Rashmi is a professional artist with a fine arts degree from Bombay, India with additional specialization in photography and ceramics. Her work has been exhibited in prominent galleries in Bombay, New Delhi and Connecticut as well as the Museum of Modern Art in Bhopal, India. She is the Fine Arts Supervisor and teacher at the Wallingford Parks and Recreation for the past twelve years and a teaching artist at the New Britain Museum of American Art and the Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury. Her teaching experience includes the Middlesex Community College and a grant funded residency with the Southington Public Schools.
She has received a visual arts fellowship from the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism for her photo collages, three of her which are in the permanent collection of the New Britain Museum of American Art. Rashmi has recently been awarded the Regional Initiative Grant by the Connecticut Office of the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts for a town-wide community art project, in partnership with the Wallingford Public Library, to create a 3’X8’ photo collage with the residents of Wallingford. Her individual and collaborative work may be viewed at: