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Arzu Mistry

Area of Practice

Visual artist, Educator, Organizer, Arts administrator


BFA, California College of the Arts, USA

Masters (Education), Harvard Graduate School of Education, USA

Work experience

  • Developed arts-integrated curriculum for Kindergarten to 8th grade
  • Started a non-profit organization for peace and social-justice
  • Developed educational materials and taught migrant youth using art, design, music and ecology

Interest Areas

Education of migrant youth; Teacher development; public art; Public pedagogy; Ecology; Urban design

Current Practice at Srishti

Artists Books, Place-Based Education, Public Art, Education Design, Contemporary Art Practice, Creative Education, Earth Education, Public Space Design, Public Pedagogy and Art Practice

Creative Practice and Outreach

Art in Transit Project

Projects showcase:

Place-Arts Project

Place-Arts Project
Students and commuters work on Water Stories – a mural made with the mud from recharge wells in Cubbon Park.


Art in Transit

Art in Transit
Water Stories: A mural at the Cubbon Park Metro Station in collaboration with Well Diggers in the city.