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 enjoys working on editorial projects in health, gender, travel, and technology.

Email her at kjoan@mica.edu


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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 | Baltimore Magazine Print & Online | Illustration Feature

2021 | Charm Literary Magazine | Interview


2020 | Design Yatra | Illustrated Poster Feature


Exhibitions

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

2016-17 | Students' Biennale, an initiative of the Kochi Muziris Biennale Foundation | Kochi, India