Patty Wickman, Outside the Garden, 1999-2000, oil on canvas, 80" x 82"; Summons, 2001, oil on canvas, 96" x 94"

Vishal Jugdeo - Assistant Professor

Vishal Jugdeo is an interdisciplinary artist who works with video, installation, performance and sculpture to construct experimental approaches to narrative. Weaving together strategies from television, documentary and narrative cinema, as well as theater, he emphasizes the physical and psychical space around moving images. He has exhibited widely including solo exhibitions at the ICA Philadelphia, LAXART, Los Angeles, Western Front, Vancouver and 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica. Major commissioned works have been featured in Performa, New York, Made in LA at the Hammer Museum Los Angeles and the California Biennial at the Orange County Museum of Art. Notable group exhibitions include Witte De With Center for Contemporary Arts, Rotterdam, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, INOVA, Milwaukee and Vox Populi, Philadelphia.
Jugdeo completed an MFA at UCLA, and a BFA at Simon Fraser University. He is a 2015 Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, and has received grants from Art Matters, Artadia, The Foundation for Contemporary Arts, California Community Foundation, and the Canada Council for the Arts, as well as residencies at Skowhegan, BOFFO and the MacDowell Colony. Jugdeo has taught extensively at Cooper Union, Parsons School of Art and Design, California State University Long Beach, USC and UCLA.

MFA, University of California, Los Angeles


E-mail: vjugdeo@arts.ucla.edu