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
          
Windows, curated by Amrita and Priya Jhaveri, Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai, India, August 29th - October 7th
Collaborative project with Misael Soto, Acre, Chicago, USA, September 15th - October 9th
Shifting the Center, curated by Adia Sykes and Lindsay Allison Hutchens, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, September 15th - October 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    Collaborative project with Misael Soto, Acre, Chicago, USA
  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/ LECTURES

2017    Mentorship programme for art curators an object lesson in exhibition-making, by Bhumika Popli, The Sunday Guardian, September 23rd
            A Concrete Story, by Tanuj Kumar, Live Mint Newspaper, HT Media, September 8th
            Jhaveri Contemporary’s “Windows” offers a unique view of modernist architecture in South and Southeast Asia, Architectural Digest,                India, August 28th
            The Denim Project, Cosmopolitan Magazine, India, August Issue
            Artist Talk, Sculpture Dialogues, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA, March 15th
            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 29th
2016    School of Thought, by Pallavi Chattopadhyay,  The Indian Express, India, July 28th
            250 Words, Published by Exhibit 320 for exhibition 'As You Can See', India, July 26th
            Artist Talk, The Creative Community, Hidden Gallery, New Delhi, India, February 11th
            The New Age Artistby Pooja Ahluwalia, The Talk Studio, India, February 3rd
2014    Flowering of Indian Art, by Patricia Tsouros, Artfetch, Ireland, September 21st
            Interview, Meet The Artist, 
by Patricia Tsouros, Artfetch, Ireland, September
            Making New: Aesthetics of Everyday, by Ishita Singh, India, August 28th
            Make Do, Wall Art Magazine, India, June Issue
2013    Trend Spotting: Spotlight on UK Degree Shows, by Charlie Levine, San Francisco, July 16th


AWARDS

2017    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