#30daychallenge Upping the Aunty Intersections Mural Project Foreign Returned Greeting Cards

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Press, Press and More Press!

Press, Press and More Press!

Over the month of August and into early September, my project entitled “Upping the Aunty” has received a wave of positive press. NPR, NBC, Midday, The Times of India, The Hindu and others have written about the project and shared photographs from the aunty street style tumblr. Countless others have shared the project through Twitter, ...

#30daychallenge

#30daychallenge

Several months ago, I realized that I had lost touch with the most important tool a visual artist can have: a sketchbook. Somewhere along the way, my attention shifted from the simple pleasure of marks on paper to a more involved project of “producing” paintings. I became focused on the end product, not the process. ...

Upping the Aunty

Upping the Aunty

#uppingtheaunty. I’m here in Mumbai, India upping the ante on street style. As part of my one-month artist residency in Mumbai, I am documenting “aunties” with swag. Mostly this consists of “aunty-spotting” and then explaining in my broken Hindi that I like how they put themselves together and want to document and celebrate this through ...

Church Street Mural Completed!

Church Street Mural Completed!

Just one day before this season’s first snowfall, I completed my 4-storey mural as part of the Church Street Mural Project in Toronto. As temperatures dropped to an icy 0 °C, I worked long hours to put every last stripe of gold paint on the brick wall. It was the first mural I have ever painted ...

New Poster: Bt Cotton

New Poster: Bt Cotton

I have launched a new work as part of my political poster series called “Bt (Bacillus Thuringiensis) Cotton“. This work is inspired by vintage botanical illustrations. Through it, I hope to spread awareness about the tragedies associated with genetically modified (GMO) cotton seed and the epidemic of farmer suicides in India. To learn more about this issue ...

SAWCC Process / Practice / Portfolio 2.0

SAWCC Process / Practice / Portfolio 2.0

In mid-July this summer, I was fortunate to be invited to present my work and attend the South Asian Women’s Creative Collective at NYU in New York City. Over an intense period of 1.5 days, we rolled through numerous presentations by South Asian artists, curators, and academics. There were participants from across North America including ...