Resume


Education

2010    University of Central England, UK, Art Foundation

2011    University of Nottingham, UK, Chemistry BSci

2015    Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, Chartered Accountant


Selected Group Exhibitions

“POST Special Exhibition,” Art Gallery at Philadelphia City Hall, Philadelphia, PA, October 2016 - December 2016

"ALT LOVE," Pete Checchia Photography & Arts, Philadelphia, PA, February 2017


Commissions

 

 

 

Dr Trafford’s Portrait | Wolverhampton Grammar School, UK, 2009

Wedding Portrait | Melanie Haber, New York, NY, 2015

Brian and Buddy | Brian Lorigan, Philadelphia, PA, 2016

Love is Kind | Anjali Saxena, Philadelphia, PA, 2016

Leo | Kelly Miskill, Philadelphia, PA, 2016


Press

“The Pearl Street Project Splash Painting Session,” Metro Philadelphia, by Jennifer Logue, published September 3rd, 2016

"Jaiya Bhandari Teaches Community How to Rediscover Color," Philadelphia Neighborhoods 6, Robert Tierney, published December 29th, 2016


Professional Experience

2016    Grant from Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia, PA to lead three public creative empowerment workshops -- with homeless guests from Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission, during August's "First Friday" event, and at "Paint Splash for Peace" on Giving Tuesday including Asian Arts Initiative's youth group.

2016    enLighten Campaign raising funds for youth empowerment & mindfulness program, “YES! For Schools”

2016    Philadelphia Open Studio Tours, Center for Emerging Visual Artists

2017    Donation to Collective Action, Philadelphia silent art auction in response to the election, raising funds for ten local and nation social justice organizations.