artist & teacher. MFA '17, university of california santa barbara

born in gulbarga, India

immigrated from gulbarga, India to houston, TX

grew up in everett, WA, climbing trees, drawing, playing tennis

moved from everett to los angeles and watched the x-files, studied biology & natural history, and made drawings and paintings

currently between santa barbara & los angeles, teaching in the Art Department and College of Creative Studies at UCSB, listening to ryuichi sakamoto, letting breakfast cereals get soggy, hanging on to nhu chi, thinking about ecosophical aesthetics, and making work about the relationship between landscape and organism

IG: @sunny_samuel