Sreshta Rit Premnath is an artist, editor and educator born in Bangalore and based in New York. His work investigates systems of representation to understand and challenge the process by which images become icons and events become history. He has had solo exhibitions at KANSAS, New York; Gallery SKE, Bangalore; The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis; Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago; Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin; Wave Hill, New York; Art Statements, Art Basel; as well as group exhibitions at venues including The Queens Museum and The Kitchen, New York; YBCA, San Francisco; Galerie Balice Hertling, Paris; and 1A Space, Hong Kong . He is the founder and co-editor of Shifter. Premnath completed his BFA at The Cleveland Institute of Art, his MFA at Bard College, and has attended the Whitney Independent Study Program, Skowhegan and Smack Mellon. He has received grants from Art Matters and the Civitella Ranieri Foundation. Premnath is Assistant Professor at Parsons, New York.