Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik is an artist, chef, and educator who
tells the stories of our migration through food. Raised in Los Angeles and
based in Oakland, she is Indian and Japanese Colombian American. Sita holds a
B.A. in Studio Art from Scripps College, an M.F.A. in interdisciplinary art and
an M.A. in Visual and Critical Studies from California College of the Arts.
Sita has exhibited, collaborated, and cooked in the US, Holland, Ireland, and
Mexico. This includes RayKo Photo Center, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, The
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, The San Jose Museum of Art, SomArts, 826
Valencia, Whitman College, Southern Exposure, Stanford University, Shankhill
Castle in Ireland, and the Future Food House in Holland.
Sita has been the art features editor for Hyphen magazine, writer for Art
Practical, and a board member at Kearny Street Workshop. She has recently been
a research fellow at the Institute for Art and Olfaction in Los Angeles and an
artist in residence at Shankill Castle in Kilkenny, Ireland. She is currently a
chef organizer with The People’s Kitchen Collective. For more of her work
please visit sitabhaumik.com