Amisha Gadani is an artist interested in unique animal morphologies and adaptations; from swarming behaviors and elegant defense mechanisms, to superorganisms and animals of the deep sea. Through her drawings, videos, and kinetic wearables, she aims to inspire curiosity in her hand-picked wonders of the world.
Amisha lives in Los Angeles and works as an artist, educator, and scientific illustrator. Currently, she is the Senior Artist in the UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics (ISG) having previously worked as an Education Specialist at the Exploratorium Museum's experimental community science center called Helix, and as the Artist in Resident at both the UCLA evolutionary biology-focused Alfaro Lab and ISG.
Her work has shown in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Austin, Seattle, Pittsburgh, New York City, and Tokyo, and has been featured in The New York Times, Fast Company, and Scientific American, and has been published in the book "Future Fashion: Innovative Materials and Technology" by Barcelona-based maomao publications.