KHUSH KALI // VISUAL ARTIST_

EXHIBITIONS_

UPCOMING //

1999 @ Phoenix, Leicester 

CURRENT //

Members Show 2021 @ Two Queens Gallery, Leicester
The World is a Work in Progress @ Attenborough Arts, Leicester

2020 //

The Idle Index @ Phoenix, online  
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 

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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
Leicester Museum + Art Gallery

ARTS ENGAGEMENT WORKER //

2014 >> present //

Soft Touch Arts, Leicester 

VISITING LECTURER //

2011 >> PRESENT //

Art + Design Foundation Studies, Fine Art BA @ De Montfort University, 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

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_

TWO QUEENS ADVISORY BOARD //

2021 >> PRESENT //

Two Queens board members work to strengthen the organisation, helping to secure new income sources and assisting in organisational development, including the development of new policies and programmes.

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.