Education
 
•       Pursuing Masters of Fine Arts in Photography                          Expected in 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.
 
Collectors
●      Christie M Nafie, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2017.
●      James Wood, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2017.
●      Veenam Shankdhar, New Delhi, India, 2016.
●      Dave Wienstein, San Francisco, CA, India, 2016.
●      Dee N. Okoronkwo, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2015.
●      Melissa Reinhold, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2015.
●      Sameer Srivastava, Lucknow, UP, India, 2013.
●      Tulsiani Pvt Ltd, Lucknow, UP, India, 2013.
●      Governor House, Raj Bhavan in Lucknow, UP, India, 2012.
●      La Martiniere College, Lucknow, UP. India, 2012.