Academic & Teaching Portfolio

Since 2007 I have held various faculty positions at Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology in Bangalore, South India. I founded the Storybook Lab at Srishti, have led several client publishing projects and taught both undergraduate and postgraduate courses in visual communication, illustration and art practice. I have also been an associate lecturer on the MA Fine Art Digital course at Camberwell College of Arts and given lectures on professional practice at Plymouth University and London College of Communication.

I have over 15 years experience working as a freelance illustrator for clients in editorial, publishing and advertising, including: Orange, BBC, HSBC, The Guardian, The Independent, FT and The Times. My work has been featured in books on contemporary illustration published by Gestalten, AVA, Duncan Baird and The Association of Illustrators. I have also exhibited my work across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, including the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the Mall Galleries in London and the Alla Prima International Art Fair in Delhi. 

Education: BA (Hons) Design: Illustration, Plymouth University | MA Visual Arts: Digital Arts, Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London

Research Awards: Professional Preparation Masters Award, Arts & Humanities Research Council, UK (2010-2011)

Research Interests: Blogging & Reflective Practice | Drawing as Process | Philosophy of Digital Media | Visual-Tactile Communication | Visual Storytelling | Editorial Illustration | Literary Nonsense | Semiotics | Rhetoric of Framing



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