Anita Maharjan received her MFA from Columbus College of Art and Design and BFA from the University of North Texas, Denton. She graduated in 2018 and teaches watercolor and painting at CCAD as an adjunct instructor since June 2018. Maharjan won best of the show awards at the Irving Art Center 13th Annual Members Show, Texas, and Young Hearts 6 at Sean Christopher Gallery in Columbus. She received the Creative Women’s Award in 2017 from The Ohio State Fair, and has been featured in Roy G BIV’s press. She has participated in numerous other exhibitions in Columbus, including exhibitions at the Columbus Art Museum.