kanika khurana

KANIKA KHURANA

Kanika is the designer, illustrator, and owner of her brand Vishesh Studio. She received an MFA in illustration from Western Connecticut State University in 2017.

'Vishesh' is a Hindi word meaning 'special'. Our products are created with a love of hand-painted illustrations.

We hope that our products brighten your day and help you live a wonderfully creative life.

Thank you so much for your interest in our products.

EDUCATION

  • MFA Illustration, Western Connecticut State University
  • PG Diploma in Graphic Design, Annamalai University

AWARDS

  • Ken Sprague Fund Award, British Council
  • WB Connor Trust Scholarship

SELECT CLIENTS

M Publishing, Little People magazine, Domus Gallery, and Wardrobe.

SELECT EXHIBITIONS

  • 2021 Creative Connections : Post Pandemic Exhibition, Washington Arts Association & Gallery, Washington Depot, CT.
  • 2020 45th Holiday Show Exhibition, Lynn Tendler Bignell Gallery, Brookfield, CT.
  • 2020 Future Voices Exhibition, Shoreline Arts Alliance, Guildford, CT.
  • 2019 Holiday Show Exhibition, Lynn Tendler Bignell Gallery, Brookfield, CT.
  • 2019 It’s a Wonderful World: Solo Exhibition, Accessible Art Project, Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut, Danbury, CT.
  • 2018 Holiday Show Exhibition, Lynn Tendler Bignell Gallery, Brookfield, CT.
  • 2019 Tradition of Excellence Exhibition, Lynn Tendler Bignell Gallery, Brookfield, CT.
  • 2018 Tradition of Excellence Exhibition, Lynn Tendler Bignell Gallery, Brookfield, CT.
  • 2017 Sights & Sounds Exhibition, Central Christian Church, Danbury, CT. 
  • 2015 Emerging Artists Exhibition, Blue Mountain Gallery, New York,  NY.
  • 2009 Cartoons for Climate Exhibition, British Council, New Delhi, India.

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