Sukanya Garg

Artist, Writer, Editor, Policy Researcher, Analyst and International Development Professional

New Delhi Area, India

Summary
Poetry Writing Social work education, Qualitative Research, Public Health and Community Health, Survey Research Field Work Analytical Writing Content generation Photography & Thoughts Value Chain Analysis Art Exhibitions Non-profit Program Development Academic Writing Public Policy Management Online Writing Catalogs Teaching/mentoring Youth Programs International Economics Survey Design Fine Art Drawing Teaching Experience Teaching English as a Second Language Painting Stata Program Evaluation Youth Entrepreneurship Youth Mentoring
I am a Delhi based artist and writer. Having pursued fine art under the tutelage of artist Shobha Broota, I am a recent entrant to the world of art. I have been involved in research, planning and execution of gallery exhibitions and external projects. In addition, I have been writing for eminent artists G. R. Iranna and Vibha Galhotra. With many years of experience in professional and creative writing, I have been involved in content writing, editing and catalogue writing for artists.

I have a Master’s in Public Policy from Duke University, USA. Prior to transitioning to the world of art, I was working in the fields of international development and policy research with multilateral organizations and think tanks such as The World Bank, Washington D.C. and the International Labor Organization in Geneva.
Experience

Artist at Independent

Jun 2015 - Present

Exhibition: Group show "WHITE ON WHITE" at NIV Art Centre, New Delhi, April 2-9, 2016; curated by Shobha Broota Upcoming Show at Jaipur Art Summit, Jaipur, December 7-11, 2016

Archivist, Researcher and Writer for Artists G.R. Iranna and Vibha Galhotra at Independent

Mar 2015 - Present

Research, manage and catalog physical and electronic records, photographic material and audiovisual records, assist with upcoming exhibitions and other projects as needed, research, write and edit proposals and other art-related content.

Freelance Writer and Editor at Freelance

Dec 2014 - Present

Wrote image descriptions for the catalogue of artist G. R. Iranna’s show And the last shall be the first: G. R. Iranna Works 1995-2015 at NGMA Bangalore (2016) Published article Journeying through the Contemporary Conscious in Art Journal magazine’s October 2016 issue Wrote catalogue content for Fashion Designer Rinku Sobti’s new brand LOOM 1905 Edited the book The Moon Waxes and Wanes by author and multi-instrumentalist Vishesh Kalimero

Researcher at ArtInsights

Jul 2014 - Feb 2016

Coordinated research, planning and execution of gallery exhibitions and external projects including: - a curatorial show 3 SENTENCES on the curatorial at 24 Jor Bagh, New Delhi (August 2014) - the show Modern Memory, Identity & Personal Archives at The Birla Academy of Arts, Kolkata (January 2015) - other exhibitions at the Bikaner House, New Delhi (January - February 2016) Participated in a research workshop with the Siddhartha Arts Foundation in Nepal on the issue of International Environment for the Arts in Nepal Drafted the newsletter content for Asia Art Archive’s upcoming Delhi office

Research Intern at International Labor Organization

May 2014 - Jul 2014

Carried out research for the World for Youth Project and wrote a country report on labour market transitions of Tanzanian youth

Consultant, Social Protection and Labor Division at The World Bank

Apr 2013 - Apr 2014

Analyzed a global database of country-specific youth employment programs and studied program impact of different types of youth employment interventions to inform a meta-regression study.

Education

Certificate in International Development Policy at Duke University, Duke Center for International Development, USA

Aug 2013 - May 2014

Master of Public Policy at Duke University, USA

Aug 2012 - May 2014

B.A. (Hons.) Economics at Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi University, New Delhi, India

Jul 2006 - May 2009

Achievements

Certificate in Art Appreciation from the National Museum Institute, New Delhi in 2016-17

Certificate in Photography at the Triveni Kala Sangam, New Delhi in 2015-16

Pursuing fine art under the tutelage of renowned Indian artist Shobha Broota

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