Selected Performances

2018, Parades and Changes: Dressing/Undressing, Paper Dance, de Young Museum, SF

2018, Selected Scores, de Young Museum, SF

2018, ritual of the brides of Kimberley, solo, Cellula, 145 Eddy, San Francisco, CA

2018, Picking up the Pieces, 145 Eddy, San Francisco, CA

2018, Whisper, 'El Cerrito' Book Launch, Berkeley, CA

2017, AAMAA, Taragaon Museum, Kathmandu Triennale

2017, Earthly Bodies, director: Anna Halprin, 500 Capp Street Foundation, San Francisco

2017, Walking with Milk, performed with Ashmina Ranjit, Monali Meher, Alice Fox and Marie Julia Bolansee, Kathmandu Triennale, Nepal

2017, AAMAA performances, Siddhartha Art Gallery

2017, Ma (part 1-4) film, exhibited Siddhartha Art Gallery

2017, Performance for Body, performed with Keepa Maskey, Siddhartha Art Gallery

2016, Sensory City, choreographer: Anna Halprin, San Francisco, CA

2015, Henri, The Smith Center for Performing Arts, Las Vegas, NV 

2014, Working Title: Henri, North American Cultural Laboratory, NY, NY 

2013, One Day in the Life of Henri Shnuffle, Loomstate, NY, NY 


2017          Ma: A History of Us, Siddhartha Art Gallery

2016          Mitini, Arnold and Sheila Aronson Gallery, NYC, NY

2014          Displacement, Third Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2012          Postcards to North Brooklyn, Arts @ Renaissance, Brooklyn, NY

2012          12th Street Literary Journal, NY, NY

2011           Loveable, Huggable, Gallery Hanahou, Soho, NYC

2010          Palimpsest, Parsons School of Design, NY, NY


2018 Vitality Arts Grant, Sprat Classes at Neon Museum

2017          Fulbright Creative Arts Research Grant, Nepal

2017          Outside Agency Grant, Las Vegas, NV

2016         Outside Agency Grant, Las Vegas, NV

2015         MAP Fund Finalist, NY, NY

2014         Nevada Humanities Grant, Las Vegas, NV

2014         Caesars Foundation Grant

2014          Isabella Geriatric Center, Board Member, NY, NY

2013          Clinton Global Initiative Commitment Winner, St. Louis, MO

2012         Parsons Student Senate Grant, NY, NY

2012         The Office of Civic Engagement and Social Justice at Eugene Lang

2008        Eugene Lang College Academic Achievement Award, NY, NY

2008        Parsons School of Design Dean’s Award, NY, NY



2018 Safehouse Artist Residency, Cellula, SF

2017 Lasaana Residency, Kathmandu, Nepal

2017          Patan Museum, KCAC Artist Residency, Patan, Nepal

2016-18      Anna Halprin Performance Lab, Kentfield, CA

2015          Art Farm, Nebraska

2014          North American Cultural Laboratory, NY, NY

2013          Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2012          Arts @ Renaissance residency, Brooklyn, NY


Teaching Artist

2014 - 2018 | Sprat Classes, inter-generational workshops

2015 - 2018 | Anna Halprin Performance Lab, inter-generational ensemble & workshops

2016 - 2017 | AAMAA, director of multi-generational Nepali ensemble

2016 | Nritya Aagan: Workshop Series

2014 - 2015 | Age Song, art teacher at various campuses and dementia units

2014 - 2015 | Vintage Coventry, art teacher for elders

2012-2014 | Isabella Geriatric Center, Dementia Unit, music and expressive arts therapist

2014 | Henri, director of multi-generational ensemble


Panels + Symposiums

2017, Post-Modern Dance in Nepal, Fulbright South & Central Asia Conference in Kolkata, India

2017, Ephemerality in Art, Kathmandu Triennale, Symposium Series

2017, Women Creating Collectively, Kathmandu Triennale, Symposium Series

2017, Ma: A History of Us: Creating Artwork with Multi-Generational Nepali Women, U.S. Embassy, Nepal

2015, Alive Inside: Music Therapy for Persons with Alzheimer's, University Nevada, Reno


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY - 2013

Bachelor of Arts, Eugene Lang College, New York, NY - 2013

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