About




Background       


Anjali Nair is currently an editorial designer at MSNBC Digital + NBC News.

Originally from India, she graduated with an MFA in Graphic Design from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). She employs satire in her work to fuel narratives inspired by her personal, political, and cultural experiences.

Her work has been recognized by The One Club, Print Magazine, Society of Typographic Arts, Graphis, AIGA Flux Blue Ridge, Adobe and GD USA.



For commissions and collaborations, reach out at: anjali314@gmail.com


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Recognition      

2021
American Illustration 40 Chosen Winner
World Illustration Awards Shortlist
The One Club Young Ones Portfolio Winner
Indigo Award: Integrated Graphic Design, Gold
Graphis New Talent Annual, Gold Award
Graphis New Talent Annual, Silver Award
Creative Quarterly 64 Runner-Up

2020
AIGA Flux Design Winner : Publication
PRINT Awards 2020
Creative Quarterly 62 Winner
Society of Typographic Arts - STA 100
GD USA American Graphic Design Awards
Communication Arts 2020: Typography Shortlist
Creative Quarterly 61 Winner
Creative Quarterly 61 Runner-Up
Packaging of the World

2019
AIGA Flux Blue Ridge: Identity
AIGA Flux Blue Ridge: Packaging
Adobe Design Achievement Award Top Talent: Print/Graphic
ICDE, Gold Medalist: Graduate Branding


Speaking      

JUL 2021

Inside the Minds of Brilliant Designers: General Assembly

FEB 2021

Guest Speaker, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design


Education      

MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN (2018-2020)
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA),
Baltimore

B.DES COMMUNICATION DESIGN (2009-2013)
National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT),
New Delhi


Teaching      

AUG 2018- MAY 2020 
Graduate Teaching Intern, Maryland Institute College of Art
Moving Image 1 Stephanie Barber
Forum II Esther Sheppard
Film as Art: Ingmar Bergman David Sterritt
Media Ethics Richard Wilson
Flexible Design Studio Brockett Horne, Esther Sheppard, Dare Turner

APR 2021
Guest Critic, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design



Exhibitions      

JUNE 2021
Fantasy of a Trailer Wagon, Group Show


MAY 2020
Grad Show II, MICA

FEB-MAR 2020
Claiming Design: Juried Show, MICA


DEC 2019-JAN 2020
Unravel the Code: Group Show, Fox Studios


OCT 2019  
Unstable Energy. Unbound Potential, Willem de Kooning Academie, Rotterdam


OCT 2019
Hand Lettering Juried Show, MICA


AUG 2019
Red Lines, First Yea
r Juried Show, MICA

JUN 2013
Unlock: NIFT FC Graduation Show, New Delhi



Full resume         available upon request.