Resume / CV

  

EDUCATION: 

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio with an emphasis in Painting and Printmaking at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA. 


EXHIBITIONS:


2018- Jubilee Arts International Festival, Lisbon, Portugal. 

2018- Kinetic Exchange, Project Art Residents, Zhou B Art Center, Chicago IL. 

2018- Bandagi, the Inward Journey, Arc Gallery, Chicago IL. 

2017- Diwali Rangoli Performance, Family Day, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL.

2017- Luminarts’ Visual Art’s Exhibition, Union Arts Club, Chicago, IL.

2017- Grassroots, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2017- Concert for peace: We’re still here, Aaron Gallery, Glenview, IL.

2017- Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Show, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL.

2016- Diwali Rangoli Performance, Family Day, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

2016- NoStigmas, Celebrate Life, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Chicago, IL.

2016- Hello Strangers, Apartment Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2016- Solo Exhibition, CAPX at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago,IL.

2016- After the Suffix Show, Locallective Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2015- Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal U.S.A., Inc./ School of the Art Institute of Chicago Scholarship Exhibition Competition (Nippon 23). 

2015- Touched by Fire, Art and Laughter Show, Mood Disorders Association of Ontario, Toronto, Canada.

2015- Flash by the Foundation for Asian American Independent Media, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, IL.


CURATORIAL PROJECTS:


2018- Regional Ismaili Arts Festival, Midwestern USA, Chicago, IL.

2017- Tranquility, Glenview Ismaili Center, Glenview, IL.

2016- Midwest Ismaili Artist Development Program’s Yearly Art Show, Glenview Ismaili Center, Glenview, IL.

2016- School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and South Side Community Art Center’s Joint Exhibition, Chicago, IL.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:


2018- Program Manager at Space118 Studios, Mumbai, India.

2017-18- Teaching Artist in Residence at The ProjectArt Residency, Chicago, IL.

2017- Art Teacher at the Metropolitan Schoolhouse (K-12), Chicago, IL.

2017- Teaching Assistant for the department of Printmaking- Lithography at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL. 

2017- Production Assistant for artist Shaurya Kumar, Chicago, IL. 

2016- Teaching Assistant, Continuing Studies, High School Summer Programs, Department of Painting and Drawing at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL.

2016- Teaching Assistant, Department of Contemporary Practices, Core Studio, School of the  Art Institute of Chicago.

2014- Project Assistant, Nuveen center for international learning, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL.

2013- Production Assistant to artist Varsha Pandit, Mumbai, India.


WORK SHOPS:


2019 – Art Therapy and Illustrative Drawing Workshop at Rawdat Al-Quran Al-Kareem School, Mumbai, India.

2018- 10 day Art Techniques and Critical thinking workshop at Space118 Studios, Mumbai, India. 

2018- Painting and drawing workshops for Senior Citizens of the Golden Club of Chicago, Naperville and Glenview, IL, USA.

2016- Acrylic and tile painting at the Jubilee Games 2016, Global village, World Trade Center, Dubai.
2016 Asian Art Market Symposium, The making/unmaking of the Artist, School of the Art  Institute of Chicago, IL.

2014 Introduction to painting workshops for the Midwest Artist Development Program, IL.
-17 in Chicago, Naperville, Glenview, Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Kansas City Aga Khan  Centers, IL.


ACCOLADES: 


2017- The Asian American Community IL Award for Exemplary Community Service, IL.

2017- Graduating Student Leadership Award at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL.
2017- Student body President, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL.
2017- Luminarts Fellowship (Finalist), Chicago, IL.
2016 &17- Award Excellence in Leadership at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 

2016 The Abraham Lincoln Student Laureate Award for Civic Engagement and Excellence in Academics, IL.

2016- Aga Khan Youth Award for distinction in Art, Mumbai, India.
2013-17 - School of the Art Institute of Chicago merit Scholarship recipient, IL.