Canadian Visual Artist

Nimisha Bhanot


b. Toronto, Ontario, Canada 1989




2007 - 2009   University of Toronto; Mississauga

2009 - 2013   Bachelor's in Fine Arts, OCAD University; Toronto


Group Shows


Mercedes Benz Financial Services, Mississauga, Canada, November 7 2013 - October 2014, "Experiencing Perspectives"

OCADU, Toronto, Canada, May 2- 5 2013, “Graduate Exhibition” 

Collective Spaces in Partnership with MNP, Toronto, Canada, July 11 2014, "MNP Connect: Women's Networking Event"

The Glass Museum in Partnership with Lab B Collective, Brampton, Canada, October 24-26 2014 "Chirian Da Chamba"

Seva Food Bank, Missisauga, Canada. May 10, 2015. Silent Auction: "Seva Spark 2015 Gala"

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition. Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto, Canada, September 18-20 2015

Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto, Canada. October 9-14, 2015.  "ReVersion: A Figurative Art & Portrait Show"

OCADU, Toronto, Canada. February 8-9 2016. Silent Auction: "The Big Draw" 

Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto, Canada. February 12-22, 2016. "The Super Naughty Show"

Northern Contemporary Gallery, Toronto, Canada. February 25 2016. "GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS"

Hangloose Media, Toronto, Canada. July 24 2016. "WIPP Toronto 2016: Women Inspiring Passion and Purpose" (private seminar)

Humber College Lakeshore, Toronto, Canada. October 11-29 2016. "Returning The Gaze"

District 28 Events, Toronto, Canada. May 13 2017. "WIPP Toronto 2017: Women Inspiring Passion and Purpose" (private seminar)


Panel Discussions / Artist Talks


L Space Gallery, Humber College, Toronto, Canada. October 11-29 2016. "Returning The Gaze" (Duo show + artist talk with Angela Aujla)

Friend's House, Toronto Ontario. November 16, 2016. "South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario's Annual General Meeting" - (presentation of work and artist talk w/ Nimisha Bhanot)

Lyca Health Diagnostic Centre, Canary Wharf, United Kingdom. March 10 2017. "International Women's Day With Lyca Health and Binti International" (artist talk)

Blackfriars Winebar, London, United Kingdom. March 11 2017. "Binti Paint Night with Nimisha Bhanot" (fundraising paint night instructed + artist talk)

Southbank Centre, London, United Kingdom. March 12 2017. "WOW Speed Mentoring" (speed mentoring for the Women of the World Festival)


Henna Art & Henna Safety Promotion


2013, Working Skills Centre Presents Transitions: Immigrant Narratives. Henna Artist with Henna Heals, Toronto.

2013, Canadian Cancer Society Presents: Bark for Life. Henna Artist with Henna Heals, Toronto.

2013, Princess Margaret 5K Walk to Conquer Multiple Myeloma. Henna Artist with Henna Heals, Toronto.

2014, Canadian Cancer Society Presents: Relay for Life. Henna Artist with Henna Heals, Toronto

2014, Autism Ontario Presents: Aloha Toronto. Henna Artist with Henna Heals, Toronto




Mercedes - Benz Financial Services. "Experiencing Perspectives: 2013 - 2014 Art Exhibition." Michigan: Mercedes Benz Financial Services USA LLC, 2013. 143 .Print.

OCADU. "Space: OCADU Drawing & Painting Catalogue 2013". Toronto: Standard Form, 2013. 28-29. Print.

Harper's Bazaar India. "Returning The Gaze." New Dehli, India. June 2016 Issue, 2016. 121-124. Print.

Elle India Magazine. "Elle Radar: Visual Effect." Mumbai, India. August 2016 Issue, 2016. 110. Print

Vogue India Magazine. "Guardians of the Galaxy". Mumbai, India. October 2016 Issue, 2016. 260. Print

Femina Magazine. "Truth To Power", Bangalore, India. April 20 2016 Issue, 2017. 130. Print

Vogue India Magazine. "The F Word". Mumbai, India. August 2017 Issue, 2017. 122. Print


Radio Interviews


Nihal Atharyanake (2016 April 20) BBC Asian Network - Racism' [Interview]