EDUCATION
Royal College of Art, London 2014—16 (MA in Visual Communication Design) 
Porto Design Summer School, Porto, Portugal 2013
Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore, India 2003—2008
(Diploma in Graphic Design and Illustration)

 

SELECTED EXHIBITION
International Artist-in-Residence at Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS), March 2-30, 2017, Toronto, Canada. 
Artist Talk. The Theatre Centre, Toronto, 2017
Papercuts Leave No Scars, The Theatre Centre, Toronto, March - April 2017
Papercuts Leave No Scars, Dalston TV Dinner, London, August 2016
Degree Show 2016, Royal College of Art, July 2016
DRAW, Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, May 2016

 

SELECTED WORK

Animated short films
Flight 2017
Papercuts Leave No Scars 2016
The Red Dot 2015

 

Publications
Five Disgustingly Cool Books for Kids (pub. Daily Dump 2007, reprint - 2009)

Freelance Illustrator and designer, 2013-2014
Some of the clients who I did publishing work for are Yodapress, Daily Dump, 
Civic (Centre For Indian Visual Archives), Lotus Design, Rupa Books and Penguin

Penguin Books India, 2011—2013
As Art Director and designer of books and book jackets, I worked across fiction, non-fiction,
poetry, business and children’s books in Hindi and English. My work at this time also involved
collaborating with street signboard artists, tattoo artists, illustrators, typographers and photographers.
Also designed book jackets for their distribution subsidaries - Granta, Zubaan Books. 

Gopika Chowfla Design, 2008-2010
I worked for an independent graphic design house as a website and publication designer for
numerous national and local clients. 


AWARDS / SCHOLARSHIPS
Recipient of the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship, 2014-2016
Finalist for the Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Design 2016, India (Noon Tide Toll) 
Finalist for the Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Design 2016, India (A Home in Tibet)
Final Year Diploma Project (Awarded the Directors’ Special Commendation),
Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bengaluru, 2008
Participant in Siggraph ’07, an international exhibition on computer graphics. 
Awarded First Prize for a poster competition on ‘Exploring Masculinities’ by Aakar, New Delhi.
The poster was taken on a year-long travelling exhibition to South East Asia.