Cheryl Mukherji

Class of 2020




Cheryl Mukherji (Indian, b. 1995) is a visual artist and writer currently living and working in Brooklyn, New York. 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. Cheryl primarily works with photography, text, and video. Cheryl has been the recent recipient of Brooklyn Museum’s #Your2020Portrait award and Firecracker Photography Grant. Her work has been exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum, NY, Museum of Moving Image, NY, International Center of Photography, NY, Serendipity Arts Festival, India.

READ: Interview with Cheryl Mukherji.