b. 1975
Currently lives and works in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Education
2007    Fine Arts Diploma (with distinction), Langara College, Vancouver
2002    Bachelor of Education (K-7), University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Solo Exhibitions
2017    Rest In Power, GAM Gallery, Vancouver

Select Group Exhibitions
2017    Challenging Social Norms, Maury Young Arts Center, Whistler
2017    Vancouver Mural Festival Year 2, Burrard Arts Foundation, Vancouver
2017    Arts 2017: Reflections of Canada, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey
2017    Wish150, Roundhouse Community Center, Vancouver
2017    Canada 150, Kimoto Gallery, Vancouver
2017    Start With Art, Seymour Art Gallery, North Vancouver
2016    Pantone Presents, GAM Gallery, Vancouver
2016    Maplewish, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Nuit Blanche, Winnipeg

Select Public Projects, Murals & Community Events
2017    Mural Artist, Vancouver Mural Festival, Vancouver
2017    Mural Design, Front Street Mews Barrier, New Westminster
2017    Artist/Arts Co-ordinator, Wish150, Roundhouse Community Center, Vancouver
2017    Canada 150 Street Banner, Public Art Program, Surrey
2016    Community Art Activity, National Children’s Day, Centennial Community Center, New Westminster
2016    Community Art Activity, Diwali Fest, Queensborough Community Center, New Westminster
2016    Community Mandala, Vancouver Mural Festival, Vancouver
2016    Concrete Planter, Public Art Program, Vancouver
2013    Mandala Drop-In Workshop, Culture Days, The ACT, Maple Ridge

Teaching
2017    Mandala Workshop, Arts & Heath Elder Dance Program, Moberly Arts & Cultural Center, Vancouver
2017    Mandala Workshop, Seaforth Elementary School, Burnaby
2017    Mandala Workshop, Mount Pleasant Family Center, Vancouver
2017    Mandala Workshop, Anvil Centre, New Westminster
2017    Mandala Workshop, Global Stewardship Conference, St. George's High School, Vancouver
2016    Mandala Workshop, Anvil Centre, New Westminster
2016    Mandala Workshop, Papergirl Vancouver, Anvil Centre, New Westminster
2016    Mandala Workshop, Robert McMath Secondary School, Steveston

Collections
Works held in private collections in Canada, the United States, France and the UK

Publications
2015    Every Day’s A Good Day When You Colour : 21 Hand-drawn designs by Sandeep Johal, Colouring Book, ISBN #978-0-9949692-0-0

Grants & Awards
2017     Creative Spark Vancouver Grant, ArtStarts
2007    Langara College Advancement Fine Arts Scholarship Fund: Design Studio Award 

Select Press
2017     Vancouver's Sandeep Johal offers hope in the face of female violence with her artwork, This
              Magazine
2017     Ferraris and Having It All, Thrive Art Studio Podcast, Episode 5
2017     Migration, Room Magazine, Issue 40.3
2017     Transforming the City with Public Art - Vancouver's Annual Mural Festival, A City Made By People
2017     Strong Women, Arts & Life, The Vancouver Sun
2017     Editor's Choice: Swarm City, The Georgia Straight, Volume 51 Number 2592, p. 25
2017     September Artist of the Month, SAD Mag
2017     This Artist Finds Catharsis and Hope by Drawing Victims of Gender-based Violence, CBC Arts
2017     Eye-Opening Murals, The Vancouver Sun, p. C1
2017     Vancouver Mural Fest Paints Portrait of Diversity, Westender, p. 9
2017     Making their Mark at the Mural Fest, The Georgia Straight, Volume 51 Number 2587, pp. 15-16
2017     Becoming Your Own #1 Fan, Career Relaunch Podcast, Episode 20
2017     Creative Dissent, Gray Magazine, No. 33, April/May Issue, p. 34
2017     BC Roundup, Zee TV Canada
2017     Choosing the Right Artwork for your Home, Amanda Hamilton Interior Design Studio, CTV Morning Live

Talks
2017     Panelist, Driving with Selvi Documentary Screening, Anvil Center, New Westminster
2017     Speaker, Pecha Kucha New West Volume 17, New Westminster
2017     Artist Talk, Churchill High School, Vancouver
2017     Artist Talk, Rest In Power, GAM Gallery
2017     Artist Talk, Thrive Talks x Van Mural Fest, Vancouver
2017     Artist In Residence Artist Talk, Anvil Centre, New Westminster
2017     Art for Social Justice, Global Stewardship Conference, St. George's High School, Vancouver
2017     Speaker, Pecha What, Thrive Art Studio x Carfac BC, Vancouver
2014     Artist Talk, Papergirl Vancouver, Vancouver

Residencies
2017    Artist in Residence Program, Anvil Centre, New Westminster