Meher Afroz and Mobina Zuberi from Pakistan, and Asma Menon, Lalitha J, Rekha Rao and Gogi Saroj Pal from India, are exhibiting their paintings, from 5th to 15th October, at the Kalakriti Art Gallery on Road No. 10, Banjara Hills.
Uttar Pradesh based Gogi Saroj Pal was educated at the College of Art in Vanasthali, Rajasthan, as well as at the College of Art in Lucknow. Gogi's paintings are a mirror held up to society, showing the disparity in relationships between the sexes, and are designed to exhibit the vicissitudes of a woman's life. She is as comfortable working with such diverse media as installation, painting, sculpture, graphic print, ceramics, jewellery, weaving and photography.
Asma Menon is an artist living and working in Chennai. She is a B Sc graduate in Visual Communication, and has a Masters in Fine Arts, from the Govt. College of Arts & Crafts, Chennai. She has on display four paintings on women, titled Gandhari, Draupadi, Butterfly Woman and Leading Lady.
Lalitha J is displaying four paintings depicting spirituality and mythology, based on Lord Krishna, Mahabharatha, River Ganga and A Woman In Penance.
Rekha Rao's three paintings in oil and acrylic are titled as At The Well, In Search and To School. All her paintings has a special message to go with them, and are semi-abstract in nature.
Mobina Zuberi was born in Bhopal and grew up in East Pakistan. Her paintings are abstract in nature, and she has called them Fade To Grey, Space-1, Space-2 and Space-3.
Born in in Lucknow, Meher Afroz graduated in Fine Art in 1971 from the Government College Of Arts And Crafts in Lucknow. She currently lectures in Fine Arts at the Indus Valley School Of Art in Karachi, Pakistan. Meher has exhibited worldwide, including in India, Pakistan, Europe, Britain, Australia and the US.
Please contact the gallery at 6656-4466 for further details.