Amisha Gadani

Amisha Gadani Gadani

Independent Illustrator and Educator at ST. GEORGE DANCE COMPANY

Location:
P.O. Box 3116, Saint George, Utah, United States
HQ Phone:
(435) 656-1555

General Information

Experience

Contract Illustrator  - UCLA

Dean  - College of Fine Arts Grant

Michael Mateas Is Associate Professor of Computer Science  - University of California

Education Specialist (Helix)  - Exploratorium

Education

Visual Arts , University of Auckland Elam School of Art

BFA  - Visual Arts , Carnegie Mellon University College of Fine Arts

Ph.D.  - 

master’s degrees  - Yale University

Affiliations

Board Member  - Carnegie Mellon University

Board Member  - Construction Junction

Recent News  

Amisha Gadani is an artist interested in unique animal morphologies and adaptations; from swarming behaviors and elegant defense mechanisms, to superorganisms and animals of the deep sea.
Through her drawings, videos, and kinetic wearables, she aims to inspire curiosity in her hand-picked wonders of the world. Amisha lives in Los Angeles and works as an artist, educator, and scientific illustrator. Currently, she is the Senior Artist in the UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics (ISG) having previously worked as an Education Specialist at the Exploratorium Museum's experimental community science center called Helix, and as the Artist in Resident at both the UCLA evolutionary biology-focused Alfaro Lab and ISG.

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Porcupine Dress from Amisha Gadani on Vimeo.

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Amisha Gadani will show detailed illustrations of birds without beaks and perform a moth-defense inspired wearable art piece.
Amisha Gadani is an artist interested in unique animal morphologies and adaptations; from swarming behaviors and elegant defense mechanisms, to superorganisms and animals of the deep sea. Her artwork ranges from paintings and videos to kinetic sculpture and interactive wearables like her on-going series of animal-inspired defensive dresses. Amisha lives in the Bay Area and works as an Education Specialist at the Exploratorium Museum's new mini museum called Helix. Previously she worked at UCLA as the artist in resident at the Alfaro Lab and the Institute for Society and Genetics. Her work has shown in San Francisco, New York, Tokyo, and Pittsburgh and has been featured in the New York Times, Fast Company, and Scientific American. She has a B.F.A from Carnegie Mellon University. http://amishagadani.com

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