Smrita Jain is an NYC based award-winning designer at The Aquario Group and artist at Surmrit Gallery of Art and Design, with studios located in Brooklyn and Manhattan. Her art has been showcased in New York, London, and India. She captured the intricate artisial work that goes into producing India's famous Durga festival in her first book Creating Durga.
She is currently working on her second book, an autobiography called Fat Free Samosa due for release in early 2018. In addition to being a published writer, Smrita is a design mentor for students in New York City. Her first solo exhibition was displayed at Pratt Manhattan Gallery in 2011 followed by her first group exhibition at Javits Center. Later, her work joined that of many well known artists at Queens Museum in January 2014. Smrita became the first Indian to open Newport, Jersey City’s first private art gallery on May 29, 2014. The gallery has now moved to Brooklyn, and is currently operating as an online art gallery.