About

Kiran Joan is a Baltimore-based illustrator whose work is characterized by textures and contrasting fluid lines. Her magical worlds are influenced by a mix of cultures she grew up in, Oman, India, and the US. She is currently an Adjunct Faculty at the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore.


SELECT CLIENTS 

NBC News, HuffPost, Politico, Urgent Action Fund

kiran.joan@gmail.com




Awards

2021 | ADC Young Ones | Bronze Cube

2021 | 3x3 Magazine Student Show Annual No.18 | Distinguished Merit

2021 | 3x3 Magazine Student Show Annual No.18 | Merit

2021 | Communication Arts Illustration Annual | Shortlist

2020 | iJungle Illustration Award | New Talent Merit


2020 | Graduate Research Developement Grant | MICA


Features
 

2021 | Shout out LA | Interview

2021 | MICA Open Studies | Interview

2021 | Baltimore Magazine Print & Online | Illustration Feature

2021 | Charm Literary Magazine | Interview


2020 | Design Yatra | Illustrated Poster Feature


Exhibitions

2021 | Ohhh My PMS | Curated by Meltem Şahin 

2021 | Out of Order Virtual Auction at Maryland Art Place (MAP) | Baltimore, US

2021 | Show - Off 2021 | Baltimore, US

2021 | Seed Sewa Exhibition and Fundraiser | Virtual Exhibtion


2020 | Image Harvest Exhibition,
Bloom
: Series of motion illustrations | Baltimore, US


2019 | Seance Juried Exhibition | Baltimore, US

2019 | Image Harvest | Baltimore, US

2019 | Sister Library Art Bazar | Mumbai & Bangalore, India

2017 | TIFA Working Studios | Pune, India