Resume

BASIC Education

Batch of 1998
Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram
New Delhi, India

DESIGN Education

1998 – 2000
TIFF 2000, NIFT, New Delhi
Specializing in graphic and web design

MEDITATIONS and Retreats

2004 – 2006
Yoga, Zen practice and Vippassana retreats
2006 – 2012
Osho sannyas, Osho meditation therapy groups – No Mind, Mystic Rose, Born Again
Other Osho Meditative Retreats – Art of Living and Dying, Tantra Meditation Retreat, Sufi Sadhna Shivir, Self Discovery, Compassionate Communication, Dance, Body & Soul, Sammasati, Dance your way to God, Osho Vippassana Retreat, 21 day Silent Retreat and many more.

CERAMICS/ POTTERY Training

2008 to 2010
Clay Play Pottery Studio, Bangkok, Thailand with Kasumi Katagiri (Japanese Ceramic Artist)
March 2009
Andretta, Himachal Pradesh
with Mansimiran Singh
Oct to Dec 2010
Internship at Mantra Pottery, Auroville
with Angad Vohra
Oct to Dec 2011
Glaze Making, Noida, Uttar Pradesh
with Rachna Parashar

WORK Experience

2000 – 2006
Freelance design consultant,
Graphic, Web Design and New Media
(To name a few clients – UNDP, UNICEF, WHO, Govt. of India, UB Group, World Bank, Cyber Media Services,  Oxfam GB, Hylas Publishing and CHIP Magazine)

June 2013 
Setup a pottery studio with electric wheels and electric kiln as part of Osho Nisarga (a meditation center) in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India.

2015 onwards

Started another ceramic studio in Dharamshala called Talking Clay http://www.talkingclay.in. And setup another branch in New Delhi.

2016 

Design series gets selected by Fabindia (a long standing popular brand, http://www.fabindia.com) for their spring/summer tableware collection. 
EXHIBITIONS

Jan 19-21 August 2005
Digital Prints: The Incredible Moment, New Delhi
Jan 2011  Osho World Galleria, New Delhi, India
Dec 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Delhi Potter’s Bazaar, New Delhi, India
Dec 2013
Group Exhibition – Indian August, NOIDA, India
Jan 2015, 2017
Dastkar Design Fair, New Delhi, India
March 2015, 2017
All India Studio Potters Exhibition
All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society, New Delhi, India
Dec 2015
18th International Chawan Expo,
Todd Art Gallery, Tennessee, USA
Dec 2016, 2017
Ceramic Fest, New Delhi, India
March 2017
Lalit Kala Academy, India – Group Exhibition
Expressions in Clay
March 2017
Roots – Dastkar, New Delhi, India
Sep 2017
Delhi Studio Potters’ Market
by Art Culture Festival, Defence Colony, New Delhi, India
Oct 2017
Festival of Lights at Dastkar, New Delhi, India Dastkar, New Delhi, India

Jan 2018  Ceramicary by Apparao Galleries at The Lodhi

TEACHING Experience

August 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
The Creative Life: Expressing the Divine through Painting, Poetry and Pottery
10 day workshop on creativity and meditation

August 2013, 2014 and 2015

Centering: The Pot and the Potter – 21 day pottery and meditation training workshop

2015 onwards

Teaching the art and science of pottery making to individuals and groups.


SPORTS Experience

National Silver Medal in Roller Skating and other sports activities – swimming, basketball, gyming and slacklining

PROJECTS
2012 – Zen Heart
2013 – Individuality: 84 Cups, Mugs & Tea Bowls

2014 – Sculptural & Functional Art:

Ode to the Matka

Parallel Realities

Tablelamps

2015 – Freedom, Love & Friendship

Conscious Choice

2016 – Individuality & Universality (Paired Tumblers & Tea cups)

2017 – India: Block Printed Ceramic Items. Indian Motifs on Clay. 

2018 – India, Dinner Sets, Tea Pot, RACU: Restaurants & Ceramics Universal

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