Shriya Samavai (b. 1993) is a multidisciplinary artist based in NYC. She has a B.A. in Art History and Business Management from Columbia University.

Her work has been published in places like Vice, i-D Magazine, and Rookie Mag, and she has photographed for brands including Warby Parker, Carhartt WIP and Opening Ceremony. See below for full client list. 

Shriya runs a column at Rookie Magazine called Be Your Own Boss where she interviews women and nonbinary business owners. 

In 2017 she published her first poetry chapbook, Somewhere Between Silver & Gold, and she has performed at Bowery Poetry Club and Nuyorican Poet's Café. Her chapbook is available for purchase at McNally Jackson in New York City. 

Shriya has DJed gallery openings, parties, and fundraisers at places like American Two Shot, KGB Bar, C'mon Everybody, and the Ace Hotel. She focuses on playing tracks by people of color and gender non-conforming folks.

Say hello at [email protected].


Client list: Warby Parker, Carhartt WIP, i-D Magazine, Opening Ceremony, Teen Vogue, Elle Magazine, The Huffington Post, Rookie Mag, LOROD, Calle Del Mar, Noisey, MIC, Dusen Dusen, Merman Hunters, The Wild Magazine, Wondering Sound

Features: MilkVice Magazine, Dazed & Confused, New York TimesMass Appeal, Teen Vogue, Vans Girls, CANDY Magazine, ObsesseeMan RepellerMull It OverFORGE. Art MagCalle Del Mar, Out Of Order Magazine, Sunday Girl Magazine, Girlgaze, Kajal Mag, Constellation 

Exhibitions and print publications: Vice 2017 Fiction Issue, CURRENTS (Secret Project Robot), Favorite Zine, There There (Forge Books), CURRENTS (World Money Gallery), Filmme Fatales #7Between Colder Bones (Snöar Press), Rookie Yearbook 4 (Razorbill), Hooligans Unite! Zine (Cote-Armour), Rookie Yearbook 3 (Razorbill), Perfect Wasn't Bad (Empty Stretch), TWENTY THIRTEEN (Doomed Gallery), Rookie Yearbook 2 (Razorbill)

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