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© Aliya V Parashar

 Curriculum Vitae

Education

 

MA/MFA Candidate @ California College of the Arts, San Fransisco, CA, 2019-2022 (Expected)

BFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL, 2015-2019

        Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, 2014-2015

 

 

Exhibitions + Photoshoots

A Collection of Hands is Called a Prelude, Group Show at ACREprojects, May 2019, Chicago, IL

    Immersive installation exhibited for ACREprojects. Third Iteration of Mandir/Devi. Part of the group show Take Care, showing the work of the Spring 2019 Advanced Fibers class at SAIC.

 

Editorial Spread for SHUBA Magazine, April 2019, Chicago, IL

    Lending and organizing fittings for the photoshoot. Garments are from the new Spring 2019 collection of works.

Spread in Paper Magazine for Ariel Zetina, April 2019

    Lending and organizing fittings for the photoshoot. Garments are from the new Spring 2019 collection of works.

 

Editorial Photoshoot for Crux Magazine, December 2018, Chicago, IL

    Lending and conducting fittings for garments, in addition to helping with styling. Garments are from the Bageecha Mein Mut        Ghoom Jao installation space.

 

Garments lent to the photoshoot for Posture Magazine, New York, NY, March 2018

    Dressing mix media artist Hazkel Brown for Posture magazine in NYC from garments from the 2017 Capsule collection.

 

Take Care, Group Show at ADDS DONNA, Chicago, IL, December 2018

    Immersive installation exhibited for Adds Donna. Third Iteration of Bageeche Mien Mut Kho Jao. Part of the group show Take      Care, showing the work of the Fall 2018 Advanced Fibers class at SAIC. 

 

SITE Installation / Exhibition @ 37 S Wabash Windows, Chicago IL, November 2018

    Installation focusing on the connection between three artists and their dialogue about gender, identity, and heritage. 

    Blurb:

    Setting up a tableau of gathering ties these works referencing food, ancestry, gender and memory. Central to these practices      are making and refining as a way to process tribulation or heritage. The heart of a community is the space for conversation.

 

Garment exhibited at Sage Fashion Galleries at SAIC, Chicago IL, February 2016

    Deconstructed fitted garment on display on the 7th floor of the Sullivan building at 36 S. Wabash.

 

Garment Display + Installation, Garfield Park Conservatory; Chicago, IL, May 2016

    Garments of the Sophomore Fashion Class were on display at Garfield Park, and were installed within the foliage to create a      fully immersive atmosphere/experience. The show opened on May 5th - May 8th 2016

 

 

Experiences Curating + Designing    

 

Co-Founder / Creative Director of the ArtWear Collective, Chicago IL, 2018 - 2019

    A co-founder of the ArtWear Collective focusing on displaying artists within the mediums of fashion and fibers + materialswho      are POC and LGBTQIA+. 

 

Pattern and Sample Maker for MOMME CHICAGO, Chicago IL 2016

    Patterning, sewing, and construction for a swimwear line in development for the months of May, June, July of 2017

 

Production and Design, VomHouse Fashion Show; Chicago IL 2016

    Experience in managing and production of runway/lighting/installation, including a 2 look collection shown at the venue.

 

Garment exhibited at Sage Fashion Galleries as SAIC, Chicago IL 2016

    Deconstructed fitted garment on display on the 7th floor of the Sullivan building at 36 S. Wabash.

 

Garment Display + Installation, Garfield Park Conservatory; Chicago, IL 2016

    Garments of the Sophomore Fashion Class were on display at Garfield Park, and were installed within the foliage to create a      fully immersive atmosphere/experience. The show opened on May 5th 2016 - May 8th 2016

 

Garments Worn

 

Garment worn at NYE TROPITECA by Jesus Hilario-Reyes, Chicago IL 2017

    Dressing performance artist Jesus Hilario-Reyes for a live DJ Set NYE @ Tropiteca

 

Garment worn by Imp Queen for NYE, SmartBar, Chicago IL December 2017

    Dressing drag artist Imp Queen for her performance at QUEEN! SmartBar, Chicago.

 

Garments worn at Murakami Exhibition Opening by Sofia Moreno and Kiam Marcelo Junior, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL June 2017

    Dressing mix media and performance artists Sofia and Kiam to attend the MURAKAMI opening at the MCA Chicago in a              capsule collection for the summer.

 

Garment worn at Sofia Moreno’s Opening: SheKing, Western Exhibitions, Chicago IL 2016

     Dressing mix media artist Sofia Moreno for her opening at Western Exhibitions in a 2 piece ensemble fitted to her, includes         experience in fittings, alterations, and professional finishing.

 

Skills

 

Machine Knit

Spinning Yarn

Plying

Dyeing

Patterning + Draping

Photoshop

Drawing

Embroidery

Silkscreen for Fabric

Crochet

Sewing (Hand Machine)

Woodwork

Drawing + Illustration

Concept Ideation

Surface Manipulation

Installation

Hand Weaving

Rope Making

Painting

 Fibers and Materials

BFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago

MA/MFA Candidate California College of the Arts