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Profile of Dhruvi Acharya

Dhruvi Acharya born in 1971 spent her formative years in Mumbai. She first studied at Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai. She did her Master of Fine Arts and Post Baccalaureate in Fine Arts from Hoffberger School of Painting, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore. She started painting her memories of home soon after traveling to US in 1995. Her selected solo exhibitions are 'One Life On Earth', Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai (2008); ‘Two Plus Two Equals’, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai (2006); ‘Figment’, Gallery Chemould, Mumbai (2004); ‘Woman, Mother, Goddess’, Jehangir gallery, Mumbai (2002); solo at Gomez Gallery, Baltimore, USA (2001); ‘Three Contemporary Painters: Nilima Sheikh, Manisha Parekh, Dhruvi Acharya’, Bose Pacia, New York (2001). Her recent body of work included richly patterned, mixed media paintings layered with graphic style and narrative imagery in which she explored the complexities of motherhood, cross cultural communication, and the ambivalence in shifting locations.

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