Curriculum Vitae

Education

M.F.A. in Painting and Drawing

University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA

Pursuing M.F.A. Degree (Anticipated in May 2025)

2022 - 2025

Museum Studies Certificate

University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA

Cetrtification in Museum Studies (Anticipated in Dec 2024)

2023 - 2024

M.F.A. in Painting

Sister Nivedita University, Kolkata, India

Thesis: Deconstruction of Frame in 21st century Indian Art - Painting

2019 - 2021

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, India

Completed B.F.A. in Visual Art

2015 - 2019

Professional Experience

Graduate Teaching Assistant

University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA

Aug 2022 - May 2025

Museum Studies Intern

Dept. of Museum Research and Collections, University of Alabama

Fall 2024

Assistant Curator

Stand Up!: Ten Mighty Women Who Made a Change, University of Alabama

Spring 2024

Gallery Assistant

Paul. R. Jones Museum, Tuscaloosa, USA

Summer 2023

Art Facilitator / Instructor

CREJO (crejo.fun), India

2022

Batik & Tie-dye Intern

Amar Kutir, Shantiniketan, India

Spring 2021

Teaching Experience (University of Alabama)

Fall 2024

  • Instructor of Record - Drawing I (1 Section)

Spring 2024

  • Instructor of Record - Drawing I (1 Section)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant - Drawing I (1 Section)

Fall 2023

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant - 2D Design (1 Section)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant - Concepts in Drawing (1 Section)

Spring 2023

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant - 2D Design (1 Section)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant - Aqueous Media (1 Section)

Fall 2022

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant - 2D Design (1 Section)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant - Painting Composition (1 Section)

Volunteering

Juror, Durga Puja Theme Competition

Berger Proyo Pujo, Kolkata, India

2021

Juror, Art Competition

Viana Sporting Club, Kolkata, India

2019

Art and Craft Instructor (Workshop)

Maharshi Dayanand Academy, Kolkata, India

2018

Poster & Logo Designer

  • Take 2 (Short Film)
  • Chaturashram (Short Film)
  • Binodon Beverage 1

2017 - 2018

Art Educator and Organizer

Sharad Ullash 2K16, Kolkata, India

2016

Awards

Full Tuition Scholarship in MFA

University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA

2022 - 2025

Chancellor Merit Scholarship in MFA

Sister Nivedita University, India

2019 - 2021

4th Place among top 10 winners

Berger 2021 Memorable Wall Contest

2021

2nd Place in a Juried Exhibition

Ankan E Maharan, Uttorer Adda, Kolkata, India

January, 2020

Exhibitions

Scheherazade's Choir, Sella-Granata Art Gallery (Forthcoming)

Woods Hall, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA

2024

Southern Studies Conference

Auburn University at Montgomery, USA

2024

Free Form, Free From., Sella-Granata Art Gallery | (Two-Person)

Woods Hall, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA

2024

Prototype, Studio 2500 Art Gallery | (Two-Person)

Birmingham, Alabama, USA

2024

Susan N. McCollough Fine Arts Initiative, UA Biennial

Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, Tuscaloosa, USA

2023

Formations, Sella-Granata Art Gallery

Woods Hall, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA

2023

Artist Talk, Santiniketan Society of Visual Art and Design

Santiniketan, India

2021

Cultural Exchange Program (India & Costa Rica)

Lalit Kala Akademi & Indian Council For Cultural Relations, Kolkata, India

2021

YAS 2020, Young Art Support India

Virtual

2021

AMI Art Festival

Kolkata Centre for Creativity, Kolkata, India

2020

Rabindra Bharati University Annual Art Exhibition

Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Kolkata, India

2020

West Bengal State Academy of Dance Drama and Visual Arts

Abanindranath Tagore Gallery, RBU, Kolkata, India

2019

Art Haat, Arts Acre

Kolkata, India

2019

I.C.A.D Annual Exhibition

The Indian College of Arts and Draftsmanship, Kolkata, India

2017 - 2019

West Bengal Charukala Utsav, Rajya Charukala Parshad

Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, India

2018

Transform, Gaganendra Shilpa Pradarshanshala

Academy of Fine Arts, Central Gallery, Kolkata, India

2018

Group Exhibition, Gaganendra Shilpa Pradarshanshala

Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, India

2017

Group Exhibition

Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, India

2016

Publications

The Penn Journal of Arts and Sciences (PJAS)

Summer issue, (Forthcoming)

2024

101 Contemporary Artists and more...

VOL 3 by Collect Art, Tbilisi Collect Art book

2021

Commissions

Art Instructor (Freelance)

Worked as drawing instructor for Elementry to K-12 students.

2015 - 2022

Sculptor (Collaborative Project)

Durga Idol from recycled E waste by TATA Croma & Times of India

2021

Portrait Artist

Baul Mela by Arambagh International Gosai Porob

2021

Art Director

Assistant Set Designer

Channel One & Mon Channel, Kolkata, India

2019 - 2021

Rangoli Artist (Collaborative Project)

Wolds Longest Durga Puja Alpana/Rangoli by Samaj Sevi Puja Pandal

2017

Muralist (Collaborative Project)

Kolkata Street Art Festival by Berger Paints

2017