SMRITA JAIN

Designer, Artist, Photographer, Writer, Curator 


PROFESSIONAL Experience

Creative Director
The Aquario Group | December 2010 - present


EDUCATION

Master of Science major in Communications Design, Pratt Institute, New York, 2010 

Bachelor in Design major in Graphic Design, Apeejay Institute of Design, Delhi, India, 2006 

Bachelor of Art major in Political Science, Gargi College, University of Delhi, India, 2003

Certified Professional Web-Engineering, Arena Multimedia, Delhi, India, 2006 

High School major in Arts, St. Anthony’s Sr. Sec. School, Delhi, India, 2000


AWARDS

54th American Graphic Design Award, October, 2017

47th Creativity International Award GOLD, October, 2017

Summit International Creative Award SILVER, June 2017

London International Creative HONORARY MENTION, January 2016

Summit International Creative Award SILVER, June 2016

Design Firms, Graphic Design FIRST POSITION, March 2016






EXHBITIONS

The Nehru Center, High Commission of India, London, UK September 2017

Royal Opera Arcade Gallery, London, UK September 2016

Surmrit Gallery of Art and Design, Jersey City, NJ November 2015

The Juliana Curran Terian Design Center Pavilion, Brooklyn NY, September 2015

Art Mall, New Delhi, India, June 2014

Queens Museum, Queens, NY, January 2014 

Crossing Art, Queens, NY, July 2014

The Arthur M. Berger Art Gallery, Manhattanville College, NY, December 2014

Juried Second Annual Alumni Art, Design and Book Fair, September 2013

Contemporary Art Fair, New York, October 2012

Pratt Manhattan Gallery, May 2011

Juried Annual Best Design Showcase at Manhattan Center, New York, May 2010

Pratt Fine Arts Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, December 2007


HONOREE INVITES, GUEST SPEAKERS AND LECTURES

Portfolio Review, Here Are All The Blacks, Multicultural Creative Career Fair, The One Club, September 2017

Kaleidoscope of Art and Design (KADLondon2017), London, UK September 2017

Global Status of Women and Girls, Christopher Newport Univiversity, VA March 2017

Kelly Wadler, Transformation Radio, April 2016

Inside the Publications Industry, Pratt Institute, NY, September 2014

Wide Angle by Ashok Vyas, for the TV channel ITV Gold, October 2012

Assistant Lecturer for Prof. Graham Hanson, Visual Communications, Pratt Institute, NY 2010

Portfolio Review Graduate Graphic Design Students , Fashion Institute of Technology, NY 2011-2014

Design Mentor, High School of Art and Design, AIGA, November 2010


MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS

American Institute of Graphic Arts, AIGA, New York

MOMA, New York 

Louvre Museum, Paris 

Pratt Institute Alumni Association, New York 

New York Public Library, New York

Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, New York

The Bronx Museum of the Arts, The Bronx, New York

The Norwood Club, New York