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-Earn college credits that may be transferred to whatever college you choose to attend.
-Successful completion of the program waives the portfolio requirement for admission to SAIC’s undergraduate program.
-A larger number of ECPSI students receive top merit to our undergraduate degree program.
-Students create portfolio-ready work to enhance their admissions portfolios.
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Shaurya Kumar is a native of Delhi where he studied painting and printmaking at the College of Art. He’s an artist, a teacher, and a researcher. As a researcher, Shaurya has been involved in numerous prestigious projects, such as “The Paintings of India” (a series of 26 documentary films on the painting tradition of India); “Handmade in India” (an encyclopedia on the handicraft traditions of India); and digital restorations of 6th century Buddhist mural paintings from the caves of Ajanta. Shaurya’s work has been exhibited around the world, including recent solo exhibition in India, Taiwan and Argentina. He is represented by Lakeeren gallery in Mumbai and has installed one person exhibitions in there as well as the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad museum. He was included in a major exhibition at Gallery Odyssey in Mumbai alongside artists like Atul and Anju Dodiya, and Jitish Kallat. His new series of drawings were recently installed at Kriti gallery in Varanasi and during the India Art Fair with Raza Foundation. He’s also exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago and held a large solo exhibition at NIU Art Museum.
Claire Ashley’s work investigates inflatables as painting, sculpture, installation and performance costume. These works have been exhibited nationally and internationally in galleries, museums, and site-specific installations, performances, festivals, and collaborations. Claire received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and her BFA from Gray’s School of Art (Aberdeen, Scotland). Originally from Edinburgh, Scotland, Ashley is now Chicago based, and she teaches in the Department of Contemporary Practices, and the Department of Painting and Drawing at SAIC. Her work has been featured online in VICE, Hyperallergic, and Artforum, and in magazines such as Sculpture Magazine, Art Papers, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Time Out Chicago, Yorkshire Post, and Condé Nast Traveller (European).
In addition to faculty, each class will have a Teaching Assistant:
• Al-Qawi Tazal Nanavati, an SAIC alum from 2017, lives in Mumbai, and attended Jamnabai Narsee School.
• Viraj Mithani, an SAIC alum from 2015, also lives in Mumbai, and attended St. Gregorios.
At the end of the two week session, students in the Mumbai Early College Program will have the opportunity to have their work exhibited at Project 88, a distinguished gallery in Mumbai’s art district. Project 88 inhabits 4000 square feet of what was formerly a century old metal printing press in Colaba, Mumbai, with a roster of some of the most thoughtful and exciting artists working in the Indian subcontinent today. Students and their parents, along with distinguished alumni of SAIC, will be present for opening night.
Dates: Online: Monday, June 29-Friday, July 10, 2020
9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
$2,300 USD-two college credits
$930 USD-non-credit tuition (current 9th graders only)
Supplies are included. Students are encouraged to bring their own packed lunch with them to school.
College Credits: Students must be at least 15 years old and not older than 18 years of age, and have completed their sophomore year of high school to enroll in the Mumbai ECP Summer Institute. Upon successfully completing the program, students will receive college credits that may be transferable to other accredited institutions.
How to Register for the Early College Program in Mumbai
Step 1: Complete the Registration Form here.
Step 2: Payment for the $2,300 USD tuition for 2.0 college credits or $930 for non-credit tuition (for current 9th graders only) is due two weeks after registering via Wire Transfer.
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