Somya Dhiman


MFA Shiv Nadar University 2021-2023

Educational Qualifications

BA (hons) Fine Arts Cardiff Metropolitan University, Wales, UK, 2019



  • Design manager at Project Purkul, Dehradun, India


  • Currently working on a documentary film on the Act of Partion, 1947, with Dr. Srishti Sethi (Professor at TISS, Mumbai) in association with Silvercord film.
  • Work published in LUMIN Press, Cardiff, (3rd edition)
  • Online (Instagram take over)  Art resideny, Project DUNA (June)


  • Interfaith and Diversity event management at Cardiff Metropolitan University
  • Volunteering at Arcade Campfa
  • Ruh, Collaborative exhibition at Arcade Campfa, Cardiff, UK
  • Interview by Radio Cardiff
  • Art & Emotions Workshop at Arcade Campfa. (February)
  • Kick the dust/hands on heritage at the National Museum, Cardiff, UK
  • Volunteering workshops at Oasis Cardiff, Cardiff, Wales, UK followed by an exhibition at Arcade Campfa of the work produced during the workshop.
  • Internship at National Museum of Craft, New Delhi, India
  • Public engagement art programme at Nijaat Rehab, Dehradun, India


  • Exhibition at Global week, School of Management, Cardiff Met University, Cardiff, UK
  • Group exhibition in Cardiff school of art and design, Cardiff, UK
  • Group exhibition, “Exhibitions of Exhibitions”  at M.A.D.E in Roath Gallery, Cardiff
  • Dulcie Mayne Stephens award
  • Teaching internship at the Doon School, Dehradun, India
  • Group exhibition at Llanover Art Centre with the Women’s Art Association, Cardiff, Wales, UK
  • Modelled for designer Ayush Kejriwal, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
  • Affordable Fine Art auction at g39, Cardiff, Wales, UK
  • Group exhibition, “Materiality” at Kongs, Cardiff, UK


  • Volunteered to organize and manage an exhibition for Doon Bird Society, Dehradun, Uttrakhand, India
  • Group exhibition at Corner Coffee shop, Cardiff, Wales