BOSTON—The Asian Art Gallery, a social enterprise with a mission to promote artists from South East Asia, shall host a show featuring 19 New England based artists. The net proceeds from the sales at the event shall be donated to Big Brother Big Sister and Food Shelter.
The show will feature paintings, sculptures and photographs by 20 local artists. The participants includes Ashok B. Boghani, Dr. Java Joshi, Febian Shah, George Oommen, Gopika Narula, Kala Kumar, Kavita Gohil, Madhu S. Nene, Meghana Basi, Mona Bhoyar, Mridula Satyamurti, Neelam Khushu, Poppy Charnalia, Priti Lathia, Raksha Soni, Sangeeta Kumar, Siddharth Choudhary, Sunanda Sahay, Vivek Soni & Vandana Sharma.
“We have been approached by many local artists asking to host an event at Asian Art Gallery featuring their works. So when Jharna Madan wanted to organize the event it was a no-brainer.” said Santhana Krishnan, Founder, Asian Art Gallery. “I commend the artists as they all agreed to donate fifty-percent of the net sale proceeds to local charities.”
“I am delighted to organize the event as it not only showcases the artists creative talent but also shows the Indian diaspora coming together to support local charities.” said Jharna Madan. “We have chosen two great organizations making a difference in the community – Big Brother Big Sister and Food Shelter.”
Here are the details about the “Local Artists for Local Cause” show which is open till October 13th, 2018.
Register to attend at https://lalc2018.eventbrite.com
Private Viewing Times: Please schedule at www.calendly.com/aag
Open to Public: Opening Reception on Sat, Sep 29th 5-8pm; Sun, Sep 30th noon-6pm; Sat, Oct 6th noon-6pm; Sun, Oct 7th noon-6pm; Sat, Oct 13th noon-6pm.
Asian Art Gallery was founded by Santhana Krishnan as a social enterprise to promote emerging South East Asian artists in the international art market and is the first gallery to present contemporary art of South East Asia in New England. Asian Art Gallery is an initiative of Artumanity, a social enterprise platform that brings together artists, art lovers and charities using art as a means to support the cause of arts, education, children, women’s empowerment and veterans.
The organization has so far promoted 75 exceptional and upcoming artists, catered to an online traffic of 250,000 art lovers generating over $300,000 in donations, providing education and meals for children, empowering women by creating livelihood, healthcare for mothers and new-borns, shelter and vocational training for veterans. For more information visit www.asianartgallery.org and www.artumanity.com