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 | NBC News | Politico | HuffPost | Taste Magazine | Urgent Action Fund 


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 & Honors


2021 | MICA Illustration | Lecture + Workshop

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 | 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) | Baltimore, US

2021 | Show - Off 2021 | Baltimore, US

2021 | Seed Sewa Exhibition and Fundraiser | Virtual Exhibtion


2020 | Image Harvest Exhibition | 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