KRIPA RADHAKRISHNAN

                                                                   

                                                             

EDUCATION

2020                     Doctoral/ Ph.D. (candidate) in Interdisciplinary Arts, Ohio, USA

2019                     MFA in Studio Arts, The City College of New York, CUNY, NY

2016                     BVA with Gold Medal, Painting, Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women's University, Mumbai, India

2012                     Higher Secondary, Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey College of Arts and SCB

                            College of Commerce and Science, Mumbai, India

2010                     Secondary School, Carmelite Convent English High School, Vasai, India

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2019                     Teaching Assistant, The City College of New York, CUNY, NY

                            Introduction to Drawing with Professor Panagiotis Mavridis, Spring 2019

2012-16                Founder and Educator, Arpana Kalakshetra, Vasai, Maharashtra, India

                            Elementary and Intermediate Drawing, Painting, Indian Classical Dance and Indian  Classical Music

                            Instructor for guiding students for Elementary and Intermediate Maharashtra 

                            State-level Drawing Examination (India).

                            Conducted lessons on Poster color and watercolor practices for all age groups.  

                            Trained students for Individual and solo stage performances in Indian classical

                            dance and Indian classical music.

AWARDS/ GRANTS/ FELLOWSHIPS

2019                    Achievement Medal of the Art Alumni: The Eggers Award, The City College of  

                             New York, CUNY, NY

2019                    Nominated for Dedalus Foundation, MFA Fellowship in Painting and Sculpture,

                             New York, NY

2017-2019          Therese McCabe Ralston Connor Tuition Merit Scholarship, The City College of

                             New York, CUNY, NY

2018                    Therese McCabe Ralston Connor Tuition Award, The City College of the City

                             University of New York, (1st Prize) NY

2018                    Special Merit Award in International Art Competition, Light Space and Time

                             Online Gallery, NY

2018                    People’s Art Foundation, National Level Women’s Art Competition, 3rd prize

2018                    Semi-Finalist, Nikon Storyteller Competition

2017                    Mahendra M Nanavati Gold Medal in BVA, Shreemati Nathibai Damodar

                             Thackersey Women's University, Mumbai, India

2016                    Special Award in Avishkar, Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey  

                             Women's University, Mumbai, India

2016                    Rani Lakshmibai Puraskar, MAA NGO, Mumbai, India

2015                    3rd prize in Poster Making (Painting), Ahilya Sarvavidyalay, Indore, Madhya

                             Pradesh, India (National Level)

2015                    2nd prize, Poster making, Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University,

                             Ajmer, Rajasthan, India

2015                    3rd prize, On the spot painting, Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University,

                             Ajmer, Rajasthan, India

2015                    3rd prize, Indian classical dance (Mohiniyattam), Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati

                             University, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India

2015                    2nd prize, Poster Making, Digital India, Mumbai, India

2015                    Special award for Best performance in State, Interstate, and National level

                             Universities, SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai, India

2015                    Best performer, Mohiniyattam, Mullackal Festival, Kerala, India

2014                    3rd prize, Indian classical dance (Mohiniyattam), Shivaji University, Kholapur,

                             Maharashtra, India

2014                    3rd prize, On the spot painting, Shivaji University, Kholapur,

                             Maharashtra, India

2014                     1st Prize in Avishkar, Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey  

                             Women's University, Mumbai, India

2014                    1st prize, Landscaping (Painting), Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University,

                             Ajmer, Rajasthan, India

2014                    1st prize, Indian group song (folk), Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University,

                             Ajmer, Rajasthan, India

2014                    1st Prize, Indian group song (Patriotic), Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati         

                             University, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India

2014                    2nd prize, Indian Classical dance (Mohiniattam), Maharshi Dayanand

                             Saraswati University, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India

2014                    2nd prize, Indian Classical dance (Mohiniattam), Sant Gadge Baba University,

                             Amravati, Maharashtra, India

2014                    3rd prize, Poster making, Sant Gadge Baba University,

                             Amravati, Maharashtra, India

2013                    3rd prize, On the spot painting, Veer Narmad University, Surat, Gujarat, India

2013                    3rd prize in Installation, Veer Narmad University, Surat, Gujarat, India

2013                    Participation in Indian classical dance (Mohiniattam), Kalyani University, West

                             Bengal, India

2013                    2nd prize, Indian Classical dance (Mohiniattam), Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar     

                             Technical University, Loner, Maharashtra, India

2013                    2nd prize, Western music, Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar

                             Technical University, Lonere, Maharashtra, India

2013                    3rd prize, Folk orchestra, Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar Technical University, Lonere,

                             Maharashtra, India

2013                    Participation in On the spot painting, Kalyani University, West

                             Bengal, India

2013                    1st Prize, L.S. Raheja School of Arts, Mumbai, India

2012                    3rd prize, Folk dance, Swami Ramanand Tirth Marathwada University, Nanded,   

                             Maharashtra, India

2012                    A+ in Painting, Art Directorate, Maharashtra, India

2010                    All-rounder Award, Vasai Vikasini College of Arts, Vasai, Maharashtra, India

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019                      STRUGGLE, MFA Thesis Show, The City College of New York, CUNY, NY, USA

2015                      DIVERSITY, Arpana Kalakshetra, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

2014                      UNTITLED, Arpana Kalakshetra, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

2010                      MIX MEDIA, Paambunkal Publications, Matunga, Mumbai, India

2010                      DYFI FESTIVAL, YMC Ground, Vasai, Maharashtra, India

2009                      DYFI FESTIVAL, Unnati Mandal, Vasai, Maharashtra, India

2008                      DYFI FESTIVAL, Unnati Mandal, Vasai, Maharashtra, India

2007                      VASAI ART FESTIVAL, Maratha Art Gallery, Vasai, Maharashtra, India

2007                      ANNUAL FEST, Carmelite Convent English High School, Vasai, Maharashtra, India

2006                      UNTITLED, Prateeksha Trust, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

2006                      VASAI ART FESTIVAL, Maratha Art Gallery, Vasai, Maharashtra, India

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019                     GRADUATE RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM, The City College of the City University of               

                            New York, NY, USA

2018                     AT THE MOMENT, Compton Goethals Gallery, NY, USA

2018                     WOMEN MAKE ART, Cohen Library Archives Gallery, NY, USA                

2018                     UPSTROLL SHOW, Compton Goethals Gallery, NY, USA

2018                     SCULPTURE SHOW, The City College of the City University of New York, NY, USA

2016                     MONSOON, Jahangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, India

2016                     AVISHKAR, Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women's University, Mumbai, India

2014                     AVISHKAR, Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women's University, Mumbai, India

2013                     AVISHKAR, Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women's University, Mumbai, India

2012                     Annual Painting Exhibition, Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey College, and

                            SCB College of Commerce and Science, Mumbai, India

2011                     Mumbai Pooram, exhibited with top 25 artists of Mumbai, KDMC Stadium, Dombivili, India

 

DEMONSTRATION

2020                     Artist Talk, Higher education and Career opportunities after B.V.A and M.V.A , Shreemati Nathibai Damodar 

                            Thackersey Women's University, Mumbai, India

2019                     ANKHLAVE ARTS ALLIANCE, Live Painting Demonstration, Manhattan Land Trust, Brooklyn, NY, USA

 

CONFERENCES

2016                     Empowering Women, Maa Foundation, Mumbai, India

SELECTED PERFORMANCES

2019                     STRUGGLE, MFA Thesis Show, The City College of New York, NY, USA

2016                     Mohiniyattam, Guruvayur Shri Krishna Temple, Kerala, India

2016                     Bharatnatyam, Kidangamparambu Temple, Kerala, India

2015                     Mohiniyattam, Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India

2014                     Mohiniyattam, Kalyani University, Kolkata, India

2012                     International Symposiyum, Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women's  University, Mumbai, India

2008                     Nrityam, Sharadha Sangeeth Vidyalaya, Mumbai, India

PUBLICATIONS

Christine Sloan Stoddard, “The Real: The Unreal”, Quails Bells Magazine, January 28, 2019, USA

Rotary Club Monthly Magazine, Mumbai edition, 2015, India

Gramarathnam, National edition, 2014, India

Pravasi, Mumbai edition,2014, India

Kerala in Mumbai, Mumbai edition, 2014, India

Mathrubhumi, Indian National edition, 2014, 2015, 2016

Malayala Manorama, Indian National edition, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, India

Lokmath, Maharashtra edition, India, 2008, 2007

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