Cynthu Muthusamy

cynthumuthu@gmail.com

www.cmuthusamy.com

 

Education

2010-2014 BFA Integrated Major in Printmaking and Humanistic Studies, Concentration in Book Arts Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2013 MICA Summer Travel Intensive, São Tomé, Africa

 

Professional Experience

2016 Registered Behavioral Therapist in ABA Therapy with Little Leaves Behavioral Services, Baltimore MD

Art Educator at Abrakadoodle Incorporated, Baltimore MD Work Study at The Potters Guild of Baltimore, Baltimore MD

2015 Co-founder of Hamsa Handmade, Handmade Art and Craft Company, Baltimore MD

Multi-Media Mandala Workshop Leader
Retail Employee at Wind River Clothing, Baltimore MD

2014 Arts of Africa, Asia, and the Pacific Islands Intern Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

Summer Employee at Five Seeds Farm, Sparks, MD

Teacher’s Assistant for Introduction to Print Media Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2013 Animation Assistant for The Beginner’s Guide to Deicide production, Single Carrot Theatre, Baltimore, MD

Figure Model, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2012 Assistant Printer to Master Printer Kathy Caraccio, New York, NY (Assisted in edition prints for Malcolm Blair, Adam Pitt, Isabel Bigelow, Jeff Russel, Barre Kaufman)

2011 Americorp VISTA Core Member, Internship at Five Seeds Farm, Baltimore, MD (distribution, and education in urban organic farming) 

 

Exhibitions

2015 Breathe in Gold Light, New Door Creative Gallery, Baltimore MD

Divine Feminine, La bodega Gallery, Baltimore MD

2014 Soil, Soul, and Society, Senior Thesis Exhibition in Printmaking, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore MD

A Cause For Optimism: Definitions of Printmaking, Curated by Breon Gilleran, YorkArts, York, PA

Impressions: National Juried Printmaking Exhibition, Curated by John Carr and Michael Sellmeyer, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD

World Wise: Study Abroad Exhibition,
Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2013 Print & Repeat, Artifact, Baltimore, MD

Station North Salon Show, Joe Squared, Baltimore, MD

Unspoiled Africa Exhibition, Cacau Art Space, São Tomé, Africa

Transfer, Annual printmaking Juried Exhibition, Middendorf Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

Mixed Media Book Arts Exhibition, Fox 2 Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

 

Grants / Awards

2015 Joshua Johnson Council Stipend, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore MD

2013 Winifred M. Gordon International Programs Award, Maryland Institute College of the Arts, Baltimore, MD

2010- 2013 Deans List,
Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

2012 Competitive Scholarship in Illustration, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore MD

2014 Muthusamy, C. 2014. Article. Goddesses of the Earth and Cosmos: An Introduction to Fertility Goddesses
Around the World. Ecology, Urbanism, and Terrorism Walk into a

 

Publications

Bar: Seven Stories You’re Not Supposed to Read. Baltimore, MD

2012 “Peek-A-Boob”. Featured artwork, Micarotica: Best Buns, Volume III Issue I, Baltimore, MD