CV

CV

Board Member and Co-Chair of the membership committee at Proarts Jersey City since June 2019

Artist and Designer at Artistic Possibilities since 2006

  • 2010, Certificate in Art Administration from NYU, USA
  • 2001, Masters in Fine Arts from CCS University, Meerut, India
  • 1991, Bachelor of Education from CCS University, Meerut, India
  • 1989, Masters of Economics from CCS University, Meerut, India
  • 1987, Bachelor of Arts and Economics from CCS University, Meerut, India

Highlights

  • July 2020 Featured Artist by NY-ArtNews.
  • Aug 2020 Solo Virtual show, Dream Reflections: The Beginning of an Era hosted by Art front galleries Newark, NJ. Curator: Susan O’Rourke (founder and CEO of Artfront Galleries).
  • Nov 08, 2019, to Mar 31th 2020, Solo show at Serendipity Labs, Financial District, NYC. Curated by Valerie Hegarty, Lab Manager, Serendipity Labs – NYC Financial District.
  • May 2019, “Animodule Project” Painted “Silk Swan” sculpture, 12in tall,  in collaboration with Barat Foundation, Newark, and The Bridge Art Gallery, Bayonne. It was displayed at the Manes Center, Nassau County Museum of Art, Long Island, from May 2019 until Aug 2019.
  • Aug 2019, Received Outstanding Service award from “Sing for Hope” for painting a piano for the organization. Event curated by Paula Nemerson, Director of Global Programming and Lester Vrtiak, Manager of Global Programming.
  • Nov 2016 – Feb 2017, “Dream Series – The Beginning of an Era”, Featured Artist at Solo exhibition, hosted by JCC Lobby gallery, Bayonne – NJ, curated by Erin Kachmar. Director of Fine Arts, JCC Bayonne.
  • Nov 2013, Received “Best in Show”, at “Into The Future Through The Past and Present”, The Hudson Artists of New Jersey, 60th Anniversary Art Exhibition.
  • April 2017, Solo exhibitor at Art Expo 2017, New York, curator Mark Shapiro.

Awards and Achievements

2020

  • Sep 11 2020 to Dec 11, 2020, Invited to show at the 50th-anniversary exhibition, Here and Now at The Center of Contemporary Arts, Bedminster -NJ. Curated by Wes Sherman and John Yau.
  • July 2020 Selected by Drawing Rooms Jersey City for “Prayers for the Pandemic; Prayers for Progress”, global public art project curated by Anne Trauben.
  • March 2020 One of the featured artists by Bridge Art Gallery at “Bridge Art Gallery Brings Online Activities and thanks healthcare workers”. Curated by Cheryl Mack and Christopher Mack.

2019

  • 2019 08, Represented India with her Dream Reflections series, at “La Familia festival” in Newark,  organized by Susan O’Rourke, Founder, Director and curator at Artfront Galleries.
  • June 2019, “Solstice 2019”, Co curated Proarts members show with curator Maria Ross.
  • June 2019, elected Co-Chair of membership department at Proarts.

2018:

  • 2018 International Juried Art show, got selected out of 900 entries, for showcase at The Center of Contemporary art, Bedminster, curated by Midori Yoshimoto ( Educator and curator at NJCU galleries)
  • March 2018, Co-curator of “Art and The Holi”, Barrow Mansion, JC with Maria Ross.

2017

  • Oct 2017, Co-curator of “Diwali and art Exhibition” at The        bridge Art Gallery, Bayonne, with Cheryl Mack. Founder and CEO at The Bridge Art Gallery.
  • Aug 2017, Showcase winner at Artslant online Art Gallery at artslant.com for painting, “Mother and Child”.
  • April 2017, Solo exhibitor at Art Expo 2017, New York, curator Mark Shapiro.
  • Jan 2017, Showcase winner in Mixed Media at Art Slant Online Art Gallery at artslant.com for Dream Reflections #01.
  • ArtSlant Prizes

2016

  • Sep 2016, “Opening of the Bridge Art Gallery”, Invited and featured artist by The Bridge Art Gallery, Bayonne – NJ, curated by Cheryl Mack. CEO and owner at The Bridge Art Gallery, Bayonne.
  •  July 2016, Commissioned and Collaborated project, 2 Renaissance Fair Murals for City of Bayonne, associate artist Jeff Ware.

2015

  • May 2015, “Salmagundi Non Members Exhibition” Hosted by Salmagundi Art club, New York, was chosen out of 650 entries.

2014

  • Nov 2014, Awarded in Oil and Acrylic category at “The Hudson Artist of New Jersey 61st Anniversary Celebration Art Exhibition”.

 Exhibitions

 2020

  • Sep 11 2020 to Dec 11, 2020, Invited to show at the 50th-anniversary exhibition, Here and Now at The Center of Contemporary Arts, Bedminster -NJ. Curated by Wes Sherman and John Yau.
  • June 2020, participated in Rockefeller Center Flag Project.
  • June 6th to 30th 2020, “The Remote Rainbow Art Show”, a virtual art exhibition organized by Doug Rizio Art Shows. Curator: Dough Rizio (creative director at Fort Lee Art Group).
  • May 9th to 30 June 2020, “afloat” a digital exhibition of art made in 2020 by Proarts artists. Curated by Kerry Kolnut
  • March 2020, “Resistant Women” Art Exhibition at Jersey City Theater Center, curated by Atim Annette Oton. Curator at Calabar Gallery and JCTC, JC.
  • Feb 2020, “The Reflection Art Project”, Curated by Doug Rizio, (creative director at Fort Lee Art Group) at The “Above Art Studio”, New Brunswick  
  • Jan 25, 2020 , “Snow Ball” at Art House Productions Fundraiser, curated by Andrea Mckenna, gallery director at Art House Productions.
  • Jan 23, 2020, “Take Home a Work of Art”, A fundraiser organized by Drawing Rooms, JC. Curator, Anne Trauben (Exhibition director, curator at Drawing Rooms)

2019

  • 2019 11 to Feb 28th, 2020, Solo show at Serendipity Labs, Financial District, NYC. Curated by Valerie Hegarty, Lab Manager, Serendipity Labs – NYC Financial District.
  • 2019 Dec 10 to Jan 31, Cookbook Project with Proarts, Curator Dorie Dahlberg, Maryann Ficker, and Pablo Chavarria.
  • 2019 10, Flamingo project by Art front Galleries, Newark. Curated by Timothy Dingman.
  • 2019 09 05 – 30, “Fall Group Exhibition” at Rotunda Gallery, City Hall, Jersey City. Curated by Greg Brickey, Head, and curator at the Art and culture department at City Hall, Jersey City, NJ.
  • June 2019, “Mirror Mirror” Exhibition organized by Artfront Galleries, curated by Susan O’Rourke and Janet Morgan.
  • Sep 2019 08, “Salons 2019 – Global group” A Proarts Group show, curated by Dorie Dahlberg and Brad Terhune.
  • Sep 2019 07, Bridge Art Festival organized by Cheryl Mack and Christopher Mack, owner, and curator at The Bridge Art Gallery Bayonne.
  • Aug 06, 2019 – Aug 31st, 2020, “The Art Project” at The Art House, 148 1st Street, Jersey City, NJ. Curated by James Pustorino, Director at Drawing Rooms, Director at Victory Hall Inc.
  • June 2019 07 – 31, “Mirror Mirror” Exhibition organized by Art front galleries, Newark. Curated by Susan O’Rourke, founder and director of Art front Galleries.
  • June 2019  07 –  29, “Solstice 2019” Co-curated Proarts members exhibition at Rotunda Gallery, City Hall, Jersey City, with Maria Ross.
  • June 2019,” Basant Utsav” painted piano from Jan to April, for Sing for Hope(Organization promoting Art and Music in NYC), curators, Paula Nemerson Director of Global Programming and Lester Vrtiak, Manager of Global Programming.
  • May 2019, “Animodule Project” Painted sculpture swan in collaboration with Barat Foundation, Newark, and The Bridge Art Gallery, Bayonne.
  • 2019 05 04 0511, Somewhere we landed with Drawing Rooms Curator Anne Trauben
  • May 2019, “Hudson Artists of NJ Inc 66th Exhibition”.
  • May 2019, “Sustainable Neighbourhood” by Rotunda Gallery
  • April 2019, “Blooming Art” by Art Circle of Bayonne. Curated by Patty Mulligan.
  • April 2019 “Chroma 2.0” at Artfront Gallery, curated by Susan O’Rourke. Founder and curator at Artfront Galleries, Newark.

2018

  • 2018, Jersey City, New Jersey: Image and narrative: Invited to show at Rotunda Gallery, 280 Grove Street, City Hall, Jersey city. Curator: Greg Brickey.Dec 6, 2018, to Jan 31, 2019.
  • 2018 10 31 2019, Urban Meld, Installations by Artfront Galleries, at TREC 55 Ludlow Ave, Newark – NJ, curator: Susan O Rourke, founder, and CEO of Artfront Galleries.
  • Nov 2018, 2018 International Juried Art Show at The Contemporary Center of Art, Bedminster.Curator Midori Yoshimoto, Associate Professor of Art History and Gallery Director at New Jersey City University, NJ.
  • Oct 2018, Diwali Art Exhibition with The Bridge Art Gallery, at Bayonne public library.
  • Oct 2018, JCAST – Jersey City Art and Studio Tour, Jersey City. Grace Church, Jersey City. Curator:  Eileen Ferara and Nupur Nishith.
  • Sep 2018, JCAST Preview show at Rotunda Gallery, City Hall, Jersey City.
  • Sep 2018, Together in Art with Bayonne Art Circle, Bayonne.
  • 2018 09, Bridge Art Festival, Bayonne Curator: Cheryl Mack, Owner at The Bridge Art Gallery and Co-Founder of Bridge art festival.
  • 2018, Invited to show at the Art Project by Drawing Rooms, Jersey City. 08012018 to 0831 2019, 160 Oakman Building 1st Street, JC – NJ. Curator: James Pustorino, Director at Victory Hall Inc., Director at Drawing Rooms, JC – NJ.
  • July 2018, “Dialogue”, A collaborative exhibit by hob’art, Hoboken and Pro arts Jersey City artists. Curator: Liz Cohen Ndoye, President at Hob’art cooperative gallery, Hoboken – NJ.
  •  2018 06, “Somewhere over the Interconnected Rainbow and Prospero’s Grand Street Masque”, invited to show at Fundraiser show at Drawing Rooms, JC curated by Anne Trauben, Artist, Exhibitions Director & Curator at Drawing Rooms, JC – NJ.
  •  June 2018, The Bridge Art Gallery, Artist Exchange Program
  •  May 2018, Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month at        Rotunda Gallery, City Hall, Jersey City Curator: Greg Brickey, Office of cultural affairs, JC – NJ. Curator and Exhibition Director at Rotunda Gallery, 280 Grove Street. Jersey City – NJ.
  •  2018 03, A Bouquet of Colors, at The Bridge Art Gallery, Curated  by Cheryl Mack: Founder and owner of The Bridge art Gallery and Co-founder at Bridge art festival.
  •  March 2018, Co-curator of “Art and The Holi”, Barrow Mansion, JC, with Maria Ross:
  •  Jan 2018, “What’s next?”, Proarts member’s show, The Gallery Space Rahway Curator: Mollie Thonneson, Multimedia Artist.

2017

  •  Dec 2017, “The Big small show 2017”, Drawing Rooms, JC
  •  Nov 2017, “Hudson Artist’s group art show”, Bayonne Library
  •  Oct 2017, “Jersey City Art and Studio Tour”, At Harborside Atrium, Barrow Mansion and The Grace Church
  •  Oct 2017, Curator and Artist at “Diwali Celebration and Art Exhibition” at The Bridge Art Gallery
  •  Sep 2017, The Bridge Art Festival
  •  July 22, The 2017 Bayonne Renaissance Festival
  •  “Spectrum 7”-2017, Art Circle of Bayonne, member’s show at Bayonne Museum.
  •  “Solstice”, A Pro art member’s show – Rotunda Gallery, Jersey City Hall
  •  5th 2017 Art Slant Prize Showcase
  •  Art All Night 2017, Trenton
  •  March 2017, “New Works of Art 2017”, Charity group show hosted by      JCC Lobby Gallery, Bayonne – NJ
  •  March 2017, “Women’s History Month Group Exhibition” at Rotunda Gallery, City Hall, Jersey City, NJ
  • 2017,  4th Art Slant Prize Showcase winner  at ArtSlant.com
  •  March 2017, “The Holi and Art Experience”, Invited to show by The Van Vorst Park and Barrow Mansion Association at Barrow Mansion, Jersey City – NJ 
  •  2017, 2nd Art Slant Prize Showcase winner at ArtSlant.com
  •  Feb 2017, “RED 5”, 5th Annual Fine Art exhibition at Perth Amboy Gallery Center For the Arts .

2016

  •  Oct 2016, “Diwali Celebration and Art Exhibition”, Invited Artist at The Bridge Art Gallery, Bayonne – NJ
  •  Oct 2016, “Jersey City Art and Studio Tour”, FlagShip Location, Curated by Mollie Thonneson and Michael Endy and at Barrow Mansion, Curated by Maria Ross.
  •  Oct 2016, “For the Sake of Art”, Group show hosted by Art Circle of Bayonne at Bayonne Museum.
  •  July 2016, “Subject 13”, A group show hosted by The Bee’s Art Gallery 20.  
  •  July 2016, Commissioned and Collaborated project: 2 Renaissance Fair Murals for the City of  Bayonne organized by Adam J. Semanchick (Founder of The Bayonne Renaissance Festival) and co-artist: Jeff Ware (Artist, Muralist and Graphic Designer).
  •  June 2016, “Solstice Salon” Hosted by Pro Arts, Jersey City – NJ
  •  April 2016, “Art and Poetry” Exhibition hosted by JCC Art Department, Bayonne – NJ. Curator: Erin Kachmar,
  •  April 2016, “Art Circle Spring Exhibit”, Exhibition hosted by Art Circle of Bayonne

2015

  •  Oct 2015, Art Exhibition hosted by Om Temple, Belleville NJ
  •  Sep 2015, “Summer’s Last Dance” Art exhibition hosted by The Bee’s Art Studio And All fit Studios, Bayonne NJ. Curator: Tuan Tran, Artist and Owner of  Bee’s Art Gallery and Lou Segura, Coordinator  and owner at All Fit Studios.
  •  April 2015, “The Art Circle of Bayonne- Spring Art Show” Hosted by The Bayonne Community Museum. Curator: Patty Mulligan.

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