Since 2010, Aarti Srivastava has been a faculty member in the Textile Design discipline at NID. At the institute, she takes courses in weaving—primarily basic and advanced woven constructions.
Aarti, who graduated in painting and literature from Vikram University, Ujjain and attained a diploma in Textile Design from NID, worked in the textile industry for ten years before she joined as faculty.
Aarti has worked with various export houses as Head Designer, designing home furnishings for the export market using various textile materials and techniques.
She is also a part of an outreach project for Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts that focuses on the documentation of textile traditions of north-east India. Currently, she is leading a team of researchers who are involved in comprehensive field work and documentation of the textile traditions of Assam.