Artist. Designer. Academician. Social Worker. Entrepreneur. Homemaker. Asha Mandapa is a lady who dons many hats.
A pioneer of Structural Architectural & Ornamental glass in India, her work graces homes, offices, hotels & institutions across the globe.
Her work has been exhibited in solo & group shows in India & abroad.
Her career in Ahmedabad itself has many a milestone.
Asha Mandapa started the Reflections Design Studio in 1992. For over 25 years, the studio has produced work that is new & revolutionary, for a client base that spans the globe.
She is a Related Professional Affiliate of the Stained Glass Association of America.
However, apart from this, she works in diverse media such as Steel, Wood, Ceramic, Textile, Oils, Acrylics & Charcoal to name a few.
She is the Founder member & Director at the Institute of Design Expression Art & Learning, (IDEAL), as well as a Trustee of the Foundation for Art & Craft Expression (F.A.C.E).
- Asha Mandapa has designed the curriculum for several courses & programs which she teaches.
- She is Visiting Faculty at SID CEPT University since 2014.
- Visiting Faculty, School of Liberal Studies, PDEU, since 2008 .
- Academic Director IDEAL (Institute of Design Expression, Art & Learning ) since 2003.
The Social Service programs conducted at IDEAL have seen skill development through Creative Vocational education for the lesser privileged children of the Municipal school system.