Exhibits - parvathikumar

Current Exhibits:


Inspired by Nature

Exhibition Without Walls is an international organization for photographers and digital artists. Over 200 images were submitted to EWW's newest online photography competition /  group exhibition with theme "Inspired by Nature". I'm so pleased to share that the jurors selected one of my images and it received an Honorable Mention!


ARTsee Group Show

March 29 - April 29, 2019

Morris County Library, 30 Hanover Avenue, Whippany, NJ

This group show by members of ARTsee highlights the talent of twelve local artists in this multi-media exhibit. Two of my photos are in this show.


Everything I Ever Learnt

March 28 - May 3, 2019

Art at the ARB, University of Cambridge

Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT United Kingdom

I am so thrilled to be one of almost 100 photographers in this exhibit hosted by Shutter Hub and Art at the ARB at Cambridge University! This is my first time showing my work in a gallery overseas!! Two of my images were selected in this unique photography exhibit: all work will be printed on tabloid format high-quality newsprint, an amazing and beautiful democratic approach! Being an industrial process, the outcomes of newspaper printing will differ from the usual prints and screen colors we are used to, but this is part of the beauty and charm of working in this medium. I think the two images they chose will lend themselves nicely to this concept, format and to the theme of "Everything I Ever Learnt"! (Shutter Hub is a UK-based photography organization providing opportunities, support and networking for creative photographers worldwide.)


Arborescence

March 24 - May 2, 2019

Hamilton Street Gallery, 6 Hamilton Street, Bound Brook, NJ

Hamilton Street Gallery welcomes the arrival of spring in celebration of trees. Whether tall or dwarf, evergreen or deciduous, pyramidal, pendulous, or palmetto, with fruit, blooms or berries, trees are endlessly vibrant and diverse in purpose, form and beauty. Many things found in nature mirror the characteristics of trees: branching might be reflected in the antlers of a deer, the winding tributaries of a river, or even the network of nerve tissue within the cerebellum. The wonders of nature have mysteriously linked trees to all living things, including humans. However, it has become obvious to many that we have shirked our responsibility, as the effects of global warming expand, infestation and deforestation increase, fires become uncontrollable, and flood waters continue to rise. We may have reached the point where hugs are not enough. In this multi-media juried show, I'm happy that my piece "Dogwood Dream" was selected and I'll be presenting it as a digital mixed-media image on framed canvas.


Upcoming Exhibits:


Solo Fine Art Photography Show - "Picture the Presence"

April 28 - June 8

Artist's Reception: Sunday, May 19 from 2-5pm

Center for Spiritual Living Morristown, 331 Mt Kemble Ave, Morristown, NJ

Picture the Presence. The calm and the peaceful. Take this opportunity to pause, slow down and just Be. I invite you to enter into a realm of stillness, majestic simplicity and intense presence. While photographs inherently freeze moments in time, the aim of this set of fine art images is to go beyond time, without regard to past or future, to be still and completely present. Allow each piece to fill you with gentleness, grace and tranquility. Allow the images to speak to you with great clarity yet in perfect silence. Let the images be a reflection of your true nature, your divine energy, your beautiful Light and Soul. Life mirroring Life. May the space contained in the images hold you in the Now.


Every Woman Biennial

May 19 -29

La MaMa La Galleria, 47 Great Jones Street, New York, NY 10003 (East Village)

I am thrilled to be part of this third edition Biennial celebrating art by women! More details to be announced soon!      


The Classic Image

May 26 - September 27

Reception: TBA

Venetian Care & Rehabilitation Center

275 John T O Leary Blvd, South Amboy, NJ 08879


Abstracts

June 13 - August 27

Reception: Thursday, June 20 from 5 – 7pm

CCM Art and Design Gallery, County College of Morris

214 Center Grove Road Randolph, NJ 07869

This strong group show by members of the NJ Photo Forum that showed in Rahway in 2018 and then the J&J World Headquarters in New Brunswick in January of this year is making its third presentation at the beautiful CCM Gallery. Three of my abstract photo pieces are in this show.


Online Exhibits:

Color Balance    Don't Smile is an online space devoted to women photographers. This online group exhibit entitled Color Balance aims to show photographic work by women of color. I happy to be one of thirteen women photographers of color to be included in this set! My image, "Work is Reality", was taken in 1990 in India on a train from Bengaluru to Mysore.


"555 Special"    Light Space & Time is an online art gallery with monthly themed competitions and exhibitions for new and emerging artists on a worldwide basis. The gallery's June 2018 exhibit was a "555 Special" competition, meaning artists could submit 5 images and the gallery selected 5 overall winning artists. There were over 1500 entries from 40 countries of 2D and 3D submissions in abstract and representational form of various media. Though I wasn't in the top 5, I'm happy that one of my images, "Dogwood Days of Spring", received Special Recognition.


The Healing Power of Art & Artists   The Healing Power of ART & ARTISTS is a community of artists, writers and activists who share the belief that art has the power to heal, inspire, provoke, challenge and offer hope. "Art serves as a positive catalyst for healing individuals, society and the environment." In celebration of their third anniversary, they invited artists and organizations from around the world to submit art and statements about how art has the power to heal. I'm happy that my image "Moments & Movements" was selected to be part of this anniversary set.


Figurative   Light Space & Time is an online art gallery that conducts monthly themed online competitions and exhibitions for new and emerging artists on a worldwide basis. The gallery's April 2018 exhibit is their 8th annual "Figurative" theme, calling for 2D and 3D submissions in abstract or representational form of various media. The gallery received 626 entries from 27 different countries, and I'm thrilled that two of my images were accepted in the Photography & Digital group: "Brooklyn Beauty" as Special Recognition Category and "Window Woman" as Special Merit Category. They have YouTube videos showcasing the Special Recognition and Special Merit awarded works (mine are at minute 3:36 and 13:45, respectively). Exhibits and videos are also archived.


Home    Don't Smile is an online photography gallery with a simple aim: "to carve out a space of the Internet exclusively dedicated for showcasing exceptional photography by women, both established and emerging. The world still seems to be struggling to make space for women in museums, galleries, and print. Don't Smile aims to aid in the shift to a more inclusive industry that celebrates extraordinary photographic work by women from all walks of life and backgrounds." The current exhibit is about the concept of home, spanning anywhere from the feeling of home, domesticity, quotidian life, to anything pertaining to home. I'm happy that my image "Yin Yang" was selected and will also be included in the "Don't Smile: Year Two" zine, available for purchase here.


Shift   Light Leaked is a bi-monthly online photography magazine that creates community and dialogue. For this current issue, a collection of photos entitled Shift, jurors were seeking entries that "evoke conversation or trigger change, ranging from an individual to legislative level." Photography has been a tool for change since the early days of the medium. Shift emphasizes how photography is being made now to examine issues in a myriad of approaches. I am one of 40 photographers invited to be part of this set.



Past Solo & Group Exhibits:


2019

Passages (NJ Photo Forum), Overlook Hospital, Summit, NJ

ARTsee Group Show, Bridgewater Township Building, Bridgewater, NJ

Buck Garden Annual Art & Photo Exhibit, Leonard J Buck Garden, Far Hills, NJ

Abstracts (NJ Photo Forum), J&J World Headquarters, New Brunswick, NJ

Open Juried Photo Exhibit, Salmagundi Club, NYC



2018

ARTsee Group Show, Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission, Somerville, NJ

NJ Photo Forum’s 24th Annual Juried Photo Exhibit, Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ

Talent in The Town Annual Exhibit, Bridgewater Municipal Building, Bridgewater, NJ

Fall Photography, Dreamcatcher Repertory Theater, Summit, NJ

ARTsee Open Studio Tour Weekend, Bridgewater, NJ

Fall into Color, All Things Local, Red Bank, NJ

Colorific (NJ Photo Forum), Morristown Performing Arts Center, Morristown, NJ

The New Abstract (NJ Photo Forum), The Gallery Space, Rahway, NJ

Annual Juried Open Photography Exhibit, Salmagundi Club, NYC

The World of Motion (NJ Photo Forum), Old York Cellar, Ringoes, NJ

ARTsee Group Show, Atrium Gallery, Morristown, NJ

Myhelan Artists’ Network Group Show, Atrium Gallery, Morristown, NJ

Post No Bills, 1978 Maplewood Arts Center, Maplewood, NJ

Passages (NJ Photo Forum), Lakefront Gallery, RWJ Hospital, Hamilton, NJ

Women’s History Month Group Exhibit, Rotunda Gallery, City Hall, Jersey City, NJ

Dig, Hamilton Street Gallery, Bound Brook, NJ

Approaching Vibrancy: A Survey of Women Artists, Gallery at 14 Maple, Morristown, NJ

The Ties That Bind: An Exhibit about Family, Dreamcatcher Rep Theater, Summit, NJ

Down the Shore (NJ Photo Forum), Auxiliary Gallery, Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ


2017

Myhelan Artists’ Network Group Show, Atrium Gallery, Morristown, NJ

Solo Show, Sterling Parc at Hanover, Cedar Knolls, NJ

10 Shades of Gray (NJ Photo Forum), Old York Cellars, Ringoes, NJ

Solo Show, Bridgewater Municipal Building, Bridgewater, NJ

Lather, Rinse, Repeat, Hamilton Street Gallery, Bound Brook, NJ

Colorific (NJ Photo Forum), Morristown Performing Arts Center, Morristown, NJ

Strictly Black & White, Chauncey Center at ETS, Princeton, NJ

Talent in The Town Annual Exhibit, Bridgewater Municipal Building, Bridgewater, NJ

Stop and Smell The Roses, Duo Show, North Hunterdon County Library, Clinton,  NJ

NJ Photo Forum’s 23rd Annual Juried Photo Exhibit, Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ

Solo Show, Healing Arts Gallery, Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ


2016

CityScapes (NJ Photo Forum), Auxiliary Gallery, Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ

Myhelan Artists Network, Center for Spiritual Living Morristown, Morristown, NJ

Abstracts (NJ Photo Forum), 1978 Maplewood Arts Center, Maplewood, NJ

Myhelan Artists Network, Atrium Gallery, Morristown, NJ

Gallery 14 Open Juried Photo Exhibit, Hopewell, NJ

Signs of the Times (NJ Photo Forum), Gallery U Boutique, Westfield, NJ

Solo Show, Bernardsville Library, Bernardsville, NJ

New Jersey Nature (NJ Photo Forum), Clarence Dillon Public Library, Bedminster, NJ


2015

The Garden State (NJ Photo Forum), Clarence Dillon Public Library, Bedminster, NJ

Realism (NJ Photo Forum), Gallery U Boutique, Westfield, NJ

SmartPhone Photo Contest Winners (1st Place), 70 South Gallery, Morristown, NJ

Solo Show, Mt. Kemble Gallery, ARI, Morristown, NJ

Abstracts – Large Works (NJ Photo Forum), J&J World Headquarters, New Brunswick, NJ

Endangered, Hamilton Street Gallery, Bound Brook, NJ

Four Seasons (NJ Photo Forum), Auxiliary Gallery, Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ

Abstracts (NJ Photo Forum), Gallery U Boutique, Westfield, NJ


2014

Primarily Red (NJ Photo Forum), Gallery U Boutique, Westfield, NJ

Talent in The Town Annual Exhibit, Bridgewater Municipal Building, Bridgewater, NJ

Road Trip (NJ Photo Forum), The Artist Framer, Cranford, NJ

Colorific (NJ Photo Forum), Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown, NJ

Myhelan Artists’ Network, Atrium Gallery, Morristown, NJ

Mirrored Images (NJ Photo Forum), Bouras Building, Summit, NJ

Experimental/Experiential (NJ Photo Forum) , 1978 Maplewood Arts Center, Maplewood, NJ

Pride of New Brunswick, George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick, NJ

Somerset County Artists, Senior Wellness Center, Basking Ridge, NJ

Possibilities, Bouras Building, Summit, NJ

New Brunswick Art Salon, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ

Windows on the World (NJ Photo Forum), Auxiliary Gallery, Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ

In the Eyes of Photographers, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ


2013

Generations, Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown, NJ

Adorn: The Female Figure, Hamilton Street Gallery, Bound Brook, NJ

Anatomy of a Chair, Hamilton Street Gallery, Bound Brook, NJ

Namaste, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ

Summer Pavilion *Best in Show Award, Alfa Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ

Fresh, Fierce, 40; Printmaking Center of NJ, Branchburg, NJ

Solo Show, Hillsborough Public Library, Hillsborough, NJ

RAYS Art Project of RCDC, Various venues around Somerset & Morris Counties

Hidden Harmony *Excellence Award , J&J Corporate Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ

Dwell, Hamilton Street Gallery, Bound Brook, NJ


2012

Myhelan Artists’ Network Art Walk, Fliegauf Jewelers, Washington, NJ

Solo Show, Clarence Dillon Public Library, Bedminster, NJ

Myhelan Artists’ Network, Atrium Gallery, Morristown, NJ

Solo Show, Overlook Hospital Cancer Center, Summit, NJ

The Small Town in Black & White, Hamilton Street Gallery, Bound Brook, NJ

Solo Show, Starbucks, Bedminster, NJ


2011

Photography 11, Farmstead Arts Center, Basking Ridge, NJ

Solo Show, Bridgewater Public Library, Bridgewater, NJ

Solo Show, Center for Spiritual Living, Morristown, NJ

Myhelan Artists’ Network, Farmstead Arts Center, Basking Ridge, NJ

Myhelan Artists’ Network, Atrium Gallery, Morristown, NJ





















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