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. 



Email kiran.joan@gmail.com  


Select Clients 

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


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


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



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