Education
MFA, School of the Museum of Fine Art, Boston/ Tufts University, 2004
BFA, Goa College of Art, 1999

Graphic Novels

  • Sauptik (Parva 2) – work in progress
    HarperCollins India Private Ltd, tentative release: 2016 (English)
  • Adi Parva (Parva 1)
    HarperCollins India Private Ltd 2012 (English)
    Au Diable Vauvert  2012 (French)
  • Kari
    HarperCollins India Private Ltd, January 2008 (English)
    Au Diable Vauvert, November 2008 (French)
    Metropoli D’Asia, April 2010 (Italian, titled ‘Nel Cuore di Smog City’)

Work in Anthologies

  • Shaping the World: Women Writers on Themselves (Hayhouse, To be released: June 2014)
  • ‘Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean’ (Zubaan/Allen Unwin, Release date TBA, 2014)
  • Obliterary Journal (Blaft, 2012)
  • Water Myths from Around the World (Tulika, 2010)
  • Stories for Girls (Puffin, 2008)

Visual Columns
Book of Hours,
(bimonthly) National Geographic Traveller (India) July2014 -
Umbilical,
(monthly) in First City magazine 2008-2013
Butterflying, (weekly)Navhind Times, 1998-99

Selected Commissioned work

La singolare solitudine delle figlie dell’India, 8-page graphic story in Internazionale (Italy), 2012
Surfacing, full-page story on the ‘greening’ Indian in Mint, 2012
The Unblinking Hive,
3-page graphic story in India Today, November 2011
Disaffection/Disamore,
2-page graphic story in Internazionale (Italy) and Himal Southasian, 2011
Wean Yourself, 2-page graphic story in Time Out, 2011
Atlantis
, 8-page graphic story in ForbesLife, February 2011
Noah and the Ship of Fools, 2-page graphic story in Art Review (UK), April 2010
Seated Scribe, 2-pager in the International PEN magazine (UK), April 201

Awards, Residencies etc
Writing Residency at La Maison des Auteurs, Angouleme (August 2014 -)
Writing residency + scholarship, Villa Marguerite Yourcenar, France, May-June 2014
Panelist at Commonwealth Games/Scottish PEN Literary event, June 2014
Recipient of the CNL grant (France) for writer/visual artists  July 2012
Speaker at the Comica London International Comic Festival, London 2012
Panelist at Internazionale Festival, Ferrara (Italy), 2011
Panelist at Salone del Libro Torino (Italy), 2010
Panelist at ‘Free the Word!’ Festival, UK 2010
Awarded a TED fellowship, 2009
Writer-in-Residence, La Maison des Auteurs, Angouleme, France   2009-2010
Panelist at London Book Fair 2009
Artist Grant from Embassy of France, New Delhi, 2009
Kari shortlisted for the Shakti Bhatt First Book Award, 2008
Boit Exhibition and Award recipient, Boston, 2003
Semi-finalist, 1st American Student Graphic Novel Contest, 2003
Nominated for the St.Botolph Award by faculty, SMFA, Boston, 2003
Deans Discretionary Fund Grant, SMFA, Boston, 2002
Student Annual Show (Juried) Boston, 2002/03/04

Group shows and comic marathons:
‘En Residence’, La Maison des Auteurs, Angouleme, France, 2013
Her Stories’,
SAWCC’s group show, Queens Museum of Art, New York City Aug – Oct ’12
‘Cent pour Cent’
, Museum of Comics, Angouleme, France, 2010
‘Transportraits’,
Alliance Francaise, New Delhi, India, Nov 2010
‘Crayonnes’
, La Maison des Auteurs, Angouleme, France, Jan-May 2010
Participated in ‘Les 24 Heures de la Band Dessinee’, 2008/09/10
‘Films That Do Not Exist’, Brickbottom Gallery, Boston, USA, 2004
‘9 Artists MFA Thesis Show Tufts University Boston, USA, 2004

Work experience
Guest lecturer at National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad (2013)
Guest lecturer at IIT Gandhinagar (2013)
Guest lecturer at École européenne supérieure de l’image (EESI), Angouleme, France (2012)
Mindfields
magazine, Co-Founder, Editor, 2007-2012
Art Department Co ordinator, Indus International School, 2004-06
Gallery talk lecturer, Museum of Fine Art, Boston, 2003-04
Copywriter, Enterprise Nexus (Lowe Group), 1999-00

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