Preeti is an Indian artist/printmaker and researcher currently living and working in Southern England. She has a BFA in Printmaking from Chandigarh College of Arts and an MFA in Printmaking from Santiniketan, West Bengal. Sood also has a MA in Printmaking from Camberwell, UAL. She explores contemporary technology in conjunction with traditional printmaking. Preeti has taught at the University of Lincoln, where she was Artist Print Fellow, she incorporated printmaking into the curriculum at the British School in Delhi, and is currently working at the Arts University Bournemouth. Her practice relates to notions of fragmentation and decomposition, the sense of loss, and issues of cultural identity. Preeti’s delicate tissue-like images represents her own sense of being torn and displaced between and within cultures.
Preeti is a recipient of John Purcell Paper award in 2016 and has held solo shows both nationally and internationally such as in Singapore, London, Lincoln and Delhi (India). She has exhibited internationally: New York, Austin, San Francisco, China, Spain, Poland, Japan, Arizona, Sydney, Singapore, London, Delhi, and Canada. Sood was selected for major printmaking shows such as: National Original Print Exhibition at the Bankside gallery, Originals – Contemporary Printmaking Show at the Mall Gallery in London, Bite, Pushing Print and at the International Print Centre New York (IPNCY) in the 40th New Prints show—New Prints Autumn—where she exhibited alongside, Norman Ackroyd, Jessica Stockholder, Ed Ruscha, Alex Katz etc. The show toured to The University of Texas at Austin, Visual Arts Centre. Preeti has also taken part in print portfolios such as HOMEWARD at Southern Graphics International Conference, Atlanta, USA. In addition, she has sold at Affordable Art Fair, London; Art Summit, India; and Singapore Art Fair. Sood’s work has been incorporated into many collections both nationally and internationally. Her practice-based research has led to presentations, illustrated talks at International Printmaking Conference such as IMPACT (International Multi-disciplinary Printmaking, Artists, Concepts and Techniques) where she also conducted a master demonstration.
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Arts University Bournemouth