Cheryl Mukherji

Cheryl Mukherji (b. 1995) is a visual artist and writer from New Delhi, India. She holds an MFA in Advanced Photographic Studies from the International Center of Photography-Bard College, New York. Cheryl has been a recipient of the ICP Director’s Fellowship for the years 2018-2020. In her current work, Cheryl explores the idea of origin and inheritance, which is embedded in the figure of her mother and her presence in the family album. It deals with memory, personal history, transgenerational trauma, and how they inform identity. She primarily works with photography, text, video, and printmaking. Cheryl has been the recent recipient of Brooklyn Museum’s #Your2020Portrait award, Firecracker Photography Grant, 2020, South Asian Arts Resiliency Fund (SAARF), and has been nominated for the new Aperture–Baxter St Next Step Award, 2020. Her work has been exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum, NY, Museum of Moving Image, NY, International Center of Photography, NY, Serendipity Arts Festival, India.

Past Exhibitions & Events

  • Exhibition
Now Closed
12 March 2021 to 5 March 2023