IAAC Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora 2011   

Indrani Nayar Gall
Indrani Nayar Gall

Indrani Nayar Gall



Indrani was born in Kolkata, India. In 1981 she moved from India to Barbados and migrated from Barbados to USA toward the end of 2004.

She received a BFA and a MFA degree in printmaking from Visva Bharati University, India, and an advance graduate certificate in contemporary non-toxic printmaking from RIT, NY. She has exhibited extensively in the Caribbean and Europe.

At present Indrani lives in Charlotte NC where she continues her professional art activities and teaches part-time at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Her recent and upcoming art activities in 2010-11 include: Summer residency at McColl Center For Visual Art, Charlotte, NC; solo exhibition at University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Levine Museum of The New South, Charlotte; Group show at Dialect Gallery, Charlotte; Charlotte Artery Show and 7 Center, Dialect Gallery, Charlotte, NC; Global Fusion Exchange Portfolio, 2010 Mid-America Print Council Conference, University of Minnesota; Juried shows: Current Trends in Prints, Elon University, NC; Splattered Columns, Art Connects New York, NY; Mixing Bowl - Target Gallery at Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria VA; Hart Witzen Gallery, Charlotte, NC; Atlanta Juried Printmaking Exhibit, Chastain Arts Center, Atlanta GA

Artist's Statement

Like any other area of endeavor my work has changed as circumstances around me has changed and as I have felt compelled to respond to those changes. The experience of constant migration has forced me to reshape my art practice. That experience of life in three different regions of the world has brought home to me how much certain things affect our lives: borders and movement across them create natives and aliens; acculturation-how we navigate old and new identities-full of frustration and refreshing surprise.

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