Riva is currently an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at the University of Northern Iowa. She holds a degree in B.Arch from Khwopa Engineering college, Nepal and MFA in Graphic Design form Oklahoma State University.
Her research interests are on -
Gender Studies,Social Design & Virtual Reality.
Awards & Scholarships
︎Horizon Interactive Awards-Gold (2022)
︎The Art Director’s Club of Tulsa,Graphex 52-Honorable Mention (2021)
︎OSU Red Pantry Open Art Competition and Exhibition-Winner (2021)
︎Riata Pre-Seed Fund,Spears School of Business-Grant Recepient (2020)
︎The Art Director’s Club of Tulsa,Graphex 51-Honorable Mention (2020)
︎Research Week Competition,Oklahoma State University-Winner (2020)
︎Creativity,Innovation,& Entrepreneurship Scholars Program Award,
Oklahoma State University- (2019)
︎Three Minutes Thesis,Oklahoma State University-Finalist (2019)
︎Mr. & Miss.International Scholarship Award,Oklahoma State University-Winner (2017)
︎Annual Art Competition,Khwopa Engineering College-Winner (2014/16)
︎Bus-Stop Design Competition,Pulchowk Engineering College-Consolation Award (2013)