curatorial research assistant for prints, drawings, and photographs from 2012-2014. While in Iowa, she also curated exhibitions for the Times Club, a small alternative gallery exhibition-space in the iconic Iowa City bookstore, Prairie Lights.
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