Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Contemporary South Asia

Terra Firma: Gallery Show at AS220

Tuesday, March 24 –
Sunday, March 29, 2015

AS220 Aborn Gallery 
95 Empire St

Free admission

Public Reception: Friday, March 27 5:00-7:00 pm

TERRA FIRMA | March 24th-28th at AS220 

Hosted by Literary Arts & Co-Sponsored by the Brown-India Initiative

Sharbani Das Gupta is a ceramic and visual artist, working both in India and the United States. Das Gupta roots her work in the theme of separation and connection, expressing political and socio-cultural issues as well as a touch of the personal in her art. She completed her graduate degree in Visual Communications from the National Institute of Design, India, and worked as an Artist in Residence in various countries, most recently in Skopolos, Greece, and Fuping, China. 

Ashwini Bhat is a ceramic artist based in Pondicherry. After working as a professional dancer in the Padmini Chettur Dance Company for four years, Bhat was an artist-in-residence at Golden Bridge Pottery from 2010 to 2011, studying under Ray Meeker. Her work has been featured internationally in many galleries and exhibitions including most recently in Crimson Laurel Gallery (Bakersville, NC, USA, 2013/ 2012); NCECA (Houston, USA, 2013); Clayspace Gallery (Asheville, NC, USA, 2012); India Art Summit (New Delhi, India, 2011); and Woodfire Tasmania (Australia, 2011). In 2014, she is a visiting artist at Gustin Ceramics, South Dartmouth, MA working towards her solo show Earth Took of Earth, Newport Art Museum, Newport, Rhode Island, USA.

Gallery Hours: Tues-Fri 1:00-6:00pm, Sat 1:00-5:00pm

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