Tinu Verghis
Email: tinu.verghis@gmail.com
Website: www.tinuverghis.com


EDUCATION:

2017
Master of Arts, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore/Goldsmiths University of London

2015    
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honors), LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore/Goldsmiths University of London

1999  
Bachelor of Business Management, Jyothi Nivas College, India


AWARDS:

2016
Winston Oh Travel & Research Award ,Singapore

2015    
Shortlisted for Chan & Davies Art Prize, Singapore
Presidents Award,  International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Italy

2005    
Global Indian of the Year, Times of India, India

2003    
Worlds Best Ramp Model, Fashion TV, Monte Carlo
 


EXHIBITIONS/COMMISSIONED WORK/PROJECTS/ACTIVITIES:

2018
The Undiscovered Country, Art Stage 2018, Singapore
Commissioned Artist, Pipe Dreams, Artwalk Little India, Kampong Kapor, Singapore

2017
Community Art, Chingaari, Chingari Trust, Bhopal, India
Balance, Earl Lu Gallery, Singapore
Paadatha Painkilli, Maybe, Institute of Contemporary Art, Singapore
Commissioned Artist, Kanmani, Artwalk Little India, Baboo Lane, Singapore

2016
Vaadamulla, Freshly Squeezed, Work in Progress Exhibition, Institute of Contemporary Art, Singapore
Under My Skin, ARTROOMS, Melia White House, United Kingdom
Under My Skin, PLEASUREPAIN, Silver Future, Germany
Flying Carpet, Praxis Gallery, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore


2015
Commissioned Artist, Impermanence, Artwalk Little India, Kerbau road, Singapore
Pressure Drop, Project Space, Institute of Contemporary Art, Singapore
Eat Me (Smells Like Curry), Kilo Lounge & Bar, Singapore
Under My Skin, Institute of Contemporary Art, Singapore
Under My Skin, Personal Performance:Video As AutoBiography, Vivo Media Arts Centre, Canada
Under My Skin, International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Italy
Commissioned Artist, Hydromantis, 6 Battery Road (CapitaLand Commercial Trust), Singapore
Featured Artist,  Art Moves, TCC Cafe, Singapore

2014
Project leader, Anemone, Wilkie Edge Mall (CapitaLand Commercial Trust), Singapore
BURN, Winstedt, Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore
 

 


FILM:

2012
Acted as the oracle Patralekha in the critically acclaimed film Tasher Desh, directed by Q. Premiered at the Rome Film Festival


EMPLOYMENT/EXPERIENCE:

2003
Started a Models Union- Models United, Bombay, India

2007
Early Childhood Care and Education

2011
Eco-wave promoting sustainable fashion with Fashion Design Council of India and Bamboo Ministry of India

2001-2012
Fashion model. Done over 1500 shows. 

Featured in magazines- Vogue, L’Officiel, Harpers Bazaar, Femina, Cosmopolitan, Elle, New Woman, The Week, Outlook etc