︎ABOUT

Aasawari is a Designer, writer, and educator originally from India. A Graphic Design MFA graduate from the Maryland Institute College of Art,  Aasawari’s work explores the intersection of human behaviour, and culture, with design. She writes poetry which often informs her body of work. 

Currently open to commisions and collaborations.
For inquiries write to aasawari.196@gmail.com


WORK

SUMMER 2019
Pentagram, New York
Team—Emily Oberman

2018—2019
Indian Type Foundry
Ahmedabad

2016—2017
Amarrass Records
New Delhi

SUMMER 2016
Green Goose Design
New Delhi

SUMMER 2015

IIT Bombay
Industrial Design Center




EDUCATION

MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN CANDIDATE 2020
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore


B.DES COMMUNICATION DESIGN 2017

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), New Delhi


RECOGNITION

2020

Women of Typographic Excellence by Sharp Type for the Malee Scholarship.

2020

Women in Typography
Featured Type Designer for Thesis Typeface, Nari

2020

Feminism in India
Featured Artist for the Feminist Art Project on Media Imagery on Gender Based Violence

2019

Innovation Center for Design Excellence (ICDE)
Silver Medal, Branding

2017
36 Days of Type
Featured for Edition 3

2016
Buzzfeed India
Featured Artwork on demonitization





EXHIBITIONS

Guiness Storehouse 2020
Soon is Now, Creatives Against Covid Global Poster exhibition, Ireland

MICA 2020
Claiming Design, Juried Show, Bronze Gallery, MICA

MICA 2019
100 Years of Bauhaus, Brick Gallery, MICA

MICA 2019
Hand Lettering Juried Show, Bronze Gallery, MICA

NIFT 2017
Unsettle, Graduation Show