Kripa Joshi is an Illustrator and Comic Artist from Nepal.
She completed her BFA in painting from Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda in India with an Indian Council of Cultural Relations Scholarship. After her graduation she worked for a few years as an art teacher in Nepal.
In 2005, she received the Fulbright Scholarship to pursue her MFA in Illustration from the School of Visual Arts in New York city. During this time she started making comics and developed the character of Miss Moti, a plump woman with a fertile imagination that frequently blurs the line between fantasy and reality.
She has self-published her comics and sells them in comic conventions. Miss Moti has also been a part of anthologies like Rabid Rabbit, Secret Identities and Strumpet. Her illustrations have been exhibited in the Transport Museum in London and have appeared in publications in Nepal, India and Sri Lanka. She also conducts art and comic workshops for children.
She and her husband currently live and work in London.
Below are some samples from Kripa. The first two are from Rabid Rabbit #10 and the last is from #13