Education

 

  • Masters of Fine Arts in Photography                                              2017

          Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California, USA

 

  • Bachelors of Journalism and Mass Communication                         2012

           Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

 

Experience

  • Photography Intern, SOMarts Cultural Center, SF, CA, USA, Sept. - Dec. 2016

  • Portrait Photographer, Lifetouch National School Studios, Hayward, CA, USA, July 2016- December 2017. 

  • Assistant Photographer under Mr. Ravi Kapoor in Ravi Photographics in Lucknow, India, May 2013 – May 2014.

  • Apprentice with Mr. Subir Roy, a Special News Photographer for The Hindu Newspaper in Lucknow, India, May 2012- April 2013.

  • Photographer and Designer, Na Levom Beregu, a theatre in Novosibirsk, Russia in 2012.

  • Intern at Modern Art Demonstration Festival for 6 weeks in Novosibirsk, Russia in 2011-2012.

  • Directed a silent documentary film titled ‘The Other Part of Me’ at Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2011.

  • Photographed the Vogue Post Fashion Event in New Delhi, India, 2010.

  • Photographer for DIAGEO in New Delhi, India, 2010.

 

Publications

  • Filed Work: Shadow & Light by Black Box Gallery, Portland, Oregon in November 2017.

  • Fine Art 2016 by Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece in October 2016.

  • Fairmont Gallery of Art by Fairmont SF and Academy of Art University in December 2015. 

  • Sufia -e- Bihar by Jagran Coffe Table Books in 2013.

  • Retail Jewellers, India, 2013.

  • A Leaf Turns Yellow: The Sufis of Awadh by Muzzaffar Ali in 2012.

  • Tulsiani, A coffee table book, 2011

  • Abhivyaktiyaan, India, 2011

 

Solo Exhibition

  • Listen, Lalit Kala Akademi, Lucknow, UP. India, 2016

 

Group Exhibitions

  • Filed Work: Shadow & Light by Black Box Gallery, Portland, Oregon, USA, November 2017.

  • Spring Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2017.

  • SOMA Art & Music Show, Blank Space, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2016.

  • Fine Art 2017, Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece,

  • Focus, 310 Gallery, Oakland, CA, USA, 2016.

  • Spring Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, USA, 2016.

  • Fairmont Gallery of Art, The Fairmont, San Francisco, USA, 2016.

  • Spring Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, USA in 2015.

  • Driven by Passion: Creating Excellence hosted byMercedes Benz in Lucknow, India in 2014.

  • Muharram in Lalit Kala Academi, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India in 2013 and 2012.

  • Nazzare -e- Lucknow, Lalit Kal Akademi, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2012.

  • Works on Lucknow, Delhi, and Muharram at ‘Modern Art Festival’ held in Novosibirsk, Russia in 2011-12.

  • Abhivyaktiyaan, All India Photography Exhibition in Lucknow and Jaipur, India, 2011.

  • School Exhibitions in La Martiniere College, Lucknow, India in 2006-2009

 

Awards and Honors

  • Best in Show: Portfolio, Spring Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2017.

  • Finalist, 37th Annual College & High School Photography, Photography Forum, USA, 2017.

  • 2nd Prize, Fine Art/ Personal, APA (American Photographic Artist), USA, 2016.

  • Grand Prize, Fairmont Gallery of Art, The Fairmont, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2015.

  • National Award, 12th All India Photography Exhibition, State Lalit Kala Akademi, Lucknow, UP, India,2014.

  • Directors Award for Photography, Bachelors of Journalism and Mass Communication, Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India,2012.

  • Honored with a trophy in the concluding ceremony for representing Amity University globally and bringing laurels and excellence in project making in photography in India by Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2012.

  • 1st Prize, Monochrome, Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2011.

  • 1st Prize, La Martiniere Boys College, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2009. 

  • 3rd Prize, Inter School Awareness Campaign: Hazards of Polythene La Martiniere Girl’s Alumni Association, Lucknow, UP, India, 2008.

  • 1st Prize in the School Photography Competition at La Martiniere Boys’ College in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2008.

  • 2nd Prize in the School Photography Competition at La Martiniere Boys’ College in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2007.