Maithili has done her Bachelor in Fine Arts and Diploma in Art Education from Abhinav Kala Mahavidyalaya, Pune. She has a Master’s Degree in Indology from Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune and recently completed her Master of Fine Arts from MIT School of Fine Arts and Applied Arts, Pune. As professional development, she has also completed a one-year diploma course in Image editing software, web designing and 2D animations.
Maithili had worked in the Graphic Design firm for more than three years and handled various clientele assignments on print media, website layouts and creative materials for children.
Prior, she also worked as a Teaching Faculty for more than six years at the Fine Arts Institute recognised by Maharashtra State Directorate of Arts Education.
She is a passionate painter and had various solo and group painting exhibitions in and around the city. Her paintings are mostly inspired by Mother Nature and Indian Folk Arts. She has conducted several workshops and performed live demonstrations on crafts, puppet making and digital painting at India Art Gallery, Pune. She has developed various campaign and training posters for Pune based NGO SATHI on awareness regarding supplementary nutrition in children less than three years of age group.
At MIT Institute of Design, she is primarily involved in the courses related to medium & techniques, composition & layouts, and digital methods & illustrations. She has also involved in Folk Arts-based Inter Design Studies. Maithili is a perfect blend of digital and hand skills and relishes her design teaching and learning experience in the Institute.