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Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

2007-2008

MA Jewellery, Silversmithing and Related Products

School of Jewellery, Birmingham City University
Birmingham, UK

1998-2001
1st class Degree in Accessory Design
National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi, India

2008-2009
Business Course

Matthew Boulton College

Birmingham, UK


2007

Short course: Marketing and promoting your businesses,

School of Jewellery,

Birmingham, UK

Short course: Jewellery making ,

School of Jewellery

Birmingham , UK

2006

Short course: Designing Couture Jewellery,

Central Saint Martin’s

London, UK


1994-1998
Certificate: Fine Art
Artistique Art School,
Rourkela, India

 AWARDS AND FELICITATIONS

2009

  • Shortlised for UKTI Award at Origin
  • Grants for the Arts Award supported by the National Lottery for the Arts Council England
  • Treasure Designer of the Year 2009
  • Shortlisted for the Shell Livewire Grand Ideas Award
2008
  • Men's Platinum Jewellery category entered for the Goldsmiths Craft and Design Council Awards was Exhibited at the Goldsmiths Hall in London.
  • Commended in the Lucca Preziosa Young Awards 2009
  • Selected as an MAstar by Axisweb.org
  • Sponsorship for Masters project from the Jewellery Industry Innovation Centre, Birmingham
2006
  • DTC Diamond Reflections1st Prize
2004
  • Titan Moment of FameWinner  
2000
  • Bridal World Gold CouncilYoungest Regional Finalist 

EMPLOYMENT

2012
  • Visiting Faculty BA
    School of Jewellery
    Birmingham, UK 
  • Design Contract: Swarovski GemVision 2014
2011
  • Visiting Faculty BA(Deign for Industry) & BA
  • School of Jewellery
    Birmingham, UK
2010
  • Visiting Faculty BA(Deign for Industry) & BA, School of Jewellery, Birmingham, UK

2009
  • Design Contract:Corel Corporation
  • Design Contract: Swarovski GemVision 2011
  • Visiting Faculty MA & BA, School of Jewellery, Birmingham, UK  

2008

  • Design Contract: Swarovski GemVision 2010  
  • Official correspondent  for design section: New Generation Arts Festival, Birmingham City University, Birmingham, UK
  • Computer skills workshop MA, School of Jewellery,Birmingham, UK

2007

  • Guest Lecturer, City College, Manchester, UK

2006-2007
  • Freelance Designer,Tanishq (TATA Group), Bangalore, India  

2005
  • International Business Division, Tanishq (TATA Group), Bangalore, India  
  • Principal Jewellery Designer – 'Paheli' (Oscar nominated Bollywood film)Tanishq & Red Chilli ProductionsMumbai, India

2003-2005
  • Senior Jewellery Designer, Tanishq (TATA Group)Bangalore, India 

2001-2003
  • Jewellery Designer, Tanishq (TATA Group), Bangalore, India
FAIRS AND EXHIBITIONS 

2012
  • Electrum Gallery, London, UK

2011
  • Victoria Sewart Gallery,Plymouth, UK
  • Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool, UK
2010
  • Craft Shop Royal Exchange, Manchester, UK
  • Spiegelgasse,Vienna, Austria
  • New York International Gift Fair,New York, USA
  • Gill Wing GalleryLondon, UK
2009
  • Origin, London, UK

  • 10th day of Christmas,Harley Gallery,Worksop, UK

  • Platform Gallery, Christmas Mirrorball,Clitheroe, UK

  • Handmade in Britain, London, UK

  • MadeBrighton, UK

  • Lustre,Nottingham, UK

  • New Brewery Art Gallery,Cirencester,UK

  • Centrepiece, Birmingham, UK

  • Solo Exhibition, Craft in the Bay, Cardiff UK

  • Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, Culture Shock, Birmingham, UK

  • Design Space at Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, Birmingham, UK

  • British Craft Trade Fair, Harrogate, UK

  • SCHMUCK- 48 weeks later, Munich, Germany

  • Inhorgenta Europe,Munich, Germany
2008
  • Structure and Function, London, UK
  • Flux- Brilliantly Birmingham,Birmingham, UK
  • Frost at St Pauls Gallery, Birmingham UK
  • David Louis Project,Birmingham, UK
  • 48 weeks later, Lisbon, Portugal
  • 48 weeks later,Birmingham, UK
  • Life Lines, Birmingham, UK
  • Siamo Qui, Florence, Italy
2007
  • Ars Ornata, Manchester, UK
  • Miss India 2007, Mumbai, India
2005
  • Fashion Show,Sabyasachi Mukherji, New Delhi, India
2004
  • Milan Fashion Week, Milan, Italy