Bio

Anjali is an independent artist and designer, and a marketing, communications and community engagement professional working for mission-driven organizations. Click here for a CV, at lab.anjalideshmukh.com

SOCIAL SECTOR PROFESSIONAL

In her work in the social sector, she most recently served as Director of Communications for JUST Capital, a nonprofit that measures how US corporations perform on the issues that matter most to the American public; and Director of Knowledge & Communications for Nonprofit Finance Fund, a nonprofit dedicated to improving the way money is given and used to achieve social impact. She was also an Americorps Vista Volunteer at the Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance and has worked as a writer for leading museums and performing arts centers nationwide.

ARTIST AND ANALOGUE GAME DESIGNER

Anjali holds an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and is a Fulbright Scholar in Fine Arts. She was named an Award Finalist (and 2nd Place winner) for SXSW Eco’s 2016 Place By Design Competition and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2015 for a work of fiction written in collaboration with Purvi Shah.

Recent accomplishments include a commissioning grant for public art from the Queens Council on the Arts, resulting in a participatory installation on the Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm, and installations at the Brooklyn Museum, Dumbo Arts Festival, Gallery Gitanjali in Goa, India, and the Digital Games Research Association.