Meet Sarita

Sarita strives to create work that heals and builds community. She is an artist, activist and educator, trained at the Student’s Art League of New York and at Columbia University, where she earned a bachelors degree in anthropology and environmental science. Sarita has lived and worked in Bangladesh, India, The United States and Mexico. Today, she resides in Chicago, Illinois and is pursuing a Masters in Art Therapy at The Art Institute of Chicago. 

As an activist and artist, Sarita has worked with feminist, non-governmental organizations, including The Melanin Collective and currently, as a creative arts consultant for The Azadi Project. Sarita has exhibited her artwork in Washington DC, New York and Mexico City. She is passionate about art activism and was featured on Gender At Work’s podcast to discuss art and empowerment.