Saumitra Chandratreya is a Fiber-Installation artist who lives in Largo, FL. He was born in Mumbai and he considers Bangalore, India as his other home. He graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2017 with a degree – Master of Design in Fashion, Body, and Garment. He has a BFA in Textile Design from the Srishti Institute of Art, Design, and Technology in Bangalore, India.
Chandratreya was awarded one of the Emerging Artist Grants from Creative Pinellas in 2018. He was one of the Finalists who exhibited at the Luminarts Cultural Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship Show. Chandratreya was awarded the Shapiro Graduate research fellowship at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and was nominated by his department for the James Nelson Raymond Fellowship while studying at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.