Press

Print Mag | Feature, 2022
Shout out LA | Interview, 2021
MICA Open Studies | Interview, 2021
Baltimore Magazine Print & Online | Illustration Feature, 2021
Charm Literary Magazine | Interview, 2021

Design Yatra | Illustrated Poster Feature, 2020

Honors

MICA Illustration | Lecture + Workshop, 2022
Towson University Center for the Arts | Lecture + Guest Critic, 2021
MICA Illustration | Lecture + Workshop, 2021







About

Kiran Joan is a Baltimore-based illustrator whose magical worlds are influenced by a mix of cultures she grew up in, Oman, India, and the US.

She graduated from the MFA Illustration Practice Program at Maryland Institute College of Art and went on to work with publications like The New York Times, Washington Post, NBC News and more. 



Email kiran.joan@gmail.com  


Select Clients 

The New York Times | Washington Post | NBC News | Politico | LA Times | Rebel Girls | HuffPost | Taste Magazine | Dwell | Aquila Children’s Magazine | Charles Shwab | Lamplighter Co. | Nightingale | Urgent Action Fund | Life of Science | Table Talk | Creative Alliance


Awards

ADC Young Ones | Bronze Cube
3x3 Magazine Student Show Annual No.18 | Distinguished Merit
3x3 Magazine Student Show Annual No.18 | Merit
Communication Arts Illustration Annual | Shortlist
iJungle Illustration Award | New Talent Merit

Graduate Research Developement Grant | MICA

Exhibitions

ANONYMOUS DRAWINGS | Berlin, Germany | 2022
Frames of Fear | Washington D.C, US, 2021

The End is Nigh | Light Grey Art Lab Gallery, Minneapolis, US, 2021
Ohhh My PMS | Curated by Meltem Şahin, 2021
Out of Order Virtual Auction at Maryland Art Place (MAP) | US, 2021
Show - Off 2021 | Baltimore, US, 2021
Seed Sewa Exhibition and Fundraiser | Virtual Exhibtion

Image Harvest Exhibition | Baltimore, US, 2021
Seance Juried Exhibition | Baltimore, US, 2019
Image Harvest | Baltimore, US, 2019
Sister Library Art Bazar | Mumbai & Bangalore, India, 2019
TIFA Working Studios | Pune, India, 2017