RITHIKA MERCHANT

b. 1986, Bombay, India

 

EDUCATION

2008                Parsons The New School For Design, New York, U.S.A. BFA(Honours), Fine Arts.

2006                Hellenic International Studies In The Arts, Paros, Greece

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021                (Forthcoming, January) TARQ, Mumbai, India

2019                Mirror of the Mind Galerie LJ, Paris, France

2017                Where The Water Takes Us TARQ, Mumbai, India

                        Ancestral Home Galeria Bien Cuadrado, Barcelona, Spain (cur. Diana Di Nuzzo)

2016                Intersections Galeria Combustion Espontanea, Madrid, Spain

2015                Luna Tabulatorum Stephen Romano Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

2014                Encyclopedia Of The Strange Tiny Griffon Gallery, Nuremberg, Germany

2013                Mythography Gallery Art & Soul, Mumbai, India

2011                Origin of Species Gallery Art & Soul, Mumbai, India

2009                Worlds Within Words Fabrica do Braço de Prata, Lisbon, Portugal

                        Conversations With Myself Pois.Cafe, Lisbon, Portugal

2008                Collection of Dreams Convento São Francisco De Mertola, Mertola, Portugal

 

TWO AND THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2019               Osmosis TARQ, Mumbai, India (with Savia Mahajan and Samanta Batra Mehta) (cur. Shaleen Wadhwana)

                       SPRING! A Group Show of Contemporary Drawing Galerie LJ, Paris, France (with Howie Tsui and Jason Jägel)

2015               Reliquaries: The Remembered Self R TARQ, Mumbai, India (with Suruchi Choksi)

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019               Work in Progress Galeria Bien Cuadrado, Barcelona, Spain

                       Fata In Fata/ Face To Face Fortified Church, Cincsor, Romania (Cur. Elisabeth Ochsenfeld, Arthouse Wolfsberg/ Garana)

                       Chloe Couture National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine

                       Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam/ The World Is One Family, Kolkata Centre For Creativity, Emami Art, Kolkata, India

                       The Dot that went for a walk The Royal Opera House, Mumbai , India

2018               Breaking Barriers Jehangir Art Gallery/Gallery Art & Soul, Mumbai, India

                       We See You, We Hear You The Hospital Club Gallery, London. U.K. (Presented by Subject Matter) 

                       Homo Faber / Fashion Inside and Out The Michelangelo Foundation, Venice, Italy (cur. Judith Clark)              

                       Portal October Gallery, London, U.K.               

                       Sensorium / The End Is Only The Beginning Sunaparanta, Goa Centre for the Arts, Goa India

2017               State of Art Mazda Space, Barcelona, Spain (Presented by Galeria Bien Cuadrado and Barcelona Young Gallery Weekend)

                       This Burning Land Belongs To You Swiss Cottage Gallery, London, U.K. (Presented by TARQ for Camden Kala, UK/India Year of Culture)

                       To talk to the worms and the stars The New Gallery, Calgary, Canada (cur. Natasha Chaykowski)

                       G/rove Latitude 28, New Delhi, India (cur. Bhavna Kakar and Adwait Singh)

                       Roots to Healing Northrup Gallery, Goldstein Museum of Design, Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A. (cur. Lisa Aston Philander)

2016               Gallery III Stephen Romano Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.

                       Hortus Deliciarum Arthouse Wolfsberg/Garana, Garana, Romania

                       Statim Finis Stephen Romano Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.

                       The Creepy Room Stephen Romano Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.

                       Language of the Birds: Occult and Art 80WSE Gallery, New York. U.S.A. (cur. Pam Grossman)

2015               Hieroglyphica Stephen Romano Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.

                       Magica Sexualis Stephen Romano Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.

                       Opus Hypnagogia: Sacred Spaces of the Visionary and Vernacular The Morbid Anatomy Museum, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.

                       Rite of Passage Art*ry Gallery, Fort Kochi, Kerala, India (cur. Kanchi Mehta)

                       Not Man The Less, But Nature More Summerhall, Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K. (cur. Michela D’Acquisto & Holly Knox Yeoman)

                       In Missa Interfectionis, Vernum Stephen Romano Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.

2014               Diplomatic Art - Expozitia Retrospectiva Galeria Calpe Timisoara, Romania

                       Abundantia Cornu Copiae Stephen Romano Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.

                       Diplomatic Art Helios Gallery, Timisoara, Romania

                       In Missa Interfectionis Stephen Romano Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.

                       Collectiva de Petit Format Galeria Espai b, Barcelona, Spain

2013               India Art Festival (presented by Gallery Art & Soul), Mumbai, India

                       Crest of the Strawberry Moon Gospel Flat Farm, Bolinas, California, U.S.A.

                       Of The Hand Madder Moon Gallery, Singapore, Singapore

                       Inventari Galeria Espai b, Barcelona, Spain

2012               Xmas 12/ The Big Group Show Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

                       O Fim Espaço Santo Antonio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

                       Sobre El Paper Galeria Espai b, Barcelona, Spain

                       Tristesia - Paraphernalia - Memorabilia Fundatia Interart Triade, Timisoara, Romania

                       Tristesia - Paraphernalia - Memorabilia Arthouse Wolfsberg/Garana, Garana, Romania

                       Collectiva d’Estiu Galeria Espai b, Barcelona, Spain

2011               Barcelona Showcase Casa Batllo, Barcelona, Spain

                       Collectiva Nadal Galeria Espai b, Barcelona, Spain

                       Art de Mercat X-L-XL Galeria Espai b, Barcelona, Spain

                       Exhibition Room Who Galeria, Lisbon, Portugal

                       Kala Ghoda Arts Festival Mumbai, India

                       Snowball Articule Gallery, Montréal, Québec, Canada

2010               Collectiva Nadal Galeria Espai b, Barcelona, Spain

                       De Sanguine Guardia Sanframondi, Benevento, Italy

                       Chic and Cheap Galerie Vivell, Liege, Belgium

                       New Mirror Illustration Who Galeria, Lisbon, Portugal

                       New Mirror Illustration Muuda, Porto, Portugal

2009               Kala Ghoda Arts Festival Mumbai, India

2008               Senior Citizens Gallery MC, New York, U.S.A.

                       I'll show you mine, if you show me yours. Parsons Fine Arts Gallery,New York, U.S.A.

2007               City Symphonies/Urban Muck Parsons Fine Arts Gallery,New York, U.S.A.

                       Mentor/Meteor Parsons Fine Arts Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

2006               HISA Final Show The Hellenic International Studies In The Arts; Paros, Greece

2004               The Armature Project Grand Central Station, New York, U.S.A.

 

SELECTED ART FAIRS

2020               (Forthcoming, March) DDessin Paris Contemporary Drawing Fair (Presented by Galerie LJ), Paris, France

                       (Forthcoming, February) Urvanity Art (Presented by Galeria Bien Cuadrado), Madrid, Spain

                       (Forthcoming, January) India Art Fair (Presented by TARQ) New Delhi, India

2018               India Art Fair (Presented by TARQ) New Delhi, India

2015               Metro Curates Art Fair (presented by Stephen Romano Gallery), The Metropolitan Pavilion,New York, U.S.A.

2012               Swab Art Fair (presented by Galeria Espai b), Barcelona, Spain

 

SELECTED FASHION 

2019               Chloé: Chinese New Year 2019 Limited Edition Capsule Collection, textile print collaboration, Paris France

                       Chloé: Spring 2019 Collection, textile print adaptation Paris France

2018               Chloé: Spring/Summer 2018 Collection, textile print collaboration, Paris France

                       Chloé: High Summer 2018 Collection, textile print collaboration, Paris France

 

SELECTED AWARDS AND HONOURS

2018               Vogue Women Of The Year 2018 - Vogue Young Achiever Of The Year

                       Vogue Magazine’s VogueWorld 100 Creative Voices

 

RESIDENCIES

2019                Visual Arts Residency, Cincsor, Romania

2016                Arthouse Wolfsberg/Garana Garana, Romania

2012                Arthouse Wolfsberg/Garana Garana, Romania

2008                Convento São Francsico De Mertola Mertola, Portugal

 

COLLECTIVES

2010 - 2013     HAND Drawing Collective

2008                Permanent Parade

 

SELECTED PERFORMANCE/THEATRE

2008                Dansul Cine - Teatro Marques Duque, Mertola, Portugal(Costume Designer)

2008                i follow the sun La Plaza Cultural, East River Amphitheater, Tompkins Square Park,New York,U.S.A. (Producer, Designer and Performer)

 

PUBLICATIONS

2019               Osmosis

                       Essay by Shaleen Wadhwana

                       TARQ , Mumbai, India. Print Edition             

                       The Dot that went for a walk

                       Caterpillar Wings LLP; First Edition, 2019

2017               Where The Water Takes Us

                       Essay by Skye Arundhati Thomas

                       TARQ , Mumbai, India. Print Edition

2016               Timber Journal

                       Vol. 6.2, Summer 2016

                       Literary Journal, University of Colorado Boulder, U.S.A Print Edition

2015               Luna Tabulatorum

                       Essays by Decadence Darling, Allison C. Meier and Randall Morris

                       Stephen Romano Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A. Print Edition

                       Opus Hypnagogia: Sacred Spaces of the Visionary and Vernacular

                       Essay by Decadence Darling

                       Stephen Romano Gallery/ The Morbid Anatomy Museum, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A. Print Edition           

                       Reliquaries: The Remembered Self

                       Essay by Arshia Sattar

                       TARQ, Mumbai, India. Print Edition

                       Not Man The Less, But Nature More

                       Introduction by Holly Knox Yeoman and Michela D’Acquisto

                       Summerhall, Edinburgh, Scotland. Print Edition

2014               Einblattdruck Nr. 97”

                       Palm Art Press, Berlin, Germany. Print Edition

                       Diplomatic Art Exhibition Catalogue

                       Timisoara, Romania, December 2014. Print Edition                    

2013               Mythography

                       Essay by Sumesh Sharma, Edited by Zasha Colah

                       Gallery Art & Soul and Clark House Initiative, Mumbai, India. Print Edition

                       Limited edition of 500, Artist Book.

2012               Swab Art Fair Exhibition Catalogue

                       Barcelona, Spain, May, 2012. Print Edition

                       Healing The Blue Planet, An Informed Consent by Bane Singh

                       Wordizen Books, Mumbai, India. Print Edition.

                       Cover Image

2011               Snowball

                       Articule Gallery, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Print Edition

                       Limited edition Art Book.

                       Barcelona Showcase Exhibition Catalogue

                       Barcelona, Spain. Print Edition

                       Origin Of Species Exhibition Catalogue

                       Gallery Art & Soul, Mumbai, India. Print Edition

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Chloé Archive

Elisabeth and Hartwig Ochsenfeld, Arthouse Wolfsberg/Garana

Palais Galliera, Musée de la mode de la Ville de Paris

School of the Art Institute of Chicago (Fashion Resource Centre)

Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital 

 

OTHER

2018               Verve Cover, July - August 2018.

                       Elle India Digital Cover, June 2018.

                       Papercuts Magazine Cover, Volume 20, Fall 2018. 

2017               Konsthistorier (Art Stories) Episode 2: Occultism, SVT2 Sweden, Documentary Series, February 2017.

2015               Art Uncovered BreakThru Radio, Podcast. September 29, 2015. 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2020               Arteviste Mcdonald, Maya Asha “A Review of Rithika Merchant: Mirror of the Mind at Galerie LJ, Paris“ Web. January 10, 2020. 

                       Clove Magazine “Rithika Merchant: Mirror of the Mind” Web. January 10, 2020. 

2019               Elle France Augustin, Alice “Merchant de Reve” Issue No. 3861, 20 December 2019, Print Edition

                       Los Contemporaneos Mrochen, Romina “ Rithika Merchant 'Mirror of the Mind' @Galerie LJ Paris” Web. December 9, 2019.    

                       Masthead Magazine “Op - Ed: On Aliens” Web. October 2019.             

                       L’Officiel France Rosemont, Sophie “Mythes et legendes” September 2019,  Print Edition

                       Pool Magazine “Going beyond the myths”,  Issue 107, August 2019, Print Edition.

                       Design Pataki India Pereira, Beverly “Navigating Rithika Merchant’s Fantastical Worlds Steeped In Modern Myth” Web. July 8, 2019. 

                       DNA After Hours Kumar, Rinky “The circle of life and death” June 17, 2019. Print Edition. 

                       The Mumbai Mirror Chanda - Vaz, Urmi “The art-life continuum” June 10, 2019.  Print Edition. 

                       The Hindu Amiruddin, Zahra "Reflections on ‘osmotic’ ideas” June 7, 2019. Print Edition. 

                       Newfound Journal Simchak, Courtney “Ancestral Home” Web.  Volume no. 10, Issue 1 “The Fools Journey”, 2019.

                       Vogue India Chakraborty, Rohit “Kolkata’s latest exhibit is all about unity in diversity” Web.  January 30, 2019. 

                       Architectural Digest Bhuyan, Avantika “ This art exhibition in Kolkata looks at the creative thought that binds humanity” Web. January 25

                       Verve Shaikh, Sadaf “ Millennials love surrealist art and these 8 artists show us why” Web.  January 10, 2019.

                       Vogue China “Chloé 2019 中国新年特别系列”  Web. January 8, 2019.             

                       Elle China “Chloé发布2019中国新年特别系列”  Web. January 8, 2019. 

2018               Vogue India Siganporia, Shahnaz “Meet the 40 artists under the age of 40 you need to know about ” December 2018, Print Edition. 

                       Grazia India Mehta, Tanya “Art Beyond Borders” December 2018, Print Edition.

                       Vogue India Bhuyan, Avantika  “An exhibition of unique horse sculptures hopes to empower women” November 27, 2018 

                       Vogue India Khanna, Priyanka “Rithika Merchant’s work explores the commonality between cultures” November 2018, Print Edition

                       Harpers Bazaar India “Bazaar Style: 6 Artisans of Luxury” October 2018, Print Edition.

                       Vogue India “Presenting the winners: Vogue Women Of The Year 2018”  Web.  October 28, 2018. 

                       Verve Thomas, Skye Arundhati “Behind the Brush” July - August 2018. Print Edition (Cover Story) 

                       The Earth Issue “Artist Highlight: Rithika Merchant” Web. May 2018. 

                       Elle India Bhandara, Neville “Elle Radar Art: We Are The World” May 2018. Print Edition

                       Vogue India Mahindru, Megha “The New Order” May 2018. Print Edition 

                       Arts Illustrated Kumar, Rahul “Stories that Speak in Colour” April - May 2018. Print Edition

                       Marie Claire France Mahler, Lily “Phénomène : la mode dessine”  Web. April 27, 2018. 

                       Wall Street International Magazine “Portal” Web. April 16, 2018. 

                       Platform Magazine Jacob,Tony “Rithika Merchant On breaking all mythical boundaries” Web. April 16, 2018 

                       Harpers Bazaar India “Fashion News: Indian in Paris” April 2018, Print Edition.

                       Homegrown Sachdeva, Maanya “Exploring Rithika Merchant’s Unique Brand Of Mythical & Fantastical Art” Web. April 5, 2018.  

                       Blouin ArtInfo “Group Exhibition ‘Portal’ at October Gallery, London” Web. March 20, 2018.  

                       Vogue Taylor, Elise “VogueWorld 100: Artist Rithika Merchant Gives a Whirlwind Tour of Her Favorite Cities, From Barcelona to Mumbai”      

                       Vogue “Introducing VogueWorld 100: These Are the People Who Are Inspiring Us Right Now”  Web. February 27, 2018. 

                       Elle Hyland, Veronique “Natacha Ramsay-Levi Begins Her Journey at Chloé by Looking Back” Web. February 15, 2018.              

                       CNN Style Jagpal, Jagdip “India Art Fair: The female artists leading the country's art renaissance” Web. February 10, 2018. 

                       DSSC Kaur, Sumeet “India Art Fair 2018:What to expect at the subcontinents biggest art fair” Web. February 6, 2018.

                       The New Indian Express, Indulge Sen, Jaideep ““It’s an urgent time”: Rithika Merchant on making art in response to social issues” Web.

                       The New Indian Express, Indulge Sen, Jaideep “Politics of art and the real artpolitik: Artists in discussion for India Art Fair 2018” Feb, 2018. 

                       Vogue India Chaudhri, Shweta "Meet the Indian artist behind Chloé’s folklore-inspired collection” Web. January 29, 2018

                       Architectural Digest Bhuyan, Avantika “Here’s what to expect at the 10th edition of the India Art Fair” Web. January 16, 2018.

                       WWD Diderich, Joelle “Chloé Pre - Fall 2018”  Web. January 10, 2018. 

                       The Hindu Amiruddin, Zahra “Poetic mosaic of myths” January 10, 2018. Print Edition

                       Art Radar Kini - Singh, Amita “Where the Water Takes Us”: weaving histories through time and space with Rithika Merchant in Mumbai – in                          conversation” Web. January 5, 2018                    

2017               Verve Tata, Huzan “ Why you must catch Rithika Merchant ‘Where The Water Takes Us’ exhibition” Web. December 28, 2017. 

                       Kerosene Digital “Rithika Merchant’s art: bizarre, beautiful and brilliant” Web. December 18, 2017. 

                       Mumbai Mirror "The art-iculate list” December 4, 2017. Print Edition. 

                       Art a un Click Abadia, Mila “III Young Gallery Weekend despide el año en el Mazda Space Bcn” Web. December 4, 2017. 

                       Art Radar Jamieson, Anna “3 young Indian artists to know” Web. December 3, 2017. 

                       Architectural Digest “Tarq’s This Burning Land Belongs To You comes to London” Web. November 2,2017. 

                       New York Times Friedman, Vanessa “Instead of Changing the Woman, Change the Standard” September 28, 2017. Print Edition 

                       L’Officiel “quoi ressemble la nouvelle femme Chloé?” Web. September 28, 2017. 

                       Mid Day “Mumbai Diary” Wednesday Dossier, September 20, 2017, Print Edition

                       Verve Magazine Tata, Huzan “Explore Questions of Geology at G/rove” Web. February 16, 2017.

                       Visual Melt “Rithika Merchant” Web. January 25, 2017.

2016               Verve Magazine “ A Day in the Life of Artist Rithika Merchant” Web. November 14, 2016. 

                       Elle Decor India Tolia, Raisa “15 young Indian artists to follow right now” Web. July 26, 2016. 

                       Yorokobu Mendoza, Virginia “Ilustraciones que reclaman el espacio de la mujer en la mitología” Web. July 14, 2016. 

                       Madrid Art Process “Rithika Merchant : Intersections” Web. June 7, 2016.

                       Tendencias del Mercado del Arte Paredes, Tomas “Rithika Merchant, fusion” nº 93, May 2016, Print Edition

                       Goldworld Di Nuzzo, Diana “Rithika Merchant: Dall’India con amore” Web. April 26, 2016. 

                       La Vanguardia Paredes, Tomas “Rithika Merchant, fusion y exotismo” April 10, 2016, Print Edition

                       Las Cosas Del Querer Dubcovsky, Bettina “Rithika Merchant: Intersections” Web. March 28, 2016 

                       Cultura Feten Garrido, Isabel “La galería Combustión Espontánea presenta “Intersections” Web. March 27. 2016. 

                       Ladder and Key Priority, Christopher “ 10 Point Profile: Rithika Merchant” Web. March 21, 2016. 

                       O Studio Barcelona Calvo, Javier “Cosmogonia Lunar” Web. February 22, 2016. 

                       The Huffington Post Frank, Priscilla “Delving Into The Shadowy World Of Occult Art” Web. January 27, 2016. 

2015               Manifesto of Decadence Darling, Decadence “Modern Myth: An Interview with Rithika Merchant” Web. December 26, 2015. 

                       The Huffington Post Frank, Priscilla “Magica Sexualis: Your Quick And Dirty Guide To The Erotic Occult”  Web. November 10, 2015. 

                       Hyperallergic Steinhauer, Jillian “ArtRx NYC” Web. October 13, 2015. 

                       Quantum Art Review Power, Kim “Lexicon Infernali at Stephen Romano Gallery” Web. October 11, 2015. 

                       The Huffington Post Frank, Priscilla “Exploring The Moon-Centric Mythology Of The Feminine Occult” Web. October 9, 2015. 

                       Blopop Magazine Martinez, Luciano “ Blopop Magazine, Features Artist” Web. September 28, 2015. 

                       Savant Garde Scher, Robin “The Thin Line Between Nightmares and Reality” Web. September 11, 2015. 

                       Cultartes Magazine Baldovin, Nicolae “Cultartes Presents Luna Tabulatorum by Rithika Merchant” September 8, 2015. 

                       Phantasmaphile Grossman, Pam “Rithika Merchant show and more”  Web. September 2, 2015. 

                       Disinformation “Rithika Merchant: At The Dusk of Identity by Decadence Darling” Web. September 2, 2015. 

                       Charivari “Pinturas Esotericas Exploram a Espiritulidade da lua e as Mitologias da Feminilidade” Web. September 2, 2015. 

                       Beautiful/Decay Evans, Hayley “Rithika Merchant’s Mysterious And Symbolic Paintings Explore The Mythologies Of The Moon” Web.                                    September 1, 2015. 

                       Beautiful Bizarre Magazine Triebsee, Kim “Rithika Merchant ‘Luna Tabulatorum’ at Stephen Romano Gallery” Web. August 30, 2015. 

                       High Fructose Caro “OPUS HYPNAGOGIA” Presents Surreal New Works by Kris Kuksi, Martin Wittfooth, and More” Web. July 16, 2015. 

                       Widewalls D. Anika “Opus Hypnagogia: Sacred Spaces of the Visionary and Vernacular presented by Stephen Romano”. July 16, 2015.

                       The Hindu “Capturing on canvas the passages of life” June 15, 2015, Print Edition 

                       The Times of India M. Neelima. “Of internal journeys, shifting perception” June 15, 2015, Print Edition 

                       Disinformation “Rithika Merchant - Mosaics of Myths” Web. May 19, 2015. 

                       Art Tehelka  Sabnis, Sushma.“The Memory Crucible” Web. April 9, 2015. 

                       TARQ blog “When Memories Become Myths” Web. April 4, 2015. 

                       TARQ blog “An Interview with Rithika Merchant” Web. March 25, 2015. 

                       The Indian Express Lakhe, Amruta. “Remember The Time” March 23, 2015, Print Edition. 

                       Brown Paper Bag Mumbai “Easel Money: The Beginners Guide to Buying Art” Web. March 19, 2015.

                       Sunday Mid Day “The past is here” March 8, 2015, Print Edition.

                       Asian in NY Ng, Alison. “4th Annual Metro Curates Show at the Metropolitan Pavilion” Web. January 24, 2015. 

2014               Tiny Griffon Gallery blog Simion, Cristina. “Master of the Imaginary” Web. November 6, 2014. 

                       The Economic Times Balapurwala, Tasneem.“3 easy steps to buy affordable art: Artists you can invest in” July 10, 2014, Print Edition

                       Artium Oxide “Art of Rithika Merchant : Myths, Rituals, and Folklore” Web. July 4, 2014. 

                       Platform Magazine Malhotra, Shruti Kapur. "Forecast: Exploring The Arts" January/February 2014, Print Edition

2013               Art & Deal Magazine Sabnis, Sushma. "Her Myths To Graph"December 2013, Print Edition

                       Better Interiors Mehemdabadwala, Alifiya. "Art Walk: Rithika Merchant" December 2013, Print Edition.

                       The Morning News Rabarison, Karolle. "The Origin of New Species" Web. November 11, 2013. 

                       Blouin ArtInfo D'Mello, Rosalyn. "3 Emerging Indian Female Artists to Follow and Collect" Web. October 31, 2013. 

                       DNA After Hours Gupta, Boski. "Woman as a hero" October 4, 2013, Print Edition.

                       The Indian Express Lakhe, Amruta. "Of Myths & Legends" October 3, 2013, Print Edition. 

                       Homegrown Menon, Mandovi. "Rithika Merchant's Mythography" Web. October 1,  2013. 

                       Sunday Mid Day Dalal, Phorum. "She's the real hero" September 29, 2013, Print Edition.

                       Boy Magia Oliveira, Edu. "Inspiracao Art Parte II" Web. September 5, 2013.

                       The Review Review Hoffman, Emily, "New Online Mag Cuts Sharply Through the Din - Review of Cleaver Magazine" Web. July 14, 2013. 

                       Cleaver Magazine Rile, Karen. (Editor) "Works on Paper: Comparative Mythology" Issue no. 2,June 2013. 

                       Drowning Dogs "Hand written Interview with Rithika Merchant"February 22, 2013. 

2012               Arte Manifesto Magazine "La Energia Natural y Geometrica de Rithika Merchant" Web. December 5, 2012.

                       Anormal Magazine Escobar, Felipe. Rithika Merchant: “Creo en la energía de la naturaleza y el universo” Web. November 25, 2012. 

                       One Giant Arm Williams, Joe. "Rithika Merchant" Web. November, 3, 2012.

                       Modernism Romania Nasui, Cosmin. "Tristesia-Paraphernalia-Memorabilia" Web. August 13, 2012.

                       Observator Cultural Plamadeala, Michael. "Tristesse - Paraphernalia - Memorabilia, creative camp in the summer heat"Web. August 

                       Zupi Magazine "Mitologia Comparada de Rithika Merchant" Web. August 10, 2012. 

                       Art and Science Journal Jones, Lee. "Origin of Species" Web. August 7, 2012. 

                       Reteaua Literara Ionita, Adrian. "A Woman For all Seasons" Web. July 3, 2012 

                       The Montreal Review Tung, Robin. "Rithika Merchant" Web. July 2012.

                       Juxtapoz Magazine "Drawings by Rithika Merchant" Web. March 11, 2012. 

                       Daily Serving Dailey, Celie. "Rithika Merchant"Web. February 25, 2012.

2011               Metropolitan Barcelona "An Inside Look" October 2011. Print Edition.

                       DNA After Hours Mazumder, Jayeeta. “Bringing Folklore To Canvas” August 30, 2011. Print Edition.

                       Danadoias "Lo Folclorico de Rithika Merchant" Web. May 15, 2011.

                       HAND Drawing Pryor, Kimi. "Artist Focus: Rithika Merchant" Web. May 3, 2011 

                       Megamagro"Rithika Merchant" Web. April 7, 2011.

                       Art Sponge Caire, Patrick. "Magnificent Works on Paper by Rithika Merchant" Web. March 17, 2011 

2010               Of Indian Origin Rao, Nisha John. "Mixing It All Up" Web. Nov 2, 2010. 

                       Doodlers Anonymous Okat "Dream Are Necessary" Web. April 21, 2010.