IMAGE OF Padmini Chandrasekaran

Padmini Chandrasekaran, M.F.A

Assistant Teaching Professor

College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Art & Design Department
Mahoney Hall 212D

Research Interests

Communication Design; Graphic Design


  • MFA: Graphic Design, (2017), Boston University, College of Fine Arts - Boston, Mass.
  • BFA: Communication Design, (2010), Parsons, The New School for Design - New York, N.Y.


Padmini received her BFA in Communication Design from Parsons, The New School for Design and an MFA in Graphic Design from Boston University. Between degrees, Padmini's unique industry experience took her from a startup in Brooklyn, NY, to numerous international freelance projects, to Art Direction at the long-running Bazaar Magazine in Kuwait, before moving to Boston in 2015. She has worked for a variety of Boston-based organizations and individuals, amongst which include Boston Magazine, Harvard Art Museums, Harvard Graduate School of Design, and Siena Scarff Designs