Curriculum Vitae

A complete summation of Aanchal's contributions as a visual artist, speaker, and writer.

Education

Masters of Fine Arts (MFA); Studio Arts, Print Media Concentration; Concordia University, Montreal, QC

2007 - 2011

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA); Major: Printmaking, Minor: Art History; OCAD University, Toronto, ON

Awards & Honours

Concordia University Conference and Exposition Award

Graduate Student Mobility Award

Sir Edmund Walker Award for Graduate Studies

OCAD University Medal in Printmaking

Bill Poole Memorial Award for Book Arts

Nora E. Vaughan Award

Sir Edmund Award for Graduate Studies

Spoke Club Membership Prize; Toronto, ON

Honorable Mention, Gallery 76 Award; OCAD Student Gallery

Residencies

Atelier De L'ile; Val David, Quebec

Citizens Archive of Pakistan; Lahore, Pakistan

Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions

FOUND: Festival Access Asie, Maison de la Culture (Frontenac); Montreal, QC

Remnants of a Separation, Galerie FOFA; Montreal, QC

Forgotten Ship of the Red Specter, Mouse Print Gallery; Concordia University, Montreal

Altering Perspective, Atelier Circulaire; Montreal, QC

Collaborative Projects & Exchanges

Forgotten Ship of the Red Specter – A collaborative project with Guillaume Vallée

Long Distance Landscapes – A collaborative project with Guillaume Vallée

The Zoo, collaborative lithograph with Oksana Hawrylak for Rock n Roll 3: A Celebration of Stone Lithography at Function 13; Toronto, ON

Untitled; Collaborative Project with Elizabeth D'Agostino and Andie Clifford for Printing of the Streets; Printopolis at OCAD University; Toronto, ON

Letterpress for Designers: Demonstration on Letterpress; Concordia University

Artist Talks, Lectures & Panels

Vivisection, Separation, Nostalgia and Legacy; Color Me Autum Festival; Serendipity Dehli

Partition Narratives [working title]; Indian Institute of Technology (IIT); Ahemedabad, India

1947: Remnants of a Separation; Youth for Heritage Foundation; India Habitat Centre; New Dehli, India

Remnants of a Separation; Centre for Policy Research; New Dehli, India

Pangs of Separation; Bangalore Literature Festival; Bangalore, India

Remnants of a Separation; Kumaon Literary Festival; Kumaon, India

Remnants of a Separation; Concordia University; Montreal, QC

Remnants of a Separation; Staffordshire University; UK

Letterpress for Designers: Demonstration on Letterpress; Concordia University

Letterpress workshops for printmakers; Concordia University

Guest Artist and Collaborative Demo with Hideki Kawashima on Etching and Lithography in Graduate Seminar: Liquid Intelligence: Thinking the Watery Image in the Long Eighteenth Century; McGill University; Montreal, QC

Letterpress for Designers: Demonstration on Letterpress; Concordia University

Altering Perspective: A Visual Deconstruction of the Photographic Image; OCAD University; Toronto, ON

Publications

SOI Publications, ISSUE 1

SHIFT: Conventions (OCAD Student Press)

Related Contributions

2015 - PRESENT

Member of Advisory Board; The Partition Museum; India

Curatorial Assistant; Chitrashala, Museum of Indian Advertising & Graphic Art; Kumaon, India

Teaching Assistant; PRINT 211: Intaglio with Professor Bonnie Baxter; Concordia University; Montral, QC

Teaching Assistant; PRINT 221: Lithography with Professor Judy Garfin; Concordia University; Montreal, QC

Contributing artist; Art Bomb (artbombdaily.com); Toronto, ON

Teaching Assistant; PRINT 211: Intaglio with Master Printer Brandon Gunn; Concordia University; Montreal, QC

Printing Assistant for Stefan Hoffmann – Site specific window installation All Systems Normal; FOFA Gallery; Concordia University and site-specific installation at ARPRIM; Montreal, QC

Contributing/participating artist to Printing on the Streets (Large scale relief printing with a steamroller); Printopolis at OCAD University; Toronto, ON