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

       Assistant Photographer under Mr. Ravi Kapoor in Ravi Photographics in Lucknow, India from May 2013 – May 2014.

       Apprentice with Mr. Subir Roy, a Special News Photographer for The Hindu Newspaper inLucknow, India for a period of 11 months from May 2012- April 2013.

       Photographer and designer for 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 in 2011.

       Volunteer Photographer in Common Wealth Games in New Delhi, India in 2010.

       Photographed The Vogue Post Fashion Event in New Delhi, India in 2010.

       Photographer for DIAGEO in New Delhi, India in 2010.

Publications

     Cover Page of the Fairmont Gallery of Art, The Fairmont, San Francisco, USA in 2015

     Work published in a Coffee Table Book ‘Sufi - e – Bihar’ a work executed by Jagran Group in 2013.

     A photograph reproduced in a Coffee Table Book ‘A Leaf Turns Yellow’ edited by noted Indian filmmaker Muzzafar Ali in 2012.

•    Photographs reproduced in brochures of a prominent builder and a jeweler of national repute in 2011 & 2013.

Skills

  •      Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Bridge
  • ·     Film Camera: 35mm and Medium Format
  • ·     Developing Prints in Darkroom
  • ·     Printing in various Inkjet Printers 

Exhibitions

       Spring Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, USA in 2016.

       Solo exhibition titled ‘Listen’ in Lalit Kala Art Academy, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India in 2016

       Fairmont Gallery of Art, The Fairmont, San Francisco, USA in 2015-2016.

       Spring Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, USA in 2015.

       Driven by Passion: Creating Excellence hosted by Mercedes Benz in Lucknow, India in 2014.

       Muharram in Lalit Kala Art Academy, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India in 2013 and 2012.

       ‘Nazzare-e-Lucknow’ held at Lalit Kal Akademi, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India in 2012.

       Works on Lucknow, Delhi, and Muharram at ‘Modern Art Festival’ held in Novosibirsk, Russia in 2012.

       ‘Abhivyaktiyaan’, an All India Photography Exhibition in Lucknow and Jaipur, India in 2011.

       School Exhibitions in La Martiniere College, Lucknow, India in 2006-2009

Awards and Honours

       Grand Prize at the Fairmont Gallery of Art, The Fairmont, San Francisco, USA in 2015.

       National Award at 12th All India Photography Exhibition held by State Lalit Kala Academy in India in 2014.

     Directors Award for Photography on the convocation of the course Bachelor’s of Journalism and Mass Communication, Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India in 2012.

       Honoured 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 in 2012.

       1st Prize in the Category Monochrome in an exhibition by PIXELS, a photography club at Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh India in 2011.

       1st Prize in School Photography Competition at La Martiniere Boys College, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India in 2009.

       3rd Prize in the Photography Category at the Inter School Awareness Campaign, ‘Hazards of Polythene’ organized by La Martiniere Girls’ Alumni Association, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India in October 2008.

       1st Prize in the School Photography Competition at La Martiniere Boys’ College in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India in 2008.

       2nd Prize in the School Photography Competition at La Martiniere Boys’ College in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India in 2007.