b. 1990, New Delhi, India
email: ayesha@ayeshasingh.com


EDUCATION

2018    MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA.
2013    BFA, Slade School of Fine Art, University College of London, UK.
2010    Foundation, Chelsea College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London, UK.


CURRENT AND UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS
          
New Blood, curated by Maria Luisa Conlon, Frederikke Christensen, Misael Soto and Lindsey Thornton, Links Hall, Chicago, November 18th
Ghost Lines, solo show, curated by Reha Sodhi, Mumbai Art Room, Mumbai, India, December 14th


SOLO EXHIBITIONS 

2017    Stone, Paper, Pillar, The Gujral Foundation, New Delhi, India
2016    As You Can See
curated by Meenakshi Thirukode, Exhibit 320, New Delhi, India.


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2017    New Blood, Curated by Maria Luisa Conlon, Frederikke Christensen, Misael Soto and Lindsey Thornton, Links Hall, Chicago, USA
            Rise from the Rubble: Fundraiser for Mexico and Puerto Rico, organised by Mev Luna and Emilio Rojas, Chicago Artist Coalition, USA
            Rumbles in the Playpen, curated by Tarini Sethi, India International Center, New Delhi, India
            Provisional Obstruction, collaborative project with Misael Soto, Acre Projects, Chicago, USA
  Not in My Name, EXPO Chicago, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, booth curated by Sadie Woods, Chicago, USA
            Shifting the Center, curated by Adia Sykes and Lindsay Allison Hutchens, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, USA
            Windows, curated by Amrita and Priya Jhaveri, Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai, India
            Occasional Geometries, curated by Rana Begum, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, UK
            The Biography of a Thing, curated by Lan Tuazon, Hyde Park Art Centre, Chicago, IL, USA
            Trace, curated by Sarojini Lewis, School of Arts and Aesthetics Gallery, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, IN
            Cit·i·zen, curated by Pia Singh, School of the Art Institute Chicago, IL, USA
2016    India Art Fair, curated by Meenakshi Thirukode, Exhibit 320's booth, New Delhi, India
2015    Delhi Photo Festival, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi, IN
            Twenty Twenty, curated by Sakhshi Mahajan, The Portret Project, New Delhi, IN
            Home, curated by Paola de Ramos, Casa de Dona Gisele, Curitiba, Brazil, SA
            Grounded, Curated by Kanika Anand, Garden of the Five Senses, New Delhi, IN
2014    Make/Do, curated by Sayantan Mukhopadhyay, GallerySke, New Delhi, IN
            Image|Object|Image: New Modes of Representation, ‘Notes’ publications, University of Cambridge, UK 
            Enter13, curated by Irini Papadimitriou, Waterman's Gallery, London, UK
2013    Dovetail, India-UK Creatives Collective, The Hidden Gallery, New Delhi, IN.
            Slade Degree Show, The Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London, UK
            Group Show, The Central Gallery, Reading University, Reading, UK
    ISH Art Show, International Student Housing, London, UK
2012    Foundation Show, Chelsea College of Art and Design, UAL, London, UK


SELECTED PRESS / PUBLICATIONS

2017    Wonder Years featuring Rendering Reality- collaborative work with Joo Young Lee, by Aditi Rao, Femina Magazine, November Issue
            Bound by Geography and History, by Tejal Pande, The Hindu, September 28
            Mentorship programme for art curators an object lesson in exhibition-making, by Bhumika Popli, The Sunday Guardian, September 23
            A Concrete Story, by Tanuj Kumar, Live Mint Newspaper, HT Media, September 8
            Jhaveri Contemporary’s “Windows” offers a unique view of modernist architecture in South and Southeast Asia, Architectural Digest,                  India, August 28
            The Denim Project, Cosmopolitan Magazine, India, August Issue
            Untitled Magazine, Chicago, USA, Spring Issue, February
            On the Upswing: Top 10 Young Artists Whose Works You Should Start Following Now, by Benita Fernando , Midday Newspaper, India,                    January 29
2016    School of Thought, by Pallavi Chattopadhyay,  The Indian Express, India, July 28
            250 Words, Published by Exhibit 320 for exhibition 'As You Can See', India, July 26
            The New Age Artistby Pooja Ahluwalia, The Talk Studio, India, February 3
2014    Flowering of Indian Art, by Patricia Tsouros, Artfetch, Ireland, September 21
            Interview, Meet The Artist, 
by Patricia Tsouros, Artfetch, Ireland, September
            Making New: Aesthetics of Everyday, by Ishita Singh, India, August 28
            Make Do, Wall Art Magazine, India, June Issue
2013    Trend Spotting: Spotlight on UK Degree Shows, by Charlie Levine, San Francisco, July 16


SELECTED TALKS

2017    Artist Talk, Sculpture Dialogues, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA, October 11
            Provisional Obstruction: Misael Soto and Ayesha Singh in conversation with Daniel Quiles, Acre Projects, Chicago, USA, October 8
            Artist Talk, Sculpture Dialogues, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA, March 15 
2016    Artist Talk, The Creative Community, Hidden Gallery, New Delhi, India, February 11


GRANTS / AWARDS

2017    Arts, Science & Culture Initiative Grant 
            Project: Power Structures: Connotations of the Facade in State Architecture, in collaboration with Elizabeth Jordie Davies (PhD                                Political Science, University of Chicago)
            The Arts, Science + Culture Initiative and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

            Deans Professional Development Award, 
            School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA

            International Graduate Scholarship, 
            School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA


OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

2017    Teaching Assistant, Installation Art, Sculpture Department, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA. Ongoing
            Teaching Assistant, Light and Space, Architecture Department, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA. 
            Teaching Assistant, Systems and Structures, Sculpture Department, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA.
2016    Graduate Assistant, Columbus Digital Fabrication Studio, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA. Ongoing
2015    Founder and Creative Director, The Creative Community, New Delhi, India. Ongoing
2014    Art and Design Educational Course Developer, OnCourse Vantage, New Delhi, India 
            Art Workshop Teacher, Global Round Square Conference, The British School, New Delhi, India
2013    TV Show Host, Doordarshan, New Delhi, India.
            Volunteer Teacher, Dil Se, New Delhi, India
2012    Organizer, Creative Voice, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
2012    Curatorial Manager, Stellan Holm Gallery, New York based gallery, USA
            Intern Assistant, Raking Leaves, London, UK
            Participant, Slade-Dhaka Inspire Project, Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK 
2011    Curatorial Assistant, Stellan Holm Gallery, New York based gallery, USA
            Assistant, Aicon Gallery, London, UK
            Intern, Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi, India
2010    Residency Intern, Religare Arts Initiative, New Delhi, India
2009    Volunteer Art Teacher, CanKids, New Delhi, India