IMAGINE (aka Sneha Shrestha) is a Nepali artist who paints mindful mantras in her native language and meshes the aesthetics of Sanskrit scriptures with graffiti influences. Being the first to mesh Nepali Alphabets with American graffiti, she has shown her work in several exhibitions, commissioned works and public walls around the world including Boston, San Francisco, Bali, Istanbul, Geneva and Copenhagen. She has created work for clients such as Harvard, Reebok, Montana Cans, Trip Advisor, Neiman Marcus and Red Bull.
Sneha is an artist, educator and social entrepreneur from Kathmandu, Nepal. She established Nepal’s first Children’s Art Museum to provide a creative space where children and youth can develop 21st century skills through project based art experiences. Before working on the Children’s Art Museum of Nepal, Sneha worked at Artists for Humanity which played a huge role in inspiring her to dedicate her life to art, education and innovative social impact. Sneha graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Education with a Master’s degree in Education. During her time at Harvard, Sneha explored the effective leadership in education and the intersections of creativity, learning and technology. Currently, she is the Boston Artist in Residence and is also working as the Arts Manager designing the Visiting Artist Program at Harvard South Asia Institute.