Jui Desai


Jui Desai - Resume

2004-06 Master of Fine Arts: M. F. A.
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD, USA
Mt. Royal School of Art : Multidisciplinary Program
2000-02 Master of Art: M. A.
Shrimati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey (SNDT) College, Pune, India
Art and Painting
2000-01 Diploma in Art Education: Dip. A. Edu.
1995-00 Government Diploma in Art: G.D. Art
Abhinav Kala Mahavidyalaya (Art School) Pune, India
Drawing and Painting, Portrait Painting
Selected Exhibitions
Solo Shows
2006 Miniature, Ohio Township Library, Newburgh, IN
Juried Shows
2009 Biennial 25, South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, IN
(Juror: William Lieberman, Owner/Director, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL)
2007 53rd Mid-State Art Exhibition, Evansville Museum of Art, Evansville, IN
(Juror: Stephen Doherty, Editor, American Arts Magazine)
2007 Working Together, Evansville Museum of Art & Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, Evansville, IN
(Juror: Bernard Hagedorn)
2007 Inspired Women in Art, Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana, Evansville, IN
(Juror: Amy Delap, Professor of Art, Vincennes University)
2006 Graduate Commencement Show, MICA, Baltimore, MD
(Juror: J. Susan Isaacs, Ph.D., Curator, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts)
2004 A is for Ahimsa: Art about Nonviolence, Cincinnati, OH
2000 Annual All India Art Exhibitions of All India Fine Arts & Crafts Society (AIFACS), New Delhi, India
2000 Sanskar Bharati Art Exhibition, Pune, India
1999-00 Birla Art Gallery, Mumbai (Bombay), India
1999 Camlin Art Exhibition, Mumbai (Bombay), India
Group Shows
2008 Department (Store), School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Sullivan Gallery, Chicago, IL
2006 Academy 2006, Conner Contemporary Art Gallery, Washington, DC (Curator: Leigh Conner & Karyn Miller)
2006 Martin and Lewis, The Whole Gallery, Baltimore, MD (Curator: Sarada Conaway)
2006 15 X 15, Alumni Exhibition, MICA, Baltimore, MD
2006 MFA Thesis Show, Mount Royal School of Art, MICA, Baltimore, MD
2005 A November Reign, Mount Royal School of Art, MICA, Baltimore, MD
2004 Royal, Mount Royal School of Art, MICA, Baltimore, MD
2001-02 Annual Art Exhibition at the SNDT College of Art, Pune, India
1995-01 Annual Art Exhibition at the Abhinava Art School, Pune, India

Achievements & Awards
2007 Honorable Mention in 2-D Category, Inspired Women in Art
2006 Graduate Painting Award, Best Painter of 2006 MFA Graduating Class, MICA
2004-05 Mount Royal Scholarship, Mount Royal School of Art, MICA
2004 2nd Prize in Cam-Slam, Creative Alliance Film Festival, Baltimore, MD.

Teaching Experience
2007 Instructor for Basic Drawing, Young Student Program
Evansville Museum of Art, History & Science, Evansville, IN.
2007 Instructor for Drawing Fundamentals Course, Division of Extended Services.
University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN.
2005-06 Teaching Assistant for Traditional African Art, Dr. Leslie King-Hammond
Teaching Assistant for Phenomena of Color, Prof. David Kaiser
2004-05 Teaching Assistant for Women in Art History, Dr. Leslie King-Hammond
Teaching Assistant for Africans in the New World, Dr. Leslie King-Hammond
Teaching Assistant for Life Drawing, Prof. Timothy App
All Teaching Assistanthips at Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Setting up and teaching classes and demonstrating drawing and painting exercises in class
2000-01 Student teacher, 5th to 8th Grade, as a part of Diploma in Art Education program
Teaching classes for drawing, painting and art history
Abhinav Kala Mahavidyalaya
1999-00 Art Instructor, 1st to 5th Grade, Balbhavan Institute, Pune, India
Visiting Artist


2005-10 Jui Desai