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Shakun Harris is a Mauritius born, U.K based artist. A recipient of India Commonwealth Scholarship, she has a BFA in Applied Art & Design from College of Art, New Delhi (India) and a DEA Pedagogy, Training of Teacher Trainers, from IUFM, France. She also has an MBA in Management and Strategy, an MPhil in Education & Technology from UQAM, Canada, and an Interaction Design, HCI (Human Computer Interaction), from Stanford, USA.

She is part of the exclusive academicians and members of the Royal West of England Academy of Art, U.K.

Although Shakun’s day job is working as a global Communication and knowledge in international development Specialist for the United Nations, she continues to draw, paint, design and hold exhibitions extensively within the UK and elsewhere. Shakun specialises in watercolours and digital media besides being a published author. 

The fluidity of colours and the transparent luminosity in her works challenge reality, whilst adding an ethereal beauty to her subject.

 

Sita D. Shakun Seecharrun Harris

Lives in Bristol, UK

Nationality : British, Mauritian

Site: http://shakunharris.wix.com/mypaintings

Education  

Interaction Design, HCI (Human Computer Interaction), Stanford, USA

MPhil Education & Technology, UQUAM, Canada

MBA, Management & Strategy, India 

Pedagogy, Training of Teacher Trainers, IUFM, France

BFA, Applied Art, New Delhi, India

Diploma, Art Appreciation & Aesthetics, National Museum, New Delhi, India

Scholarships, Awards

MDes, Royal College of Art, London, UK

Bourse Scolaire, Alliance Française, Mauritius

Commonwealth Scholarship, Govt. of India, Art (Cambridge HSC), Mauritius 

Art Appreciation & Aesthetics, ICCR, India

PhD Education & Technology, TEC & UQUAM, Canada

Pedagogy, Training of Teacher Trainers, IUFM, France & TEC

RFI - Radio France Internationale, Prix Littéraire Francophone

Post Impressionism Poster Design, Goëthe Institute, New Delhi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drawing of Fox

 

Exhibitions

Bath Art Gallery, SW, UK

ArtFreaks Global, AFG, Canada

St Werburgh's Art Trail, Bristol

Bishopston Art Trail, Bristol, UK

Royal Academy of West of England, UK 

Millennium Art Gallery, London, UK

Saatchi Online Gallery, London, UK

Gallery Marais, Paris, France

Goethe, German Institute, Delhi

Lalit Kala Academy, Delhi

Alliance Francaise, Mauritius

Private collection, Zurich, Switzerland

Private Collection Swansea, South Wales, UK

Private Collection, Bristol, UK

Private Collection, Charles Saatchi, Saatchi Art Gallery, London, UK

Café des Arts, Paris

Rive Gauche, Paris

Switzerland, Brazil, USA, Canada, Austria

Private exhibition & collection: Vietnam, UK, Denmark, Holland, France, Belgium, Australia, Japan, India, Turkey, Morroco, Italy, Tanzania

Other

Online Webinars on Digital Media, Alternative Production of Tools for learning, Podcasting

Branding, Interactive Media

Founder of Eco-Vivre, Organic & Eco-Friendly (A Sustainable venture for Woman Empowerment in developing countries)

Regular Charity and Fundraising activities,

Animal and Environmental support activities  Food & Spices, Travel, Design, Blogger & Vlogger

Foster parent to 4 orphaned baby elephants and one baby Rhino ( Now adults),

(http://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org), Kenya

Bakes for pleasure and whoever needs a treat for a special occasion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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