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Seema Nanda, an artist based in Houstan, Texas

Seema Nanda

Is a fine artist based in Houston,Texas


Mount Holyoke College,
South Hadley, MA

​B.A. in Philosophy
May 2012

  • Francis Perkins Scholar, Grant Recipient. 

  • Founding member of a group addressing sexual assault issues. 


The School of Visual Arts,
New York, NY 

Completed twelve credit hours in Low Residency Master of Fine Arts.

Summer 2017 

Professional Experience

Art Teacher

S.H.A.P.E. Community Center
April 2021 – Present
Houston, TX
  • Lesson planning.

  • Community building.

  • Bringing to bear resources, knowledge, and expertise in working with/for children.

  • Interacting positively with elders.

  • Supporting incubating restaurants on the premises.

Docent/Tutoring Coordinator

Project Row Houses (PRH)
May 2016 - May 2017 
Houston, TX 
  • Greeted and guided visitors to view art exhibitions in houses. 

  • Distributed and presented materials about PRH. 

  • Worked at other PRH events when needed. 

  • Tutored in PRH weekly tutoring program for young mothers. 

  • Organized attendance for tutoring programs. 

Art Space Artist

University of Houston Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Mar 2015 – Jun 2016
Houston, TX 

The Women's Studies suite offers our walls for University of Houston students (or former students) to display their work. This art must deal with gender or feminist issues. One artist displays his/her work for the duration of the school year and may provide purchase information for each piece.

Program Facilitator

Girls Inc. of Greater Houston
Jan 2014 – Nov 2015
Houston, TX 
  • Selected to display four pieces of my artwork for duration of academic year in Women’s, Gender, Sexuality Studies Dept. Art Space. 

  • Organized camp for Spring Break at Houston Baptist University

  • Recruited volunteers to facilitate programs on occasion

  • Facilitated and planned a variety of programs for girls at Houston area elementary schools

  • Partnered with school social workers and psychologists to optimize quality of programs at schools

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