Narangkar Glover was born in 1974 to American Sikh converts. She and her two siblings spent their childhoods – from 1983 until 1991 – in a girls boarding school in India called Shangri-La, located in an area called Garhwali Himalaya in the state of Uttarakhand.
Glover holds a M.F.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and a B.F.A. from California College of the Arts. She is the recipient of the Joan Mitchell MFA Award in Painting and Sculpture, the Phelan/Murphy/Cadogen Fellowship in Fine Arts, was a Graduate Fellow at Headlands Center for the Arts, and Artist in Residence at Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Glover has twice been published in New American Paintings.
Select exhibitions include University of Washington, Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, Andrea Schwartz Gallery (San Francisco, CA), CUE Foundation (New York, NY), Headlands Center For the Arts (Sausalito, CA), Berkeley Art Museum (Berkeley, CA), Santa Fe Art Institute (Santa Fe, NM) and University of Michigan Ann-Arbor (Ann-Arbor, MI).