Shini Pararajasingham Founder & Director
Shini Pararajasingham is the Founder and Director of Off the Kerb. Her role is in the strategic direction of the gallery and the creation of a calendar of exhibitions and special artistic projects that contribute to a dynamic independent arts sector in Victoria renowned for innovation, excellence and internationally recognized standards.
Shini’s key objective at Off the Kerb is to provide a number of benevolent programs and projects with the help of government and key organisations to provide significant development opportunities for local and international artists that will benefit their creative careers.
Shini’s academic achievements include a Bachelor of Fine Arts at Monash University (2003) and a Bachelor in Arts (Psychology) and Business Marketing at Monash University (1998).
Since completing her BFA, Shini has been a finalist in the prestigious, “John Leslie Art Prize”, the Toyota Community Spirit Show and the She Series Award at Walker Street Gallery. During her Fine Art studies at Monash University, Shini was a recipient of the Prato Travelling Scholarship in 2002.
Shini Pararajasingham had been invited by various galleries to be a judge for artist awards. Some include 'Proud' at VCA and 'Bonanza' at Yarra Sculpture Gallery.
With two international solo shows in Vienna, Austria and Colombo, Sri Lanka and numerous solo and group exhibitions in Melbourne, Brisbane and Regional Victoria, Shini Pararajasingham has quickly established herself as a prolific contemporary artist.