EDUCATION

2018 - Pacifica Graduate Institute, Certificate in Enchantivism

2015 - Institute for Conversational Leadership

1999 - Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Masters of Public Health

1998 - University of Cape Town, Transition in Healthcare System

1998 - The Art Students League of New York

1993 - Rutgers University, School of Business, BS Accounting


 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 - Public Mural, Lake Orion, MI

2016 - Lake Orion Library, Lake Orion, MI

2015 - Public Mural, Oxford, MI

2009 - DesignHaus, Rochester, MI

2009 - Cary Gallery, Rochester, MI

2007 - Madame X Lounge, New York, NY

2006 - CRAVE Party, Livonia, MI

2004 - Lundbeck Research USA, Inc., Paramus, NJ

2003 - DVDXpress Loft in Chelsea, New York, NY

2003 - Agilent Technologies, Palo Alto & San Jose, California

2001 - K Café, New York, NY 

2000 - The Gallery in the Busch Campus Center of Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020 - SHIM Art, Artsy.net

2020 - Word as Art at Center for Center for Detroit Arts + Culture, Detroit, MI

2020 - Gilda Snowden Memorial Exhibition at Scarab Club, Detroit, MI

2020 - Spirit of Art at Detroit Unity Church, Detroit, MI

2019 - Aqua Art Miami, Miami, FL

2018 - Paint Creek Center for Art, Rochester, MI

2016 - Members Biennial, Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI

2016 - Mural Painting Process, Orion Library, Lake Orion MI

2016 - Door of Opportunity Tour, North End Studios and Gallery, Detroit, MI

2016 - Door of Opportunity Tour, 4731 Gallery, Detroit, MI

2016 - Door of Opportunity Tour,  The Baltimore Gallery, Detroit, MI

2015 - Door of Opportunity Tour, One Mile Gallery, Detroit, MI

2015 - Door of Opportunity Tour, Detroit Public Library, Detroit, MI

2013 - “Do you see the Rabbit?” collages and poetry at Grapids Irrigation ArtPrize, Grand Rapids, MI

2013 - Selected works at Emerge Art Gallery Oxford, MI

2012 - Sketchbook Project: “Idea Framing”, Tour: Brooklyn, NY

2012 - Sketchbook Project: “Idea Framing”, Tour: Chicago, IL

2012 - Sketchbook Project: “Idea Framing”, Tour: Portland, OR

2012 - Sketchbook Project: “Idea Framing”, Tour: Vancouver, Canada

2012 - Sketchbook Project: “Idea Framing”, Tour: Los Angeles, CA 

2012 - Sketchbook Project: “Idea Framing”, Tour: San Francisco, CA

2012 - Sketchbook Project: “Idea Framing”, Tour: Philadelphia, PA

2012 - Sketchbook Project: “Idea Framing”, Tour: Atlanta, GA,

2012 - Sketchbook Project: “Idea Framing”, Tour: Winter Park, FL

2012 - Sketchbook Project: “Idea Framing”, Tour: Austin, TX

2011 - Artist in Residence 365 Days of Print, 365daysofprint.com

2010 - Selected works at Red Lotus Yoga, Rochester, MI

2009 - Elephant Treasure Chests at Custer Workplace Interiors at ArtPrize, Grand Rapids, MI

2009 - Selected works at 323 East Art Boutique, Royal Oak, MI

2008 - Selected works at Hamsa Yoga Lake Orion, MI

2008 - Elephant Treasure Chests at Funky Ferndale Art Show, Ferndale, MI

2008 - Art Knows No Borders show benefiting Doctors Without Borders, Los Angeles, CA

2008 - Selected works at 323 East Art Boutique, Royal Oak, MI

2008 - Children’s Hope India Gala at Cipriani Wall Street New York, NY

2008 - Ben Franklin Exhibition III at 555 Gallery, Detroit, MI

2008 - Detroit Artist Market Grosse Pointe Garden Party, Grosse Pointe, MI

2008 - Annual Spring Gallery Stroll downtown Rochester, MI

2008 - Imaginaide Gala benefiting COTS - Coalition of Temporary Shelter, MGM Grand Detroit, MI

2007 - 2009  New York Art Expo at Garvey Schubert Barer Law offices, 100 Wall Street, New York, NY

2007 - 2010 Selected works on loan for viewing at McEntire Pilates Studio, Rochester, MI

2007 - Live Auction at Sensi, to benefit Meir Panim at 111 Fulton Street, New York, NY

2004 - 2005 - Medical Complex Art Show at Cornell University Weill Medical College, New York, NY

2003 - Exhibition at Cornell University Weill Medical College Library in New York, NY

2003 - Exhibition at Starbucks on 630 Lexington Ave (54th St.), New York, NY

2002 - 2003 - Medical Complex Art Show at Cornell University Weill Medical College, New York, NY

2002 - "The Art of Love" silent art auction benefiting SAAAIDS New York, NY

2002 - John Joseph Moakley Courthouse, silent auction benefiting Generations Inc., Boston, MA

2002 - South Asian Women Artists at Novo Terra, silent art auction benefiting Manavi, New Brunswick, NJ

2001 - Swedish Museum silent art auction benefiting Sarah's Circle, Chicago, IL

2001 - Supper Club silent art auction benefiting South Asia Against AIDS Foundation, New York, NY

2001 - South Asian Women Artists at Bose Pacia Modern, silent art auction benefiting Sakhi, New York, NY

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Board of Trustees, Chair of Exhibition Committee, Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Brooklyn Art Library, NY - call number of 139.23-5

Elephant Treasure Chests at Neighborhood of Brightmoor and Neighborhood Service Organization,Detroit, MI and Hamsa Yoga, Lake Orion, MI

NYSE: Photographs of autumn in Central Park, New York, NY

 

RESIDENCIES

2011 - Artist in Residence 365 Days of Print

 

PRESS FEATURES AND PUBLICATIONS

2020 - Pattern Observer - Guest Expert interview

2020 - Annual report - Henry For West Bloomfield Hospital

2019 - Lake Orion Review - Feature about Hamsa Yoga Mural

2017 - Graphic Medicine Conference Publication

2016 - The People We Are (pg 13) The monthly online magazine of The Professional Women's Association (Rome)

2016 - J’aipur Journal - Belonging to Be Art Feature

2015 - Oxford Review - Article about the Barn Mural and flower farmworkers

2009 - Detroiter Magazine - Spotlight on Wellness article (pg 10)

2002 - Cover Art for Hospital for Special Surgery annual publication

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