About the artist

Nikhil Murthy is an artist living and working in Los Angeles. Originally from Irvine CA, he received his MFA from The California Institute of the Arts in 2006 and his BA in Visual Art and BS in Physics from UCSD in 2001. Nikhil works in video and sculpture. His work uses elements and ideas from politics, television, hip-hop, science and economics to discuss the possibilities of time, space, empathy, dignity and antagonism. His work has been exhibited throughout the U.S. including Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena, LAXART, The Dependent Art Fair with Regina Rex, a solo project in Austin, TX at the Austin Museum of Art – Arthouse, and most recently Five Car Garage at Emma Gray Gallery. Additionally his work has been discussed in ASPECT: The Chronicle of New Media Art and his writing has appeared in Marcel.