Arpana Rayamajhi was born and raised in Kathmandu, Nepal. She received her BFA from The Cooper Union School of Art, focusing primarily on Painting and Sculpture. She founded her jewelry line Arpana Rayamajhi in 2015 with one- of- a - kind handmade beaded pieces. The jewelry use carefully curated collection of materials  drawing inspiration from cultures around the world.  Currently she is focusing on limited edition fine jewelry. In addition to her artwork and jewelry practices, she is also the co-­founder of DISPOSE  (2012-2014) an online magazine collection of disposable photographs that narrate the day of an individual. 

 

As of 2020 Rayamajhi graduated from William Esper Studio after a two year acting course studying the Meisner Technique. Alongside her jewelry practice she is acting, writing and working on her own short films.
Arpana Rayamajhi lives and works in New York City.

Her beaded jewelry have been carried by West End Select Store ( Portland 2016), Selfridges UK ( London 2017), Plum Concept Store (Beirut 2017) and No Borders Shop ( Mumbai, India 2018).

 

Past pop ­up exhibitions include PioneerWorks in Red Hook, NY 2014 and Berry in Tokyo, Japan, 2014
 

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