Seema Mehra BFA, PGD (Textile Design), PGD (FashionDesign)

204-1826 Barclay Street, VancouveR,  B.C. V6G 1K8

Cell:(604) 401-0215




Post Secondary Education

Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design,                                                                  2010-2005

BFA. Major Painting/Critical+Cultural studies.



Sir J.J. School of Art. Mumbai Maharashtra/ India.                                                           1983

Specialization in Textile Design.        

Major: Printing, Weaving and Dyeing(Industrial and Traditional and methods).


Group Shows

Franc Gallery,  Vancouver, Canada.                                                                               2017

BMB Gallery, Mumbai,India.                                                                                         2010


Solo Shows

'Silent Dialogue': Imposed Id’s, Gallery Biche de Bare, New York, NY/USA.                        2005

‘New works’: Atelier gallery, Vancouver, Canada.                                                            2004


Media and Bibliography

Art Gallery of Calgary, Canada.                                                                                      2011

Masterpiece Contemporary Art Auction Fundraising catalogue.



Videodisk:(15min) Life of an immigrant artist in Canada.                                                 2006

Produced: Wings over Canada: Channel 4/Shaw, Vancouver, Canada.


Editorial Contribution

Elite Magazine, Vancouver, Canada.                                                                               2000

Mehfil Magazine, Vancouver, Canada.                                                                             1995 




Project: Language Banners                                                                                   2014-2008

Event: Car Free Festival

Location: Denman Street, Vancouver, Canada.

Created concept that by default of its intentions needed the participation of

local residents. Using language, the banners explore the diversity in culture

that is a lived experience in Canada.


Event: Pigment Project                                                                                                2010   

Location: COABARC;The College of Animation Engineering and Research

Center. Amravati, Maharashtra, India.

This project was successfully realized with students and faculty, using

traditional and state-of-the-art technologies that resulted in 2D and 3D

animated narratives that stemmed from the intimate personal, but also have

a contextual relationship with a diverse participating audience.


Project: Finding Home

Location: WOSK Centre, Vancouver,Canada.                                                                   2007

Event: 'Finding Home'.

Contributing artist: Collaborative project with ECUAD and SFU students.

Finding Home is a strengths-based community development process that fosters

a sense of belonging and generates innovative citizen-led projects.


Design-Fashion/Textile                                                                                               2011-1985

R&D/Product Development: Specialty Luxury Market

Seemaa Silk Wraps Pvt Ltd. Vancouver,Canada .

Yuri Eto Couture Pvt Lbl. Vancouver, Canada.

Benzer.Vancouver B.C. Vancouver, Canada.

R&D/Product Development : Sportswear.

Chantini Fashion Inc. Vancouver,Canada.

R&D/Product Development: Luxury and Sportswear

Pioko Fashions Vancouver, Canada.

Romil Exports. Mumbai, India.

Neela exports. Mumbai, India.

Merchandising Retail: Women/Men, Designer and Luxury.

Burlingtons Taj, Mumbai, India.       


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