Padma Rajendran

Padma Rajendran

Padma Rajendran lives and works in New York, and teaches at SUNY Purchase, Parsons School of Design, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She has taught workshops at Byrdcliffe Artist Residency, Textile Art Center, Habitat for Artists, and the Neuberger Museum. She received her MFA in Printmaking at RISD.

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Padma's Upcoming Workshops

  • II

    Level II

    Students have basic knowledge of 2-­D art making including form, negative space, value and line.

  • Innovation Studio

    Virtual Workshop, learn from the comfort of your own home.

Aug 2 - 6, 2021

Paint, Fabric & Pattern

Padma Rajendran

Tuition $595
Code D31W03-21

Fabrics have a dynamic presence in the world of contemporary art. In this online workshop, participants explore the intersection between painting, textiles and pattern. Demonstrations, as well as individual and group feedback, are facilitated via video conferencing. Students create experimental “paintings” through the discovery of the symbolic play of decoration alongside repeating motifs. This course enables students to shift beyond the conventional confines of paint-on-rectangular canvas, forging into exciting new terrain where painting activates space in exciting new ways. This workshop meets via Zoom Video Conferencing software (download free from An Anderson Ranch staff member co-teaches the class and coordinates the online platform. Further details will be emailed to registrants.

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