KHUSH KALI // VISUAL ARTIST_

EXHIBITIONS_

UPCOMING //

The World is a Work in Progress @ Attenborough Arts Centre, Leicester

CURRENT //

The Idle Index @ Phoenix, online       

2020 //

Members Show 2020 @ Two Queens Gallery, Leicester
Encrypted Sounds of Wellbeing @ www.leilahouston.com

2019 //

Members Show 2019 @ Two Queens Gallery, Leicester 
Baroda, part of Cultural Exchanges Festival @ De Montfort University, Leicester 

2018 //

Members Show 2018 @ Two Queens Gallery, Leicester 
In Another Place @ Leicester Print Workshop

2017 //

Happy To Be Here: Two Queens Members + Guests @ Attenborough Arts, Leicester 

2016 //

Galleri Gestur @ Magnus Gestsson, Reykjavik, Iceland 
It's not me, it's you (solo exhibition) @ Two Queens Gallery, Leicester 

2015 //

Seeing the Elephant @ Bakalar Gallery, MassArt Art Museum, Boston, MA, USA 
Leicester Perspectives on Gujarat, part of India's Gateway @ Leicester Museum + Art Gallery 
Before There After, part of An Indian Summer Festival @ LCB Depot, Leicester 
From Leicester to Vadodara, part of Cultural Exchanges Festival @ De Montfort University, Leicester 

2014 //

From Leicester to Vadodara @ Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India 
From the 12th Floor @ LCB Depot, Leicester 

2013 //

Urbà @ The Salon, WERK, Leicester 
6 x 8 @ Pedestrian, Leicester 

2012 //

MA Fine Art Show @ De Montfort University, Leicester 
Inside Out @ Ingenious Media HQ, Golden Square, London 

2011 //

DMUnique @ Kingly Court, Carnaby Street, London 
BA Fine Art Show @ De Montfort University, Leicester 

EXPERIENCE_

LEAD ARTIST + WORKSHOP FACILITATOR (FREELANCE) //

2012 >> present //

Clients include:
Southbank Centre, London
De Montfort University, Leicester
Leicester City Council
Leicestershire NHS Trust
E2 Community Hub, Leicester
Phoenix, Leicester

ARTS ENGAGEMENT WORKER //

2014 >> present //

Soft Touch Arts, Leicester 

EDUCATION, YOUTH ARTS + YOUTH SUPPORT WORK //

2017 >> 2018 //

Clients include:
Strike Out Alternative Provision
The Spark Arts for Children
Focus Charity, Leicester
UR Choice Youth Project, Leicester

VISITING LECTURER //

2011 >> 2013 //

De Montfort University, Leicester

EDUCATION_

COMMUNITY + PARTICIPATORY ARTS (POSTGRADUATE MODULE) //

2013 //

MERIT //

Staffordshire University

MA FINE ART //

2011 >> 2012 //

MERIT //

De Montfort University, Leicester

BA (HONS) FINE ART //

2008 >> 2011 //

FIRST CLASS //

De Montfort University, Leicester

ART + DESIGN FOUNDATION //

2007 >> 2008 //

DISTINCTION //

De Montfort University, Leicester

AWARDS_

ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND //

2020 //

Covid-19 Response Fund for Artists

PHOENIX + INTERACT ARTS //

2014 //

Phoenix + Interact Arts Labs Bursary Award

CREATIVE LEICESTERSHIRE //

2013 //

Arts Resilience Programme + Professional Development Bursary

ARTS + HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL (AHRC) //

2011 >> 2012 // 

AHRC Professional Preparation Masters Award, Full Studentship

COLLECTIONS_

2021 //

De Montfort University, Leicester

2019 //

De Montfort University Leicester

2016 //

The City of Leicester Museums Trust

ARTIST TALKS_

2021 //

The Idle Index Artist Talk, Phoenix, Leicester (online)

2018 //

The Gallery, De Montfort University, Leicester

2016 //

School of Arts, De Montfort University, Leicester
Leicester Museum + Art Gallery

2015 //

An Indian Summer Festival, LCB Depot, Leicester
Cultural Exchanges Festival, De Montfort University, Leicester

2014 //

Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India
Art + Design Department, New College Stamford, Lincolnshire

RESIDENCIES_

2018 //

Tolerance, Identity + Inclusion Project, Sir Jonathan North College, Leicester

2015 >> 2016 //

Artists' Access to Art Colleges (AA2A), De Montfort University, Leicester

2014 //

Faculty of Fine Arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, India

2013 //

The Salon, WERK, Leicester

BOARD MEMBERSHIP_

LEICESTER VISUAL ARTS (LVA) //

2015 >> present //

I am an independent member alongside representatives of Attenborough Arts, De Montfort University, LCB Depot, Leicester Print Workshop, Leicester Museum + Art Gallery, Phoenix, Soft Touch Arts and Two Queens Gallery. LVA members collaborate on projects such as Leicester Art Week.